Youth Employment Opportunity - Get Wild Camp Counsellor

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Location: Golden, BC

Employment Type: Seasonal

Posted: April 14, 2022

How to Apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Leslie Adams at

Salary: $19.00 per hour

Expiry Date: May 28, 2021

Note: As this job is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs funding, all applicants must meet the criteria of the funding.

Job Description:

Wildsight Golden is a non-profit environmental organization whose main goal is “to work to maintain biodiversity and healthy human communities in and around our region”. The GET WILD! Summer day camp provides and environment and outdoor education program for children from ages 6-10. The camp prides itself with its experiential education style, local collaborations and projects.

We are seeking a team-oriented, creative and energetic person to fill this seasonal position. The successful candidates will have a strong interest in working with children, and will be dedicated to providing quality care, role modeling and learning about environmental education.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Youth Summer Environmental Education Coordinator and Wildsight Golden President, the counsellor will work as a leader that ensures a safe and fun environment for campers. The camp counsellor is responsible for the maintenance of healthy relationships with individual campers and will be dedicated to fostering good intra-generational friendships in our community. The counsellor should be compassionate, energetic, creative, driven, fun and have a desire to bring out the best in campers and make positive changes in their lives. This highly organized individual will have the ability to deal with multiple activities and excited children at the same time.

The job will run from June 27 – August 26, 30 hours per week.

Job Requirements:

Applicants must be prepared for a job that entails daily physical activity and all workdays outside, rain or shine.

Certifications in first aid, leadership, and outdoor skills are an asset.

Special Conditions: If you are selected for this position and are over 18 years of age you must submit a Criminal Record Check to Wildsight Golden by July 2022.

As this job is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs funding, all applicants must meet that funding criteria.