Adventure and Wilderness Program Coordinator
Camp Tamarack
About the Job
Application Deadline
Job Type
Seasonal, Full-Time
Start Date
End Date
Camp Location
704081 Range Road 62, county of Grande Prairie No. 1, AB
Job Description

Adventure and Wilderness Program Coordinator 


The Program Coordinator proves to be a key member of the leadership team. They are primarily responsible for creating a fun and engaging camp program for all of our campers.  This person is a support for our staff team, helping ensure they strive to succeed and create experiences for our campers.  



  • Proven leadership and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability and experience in supervising staff and campers.  
  • Experience with working at a camp or in a similar recreational setting 
  • Have valid Standard First Aid and CPR-C Certificates, or willing to obtain 
  • Class 4 driver’s license, or willing to obtain (asset) 
  • ACCT Challenge Course Practitioner Level 1, or willing to obtain (Course offered, May 6 – 10) 
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Persons Search 
  • Clear Child Welfare Check (Alberta Residents Only) 


General Responsibilities include: 

  • Work cooperatively with the Assistant Camp Director and the Creative Arts Program Director 
  • Plan and execute camp programs and activities that feature outdoor living, creativity, education and adventure. 
  • Mentor and support the staff team. 
  • Communicate programming and scheduling issues to the Assistant Camp Director or Director. 
  • Work with the Assistant Camp Director on Adventure and Wilderness Programming 
  • Ensure that safety standards and procedures are maintained. 


Specific Duties 

  • Plan, supervise, run and evaluate a creative program for the campers.  
  • Responsible for explaining and designating daily/weekly activities. 
  • Evaluate program to ensure that the goals and objectives of Camp Tamarack are being met. 
  • Assist in the supervision of the campers.  
  • Ensure that all supplies, materials and resources are available to staff when they need them.  
  • Relay any concerns of the staff, campers and general public to the Assistant Director of Director.  
  • Create and deliver school presentations to promote camp programs.  
  • Work cooperatively with the Director in scheduling and executing training week.  
  • Discuss with director/ assistant director the performance of all staff. 
  • Write a weekly communication report on the details of each camp session.  
  • Complete an end of summer report to the Director and Board. 
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned, and other duties may be assigned as require 

Date of Contract: April 29th  – August 28th , 2024 (fall extension available) 

Canadians and permanent residents may qualify for financial support for travel to site

Wage: $560/week Plus, accommodation for duration of contract. Meals provided during training, overnight programs and camp sessions. Ideally candidates will be able to qualify for the Canada Summer Jobs Grant program 

Please note: Candidates must be 18+ for this role 

How to Apply
To apply: go to  and click on new staff application