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Day Camp Jobs

Day Camp jobs are located in Montreal at:

Day Camp Massawippi
Mackay Centre & Philip E. Layton Schools
6333, Avenue Terrebonne
Montreal, Quebec H4B 1A8

Details on application process:

  • Applicants must be 16 years or older and have completed Secondary 4 to apply to the Day Camp in Montreal. 
  • Complete the online application and attach a copy of your CV. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]
  • We start recruiting in January for the summer season. 
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Leadership Team

Number of positions to fill: 1

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of Management, the Camp Leader will:

  • Operation and management of day camp resources (equipment, material, classes, etc.);
  • Ensures good communication with all users, campers, partners, parents, and staff from all sectors
  • The integration of all staff, including but not limited to Head Counselors, Assistant coordinator, lifeguards and nurses
  • Makes groups, reviews camper files prior to campers’ arrival and shares relevant information with the health staff and the head counselors;
  • Participate in the recruitment, training and evaluation of employees
  • Ensures the safety and the compliance of the regulations for campers and all contract staff;
  • Supervise the programming and carrying out of activities in a way that is safe, fun, interactive and adapted to the reality of customers with disabilities;
  • Work collaboratively with other camp management staff to ensure the preparation, updating of all documentation specifically related to the Association des camps de Québec accreditation program, and compliance with all required standards;
  • Work in collaboration with the Camp Leader of the Ayer’s Cliff site on collaborative projects and ensure shared learning between the two sites;
  • Collaborates to create adapted and engaging programs and activities
  • Takes daily pictures and and prepares activity summaries
  • Promotes collaboration and teamwork.
  • Ensure the distribution of equipment according to the specific needs of campers with respect to all programming activities both on and off site.
  • Work in liaison with the EMSB and Philip E. Layton school’s management team specifically the Manager of the Rehabilitation Program in Specialized Schools concerning service agreements, equipment loans, etc.
  • Ensure the maintenance of health measures related to COVID-19.
SALARY AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Salary offered: starting at $22.50/hr (40h/week) + vacation pay, retention bonus,

Employment status: Fixed-term contract/ Full time, day

Duration of employment: May 21 to August 23, 2024 (14 weeks) (and occasionally from January to May 2023).

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: College/University

Employment related experience: 3 years +

Languages spoken/written: Bilingual (French, English)

Competencies:

  • Experience working in a Day Camp or related field.
  • Experience with people living with physical, hearing, visual or language impairments is an important asset.
  • A good listener and problem solver.
  • Possess a good sense of responsibility, organization, initiative, leadership, resourcefulness and maturity.
  • Enjoy working with children and young adults and is ready to invest the time and effort required for their well-being.
  • First Aid and PDSB training is an asset.

 

Number of positions to fill: 2

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Camp Leader:

  • Coordinate arrivals and welcoming of campers;
  • Provide support to head counsellors and camp leader;
  • Review camper files with Camp Leader;
  • Operation and management of day camp resources;
  • Ensures good communication with all users, campers, partners, parents, and staff from all sectors (maintenance, catering, etc.);
  • The integration of all staff, including but not limited to coordinators, animators, supervisors, lifeguards and nurses;
  • Ensures the safety of campers and all contract staff;
  • Supervise the programming and carrying out of activities in a way that is safe, fun, interactive and adapted to the reality of customers with disabilities;
  • Ensure the distribution of equipment according to the specific needs of campers with respect to all programming activities both on and off site;
  • Ensure the maintenance of health measures related to COVID-19.
SALARY AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Salary offered: starting at $20.50/hr (40h/week) + vacation pay, retention bonus

Employment status: Seasonal/ Full time, day

Duration of employment: May 27-31, June 14-16 and June 25 to August 23, 2024 13 weeks (and occasionally from January to May 2023)

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: College/University

Employment related experience: 2 years +

Languages spoken/written: Bilingual (French, English)

Competencies:

  • Experience working in a Day Camp or related field.
  • Experience with people living with physical, hearing, visual or language impairments is an important asset.
  • A good listener and problem solver.
  • Possess a good sense of responsibility, organization, initiative, leadership, resourcefulness and maturity.
  • Enjoy working with children and young adults and is ready to invest the time and effort required for their well-being.
  • First Aid and PDSB training is an asset. 

 

Groups and Animation

Number of positions to fill: 7

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Day Camp Leader:

  • Responsible for preparing, setting up and welcoming campers to their premises
  • Before each start of the session, ensure the needs of their group and communicate them with the camp leader
  • Do follow-up meetings with your group
  • If there are problematic situations establish a plan with the instructors how to rectify the situation in the days to come
  • Ensure good communication with the camp leader
  • Leader of your group of counselors
  • Manages discipline and conflicts in his group
  • Ensure rotations in his class (activities, toilet)
  • Responsible for managing the care provided to campers on a daily basis
  • Works in collaboration with the Recreational Programs Technician to facilitate the integration of campers in her cabin into the various programs and activities.
  • Ensure the maintenance of health measures related to COVID-19.
SALARY AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Salary offered: starting at $19/hr (40h/week) + vacation pay, retention bonus, and referral bonus

Employment status: Seasonal, Full time, Day

Duration of employment: June 3-7, June 14-16 and June 25 to August 16, 2024 (includes training)

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: College/University

Years of experience related to the job: minimum 1 year

Languages ​​spoken: Mandatory bilingual (French, English)

Required skills:

  • Contribute actively to camp life, offer contagious energy to our campers
  • Be active, dynamic, creative, organized and with a sense of initiative
  • Summer camp experience and enjoy working in a team
  • Know how cabin operations work
  • Have a great sense of listening and problem solving
  • Excellent communicator, be responsible, mature
  • Knowledge of clients living with a physical, auditory, visual or language impairment
  • Enjoy working with children and young adults and be ready to invest in their well-being

Will be considered as an asset (not mandatory to apply):

  • Training related to the helping relationship
  • Hold a valid CPR-first aid card
  • PDSB training
  • Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) or Quebec Sign Language (LSQ)

 

Number of positions to fill: 28

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Day Camp Leader:

  • Ensure the safety, hygiene and well-being of campers in addition to developing activities
  • Assist campers in their activities of daily living (hygiene care, clothing, food, toilet, transfers)
  • Welcome campers from Monday to Friday and accompany them when they leave
  • Prepare and supervise the various activities intended for campers;
  • Promote the development, autonomy and learning of each camper through adapted activities;
  • Facilitate daily cleaning of camp programs;
  • Cooperate with other employees to create a fun environment where campers’ disabilities are put in second place
  • Help campers respect health measures related to COVID-19.
SALARY AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Salary offered: starting at $17.50/hr (40h/ week) + vacation pay, retention bonus, and referral bonus

Employment status: Seasonal, Full time, Day

Duration of employment: June 14-16 and June 25 to August 16, 2024 (includes training)

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum age: 16 years and Secondary 4 completed

Language: Bilingual

Competencies:

  • Passion for working with people and willing to put in the necessary time to ensure their well-being; Experience in group work and teamwork;
  • Available, responsible, dynamic and open minded;
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities an asset;
  • First-aid certificate is an asset.

 

Pool

No position currently available

Nursing Team

Number of positions to fill: 1

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the supervision of the Camp Leader:

  • Supervise the nursing team
  •  Responsible for camper’s medical files
  • Administer medications and supervise the care of the campers
  • Respond to emergencies and administer first aid;
  • Participate in educating other staff members on health, hygiene and safety standards, and  help to enforce those standards on site;
  • Ensure the well-being and comfort of all campers;
  • Participate in regular activities, special events and camp life.
  • Establishes safety norms and procedures for daily and emergency activities.
  • Contact parents when necessary 
  • Ensure good communication with the Camp Leader
  • Contact the RN when necessary
  • Ensure the maintenance of health measures related to COVID-19.
SALARY AND WORK CONDITIONS

Pay: According to the OIIAQ

Employment status: Seasonal, Full time, Day

Duration of employment: June 14-16 and June 25 to August 16, 2024 (includes training)

REQUIREMENTS

Education: College

Years of experience required for the job: 1 to 3 years

Spoken languages: Bilingual mandatory (French and English)

Personal attributes:

  • Nursing technique completed;
  • Member of the Order of Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses of Quebec (OIIAQ)
  • Hold a valid CPR – first aid card;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Enjoy working with children and young adults and ready to invest in their well-being;
  • Responsible, attentive, attentive, organized;
  • Ready to invest in camp life;
  • Knows the needs of clients living with physical, hearing, visual or language impairments, an important asset.

 

Number of positions to fill: 2

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under the supervision of the Camp Nurse:

  • To assist the day camp nurse in all daily functions related to the health, hygiene, comfort, and overall well-being of the campers.
  • Become familiar with the campers files prior to their arrival;
  • Administer medications and supervise the care of the campers under your charge;
  • Respond to emergencies and administer first aid;
  • Update the files of the campers under your charge;
  • Participate in educating other staff members on health, hygiene and safety standards, and help to enforce those standards on site;
  • Ensure the well-being and comfort of all campers;
  • Participate in regular activities, special events and camp life.
  • Ensure the maintenance of health measures related to COVID-19.
SALARY AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Pay: starting at $20/hr (40h/week) + vacation pay, retention bonus, and referral bonus

Employment status: Seasonal, Full time, Day

Duration of employment: June 14-16 and June 25 to August 16, 2024 (includes training)

Personal attributes:

Language: Bilingual (fluent in English and French)

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Nursing student, in 2nd or 3rd year of program;
  • Love working with children and adolescents and prepared to invest for their well-being;
  • Comfortable working with children and teenagers living with hearing, language, motor or visual impairments;
  • Responsible, mature, motivated and takes initiative;
  • Experience with persons with disabilities an asset;