Camp Tamarack

Camp Leader

The goals of a Camp Leader are to create a unique and fun experience for our campers. Camp Leaders work as a team to create opportunities for campers to improve their self-confidence and independence, in a supportive and positive environment. As the primary caregivers for our campers, you are responsible for ensuring their health and safety during their time at camp.

Position Dates: Approximately June 15 - August 28, 2018

Salary: $325 - $350 per week, based on experience, room and board provided


  • Ideally completed at least one year of post-secondary education.
  • Have valid Standard First Aid and CPR-C Certificates, or willing to obtain
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a desire to work with children, youth and people living with disabilities.


  • To provide leadership and guidance to all campers.


  • Supervision of campers and activities always.
  • Be a positive and supportive role model to campers
  • Guide and adapt programs for campers to achieve rewarding benefits.
  • Providing emotional support and encouragement to campers.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Be familiar with the special needs, medical conditions, dietary concerns, and/or behavioral
    problems of their campers and act according to information and training provided.
  • Perform Night Duty as required on a rotational basis.
  • Ensure that safety standards and procedures are maintained
  • Report any accidents/incidents to the Camp Director and Camp Nurse/Medic.
  • Provide and assist with personal care, feeding, toileting, dressing and bathing for campers as
  • Assist in program planning based on pre-arranged educational/recreational themes.
  • Assist in tidying up after activities.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of camp, by participating in the weekly clean up.
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned, and other duties may be assigned as required.


To apply please complete an online application at