POSITION DESCRIPTION

Counsellor – All-Sport

A cabin counsellor works under the direction of our Leadership Team and provides continuous supervision and safety for all facets of the camp program for a group of 8-12 children. All-Sport Camp is designed to offer campers a wide range of sports activities and counsellor participation is required. You should be able to work independently and cooperatively. Having patience and a positive outlook on trying new things is important to the role of counsellor. Our campers deserve to have a positive role model during their stay with us.

Coach – Volleyball Camp

Our volleyball coaches must be a minimum of 19 years of age, have years of volleyball experience and most importantly a passion for the sport of volleyball. We have been fortunate to have Canada’s top club, school and university coaches on our staff and our Madawaska families are accustomed to expecting quality volleyball instruction for their children. We are proud to offer our campers a learning environment regardless of their abilities to ensure a positive and successful camp experience for everyone.

Coaches are expected to pre-plan lessons and drills and are offered resources to help them if required. Our senior staff are always more than willing to assist you in this area. Coaches do not sleep in the cabins with the campers.

 

Specialists – All-Sport Camp

Our sport specialists should possess highly developed skills in their chosen sport and be able to create lesson plans for groups of 10 – 14 campers per session. Time management, organization and good communication skills are required. Madawaska campers are of all skill levels and we encourage the campers with positive reinforcement to build their self confidence while teaching them new skills. The cabin counsellors will be participating and assisting the specialists in the execution of each lesson. Specialists do not sleep in the cabins with the campers.

 

Speciality Areas – All-Sport

Basketball
Soccer
Archery
Low Ropes
Ultimate Frisbee
Beach Volleyball
Tennis
Climbing Wall
Kayaking
Canoeing
Water-skiing
Wake-Boarding
Camp Craft

 

C.I.T. (Coach in Training) – Volleyball Camp (Skilled player and 18 years of age)

As a C.I.T. at Madawaska Volleyball Camp your responsibilities will include participation in staff training, an assignment with a specific cabin group and assisting coaches in lesson development.

As a positive role model for the athletes, you are expected to possess leadership skills and volleyball experience. As an in-cabin counsellor, you will supervise the campers and work closely with them to ensure a positive overnight camp experience. Of course you have a terrific support system in your coaches and head staff if required and it is encouraged you engage in this support system during any point of the week should you feel the need.

Our philosophy at volleyball camp is to make the beginner feel equally at home with the advanced player and the most important factor is to offer a healthy overnight sport camp environment so athletes can develop their skills while making terrific summer camp memories.

 

Athletic Therapists – Nursing

Are you looking for the camp nurse experience of a life time?
Madawaska Camps is looking for nurses: RN’s, RPN’s, and New Graduate Nurses.

Help children make happy childhood memories that last forever.
Be challenged and gain excellent pediatric experiences.
Work alongside other professionals using a team approach to healthcare.
Utilize their nursing knowledge while at the same time providing campers and staff with a fun and healthy approach to camp life.

Provide health education, promotion of healthy living, provision of first aid, emergency care, medication distribution and care for campers who are feeling unwell or homesick.

Enhance their skills in areas such as: general assessments, public relations, ethics, emergency response, risk management, communicable disease, psychosocial, critical thinking and problem solving skills, to name a few!

Increase their self esteem and self confidence, working both independently and as a member of a team.

Experience an out of doors, fun filled, challenging camp experience in either a day or residential camp, located in a setting that is beautiful and picturesque.

Make a difference in the lives of children and have the summer experience of a lifetime!

Madawaska Camps is looking for a dynamic nursing team to work along side the camp staff and camp doctor. If you would like to spend one or two weeks helping kids make memories that last forever, then let Madawaska Camps help you make those memories come true.

We are looking for a Health Coordinator who will be required to:

Competitive camp nurse salaries, room and board, great accommodations and much more await you!

So, if you are energetic, enthusiastic and committed to providing campers and staff with the best in health care, first aid, medication distribution, emergency treatment and health education, Madawaska Camps may be the place for you! Contact us and we will find out, together, if Madawaska is the place for you.

Please note you must be a Registered Nurse with a current College of Nurses of Ontario certificate or equivalent.

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No phone calls, please. We thank all applicants for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.