CAMP GENCHEFF IS HIRING for our 2017-2018 day camps and weekend camps!

Junior Camp Counselor: 2 vacancies


Camp Gencheff is a residential summer camp and off season respite for children, teens and adults with special needs. We offer an opportunity for each camper to participate and develop physically and emotionally through a safe and fun camping experience.


We are presently looking for positive and enthusiastic off-season Junior Counselors to work at our weekend and day camps between October 2017 and May 2018! As a Junior Counselor, you will play an important role in providing a fun and safe environment for campers while giving quality care.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Counselors are responsible for up to 3 campers during work time (ratios will switch throughout the day)
  • Continually encourage and keep campers active and engaged in fun and challenging activities that meet camper’s needs while maintaining a safe environment
  • Follow direction from management, supervisors and health care workers
  • Follow and execute activities according to pre-designed daily programming plans
  • Provide personal care and dietary assistance to campers
  • Follow all camp policies and procedures
  • Counselors have cleaning duties that must be performed during and after camp
  • Responsible to assist in properly lifting/transfer campers
  • Interacting with campers and providing a fun camp experience
  • Work in a team environment
  • Administrative duties, as required



  • Clear Criminal Background Check required
  • Must be over 16 years of age
  • Being a post-secondary student or graduate from a post-secondary institution and/or certificate in related field would be an asset (ie: Human Services or Educational Assistant)
  • Must have experience working with people with disabilities
  • Working in a camp environment an asset
  • First Aid and CPR required before job begins
  • Must be available to work weekends, as respites are 1 weekend per month
  • Meals and accommodations are provided for all campers and staff


If interested, please send resume to Nicole at Please note, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.



please contact Nicole at 902-569-2669 or email: