Camp Cadicasu - Nanny

The Nanny provides a safe, caring, nurturing, and stimulating environment for two children ages 6 and 8. 

Position Dates: June 17 - August 25, 2017

Salary: $450 / week + room & board 

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

  • Ensure the physical and emotional wellbeing of two children (ages 6 & 8).
  • Plan, organize, supervise, and participate in activities with the kids.
  • Monitor behaviour while anticipating and preventing problems that may occur.
  • Keep the children’s living quarters clean and organized at all time.
  • Provide a nurturing and caring environment where the children feel safe and secure.
  • Keep program areas in good working conditions through responsible care and use.
  • Transport children to activities and educational outings in the Cochrane and Calgary area.
  • 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 with the Vulnerable Sector Search & Child Intervention Check
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Minimum 18 Years of Age (by June 15, 2018)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C (or willingness to acquire it)


  • Previous work with children and positive references.
  • Wilderness, primitive, outdoors, survival, or earth skills knowledge.
  • Residential camp experience or community living.
  • Out-tripping, camping, orienteering, and hiking background.
  • The ability to work independently while being a team player.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.


Please send a cover letter and resume (with email addresses for 2 work or school references) to Check out our website for more information about Camp Cadicasu to convince you that this is where you should be this summer!