Camp Counsellor/Program Leader
Beyond The Trees
About the Job
Program/Activity Leaders
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Camp Location
304-11207 116 St NW , Edmonton, ALBERTA
Job Description

Responsible for:

  • Ensuring the emotional, physical safety and wellness of campers in your cabin group.
  • Plan and oversee camper activities
  • Ensure camper safety and monitor their activities
  • Supervise campers during meals
  • Follow safety and emergency procedures and guidelines
  • Work one-on-one with campers
  • Guide and teach a range of outdoor activities (outdoor education, Spiritual Program, hiking, games, canoeing, etc.)
  • Instruct and organize camper projects (crafts, secret friends, etc.)
  • Provide activities
  • Set up and ensure recreation equipment is secure and stored properly
  • Instruct campers in daily routines and cleanup tasks
  • Implement fun, creative and engaging activities during cabin times, and other down time.


Additional Duties:

  • Leading and participating in program, campfire and talent show.
  • de-escalating issues with staff, volunteers and campers.
  • Participating in over nights with campers and staff.
  • Filling into positions when needed to cover lack of staff or breaks.
  • Cleaning/chores.
  • Adhering to Covid protocols.
  • Any additional duties as required.



  • Must be 18 year of age or older.
  • Experience working with children in a camp setting preferred.
  • Must be fully vaccinated.
  • Must be able to provide a clear Criminal Record Check (with vulnerable sector search) and clear Child Intervention Check.
  • Must have or be willing to get First Aid certification and Canoeing Certification.
  • Must be outgoing, enthusiastic, hardworking and inclusive.


Additional skills: certifications or previous experience leading crafts, outdoor education, canoeing, spiritual programs an asset.

How to Apply
Submit cover letter and resume to: Attn: April