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2017 Positions

Please see a list of the available jobs in the sections below. Once you have decided on the job that is best suited to you, click on the button below to fill out the staff application!

Interviews for new staff will begin in December. For all returning staff applicants, thank you for your continued support and we will contact you on an individual basis over the coming weeks. All staff at The Taylor Statten Camps are required to have the appropriate (position dependent) swim, first aid and CPR qualifications upon their arrival at camp.

Please visit our Staff FAQ page for any questions you may have.

Senior Staff

Counselling Staff

  • Counsellor-In-Training (CIT)

    Camp: Ahmek 

    Job description:

    Counsellors In Training (C.I.T.’s) must be 17 years old by the end of the calendar year. C.I.T.s must be keen to learn the art of being a camp counsellor, guide, and/or an activity head. Cabin C.I.T.s shadow a counsellor and are assigned to a cabin group. You’ll be working with campers between the ages of 7 and 12. C.I.T.s with an interest in a particular program may spend a month shadowing the Activity Head of their choice. C.I.T.s at both camps also have the opportunity to help lead canoe trips. Paddling and canoeing tripping experience is an asset. A current Bronze Cross is required for this position as well as Emergency First Aid and CPR. C.I.Ts will have the opportunity to take a Wilderness First Aid course during pre-camp if desired.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Current Bronze Cross
    • Current First Aid and CPR “C”

    CIT spend the full two months at camp and earn an honorarium of $300. All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 24 – August 24, 2017 inclusive

  • Counsellor

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo 

    Job description:

    • Attend and actively participate in staff training.
    • Ensure appropriate health and well-being of assigned campers.
    • Supervise all assigned aspects of the campers’ day including cabin clean-up, meal times, rest hour, evening activities, and after-hours duty as assigned.
    • Set a good example for campers and others in all areas of camp life including but not limited to cleanliness, punctuality, sportsmanship, etc.
    • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment, and facilities.
    • Understand and adhere to all of the Taylor Statten Camps Policies and Procedures.
    • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policies.
    • Maintain good public relations with campers’ parents through Parent Letters.
    • Submit all required paperwork on time.
    • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

    Dates of employment: June 18 – August 24, 2017

  • Canoe Trip Guide

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    Job description:

    The canoe trip guides are often on the go at camp, in and out on flat-water canoe trips all summer long. Guides average between 30 and 40 days on the water each summer. Guides work with counsellors and C.I.T.s to provide a safe, challenging, and memorable experience. Strong canoe tripping skills and a knack for building and maintaining a positive group dynamic are a must. A current Bronze Cross and Wilderness First Aid are required as well as previous tripping experience.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 18 – August 24, 2017 inclusive

Program Support Staff

  • Head of Canoeing

    Camp: Wapomeo 

    Job description:

    We are currently seeking two (1) Head of Canoeing

    The Head of Canoeing teaches canoeing lessons and facilitates the running of the canoeing program with the counselors. This person reports to the Program Director and is responsible for the development, safety, delivery and supervision of the Canoe program. They also take care of our fleet of cedar-canvas and Kevlar canoes.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Current Bronze Cross
    • Current First Aid and CPR “C”
    • Boating license
    • Relevant canoeing experience
    • At least one summer of experience working in a canoeing environment.
    • Demonstrated competencies in canoe skill delivery such as, facilitation, program planning, safety management and rescue
    • Experience leading other staff in the delivery of a canoeing program

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 18 – August 25, 2017

  • Head of Waterfront

    Camp: Wapomeo

    Job description:

    We are currently seeking two (1) Head of Waterfront

    Waterfront Staff must have the following minimum qualifications (or be willing to achieve them before the start of the summer):

    • At least one summer of experience working in a waterfront or community pool environment.
    • Demonstrated competencies in aquatic skill delivery such as, facilitation, program planning, safety management and rescue.
    • Experience leading other staff in the delivery of an aquatics program.
    • Current Certifications in National Lifeguard Service (NLS), Life Saving Society Instructors certification, Emergency First Aid and CPR “B”, Pleasure Craft Operators License .
    • Examiner qualifications an asset.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 18 – August 25, 2017 inclusive

  • Nightwatch

    Camp: Wapomeo

    We currently have one (1) opening for Nightwatch Person.

    Description:  As Night Watch, your principle duty is to safeguard the campers and the camp site from midnight until 7:00am. This includes making rounds and investigating nightly activity. Current First Aid and CPR certifications as well as a Pleasure Craft Operators License (if employed at Wapomeo) is required.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 18 – August 25, 2017 inclusive

  • Boat / Barge Driver

    Camp: Wapomeo

    Job description:

    We currently have two openings for Boat/Barge Drivers.

    As Wapomeo is located on two islands transportation is a major part of our summer. We rely on boats and 30 or 40 foot long barges to move campers and staff between the islands and the mainland. The Boat/Barge driver must be punctual by nature. It also helps if you already know how to tie knots, dock boats, and work motors. You must hold a current Pleasure Craft Operators License, SVOP license*, MED A3, as well as First Aid and CPR certifications.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    *If you require assistance w/ attaining your SVOP license and MED A3, please indicate so on your application

    Dates of employment: June 18 – August 25, 2017 inclusive

  • Dishwasher

    Camp: Ahmek and Wapomeo

    Job description:

    We currently have 4 opening for Dishwashers.

    • Rinse all dishes, cups, and silverware then wash them with the use of an industrial dishwasher.
    • Put away dishes, cups, and silverware in their correct locations.
    • Sweep and mop dish room after every meal.
    • Take out the trash and compost after every meal.
    • Make sure the dish room area is kept clean. Straighten counter and clean after each meal
    • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

    Dates of employment: June 18 – August 25, 2016 inclusive

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