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Inclusion Staff

  • 01/30/2023 4:56 PM
    Message # 13078741

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    Inclusion staff ensure all the fun and excitement of the forest is accessible to all campers regardless of their ability. Inclusion staff provide one-on-one, 24-hour care and support to campers ages 8 to 16 with developmental or physical disabilities who need additional support through daily camp activities. They work alongside cabin leaders and instructors who deliver activities like hikes, camp-wide games, outdoor recreational activities, and many more spontaneous events.


    • Provide one-on-one support to campers who need additional support throughout daily camp life. 
    • Support campers through activities such as canoeing, archery, crafts, low ropes, and overnight hikes. 
    • Provide or support campers with personal care, such as toileting, as needed. 
    • Use resources and the help of other staff to adapt camp programming to campers’ needs and abilities when necessary. 
    • Work directly with the Inclusion Coordinator and Senior staff to ensure we meet each camper’s individual needs. 
    • Must be able to hike up to 15 km carrying a pack of up to 50lbs. 
    • Work Transport Bus stops from metro Vancouver/ Squamish as needed. 
    • Other duties as assigned (e.g. cleaning cabins and program areas). 
    • Staff Training - June 24th to 28th, 2023 
    • Summer camp season - July 2nd through August 25th, 2023 
    Required Certifications & Experience 
    • First Aid Certificate (minimum an 8-hour basic certificate that includes CPR). 
    • Previous experience working with children in an outdoor setting (with an environmental focus is even better!). 
    • Additional certifications are assets, including NL certifications, an advanced first aid certification, a Class 4 or 5 driver’s license, and certifications in paddling, rock climbing, outdoor recreation & leadership, and education. 
    • Criminal reference check with a vulnerable sectors search no later than six months prior to the start date . 
    Additional Information: 
    • Compensation begins at $130/day, with an increase of up to $5/day, according to experience and certifications. Free room and board is also provided when programs are in session 
    • ELFES is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to uphold human rights, value the inclusion of all members of our community, and strive to create a safe and fun environment for everyone to explore forests. 
    • We acknowledge that Evans Lake is located near Ch’iyakmesh on the unceded territory of Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) 
    • To apply: Fill out our online application form at


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