Camp Lead Hand

Join the Heritage Park Team

Posted January 17, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works as part of the Education team to modify and adapt activities to ensure successful participation by all campers;
  • Creates, prepares, and provides alternative activities for small groups as necessary;
  • Helps prepare and care for program materials and artifacts;
  • Develops positive relationships among the various participants of the day and overnight camps with an emphasis on the few children requiring additional support;
  • Supports children with disabilities and creates opportunities for them to be actively involved in the camp activities;
  • Maintains regular and contact with parents and guardians of participants with disabilities;
  • Leads in the training, orientation, mentoring, and volunteers assisting with camp in regard to special needs;
  • Conducts clerical work such as phoning parents, filling out forms, etc as needed;
  • Completes the required Recreation Inclusion Facilitator training;
  • Creates an End of Season Report;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Some post secondary education in related areas (Western Canadian History, Education, etc);
  • Experience in a camp or teaching environment; prior experience working with children with disabilities is considered an asset;
  • At least 18 years of age and satisfactory confirmation of a clear Police Information Check;
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification required.


  • Must be enthusiastic and enjoy working in a camp setting;
  • Demonstrate responsible leadership and the ability to approach tasks independently;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills;
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Mature judgement and respect towards others.

Special Clothing and Equipment

  • This position will be required to wear appropriate costuming provided by Heritage Park.

Special Working Conditions

  • This position may be required to stand or walk for long periods of time.

Hours of Work

  • 5 days per week, typically Monday- Friday
  • Hours will vary depending on camp schedules; evening and weekend work may be required

How to Apply

Please fill out the form below or send your resume and cover letter by email to

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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