Camp Supervisor Inclusion


Posting Id 2357
Department Community Services
Division Recreation and Culture Services
Shift Monday to Friday 
Rate of Pay $18.25 - $18.25 Hourly

Job Length/Start Date

Job Length/End Date         

June 5, 2024

August 23, 2024 or August 30, 2024, depending on location 

Job Type Temporary Full Time
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 12/04/2023  
Application Deadline 03/29/2024  


Position Summary

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Camp Supervisor will plan and develop day-to-day programming and special events for a specific school holiday camp program.  They will supervise the Camp Counsellors working in the program and provide ongoing direction, supervision and evaluations. The Camp Supervisor will assist the Program Coordinator and Camp Directors in establishing and implementing the annual orientation for Camp Counsellors.  The Camp Supervisor will be responsible for ordering supplies and equipment and completing administrative duties.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop the day-to-day programming for a specific Camp Program and Before and After Camp Program that meets the children’s age and developmental abilities.
  • Modify camp programming to ensure campers with disabilities are able to participate in programs and be fully integrated into the camp setting.
  • Ensure there are a variety of activities in the camp program that targets the specific genre of the camp.
  • Develop resource material for the Camp Counsellors to assist them in delivering the various activities in the program.
  • Provide ongoing supervision and evaluation of the Camp Counsellors.
  • Ensure the Before and After Camp Supervisors have scheduled staff to work in the Before and After Camp Program.
  • Ensure camp ratios are met at all times.
  • Work with the Camp Volunteers to ensure they are included in the programs and have various responsibilities.
  • Communicate and interact with participants and make everyone feel welcome
  • Ensure campers safety and security throughout the day. 
  • Assist in the implementation of camp training
  • Ensure the camp staff payroll is completed and submitted to the Camp Director in a timely manner
  • Complete all necessary forms (accident, incident) in a timely and accurate   manner.
  • Represent the City of Richmond Hill by presenting yourself in a cooperative, organized, enthusiastic and well-groomed manner.
  • Report to work promptly.
  • Wear assigned uniform and name tag.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and staff training sessions.
  • Know and understand the policies and procedures of the Community Services Department.
  • Maintain excellent public relations at all time, with staff and the public.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C Certification
  • High Five PHCD Certification

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Background knowledge in program planning including crafts, music, sports and games.
  • Experience working in the area of specialty that the camp focuses on.
  • Previous experience in a day camp setting, supervising staff and dealing directly with the public. 
  • Strong leadership, communication, organization and administrative skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and makes sound decisions
  • Shows commitment to personal growth, development, and leadership opportunities
  • Shares new ideas and challenges the status quo
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
  • Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
  • Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
  • Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care and courage
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Class "G" Driver's License, and have access to a vehicle for use on corporate business (mileage compensated) and will be required to provide proof of vehicle insurance upon hire
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector check upon hiring

Leadership Competencies

  • Demonstrates personal leadership
  • Builds people and culture
  • Cultivates open communication
  • Shapes the future
  • Navigates and leads through complexity and change


Attention Internal Candidates:  All current City of Richmond Hill employees are required to apply via the ‘View Jobs for Current Employees’ link on the City’s Careers Page.


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.