STEM Volunteer Counsellor in Training (CIT): Job Description

The role of Volunteer 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.

Applications open January 15th! 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

Multiple locations to choose from! For a full list of our Summer 2024 sites please visit: STEM Camp Ontario Locations List for a list of our NEW British Columbia locations, click HERE

"The best part of my job was building connections with campers and sharing my knowledge in STEM concepts. I found it very rewarding!"

~ Camp Coordinator, Summer 2023


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!