Counsellor In Training (CIT)

The Counsellor in Training (CIT) is a volunteer position with STEM Camp. This is a great opportunity for high school students looking to get some volunteer hours. Counsellors in Training report directly to the Camp Leader. 

As a Counsellor in Training, your duties and responsibilities may include some or all of the following: 

  • Assisting with inquiry and discussion surrounding the camp activities 
  • Assisting campers in learning more about STEM Camp projects; 
  • Creating a fun, enjoyable, and safe atmosphere for campers; 
  • Modelling appropriate behaviour and positive interactions with campers and your peers 
  • Engaging with each camper as they work through activities, 
  •  Ensuring that all campers under your care are treated equally, consistently and fairly; 
  • Demonstrating emotional maturity, a positive attitude, thoughtfulness and stability in decision-making; 
  • Being self-confident and able to accept and adopt constructive feedback; 
  • Carry out your tasks efficiently and honestly;
  • Accept guidance and instructions from the Camp Leader;
  • Keep internal information confidential.

Job Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Commit to a minimum of (1) full week of volunteer work during the camp season
  • Experience working with children is considered an asset 
  • Attending high school
  • Counsellors in Training are expected to be on time for scheduled shifts
  • Good communication skills 
  • Proof of full vaccination against Covid-19, including any booster shots per the direction of public health is required upon hire.

Note: Candidates applying for any position with STEM Camp must have proof of First Aid Certification as well as a recent (within the last two years) Police Check in the Vulnerable Sector, unless these services are currently unavailable (proof of unavailability will be required).