Staff Positions

If you are interested in applying for a paid summer position,
please email your resume to info@campnorthernlights.com.

Position: Cook
Hiring for the 2019 season: 2 positions

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pre-Camp Season:

  • Prepare the kitchen area for season
  • Prepare an inventory of all kitchen supplies and equipment
  • Prepare a list of material required for the summer
  • Develop a menu for each camp session suitable for the age and dietary needs of the campers

During Camp Season:

  • Responsible for safety in the kitchen and eating area
  • Inspect kitchen and dining and surrounding area daily
  • Maintaining kitchen hygiene
  • Maintain order in the food storage supply room and water closet
  • Submit daily report to the Camp Director
  • Encourage all campers to participate in planned activities
  • Prepare the pre-planned menu
  • Evaluate and supervise campers on clean up
  • Serving moderate quantity of food (seconds available) coordinate dining hall and assist
  • Food preparation and serving,
  • Keep daily log of all foods served, quantities, number of people served and waste,
  • Dispose of all waste, garbage and recycling in main cabin

End of Season:

  • Submit end of season written report on kitchen activities
  • Submit end of season inventory of kitchen supplies and equipment
  • Make recommendations for future year menus

Daily:

  • Coordinate and participate in daily schedule of activities and chores
  • Assume responsibility for safety of campers and report all injuries to the Camp Director
  • Participate in nightly campfire program
  • Know where campers are at all times during meals and clean up
  • Ensure main cabin, deck and dining hall are clean and tidy
  • Supervise the refilling of condiment supplies after each meal
  • Work to ensure all campers are included, safe and comfortable
  • Attend counsellor and staff meeting nightly
  • Bring forth concerns to Camp Directors
  • Participate in all other camp activities

General Duties:

  • Complete bed check of entire camp once a week
  • Take part in evening curfew patrols with other scheduled staff
  • Follow camp rules and expectations
  • Serve as a positive role model for campers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Recommended Characteristics:

  • Experience working with children
  • Previous camping skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated cooking skills – performing skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Basic First Aid
  • Must be 18 years of age

Expectations:

  • Participate in the regional tag day program
  • Participate in the pre camp work sessions
  • Participate in the camp orientation program
  • Participate in 6 camp sessions (Monday morning – Saturday morning)
  • Participate in camp closure

Position: Arts & Crafts
Hiring for the 2019 season: 1 position

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pre-Camp Season:

  • Prepare Arts and Craft area for season
  • Prepare an inventory of all Arts and Crafts supplies
  • Prepare a list of material required for the summer
  • Develop a program of craft activities for each camp session suitable for the age and abilities of the campers

During Camp Season:

  • Responsible for safety in the arts and crafts area
  • Inspect arts and craft shelter and surrounding area daily
  • Maintain order in the Arts and Crafts storage shed
  • Submit daily report to the Camp Director
  • Evaluate all campers abilities and develop suitable activities
  • Encourage all campers to participate in planned activities
  • Supervise the maintenance of the outhouses and outdoor wash stand

End of Season:

  • Submit end of season written report on arts and crafts activities
  • Submit end of season inventory of arts and crafts materials/equipment
  • Make recommendations for future summer programs

Daily:

  • Coordinate and participate in daily schedule of activities and chores
  • Assume responsibility for safety of campers and report all injuries to the Camp Directors
  • Participate in nightly campfire program
  • Know where campers are at all times during sessions and special activities
  • Ensure Arts and Crafts pavillion and surrounding area is clean and tidy
  • Work to ensure all campers are included, safe and comfortable
  • Attend counsellor and staff meeting nightly
  • Bring forth concerns to Camp Directors
  • Participate in all other camp activities

General Duties:

  • Complete bed check of entire camp once a week
  • Take part in evening curfew patrols with other scheduled staff
  • Follow camp rules and expectations
  • Serve as a positive role model for campers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Recommended Characteristics:

  • Experience working with children
  • Previous camping skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated artistic flair – performing skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Basic First Aid Pleasure Craft Operators Card (encouraged)
  • Current Bronze Cross (strongly encouraged)
  • Must be 17 years of age

Expectations:

  • Participate in the regional tag day program
  • Participate in the pre camp work sessions
  • Participate in the camp orientation program
  • Participate in 6 camp sessions (Monday morning – Saturday morning)
  • Participate in camp closure

Position: Lifeguard
Hiring for the 2019 season: 3 positions

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pre-Camp Season:

  • Inspect all waterfront conditions
  • Prepare waterfront for season
  • Ensure all safety and rescue equipment is in good repair and secure at the waterfront
  • Prepare an inventory of equipment and list of repairs and replacements necessагу
  • Develop a system for swimmer and canoe identification

During Camp Season:

  • Responsible for safety at the Waterfront
  • Inspect Waterfront and camp fire areas daily
  • Submit daily report to the Camp Director
  • Maintain order to the waterfront supply shed and lifejacket shed
  • On the first day of camp, evaluate all swimmers abilities and designate areas according to swimmer ability
  • Adhere to all lifesaving requirements, Ontario Camping Association standards
  • Develop and implement waterfront emergency procedures including water search patterns
  • Encourage all campers to participate in planned activities
  • Disposal and management of all recycling

End of Season:

  • Submit end of season written report on waterfront activities
  • Submit end of season inventory of safety and waterfront equipment
  • Make recommendations for future summer waterfront programs

Daily:

  • Coordinate and participate in daily schedule of activities and chores
  • Assume responsibility for safety of campers and report all injuries to the Camp Director
  • Participate in nightly campfire program
  • Know where campers are at all times during sessions and special activities
  • Ensure waterfront and campfire area is safe, clean and tidy
  • Work to ensure that all campers are included, safe and comfortable
  • Attend counsellor and staff meeting nightly
  • Bring forth concerns to Camp Directors
  • Participate in all other camp activities

General Duties:

  • Complete bed check of entire camp once a week
  • Take part in evening curfew patrols with other scheduled staff
  • Follow camp rules and expectations
  • Serve as a positive role model for campers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Expectations:

  • Participate in the regional tag day program
  • Participate in pre camp work sessions
  • Participate in camp orientation program
  • Participate in 6 camp sessions (Monday morning – Saturday morning)
  • Participate in camp closure

Qualifications:

  • Current NLS Life Saving Certification
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Basic First Aid and CPR
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card
  • Canoeing Certification (encouraged)
  • Experience working with children
  • Camp and Lifeguard Experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills