2023 Camp Specialist, Wilderness Skills Specialist – Summer Camp

Town of Ajax based in Lake, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of 2023 Camp Specialist, Wilderness Skills Specialist – Summer Camp. Town of Ajax is an innovative municipal sector leader that provides a variety of services to one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario. Our town has over 130,000 residents. We have a rich heritage and a culturally diverse community that makes it a great place to work and live. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer’s Name: Town of Ajax
Position: 2023 Camp Specialist, Wilderness Skills Specialist – Summer Camp
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $16.16 to $16.70 per hour for 8 hours per day
Employment Type: Part time
Location: Lake, ON
Shifts: To be determined


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates having standard educational qualification such as currently enrolled in or completed relevant post-secondary education (university/college) in Outdoor Recreation an asset
Experience: Candidates need experience the experience details are mentioned below

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with children also have knowledge and experience related to the delivery of programs and services
  • The candidate should have minimum 1 year experience in outdoor programming (e.g. Scouting/Girl Guides) also have an excellent organization, time management and planning skills
  • The candidate should be self-motivated, positive, confident and approachable also have the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • The candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills also Standard First Aid with CPR C (If hired, must be obtained by June 26, 2023)
  • The candidate should be able to work with the Principles of Healthy Child Development (If hired, must be obtained by June 26, 2023) also have the ability to provide a current (within six months) Criminal Reference/Vulnerable Sector Check upon being hired
  • The candidate having Wilderness First Aid Certification, Wilderness Survival Courses preferred and Hike Leader Certification is preferred


  • The candidate should be responsible for the planning and implementation of safe and varied specialized Outdoor/Wilderness programming for campers also plan and implements a comprehensive specialized program designed to provide progressive learning for campers
  • The candidate should be able to implement a safe, age appropriate, enjoyable and diversified camp program as developed in coordination with the Camp Supervisor and staff also guide and trains staff with innovative and dynamic outdoor/wilderness program ideas
  • The candidate should be able to provide direction and ensures involvement of Counselors during specialty times also monitor supply inventory for area of specialty throughout the summer
  • The candidate should be able to ensure the safety and well-being of all campers during camp hours also interact with program participants in a manner that reflects the HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • The candidate should be able to lead groups of program participants also create an environment where participants strive to participate fully, perform the best of their ability, and learn new skills
  • The candidate should be able to act as a positive role model for program participants and other team members also interact with the public on a regular basis, and promotes Town programs to customers

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

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