Cabin Counsellor



Seasonal Contract from July 21st – August 23rd, 2017.


This is a live-in position.


$1,450.00 for the remainder of the season, less applicable tax, EI and CPP deductions.

Additional Perks

  1.  Room and Board
  2.  Full 2-day CPI Training (transferable to other agencies for 1-year, $1,500.00 CAD value)
  3. National Lifeguarding Society reimbursement upon completion for any staff member
  4. Wakeboard and Waterski Instruction Training for Boating Activity Staff (Full 2017)
  5. Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association Level 1 for Canoeing Activity Staff
  6. Challenges Unlimited Inc., Level I for Ropes Activity Staff
  7.  Full 1 week Camp Winston Training (priceless)
  • Reflective Listening
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Setting Expectations
  • Teaching Skills
  • Praising
  • Correcting Behaviour
  • Building Self-Esteem
  • Discipline and Behaviour Management
  • Stress and Crisis Management


Camp Winston operates a residential recreational summer camp for children with complex neurological disorders such as Tourette Syndrome, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and/or other Anxiety Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Applicants need to be caring, energetic, strong team players, and be prepared to work hard and have fun.  Previous experience working with children and/or individuals with special needs, working in a camp setting and having some post-secondary education are assets.

Additional assets include experience or qualification in the following: swimming, sailing, canoeing, ropes course/climbing, arts and crafts, drama, sports, nature, camping, wakeboarding/waterskiing.  If you are interested in pursuing your NLS qualification, we will reimburse you upon successful completion of the course.  Please indicate your intention in your letter.

Camp Winston staff members are usually college and/or university students and professional, mature adults, from a variety of fields that include: education, social work, psychology, recreation, child and youth work, and health care.  Camp Winston staff members are committed to helping campers discover and develop their strengths, abilities and talents while teaching essential social and life skills.


Send your cover letter and resume to:

Andy McMullan
Co-Director of Camp Winston
416-487-6229 x 104