Activity Instructors

Job Title: Activity Instructors
Reports To: Camp Director
Number of Positions Available: Archery, Climbing Wall & Low Ropes, Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard, Tubing Boat Driver

All staff are required to live and teach our Elite Camps core values. They are responsible for the safety and security of each camper in their care and must follow prescribed program standards in order to ensure the highest level of care. Due to the dynamic nature of summer camp demands, all staff must understand that additional duties may be assigned as required.

  • Mandatory attendance for Staff Training Week.
  • Work as part of a team to foster a safe, fun, and supportive camp environment grounded upon Elite Camps’ mission and values.
  • Understand the safety concerns of your program area and how to respond in the case of an emergency.
  • Participate fully in the daily schedule and in camp-wide special events.
  • Demonstrate positive attitudes, respectful communication, appropriate attire and grooming, and a diligent work ethic.
  • Maintain an unwavering, infectious energy.
  • Build strong connections with staff and campers, taking personal responsibility for the well being, enjoyment, and development of all program participants.
  • Willing to set goals and take feedback in daily sessions with Senior Staff and adjust accordingly
  • Live in the camper cabins and work cooperatively with cabin staff to create a positive cabin culture.
  • Provide supervision of campers in other program areas as required in the daily schedule.
  • Assist in delivering "Rainy Day" programs.
  • Perform assigned role in Camper Drop-Off and Pick-Up.
  • Attend daily staff team meetings as scheduled.
  • Be punctual and respect the schedule.
  • Learn and abide by all policies and procedures to ensure the health and safety of campers and staff.

Archery Instructor

Job Title: Archery Instructor
Reports To: Program Director, Assistant Director, Director
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and lead small groups of campers to teach mechanics of archery, focusing on safety and technique, and progression of skills. 
  • Provide instruction on safety and rules of the sport and ensure that all safety protocols for Archery activities are followed and adhered to by staff and campers.
  • Monitor staff members providing additional supervision.
  • Monitor and maintain all archery equipment.
  • Make sure that all equipment is in good repair and stored properly. Keep regular inventory and make requests to update equipment.
  • Incorporate fun and innovative activities into day to day operation and programming.
  • Knowledge of archery and teaching strategies.
  • Archery Instructor certification required (Training will be provided on site)

Climbing Wall & Low Ropes Instructor

Job Title: Climbing Wall & Low Ropes Instructor
Reports To: Program Director, Assistant Director, Director
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Design, supervise, and deliver the day to day operation of the Climbing Wall & Low Ropes program.
  • Teach and assist with proper fit of equipment, and safety checks.
  • Ensure that all safety protocols for Climbing Wall & Low Ropes activities are followed and adhered to by staff and campers.
  • Monitor and maintain all climbing & ropes activity areas, equipment and inventory.
  • Teach and monitor staff members providing additional supervision.
  • Make sure that all equipment is in good repair, maintained and stored properly. Keep regular inventory and make requests to update equipment.
  • Incorporate fun and innovative activities into day to day operation and programming.
  • Climbing Wall & Low Ropes Instructor certification required (Training will be provided on site)

Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard Instructor

Job Title: Canoe/Kayak/Paddle-board Instructor
Reports To: Waterfront Director, Assistant Director, Director
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Design, supervise and deliver the day to day canoe, kayak, and paddle-board programs.
  • Ensure that all safety protocols for waterfront activities are followed and adhered to by staff and campers.
  • Monitor and maintain all waterfront boating equipment and inventory.
  • Make sure that all equipment is in good repair, maintained and stored properly. Keep regular inventory and make requests to update equipment.
  • Monitor staff members providing additional supervision. 
  • Incorporate fun and innovative activities into day to day operation and programming.
  • Must possess a valid NLS certification
  • Certified Pleasure Craft Operator (an asset)

Tubing Boat Driver

Job Title: Tubing Boat Driver
Reports To: Waterfront Director, Assistant Director, Director
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe boating experiences for campers and staff.
  • Monitor staff members providing additional supervision.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of motor boats.
  • Responsible for maintenance and proper storage of tubes and ropes.
  • Report all boat and equipment maintenance needs to the Waterfront Director.
  • Must be a current Certified Pleasure Craft Operator
  • NLS certification (an asset)

SUMMER BENEFITS

  • Room & Board Provided.
  • Access to program and recreation equipment.
  • An experience that will last a lifetime.

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

Employment Period:

  • One week of Staff Training (June 27, 2022 - July 2, 2022)
    8 weeks of Camp (July 3, 2022 - August 27, 2022)

ALL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Current CPR-C and First Aid certification.
  • Current Criminal Background Check.
  • Possess strong group control skills.

SALARY

Summer wages vary depending on age, qualifications and experience of applicants. Room and board are included.