Looking for a summer job at the lake?

Recreation Employment Opportunity

The Big Rideau Lake Association is seeking a Camp Counsellor to be part of a youth staff team running a Day Camp programme for kids 4 to 12 years old, at Cow Island on Big Rideau Lake.   The 2017 Day Camp will run for 5 weeks starting July 3rd from 9-12 a.m. Monday to Friday. 

Requirements include:

  • Minimum age – 16 years
  • Competent swimmer  
  • Experience, skill and enthusiasm for working with children of various ages
  • Swimming qualifications preferred: NLS Bronze Medallion qualification (or higher)
  • First Aid and CPR is an asset

Staff will be responsible for:

  • Running the daily programme and assisting with planning
  • Collecting and accounting for registration and tuck shop sales

Camp counsellors will be paid $10.60 per hour for 4 hours shift (8:30-12:30) each day.  An adult camp coordinator will be involved to assist with programme planning and support. 

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to recreation@bigrideaulakeassociation.com.