environmental site director: Job Posting


Title: Environmental Site Director (Summer Position)
Location: Gracefield Quebec - Transportation provided from Ottawa Ontario
Work Term: July 2nd to August 22, 2019 – Full-time (Temporary)
Wage: $3415 + Room and Board – 1 Positions available

Click apply below to send an email to the Camp Director - please attach your CV and a cover letter outlining a basic plan for improving the sustainability and environmental friendliness of Camp Misquah.


Camp Misquah is an overnight summer camp for adults and children with disabilities. The Environmental Site Director will be responsible for the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the camp site in addition to the planning, initiating and leading green initiatives and programming. This is a great opportunity for those pursuing a degree in environmental sciences or sustainability.


  • Must be 18 years old by August 22, 2019

  • Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

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


  • This role will be 25% site maintenance and 75% environmental initiatives and programming

  • Maintain, repair and ensure cleanliness of the camp

  • Develop a plan ahead of the start of camp for the greening of Misquah and implement including increased recycling, return of empty cans, and composing, reuse of rain water and reduction of use of plastics including the establishment of targets.

  • Creation and management of a Misquah food garden to increase the use of local food, leading gardening programming for campers

  • Planning and leading nature hikes, nature education sessions and games and other programs to involve campers in the environment camp takes place in

  • Produce a summary of camp's ecological impact reflecting it's numerical, specific use of resources and output of waste. Implement more sustainable practices and make recommendations.

  • Participate and contribute to leadership as part of the Misquah Senior Staff Team

  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Camp Director

Skills and Knowledge:

  • High energy and physical fitness - this role will require extended periods of time outside and working with individuals

  • Experience with construction, carpentry and maintenance an asset

  • Experience with outdoor education an asset

  • Environmental certifications an asset

  • Studying Environmental Sciences, Sustainability or other Environment-related Discipline an asset

Please send resume to Adam Ha at info@campmisquah.com - please attach a cover letter outlining a basic plan for improving the sustainability and environmental friendliness of Camp Misquah.