Day Camp Inclusion Leader - Closing April 28 2024

Port Hope, ON, Canada
Student (High School)

The Day Camp Inclusion Leader is responsible to assist in the planning, delivery and supervision of Day Camp programs with a focus on participants with identified needs or behavioural considerations offered by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture; ensuring compliance with HIGH FIVE® standards, the Health and Safety Regulations; and Municipal Policies and Procedures.

Benefits and Perks

  • Optional OMERS Pension Plan from the date of hire
  • Work-life Balance Initiatives
  • Wellness, Social and Staff Ambassador Committees
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Perks and Savings Partnerships

Compensation and Work Term

$17.47 - $18.96 per hour
May to August


  • Currently enrolled in or completed education in a related field, i.e. Social Services, Child and Youth Worker, Nursing, Personal Support Worker, Teacher or related experience.
  • Experience working with children and youth with Identified needs or behavioural considerations
  • Previous volunteer and/or previous experience in a camp or similar setting.
  • Standard First Aid, CPR “C” with AED or willing to obtain.
  • Experience working with children and youth.
  • HIGH FIVE ®: Principles of Healthy Child Development or willing to obtain.
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age by July 1st, 2024.
  • Valid and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Able to commit to the full term of employment and be available Monday to Friday From 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Valid and Satisfactory G2 or G drivers license and access to only vehicle preferred. 
  • In cooperation with the Senior Team Leader, Recreation Program Coordinator and Supervisor Recreation & Culture provide input on development of, promotion and delivery of programs relating to participants with identified needs and behavioural considerations.
  • Prepare and implement staff training related to program adaptation, integration and behaviour management strategies.
  • Interact with participants in a positive and professional manner in the delivery of the program; incorporate the principles of HIGH FIVE ® regarding healthy child development and be aware of and work with the identified needs and behavioural considerations of participants.
  • Research information on working with identified needs and behavioural considerations. Broaden understanding and provide applicable assistance.
  • Provide feedback to camp staff, Senior Team Lead and/or Recreation Program Coordinator regarding program and participant integration.
  • Minimize inappropriate behaviour using learned techniques and acquired skills.
  • Develop individualized tools and management strategies for identified program participants, involving consultation with parents/caregivers, community organizations.
  • Evaluate and access the needs of participants based on written and verbal information provided to ensure the necessary program adaptations and modifications are implemented.
  • Provide assistance to and interact with participants ensuring safety, integration and participation of all children.
  • Comply with the Child Care Legislation and Child Abuse Policies as outlined at staff training.
  • Lead programs and activities in collaboration with other staff and provide adaptations to programs
  • Assist the Senior Team Leader and Recreation Program Coordinator with the evaluation of staff and volunteers.
  • Act as the liaison between the parent, child, Summer Day Camp staff, Senior Team Lead and the Recreation Program Coordinator for participants with identified needs and behavioural considerations
  • Advise the Summer Day Camp Senior Team Leader and/or Recreation Program Coordinator of any problems related to equipment, programs or public inquiries and shall report any unacceptable behaviour to the Senior Team Lead and/or Recreation Program Coordinator.
  • Resolve operational conflicts in a swift professional manner taking into consideration operations, procedures, customer service standards and consultation with the Summer Day Camp Senior Team Leader or Recreation Program Coordinator.
  • Adhere to high standards of ethical behaviour and demonstrate understanding that personal actions impact the public’s perception of the Municipality.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Team Lead,  Recreation Program Coordinator or designate.
​​​​​​​Submit an Application

Please submit your cover letter and resume online at on or before Sunday April 28, 2024.
Recruitment Process

The Municipality of Port Hope is a progressive employer who believes a diverse and inclusive workplace strengthens the team and fosters an environment where everyone feels as though they belong and their dignity, beliefs and identity are respected.

We are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that provides a supportive workplace and equal opportunity for all employees. Accommodations can be requested throughout the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Applications will be reviewed, and interviews may be scheduled prior to the job posting closing date. All applicants will receive an automated email confirming the submission of their application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be further contacted by Human Resources.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Act, as amended.


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