City of Guelph

2018 SUMMER - One2One Camp Counsellor and Inclusion Camp Counsellor

2 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Summer Positions
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level

Job Description


Reporting to the Inclusion Programmer, the successful candidate will support campers with physical, cognitive and or/ developmental disabilities; ensuring a welcoming environment designed to foster friendships and promote social interaction. As well as provide assistance to the camp staff to deliver inclusive and adaptive programming in a recreational camp setting.



  • Work in a team to create a welcoming environment for all campers and their support workers who attend.
  • Provide One2One support/assistance for campers with disabilities, who need assistance integration into camps.
  • Actively supervise and engage camper(s) attending camp.
  • Assist with aspects of camp programming including adapting activities to meet the needs of participants, as well as, set up/take down.
  • Support camp staff in all efforts to integrate campers and adapt programming to meet all needs.
  • Complete administrative tasks; all forms and documents.
  • Communicate with the camp team, and participant’s support worker/family as appropriate.
  • Respect and maintain participant confidentiality.
  • Maintain proper communication between all parties involved, including parent(s)/guardian(s).
  • Complete and attend all mandatory City of Guelph training and meetings.



  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience with program planning, development, and implementation.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and in a team environment.
  • Adaptable, patient, and innovative approach to work.
  • Able to work at various locations across the city.
  • Valid CPR Level C and Standard First Aid (or willing to obtain upon hiring).
  • HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (or willing to obtain upon hiring).
  • A Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector check will be required at the time of hiring.
  • Full availability is required for training in June and the full summer (July-August)



These are seasonal positions, with training hours beginning in June and operating full-time hours starting first week of July and ending the week before Labour Day weekend in September. Full time hours applies to daytime weekly programs (Mon-Fri). Occasional shifts required on a Saturday for training and special events. 40-42 hours per week. Mandatory training dates are listed below.

  • June 2, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • June 5,6,7 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 9, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 28, 9:00am-1:00pm
  • June 29, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • 0 hours online training



$14.25-$14.50 per hour



Applications must be received online by Monday, January 22, 2018.  To apply for this position, please visit for further detailed instructions.  Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process.  You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document (PDF format preferred). If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.


The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.


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