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Camp Counsellors

  • 01/23/2023 10:46 AM
    Message # 13069303

    Job description

    Available to start in April or June and work until September or mid-November 2023

    Wranglers (Camp Counsellor)

    Wranglers are the Zajac Ranch for Children cabin counsellors. For each camp session you'll be responsible for a small group of children with special medical needs. This rewarding position allows you to interact daily and develop a rapport with children with a wide variety of challenges.

    Wrangler Main Responsibilities:

    Serving as a role model and support.
    Assist campers in having a safe, fun and enjoyable session.
    Lead campers to and from activities while providing constant encouragement and positive reinforcement.
    Provide supervision and assistance in all aspects of the camper?s daily routine, including but is not limited to: meals, cabin clean-up, camper hygiene, rest hour, scheduled medication times, and behaviour management.
    Work with your co-counsellors to create a cabin team that will best meet the needs of your campers.
    Assist in and facilitate all camp programs with assigned staff (i.e. evening programs, campfires, theme days, etc.)

    Rangers (Activity Specialists)
    Rangers are the Zajac Ranch for Children activity leaders. Your job is to make sure that your activity area is run in a safe, fun and positive way. Your role is to ensure that all campers can participate to the best of their abilities.

    Ranger Main Responsibilities:
    Responsible for facilitating a safe and fun programming environment.
    Create and implement an activity program suitable to the interest and ability of each camper and each session.
    Encourage and provide positive reinforcement to each camper during activity session
    Assist with all-camp programs along with the rest of staff (i.e. evening programs, campfires, talent shows, theme days, etc.)

    Ranger Positions Available:

    Lifeguard: a Ranger with NLS qualifications to act as a Life Guard at our lakefront dock and indoor swimming pool.
    Canoe and Kayak a Ranger with NLS qualifications and canoeing and kayaking experience to teach campers how to canoe and kayak at our waterfront.
    High Ropes Course a Ranger team to lead campers through our high ropes course and climbing wall. Previous ropes course/team building experience an asset. Mandatory site-specific training will be provided.
    Arts & Crafts a creative Ranger to facilitate with arts and crafts projects.
    Archery & outdoor education a nature-loving Ranger to lead campers in outdoor pursuits including: archery orienteering, campfire building and other similar programs.
    Equestrian a Ranger team with experience working with horses to help care for the horses and other animals and ensure that campers have a safe and fun time during program.

    We are now accepting applications for summer 2023

    Staff receive free accommodation and meal during camp sessions

    Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal

    Salary: From $126.00 per day


    • Discounted or free food
    • On-site gym
    • On-site parking


    • Day shift
    • Night shift
    • On call
    • Weekend availability

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Mission, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

    Application question(s):

    • Are you fully vaccinated?
    • Are you capable of passing a clear criminal record check for the vulnerable sector?


    • First Aid Certification (required)
    Interested parties should email their resume to

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