Camp Counsellor Job at Winnipeg Humane Society – Winnipeg, MB

Date: January 24, 2023

Position Title: Camp Counsellor

Department: Education

Reports to: Assistant Manager, Education

Classification: Union, Unit 3

Rate: $14.24 – $18.85

Hours: Monday to Friday 7:30am-3:30pm, 8:00am – 4:00pm or

9:30am-5:30pm (shifts may vary)40 hours/week

Start Date: March 20th, 2023 – March 31, 2023

Closing Date for Internal Applicants: January 29, 2023

Position Summary:
The Camp Counsellor is responsible for providing an engaging, interactive, and

educational experience with animals for children. The Camp Counsellor leads group

activities, maintains safety of campers and visiting pets and participates fully in

preparation of day camp activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Integrate “teachable moments” into the camp program format
  • Prepare for each camp day
  • Lead small group activities
  • Organize and facilitate games, crafts and daily activities
  • Notify the Camp Supervisor promptly of any concerns/questions
  • Aid in the setup and cleanup of activities
  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to every day to ensure participants have an

unforgettable experience

  • Maintain positive morale that will be adopted by all our staff, volunteers,

parents/guardians and the children attending the camp

  • Other duties as reasonably assigned

Standards of Performance:

  • Keeping the mission of The Winnipeg Humane Society in the forefront when

performing job duties, as well as when representing The Winnipeg Humane

Society both inside and outside the shelter environment.

  • Exemplary level of care is provided to each animal consistent with Humane

Society policies and procedures.

  • Effective communication with fellow staff on an ongoing basis; a respectful

workplace is maintained at all times.

  • Successful and thorough completion of assigned job duties within reasonable

time limits.

  • Reliability and diligence in position.

Authority to perform all assigned duties and responsibilities within established policies

and procedures.

Directly accountable to the Manager, Education for the performance of all assigned

duties and responsibilities. Must be able to take direction and work closely with the

Camp Supervisor.

Exemplifies Winnipeg Humane Society’s Core Values:

  • We are and always will be humane
  • We sincerely respect each other
  • We communicate proactively, and we listen
  • We are humble, and we are always willing to accept better and new ideas
  • We are committed to transparency and accountability

Participates in creating a thriving Culture of Philanthropy at Winnipeg Humane Society


  • Being knowledgeable and supportive of WHS programs
  • Sharing their passion for service to animals, people, and our community with our


  • Serving as an inspiration to all guests by providing an exemplary level of animal

care and guest service

  • Being able to communicate a compelling case for support that demonstrates

the impact of philanthropy on Winnipeg Humane Society

Interpersonal Relationships:
Has frequent contact with WHS staff, volunteers, suppliers, vendors, and public.

Abilities, Skills & Knowledge:

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as presentation


  • Ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally

at all times

  • Ability to build positive and productive working relationships
  • Strong teamworking qualities, with the ability to work with staff from other

departments and taking initiative to contribute new ideas

  • Able to work independently or as a team
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Creative problem solving and resolution skills

Education, Training & Knowledge:
The following are mandatory qualifications for this role:

  • Demonstrated professionalism and responsibility
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings, and some holidays as required

The following qualifications are desired and would be considered assets:

  • 18 years of age, or older preferred
  • Post-secondary education in Early Childhood Education or relevant course of

study, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Previous experience in a non-profit environment
  • Demonstrated experience in childcare, motivating and working with children

ages 6-13

  • Demonstrated experience delivering engaging community programs

Forward your resume and cover letter to:
Attention: Danisha Jarrett

[email protected]ipeghumanesociety.ca

Please quote #2023-7-1

The WHS is committed to providing accessible employment and ensuring that our recruitment,

assessment, and selection process is barrier-free. If a candidate requires accommodation during

the hiring process, Human Resources Services will work with the individual to meet their needs.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be

contacted. For more information and other employment opportunities, visit


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Company: Winnipeg Humane Society –

Company Location:  Winnipeg, MB

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