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YMCA Camp Elphinstone-Inclusion Counsellor

  • 11/10/2022 9:40 AM
    Message # 12984787

    Inclusion Counsellor (2 Positions)

    Location: YMCA Camp Elphinstone, 1760 YMCA Road, Gibsons, BC, V0N 1V6

    Rate of Pay: $125.06-$128.06/day

    Position Status: Seasonal Contract, Full time

    Term: June 24th to August 25th OR September 2nd, 2023

    Reports To: Section Directors, Summer Camp Director

    Nature & Scope

    YMCA Camp Elphinstone is seeking individuals to fill the role of Inclusion Counsellor.

    Inclusion Counsellors provide one-on-one, 24-hour support to campers with developmental disabilities or campers who need more support. They assist these campers with day-to-day challenges, and ensure supervision is maintained at all times. They also work with the counsellors in that cabin to meet the emotional, physical and safety needs of a group of up to 10 campers.


    · Provide one-on-one support and supervision to campers with developmental disabilities or any camper who may need more support.

    · Communicate with parents/guardians prior to the arrival of campers to develop a plan to make sure the camper has a safe, fun, and impactful experience at Camp Elphinstone.

    · Work directly with the Summer Camp Director and Assistant Summer Camp Directors to ensure we are meeting each camper’s individual needs (emotional, physical, social, medical, and nutritional) are being met.

    · Use resources and the help of other staff members to adapt camp programming and all aspects of life at Camp Elphinstone whenever necessary to ensure all campers can be included.

    · Seek help from a supervisor when it is appropriate or necessary.


    · Age 18+ by July 1, 2023

    · Standard First Aid & CPR-C

    · Bronze Cross

    · Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening issued no later than six (6) months preceding start date

    · 3 Successful Reference Checks

    Additional Qualifications (assets)

    · NLS

    · Mental Health First Aid

    This position is dependent on Canada Summer Jobs Program funding



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