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Camp Supervisor - Leadership Assistant


Posting Id 1842
Number of Positions
Department Community Services
Division Recreation and Culture Services
Shift Monday to Friday 
Rate of Pay $16.00 - $16.00 Hourly
Job Length/End Date          September 1, 2023 
Job Type Part Time
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 12/07/2022  
Application Deadline 01/06/2023  


Position Summary

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Camp Supervisor Assistant will assist a Camp Supervisor in planning and developing day-to-day programming and special events for a specific summer camp program.  They will assist with the supervision of Camp Counsellors working in the program and provide ongoing direction, supervision and evaluations. The Summer Camp Supervisor will assist the Summer Camp Coordinator and Directors in establishing and implementing the annual orientation for Summer Camp Counsellors.  The Summer 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 Summer Camp Program that meets the children’s age and developmental abilities.
  • Modify summer 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 summer camp program that targets the specific genre of the camp.
  • Develop resource material for the Summer Camp Counsellors to assist them in delivering the various activities in the program.
  • Provide ongoing supervision and evaluation of the Camp Counsellors.
  • Ensure summer camp ratios are met at all times.
  • Work with the Summer 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 summer camp staff payroll is completed and submitted to the supervisor 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.

Duties and Responsibilities Cont'd (if applicable)

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C Certification
  • High Five PHCD Certification
  • Experience working with individuals ages 12-17 

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
  • 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.

Please note, to be considered for a career opportunity at the City of Richmond Hill you must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada (or the World Health Organization). You may also be required to receive any COVID-19 boosters recommended by public health authorities.  The City of Richmond Hill will consider cases requiring accommodation as stipulated by relevant employment standards legislation or regulation and/or the Ontario Human Rights Code.