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Position title: Assistant Camp Director
Reporting to: Camp Director
Organization: Camp Kirk
Location: Toronto & Kirkfield, Ontario (on-site accom.)

Organization Profile

Camp Kirk is a registered charity that provides residential programming for children who have learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, and high functioning autism. We offer a nurturing and non-competitive environment that emphasizes strengths and builds confidence. We provide a community experience that promotes strong mental health so that our campers can lead productive, meaningful and happy lives.

Position Details

  • September-May: Toronto office, regular office hours including evening and weekends when necessary;

  • June-August: Kirkfield Ontario, on-site accommodation, full working hours while camp is in-session.

  • Travel required


The Assistant Camp Director will provide general office support and assist in all areas relating to the management of the camp program. Responsibilities include:

Camp Program Operations (50%)

  • New camper home visits

  • Coordination of Camp Kirk’s financial aid program

  • Assist the Camp Director in the overall management of the summer camp program. This includes: parent communication, staff training, camper and staff wellbeing, program development.

  • Directly supervise Counsellors and Support Staff during the summer season

  • Assist in the development and facilitation of new year-long programming

  • Cultivate alumni community

  • Ensure compliance with Ontario Camps Association standards and legislative requirements related to programs

  • Assist in implementing annual marketing and communication strategies (i.e. social media updates, blogs…)

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Administration (50%)

  • Intake and management of camper applications

  • Provide general office support (i.e. mailings, database management, filing reports and records etc.)

  • Collect and manage all documentation relating to campers and staff

  • Process camper fee payments and oversee accounts receivable relating to camper families.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


Personal Characteristics

  • Passion for youth development and mental health advocacy

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented and able to manage multiple priorities

  • Personable, nurturing and energetic

  • Resourceful and strong critical-thinking skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • G-level Ontario driver’s license, or equivalent

  • Standard First Aid, National Lifeguard Service certification (by Summer 2018)

  • 5+ years experience coordinating youth programming

  • 2+ years experience supervising staff

  • Direct experience working with children who have special needs

Application Procedures

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Erica Park-Coutts, Camp Director
subject: Asst. Camp Director

Application Deadline: February 23rd, 2018.

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Numéro : 44068       Date publiée sur Feb 8 2018