You should too!
Our philosophy is that happy staff make for happy campers. We therefore create a work environment that is fun, challenging, and supportive. Staff should be prepared to come to camp everyday ready to sing, dance, cheer, get wet, get dirty, and have fun!
With hundreds of staff hired each year you are certain to make many long lasting new friendships and memories…it’s Where You Belong!
Our various camp programs run from July 3 – September 1, 2017. There are great employment opportunities still available for 4, 6, 8 or 9 weeks.
FREE daily camp bus transportation is available for staff throughout the summer.
Before applying please read this page in its entirety.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE
TO THE CAMP OFFICE FOR YOUR INTERVIEW.
Make sure that you have arranged for your own transportation to your camp interview. Our address is 11123 Kennedy Road in Markham. We are located 3 km North of Major Mackenzie Drive on the east side of Kennedy. View our location on a map.
You must be at least completing Grade 10 (as of June 2017) to be considered for a junior staff position at Green Acres.
The minimum employment period is at least 4 consecutive weeks starting in July (July 3 – July 28). August only employment will not be considered at this time, however, we encourage you to complete an online staff application form and indicate your availability. We will keep it on hand for future consideration.
You must be available 5 days a week Monday to Friday. The camp day is approximately 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. plus travel time.
During the camp season, daily transportation to the camp is provided to and from the following areas – Toronto, Beaches, North York, Thornhill, Markham, Richmond Hill, Woodbridge, Vaughan, Aurora, Newmarket, Oak Ridges, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby.
Swim Staff Requirements
All swim staff must have the following qualifications:
Life Saving Bronze Cross Certification or NLS AND
Red Cross Swim Kids Instructor Certification and/or Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor Certification.
Lifesaving Instructor Certification, NLS, CPR, and First Aid are desireable but not mandatory. The camp office must receive photocopies of all your valid certifications no later than June 15, 2017.
Internet Browser requirements to complete our online forms:
Safari 8.0 or higher
Internet Explorer 11 or higher
Chrome 38 or higher
Your application will be reviewed within a few days. Suitable applicants will be contacted by email for an interview appointment. Please be sure to check your junk mail folder.
There are many job opportunities each summer with room for growth and advancement.
Previous camp experience is not required. We are looking for warm, caring, and fun staff with an interest in working with children. Creativity, organization, and good leadership skills are qualities we value.
Music/Singing for Younger Children
Games of Strategy (eg. Chess)
Horseback Riding (English)
Jewelry & Beadmaking
Groundskeeper & Maintenance
Special Needs Counsellors
Camp Nurse (R.N./R.P.N.)
In-Line & Ball Hockey
Arts & Crafts