Summer Camp Counsellor Camp Warwa
Summer Camp Counsellor
Seasonal Full Time
Start Date: June 28th, 2021
End Dates: August 25th 2021 or End of Fall Season
Camp Warwa has been providing unforgettable outdoor experiences for youth since 1980. We are a non-profit outdoor
education center located 45 minutes west of Edmonton Alberta and provide extensive year-round programs as well as
summer camps. We are known for our experience, diverse programs and our inspiring professional community.
If you are passionate about helping make a difference in the life of a child as well as to grow as an outdoor professional, this
role would be a great fit. We are known for our experience, diverse programs, and our inspiring professional community.
We are looking for people who appreciate children, are passionate about nature and want to live and work in a community
environment. Together we’ll serve over 7500 children in 2020.
Camp Warwa is looking for outgoing, self-motivated, and professionally minded individuals 17 and over who have
completed grade 12 to work as Summer Camp Counsellors. These positions are for people looking for full time seasonal
employment. Counsellors will be responsible for attending camp provided training to learn how to become a successful
Counsellor. Training will also be provided throughout the summer for a wide range of camp programs that may include:
archery, fire building, canoeing, climbing wall, group challenge, kayaking, orienteering, and more.
The Counsellor role is a 24 hour a day job caring for and ensuring health and safety for a group of 8 campers with another
Co-Counsellor. Counsellors will lead an out-trip with their group. All age groups at Camp Warwa participate in out-trips.
Counsellors will work with a variety of age groups throughout the summer season.
• Standard First Aid and CPR-C
• Criminal Reference Check and a Child Intervention Check
• Willing to learn to lead recreational activities on the water, at heights, and in all types of weather conditions
• Child care experience
• Residential camping and leadership experience
• An understanding of community and team work
• Problem solving skills and the ability to think critically
• Out-tripping experience
• Certifications in: canoeing, climbing ropes courses, and/or wilderness first aid
For more information or to apply, please visit our website: www.campwarwa.org/hiring