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Senior Programs Coordinator (Camp Samac)

REPORTS TO: Summer Program Director

WORK TIME: Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, our Properties Operations team is working to determine a reopening date for our 2022 summer program. This position is anticipated to begin on-site between June 27th – July 11th and will work full-time hours (35 hours per week), Monday – Friday, until September 2nd, 2022. Further information regarding mandatory training dates & the official start date will be confirmed in the onboarding process.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Senior Programs Coordinators (2 positions) are responsible for the development & delivery of the Leadership Training (LT) & Counsellor-in-Training (CIT) programs, including all program content, related activities & program participants. These positions are also responsible for all equipment, supplies & services necessary for the operation of said programs. This pair must possess strong leadership skills & be passionate about working with adolescents (aged 13-16 years). This position requires adaptability & an interest in supporting the Senior Staff in incorporating more of the Canadian Path principles into the Summer Camp Program.


  1. Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Senior Programs, including planning new, innovative activities/workshops weekly.
  2. Responsible for all supplies and equipment used in the assigned programs.
  3. Assist in handling disciplinary concerns involving Senior Programs participants according to progressive discipline principles.
  4. Organize participant evaluation systems and debrief 1:1 with all participants.
  5. Submit weekly supply requests to the Program Coordinators.
  6. Provide feedback to the Summer Program Director at weekly Senior Staff meetings.
  7. Assist in the set-up/take down of camp & weekly turnover to weekend user groups.
  8. Support the implementation and oversight of all required COVID-19 health & safety protocols on-site.
  9. Other duties as required.


  1. Experienced in developing and supervising leadership programming for adolescents.
  2. Experienced in working with teenaged youth, including comfort supporting youth with sensitive matters.
  3. Training in accessibility & inclusion to meet all participants’ needs.
  4. Proven ability to provide direction to others as necessary.
  5. Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a close partnership for the duration of the contract.
  6. Current Standard First Aid & CPR (Level C).
  7. Embodies personal beliefs in keeping with the Mission, Principles & Practices of Scouts Canada.
  8. Demonstrated appropriate attitude, skills & knowledge for the position.
  9. Strong communication & customer service skills.
  10. Completes Scouts Canada screening process including a clear Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  11. Willingness to complete all necessary training, including additional Pre-Camp Training if deemed necessary.
  12. Willingness to work non-traditional hours.

For your safety & the safety of others, all Scouts Canada employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (unless they have a valid exemption). Declaration of vaccination status will be requested upon hire in addition to a clean Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening. Individuals requesting an exemption can do so by notifying the hiring manager.

If you think you will make a great addition to the team, please complete our Online Application by February 21, 2022:

Scouts Canada, thanks you for taking the time to consider this position. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. 



Ready to Apply!

If you think you will make a great addition to the team, please complete our Online Application by February 21, 2022: