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Rainbow Camp Counsellor/Programmer

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Do you have what it takes to make a difference in the lives ot 2SLGBTQ+ youth? Do you enjoy the great outdoors, early morning wake-up songs, and late night campfires? Rainbow Camp is hiring Summer Camp Counsellor/Programmers for our 2023 season!

All counsellors are expected to take on a programming position in one of three areas: Waterfront (lifeguards), Adventure Week (outtrip programs) or General Program Staff. Staff will rotate through cabin and program placements weekly as assigned.

Counsellors supervise and act as role models for campers. They are directly responsible for creating an amazing summer camp experience while ensuring the safety of every camper. Counsellors are expected to lead daily programming for their cabin group as well as camp-wide Activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Doing what needs to be done to provide our campers with an amazing camp experience.
  • Responsible for the physical and emotional safety of campers at camp.
  • Becoming familiar with the Policies and Procedures and following them.
  • Working with other staff, completing any and all tasks assigned by the Director and other designated Leadership team members.


  • Reporting any camper concerns to the assigned designated person i.e Director, Assistant Director, Program Director, Medic, etc.
  • Use Time Management Skills to be on schedule and in the right place.
  • At all times know the location of your campers or campers you are responsible for at that time.
  • Creating opportunities to interact and get to know each camper.
  • Plan and supervise activities as assigned by the program director (or waterfront director)
  • Guide and support campers to participate in sessions, events and all camp activities.
  • Completing any and all cleaning tasks assigned as well as mandatory cabin cleanliness during camp.

Required Certifications:

  • Police Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C (preferred)
  • Additional certifications required for Waterfront and Adventure Week Program Staff

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