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Waterfront 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 Waterfront Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the Waterfront Program, including all program content & all canoeing activities for staff & participants. This position will also be responsible for maintaining the equipment to ensure safe operation of this program. The Waterfront Coordinator must be organized, passionate about working with youth & interested in developing creative opportunities for campers to familiarize themselves with paddling techniques. 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. Coordination & implementation of the Waterfront program for all campers in accordance with weekly themes.
  2. Responsible for maintenance of the Waterfront Centre, equipment & resources.
  3. Integrate Outdoor Adventure Skill (OAS) expectations into programming whenever possible.
  4. Assist with the hiring, direction, and evaluation of Waterfront Staff.
  5. Participation & assistance in office duties and staff coverage as assigned.
  6. Weekly submission of any supply request forms to the Program Coordinators.
  7. Provide feedback to the Summer Program Director at weekly Senior Staff meetings.
  8. Assist in the set-up/take down of camp & weekly turnover to weekend user groups.
  9. Organize staffing plan at site daily.
  10. Support the implementation and oversight of all required COVID-19 health & safety protocols on-site.
  11. Other duties as required.


  1. Possesses current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certificate.
  2. Direct experience supervising water-based activities (i.e., lifeguarding, swimming instruction).
  3. Training in accessibility & inclusion to meet all participants’ needs at the Waterfront Centre.
  4. Proven ability to provide direction to others as necessary.
  5. Ability to self-start and work collaboratively within a partnership.
  6. Current Standard First Aid & CPR (Level C).
  7. Embodies personal beliefs in keeping with the Mission, Principles & Practices of Scouts Canada.
  8. Strong communication & customer service skills.
  9. Completes Scouts Canada screening process including a clear Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  10. Willingness to complete all necessary training, including additional pre-camp training if deemed necessary.
  11. 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: