City of Guelph

  • Inclusion and Volunteer Camp Facilitator

    Job Location CA-ON-Guelph
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 12:18 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Summer Positions
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Experienced, Student
  • Job Description

    The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

    Job summary

    Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Inclusion, the successful candidate will facilitate the summer camp volunteer and inclusion program. The Recreation Division is seeking a Summer Camp Volunteer and Inclusion Camp Facilitator who has direct experience working with children, youth, and staff in a camp program setting

    Hours of work

    This is a seasonal position, starting Monday May 6, 2019 to Friday August 30, 2019. Full time hours (40-42 hours) apply to daytime weekly programs (Mon-Fri). Occasional shifts required on Saturdays for training.

    Mandatory training dates are listed below.

    • May 29 - 4:30pm-9:00pm
    • May 30 - 4:30pm-9:00pm
    • June 1 - 9:00am-4:00pm
    • June 5 - 4:30pm-9:00pm
    • June 6 - 4:30pm-9:00pm
    • June 8 - 9:00am-4:00pm
    • June 26 - 9:00am-4:00pm
    • June 28 - 9:00am-12:00pm
    • 0 hours online training


    • Maintain consistency in the delivery and administration of the volunteer program for The Inclusion Summer Camps.
    • Responsible for maintaining consistency in the delivery and administration of the volunteer program for summer camps.
    • Schedule, support, and mentor inclusion camp volunteers.
    • Coordinate the recruitment and placement of all inclusion camp volunteers.
    • Implement a training/orientation session for all inclusion volunteers before they are placed on site.
    • Coordinate the volunteer’s placements at inclusion summer camp sites and mentor those placements on an ongoing basis.
    • In cooperation with the summer camp program facilitator, assist with staff recruitment, training, team publications and events.
    • In cooperation with the leader-in-training program team leader, assist with the development and execution of the leadership training programs.


    • Experience in leadership roles with responsibility in staffing, scheduling, recruiting, and supervising.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
    • Excellent leadership skills and experience.
    • Experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.
    • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (or willing to obtain prior to start date).
    • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (or willing to obtain prior to start date).
    • A Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector check will be required at the time of offer.
    • A valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle is required.
    • Ability to provide a clear driver’s abstract.
    • Experience working with children in a recreational/camp setting. Previous day camp staff experience preferred.
    • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality.
    • Full availability is required for the full summer (May-September).


    $16.50 per hour  (2018 rate)

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 7, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.


    Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow. 



    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.


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