Art & Nature Summer Camp Counsellor - Leighton Art Centre

Date: Mar 28, 2018

Art & Nature Summer Camp Counsellor

Education Director and Summer Camp Coordinator

This is a full-time, temporary contract, June 4, 2018 through August 31, 2018.
Hourly wage is $15.00 and is part of the Canada Summer Jobs program.
The position is open to students, 18 to 30 years of age who are enrolled and returning to school on a full-time basis for the following academic year.
Work hours will be 40 hours per week, overtime as required.


  • Be a positive role model. Lead students through a fun, safe and educational art and nature experience. 
  • Assist Summer Camp Coordinator and other Summer Camp Counsellors, ensuring all materials and studios are ready prior to each weekly program.
  • Follow summer camp curriculum and supervise planned games and activities. 
  • Greet campers and parents every morning and provide basic information about camp.
    • Direct them to the appropriate staff member for other inquiries and requests.
  • Be able to work with and give direction to youth leader volunteers. 
  • Maintain clean and organized art studios. 
  • Report any incidents to Education Director and Summer Camp Coordinator. 
  • Work hours will be Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Overtime as required.


  • Experience working with children 6 to 14 years old is highly recommended.
  • A passion for art and creativity. Studies in Art, Education and other related fields will be considered an asset.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Ability to follow directions and work cooperatively with Education Centre staff.
  • Reliable and proactive. 
  • Valid First Aid certification is an asset.
  • Police Record Check will be required.
  • Due to our location, candidate must possess reliable transportation.

Start your summer adventure today by applying for an Art & Nature Summer Camp Counsellor position! Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the Education Director,

Job posting will remain open until positions have been filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.