STEM Counsellor in Training (CIT): Job Description

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

Please check back in January to apply for our summer postings! We hope to see you soon!

Why Work at STEM Camp

Monday to Friday work schedule – weekends off!  

Canada Day and Civic Holiday Off

Career pathing – get experience in the STEM fields

Rewards and Recognition

Fun work environment and culture while working with children

Daytime work hours

Future Opportunities

"I loved working at STEM Camp for my second year!!! I am definitely applying next summer in hopes of being the camp leader. I had an amazing summer!"

~ Counsellor, Summer 2022


The responsibilities of a Counsellor in Training include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with inquiry and discussion surrounding the camp activities  
  • Assisting campers in learning about STEM Camp projects 
  • Creating a fun, enjoyable, and safe atmosphere for campers 
  • Modelling appropriate behaviour and positive interactions  
  • 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, and good decision-making 
  • Being self-confident and able to accept and adopt constructive feedback 
  • Accept guidance and instructions from the Camp Coordinator 

Job Requirements

  • Commit to a minimum of (1) full week of volunteer work during the camp season
  • Experience working with children is considered an asset  
  • Currently attending high school 
  • Arrive on time for scheduled shifts 
  • Have good communication skills 

We would love to hear from you!

Our Mission

STEM Camp is a Canadian not for profit organization with a mission to inspire Canadian youth in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.

Contact Us

123 Huron St. Embro, Ontario N0J 1J0