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Camp Counsellor

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada .
contract . May 9, 2024


Job Title:  Camp Counsellor
Salary: $27.00/hr CAD
Location: Iqaluit Makerspace
Hours: 37.5 hours/Week
Duration: 12 Weeks
Number of hires: 2 

The roles of Camp Counselor are being hired through the Wage Subsidy - Canada Summer Jobs. The role of Camp Counsellor will be full-time (37,5 hours weekly) temporary positions,  spanning over the course of 12 weeks, from your start date.  

As one of our Camp Counselors, you will assist our team in delivering high quality learning experiences. You will also hone your social media skills, posting photos accompanied by short text blocks, to our internal shareables.  As a member of our delivery team, you’ll be a public face of the programming we deliver and an ambassador of the work we do. 

What you’ll do:
  • Support the planning and delivery of our full day, in-person, week-long camps at our Iqaluit Makerspace location, in Iqaluit NU 
  • Support the planning and delivery of our half day, virtual, week-long camps 
  • Ensure the group of assigned campers is supervised and safe at all times.
  • Ensure all equipment/supplies are in safe working order before and after each day of camp.
  • Clean and disinfect Makerspace and equipment
  • Help to manage campers’ behavior using age-appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Capture and share delivery events through photos and videos to Pinnguaq’s internal Slack channel #successstories-and-sharables
  • Confirm photo release permissions are on file for all campers in any photo, before sharing internally and externally.
  • Foster an environment wherein participants have the best camp experience and are challenged in a positive, growth-minded manner. 
  • Represent the Pinnguaq Association in a respectful and sensitive manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Attributes and Qualifications: 
Equal consideration will be given to non-academic skills and experiences of candidates.
  • Must be between the ages of 15-30 years old 
  • Either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred and be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Hold a local address to Iqaluit, Nunavut 
  • Experience working with children would be an asset 
  • Comfortable learning new technology and digital tools
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills
  • Work as a collaborative and flexible team player
  • Basic First Aid certification is an asset.
  • For those 18yrs or older, a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) will be a condition of the employment offer.

Pinnguaq Association prioritizes the safety of our employees and the community members we work with, because of this we may require both new hires and current team members to undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS). The approval for acceptance of a VSS lies with our People and Culture Team and Management. To ensure up-to-date documentation, please ensure it has not been over six months since the date of completion of the VSS you are submitting. The expense for the VSS falls on the individual, not the company, if there are any concerns regarding this please speak to the People and Culture Team. Additionally, please confirm you're completing the VSS in the correct region. 
Pinnguaq Association strongly believes in fostering diversity within the communities we serve. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Pinnguaq Association is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process. 


$27.00 per hour

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