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Trafalgar Castle School

Camp Counsellor and Lifeguards

Position Type Short Term/Supply Teaching
Start 07/04/2016
School Name Trafalgar Castle School
City, State Whitby, ON 
Posted 03/30/2016

Trafalgar Castle School is looking for enthusiastic, energetic Summer Camp Counsellors and Lifeguards for our co-ed Day Camp.


  • Provide direction and guidance to a group of campers between the ages of 4-12

    • Assist in organizing, preparing and implementing all daily activities, games, arts & crafts, and special events
    • Identify and respond to camper behaviour issues.
  • Ensure campers’ safety at all times by complying with all Health and Safety policies and procedures and responding to health and safety concerns promptly

    • Act as a role model for the campers with appropriate dress, manners, and language.
  • Work cooperatively and constructively with other members of the staff

  • Undertake other related and/or delegated duties as assigned



  • Proven leadership skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Enthusiastic attitude and keenness to engage in camp activities

  • Empathetic approach and patient demeanour

    • Ability to organize and implement program activities.
    • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.


  • High school graduates are preferred.

  • Current First Aid/CPR qualifications are required

  • Candidates with NLS and/or swim instructor qualifications are encouraged to apply

    • Experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field is an asset.
  • Candidates must be able to provide a current clear vulnerable sector background check


Candidates must be able to attend Summer Staff Training June 23, 2016.

Camp runs Monday to Friday from July 4 through to August 26, 2016.


Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by April 10, 2016 to:

Peggy Watt

Human Resources Manager



Trafalgar Castle School thanks all interested candidates, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Trafalgar Castle School is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources so that we may work with you to meet your needs.


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