Camp Cadicasu
About the Job
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$700 / week (plus room + board)
Job Description

Camp Cadicasu is a traditional co-ed summer camp in Kananaskis Country, Alberta for children ages 7 – 16 years. Since 1930, we have been a haven for young people to experience the joys of summer and make new friends. Our mission is to increase confidence, inspire purpose-driven lives, and deepen spirituality for people of all different faiths. You will become a part of our camp family and be surrounded by people who appreciate nature. We provide in-depth training and focus on personal growth to achieve success.

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Oversee the nearby creek waterfront while cabin groups are present.
  • Maintain constant awareness of swimmers, the beach, people with floats, etc.
  • Assign watch duty to cabin leaders and ensure they are watching swimmers.
  • Bring guarding equipment out to the creek and return it at the end of the day.
  • Help keep the beach area neat, clean, and free of any hazards.
  • Explain and enforce all beach/waterfront rules.
  • Monitor staff and camper behaviour.
  • Be available to help in any capacity at camp when not needed for childcare.
  • Maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm regardless of the weather / situation.
  • Model acceptable behaviour through a professional demeanour.

Required Qualifications

  • Positive Attitude
  • Criminal Reference Check (Vulnerable Sector Search) & Child Intervention Check
  • National Lifeguard Certificate – NLS or NL (or willingness to acquire)
  • Minimum of 20 Years of Age


  • Previous work experience with children and positive references.
  • Wilderness, primitive, outdoor, survival, or earth skills knowledge.
  • Residential camp experience or community living.
  • Out-tripping, camping, orienteering, hiking background.
  • Any certifications in outdoor and wilderness pursuits (i.e., Wilderness First Aid).
  • The ability to work independently while being a team player.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume (with email addresses for 3 work or school references) to Only successful candidates will be contacted.