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Job Posting: Summer Day Camp Counsellors – Camp Discovery 2022

Montessori Academy of London seeks day camp counsellors to provide stimulating, enriched programming to campers ages 4-6 in July and August. Camp Discovery inspires young campers to explore, learn and discover their world through stimulating and engaging activities. It’s a day camp in the Montessori tradition. Camp sessions are held at Montessori Academy’s downtown location on Waterloo Street, with off-site excursions and field trips.

Our ideal counsellors bring a positive attitude into work each day, are flexible and adapt to situations that arise, offer quick problem-solving skills, are able to work alongside and closely with other camp staff, have a respectful and polite demeanour when communicating with parents, and have a very energetic personality! Our ideal applicants will have experience working with children; an early childhood education background is preferred but not required. 

  • Hours will alternate: 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm 
  • Location: 719 Waterloo St., London, Ontario
  • Camp starts: Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Camp ends: Friday, August 26, 2022 (Camp is closed for the Civic Holiday – Monday, Aug. 1.)
  • There is no training, but there will be a Zoom orientation – date TBD 
  • Pay: $15.25/hr 

Education: high school completed. RECE/child and youth work/child studies diplomas preferred but not required. 

Experience: minimum 2 years child care experience. 

Qualifications: Maturity, responsibility, a friendly demeanor, compassion and patience. A passion for working with children and encouraging their growth and independence. Excellent communication and listening skills. 

To protect our campers and staff, the school has COVID-related policies and protocols in place. Successful applicants must be willing to show proof of full vaccination or undergo rapid testing multiple times a week. As COVID protocols are changing, we will ensure our policies meet or exceed best practices. 

Availability: July & August – full-time. Days off are on a first come, first served basis and need to be discussed with the Camp Director. Camp is closed for the Civic Holiday – Monday, Aug. 1, 2022.

Requirements: Valid CPR/first aid and Police Vulnerable Sector Check.  

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and current resume stating your interest and qualifications to Successful applicants will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

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