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Camp Green Acres – Where You Belong!

We are a country day camp for kids and teens ages 3 to 15 years. We are looking for staff who enjoy working with children and who want to experience an incredible summer of fun, new friendships and lifelong memories. 

Our various camp programs run from June 29 – September 4. There are great employment opportunities still available.  FREE daily camp bus transportation is available for staff throughout the summer.

 

You must read the following before completing the staff employment application!

 
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 the camp office. Our address is 11123 Kennedy Road in Markham. We are located 3 km North of Major Mackenzie Drive on the east side of Kennedy. Check out our location map of the camp.

Requirements

  • You must be at least completing Grade 10 (as of June 2015) to be considered for a junior staff position at Green Acres.
  • The minimum employment period is at least 4 consecutive weeks starting in July (June 29 – July 24).  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 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:

  • a) a Life Saving Bronze Cross Certification or NLS and,
  • b) a 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 1, 2015.

 

You are now ready to complete our Online Staff Application Form. If you are a returning staff to Green Acres you must complete our Online Returning Staff Application Form.

Internet Browser requirements to complete our online forms:
Safari 6.1 or higher
Internet Explorer 10 or higher
Chrome 27 or higher

 

It’s not necessary for a potential staff member to have had any previous camp experience. Interest in children, patience and sensitivity are the most important assets we look for in an applicant. If you are unsure about the position you would like to apply for, you will have the opportunity to review your interests with the Camp Director during your interview. 

  • Unit Heads
  • Farm Animals
  • Music/Singing for Younger Children
  • Ceramics
  • Camp Counsellors
  • Archery
  • 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 Enamelling
  • Cheerleading
  • Drums
  • Office Help
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Breakdancing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tennis
  • Flag Football
  • Magic
  • Visual Arts/Drawing
  • Sewing/Fashion Design
  • Science
  • Guitar