Camp Counsellor: Job Posting


Title: Camp Counsellor (Summer Position)
Location: Gracefield, Quebec - Transportation provided from Ottawa Ontario
Work Term: July 2nd to August 22nd, 2019 – Full-time (Temporary)
Wage: $2,160 + 4% Room and Board – Multiple positions available


Camp Misquah is looking for dedicated, energetic, responsible and enthusiastic camp counselors for our summer camp. Camp Counsellors are expected to maintain open lines of communication and work in a cooperative manner with other camp staff in fulfilling roles and duties.


  • Must be 17 years old by August 17, 2019

  • Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check

Will be trained in basic ASL, CPI, and camp procedures


  • Responsible for the safety, health, and well-being of campers

  • Interact and have fun with campers and involve yourself in the daily camp activities

  • Understand the individual needs of campers in your assigned cabin

  • Assist individuals who require dressing, feeding and bathroom help

  • Supervise campers in your assigned cabin

  • Attend pre-camp training, in-city meeting and regular nightly meetings while at camp

  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or in a summer camp environment is an asset

  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities and ability to problem solve effectively – the ability to work in a group environment

  • High energy - Candidates should be prepared for physical labor of lifting, moving and lots of walking, and have a passion for being outside. This is a very active job

  • Able to work in an outdoor environment for long periods of time

  • Outgoing personality and willing to actively participate in camp