Sports Centre Camp Counsellor

Seasonal Position (Part Time)

Competition TOS2023-03

Strathmore is hiring!

Do you have a skill for working with children and enjoy hands on work? Want to explore and gain experience in the world of day camps? Keep reading!

Strathmore has an exciting opportunity seeking a Camp Counsellor.

Reporting to the Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre Manager, this position will play an integral role in assisting the delivery of a safe, fun, experience rich day camp, winter camp and spring camp experiences.

Position Summary:

The Camp Counsellor will work with the Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre team in ensuring the well-being and safety of all participants, facilitate games and activities, provide daily feedback to the Sports Centre Manager and maintain a fun and inclusive environment for the participants.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of the daily camp programs for children ages 5-12 years
  • Ensure the health and safety of the children participating in the summer camp program
  • Act as a positive role model and leader at all times
  • Actively participate in all camp related activities (e.g., field trips, games, crafts…etc.)
  • Ensure that all work areas are kept clean and organized and all equipment is well maintained
  • Build positive relationships with camp staff, participants, and parents
  • Follow all Town of Strathmore policies and procedures as required
  • All other duties as assigned

Successful applicants will demonstrate on their resume:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with camp participants, parents, and other staff
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and circumstances, including strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • High 5 Certification or another Recreation Certificate for children
  • Coaching or leadership training and experience would be considered an asset along with previous experience working with youth and youth programs
  • Possession of Standard First AID/CPR certification

Our Interview questions are STAR based (Situation, Task, Action, Result) intended to assess the following behaviours:

  • A self starter with the ability to work independently and as a team
  • A passion for working with children and ability to keep them engaged

Why Strathmore?

Strathmore is a growing, vibrant, welcoming community that is recognized as a regional hub for business and recreation. Continued investment in recreation facilities, parks, projects, commercial revitalization, and community programming provides an exceptional quality of life for our residents, visitors and staff.

Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre is an indoor, year-round, multigenerational recreation facility for residents and organized sports groups within Strathmore and the surrounding area.

Job Perks:

  • We like to have fun while we work!
  • Free admission to the Sports Centre
  • Opportunity to build and expand your professional profile through interesting and rewarding work


Please submit a cover letter and complete resume of experience and qualifications, quoting Competition TOS2023-03 to: or on Indeed.

This competition will close on February 3rd, 2023.

The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. 

This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

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