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Junior Camp Counsellor

Beaches Sandbox, Queen Street East, Toronto, ON, Canada

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About the Role

Beaches Sandbox is currently seeking Junior Camp Counsellors to assist in running our Winter Break Camp.

The position of Junior Camp Counsellor involves assisting in leading groups of up to 15 children aged 5-10 for one week from January 2nd – January 5th. Junior Camp Counsellors will assist Senior Counsellors in program planning, delivery, supervision, and communicating with parents/guardians, children, and the community, ensuring the safety and well-being of all children registered for the program, all while providing a fun and engaging camp experience. Each group of campers will have a senior counsellor, a junior counsellor, and multiple CITs. Junior Counsellors are required to bring their own ideas, experience, great attitude, and outgoing personality to the camp. Applicants should be organized, responsible, and comfortable working with kids and answering any questions parents or guardians may have regarding the camp. Leadership qualities, experience with camp or leading children in a recreational setting, valid first aid & CPR certificate are required. This position requires the ability to commit to mandatory training, prep work and a one-week camp period.


  • Must be 16 years or older.

  • Has previous camp experience or experience working with children in a recreational setting.

  • Has valid CPR/First Aid training and can produce proof of certification to be kept on file.

  • Willing to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Record Check if applicable.

  • Must provide (2) references.

  • Ability to commit to mandatory training, prep, and 1-week camp period.

About Us

Beaches Sandbox offers exciting and interactive programs for all age groups from babies and tots (accompanied by their caregivers) to seniors and all ages in between. Beaches Sandbox is a brand-new community hub that opened in September 2022 and is in the heart of the Toronto Beaches neighbourhood. We are a fully registered charity and our building and programs are fully accessible to all, regardless of physical ability or current financial situation. Beaches Sandbox’s values include accessibility, community, sustainability, fun and respect. We prioritize inclusivity and fun when creating and running our programs.

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