Day Camp Counsellor - Summer Term

700 Railway Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 1P4, Canada Req #895
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
As an employer with a strong commitment to health and safety, the Town of Canmore will take every reasonable step to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its employees and others from the hazard of COVID-19. The Town has determined that it is necessary for the protection of its workplace to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all its employees as a further control in mitigating the hazard of COVID-19. This new directive and related procedures outline the requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless unable to receive vaccination due to an accepted medical reason. Therefore, all prospective candidates may be respectfully asked to:
  1. Disclose vaccination status during the hiring process (in a respectful and confidential manner
  2. Provide documentation to support vaccination status prior to a job offer   
  3. Participate in our rapid testing program and meet our vaccination deadlines for single-dose vaccine candidates


2019-kid summer program



Why work for the Town of Canmore: For starters, you can take great pride in our organization, its positive work culture, and our exceptional team of talented professionals, who accomplish outstanding work each and every day for our citizens.  Our team is composed of many compassionate professionals who value giving back to the community and are guided by the organization’s core values of Wellness, Respect, Integrity, Service, and Teamwork. As a municipal government organization, the Town of Canmore exists to serve the community and visitors to Canmore. The organization is committed to supporting a triple bottom line sustainable future for all by promoting wellness and active living, being leaders in environmental stewardship, and ensuring the effective and efficient use of taxpayer dollars.


Position Overview:  The Town of Canmore Day Camp Counsellors are responsible to deliver safe, fun, and memorable day camp experiences for participants. As a member of the Recreation Department, a counsellor will be responsible to plan and implement program itineraries which provide meaningful and age-appropriate activities for children and youth in our community. The number one priority will be the supervision, enjoyment, and safety of program participants. The Day Camp Counsellors are committed to helping the community connect, build friendships, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Attributes: This position is for someone who is a friendly, confident, and a team player, with a proven dedication to providing exceptional care and programming for youth. The ideal candidate will have graduated from or be currently enrolled in, a post-secondary program, in the field of education, outdoor pursuits, or recreation. A current certification in Standard First Aid and CPR is required. Childcare, day camp, or relevant experience is essential.


Term & Work Schedule:  This is a full - time temporary seasonal position (40 hours), leading camps during the Canmore Summer break in July and August. The work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM with training in June. This contract runs June 17th 2024 – August 23rd 2024. The starting wage rate is $20.37.


Closing Date for Applications: This posting will remain open until filled.


How to Apply: To apply, please upload your cover letter and resume (PDF or Word) and click the “Apply Now” button below. To help us learn more about you, in your cover letter please clearly detail the following:


  1. Why do you want to work as a Day Camp Counsellor for the Town of Canmore?
  2. What experience, skills, training, and (most importantly) attitude will you bring to enhance the team and enrich our community?

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit all required certifications and
documentation, including driver`s abstract and records checks.  The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Town of Canmore is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, colour, race, gender, ancestry, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,   

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.37
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.19
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  • 700 Railway Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 1P4, Canada