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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.

Requirements

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.

Transportation

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.

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NEW STAFF APPLICATION
RETURNING STAFF APPLICATION

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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.

Job Opportunities

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.

Archery
Baseball
Unit Heads
Farm Animals
Music/Singing for Younger Children
Ceramics
Camp Counsellors
Cooking/Baking
Yoga
Pool Supervisors
Baseball/Softball
Ropes Course
Lacrosse
Swim Instructors/Lifeguards
Games of Strategy (eg. Chess)
Horseback Riding (English)

Gymnastics/Acro
Ice Hockey
Baton Twirling
Golf
Jewelry & Beadmaking
Rock Climbing
Dance
Groundskeeper & Maintenance
Recording Studio
Journalism/Photography
Drama/Musical Theatre
Special Needs Counsellors
Woodworking
Soccer
Badminton
Multi-Media Instructor
Skateboarding

Camp Nurse (R.N./R.P.N.)
Martial Arts/Karate
Science Instructor
In-Line & Ball Hockey
Nursing Assistants
Copper Enameling
Cheerleading
Drums
Office Help
Arts & Crafts
Breakdancing
Mountain Biking
Tennis
Flag Football
Magic
Visual Arts/Drawing
Sewing/Fashion Design
Science
Guitar