Returning Staff Application 2020

There is no other work environment or group of people that can concentrate so much learning and support into just a few short weeks. You will undeniably learn more about yourself and others in a summer at camp than any other place. Am I right or am I right?

How is this possible? We have to find and hire dedicated, passionate, skilled and hardworking team members. The creation of our inclusive and supportive camp community is vital to bringing quality programming and valuable camp experiences to our campers. Are you up for the challenge?

If so, please thoughtfully complete this application. Your feedback and thoughts are valuable to the progress of Camp Trillium, Rainbow Lake and how we can continually improve where and how we work.
Being a part of the community starts now!

Current Contact Information: (How can the Camp DIrector reach you in January)

Please choose your top 3 positions of interest:
    Swim Instructor (NL or BrX) – assist campers to develop their swimming skills in the Lake and the pool. Bronze Cross is a minimum requirement for this position.

    Group Leader – general camp counselor that transitions with the group to the different camp activities.

    Fishing & Archery Instructor – assist campers to develop their skills and comfort in archery and fishing. No certification is required.

    Project Wilderness Instructor – assist campers to develop an appreciation for natural environment and their outdoor skills. No certification is required.

    Photography Instructor – assist campers in the development of their skills and understanding of digital cameras and equipment.

    Canoe/Kayak Instructor (NL or BrX) – assist campers to develop their skills and comfort in canoes and kayaks. Bronze Cross is a minimum requirement for this position.

    Sailing Instructor (NL or BrX) - assist campers to develop their skills and comfort in sailing on a small lake with Pico/Laser boats. Bronze Cross is a minimum requirement for this position.

    Arts & Crafts Instructor - assist campers develop an appreciation for their creative crafting skills. No certification is required.

    Aerial Playground Instructor - assist campers to develop their skills and comfort in rock climbing and on an aerial climbing course. Climbing experience is preferred and training is provided.

    Social Media Staff – create video that captures the essence of camp days. Coordinate our photo sharing and session slide shows.

    Activity Coordinator – Coordinates Land and Water Activity Areas & Instructors (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support). An Activity Coordinator is hired when Land and Water Coordinators are not separated. NL is required.

    Land Coordinator - Coordinates Land Activity Areas & Instructors (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support).

    Water Coordinator - Coordinates Water Activity Areas & Instructors (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support). NL is required.

    Cabin Coordinator - Coordinates Cabin & Overnight Activity & Group Leaders (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support).

    Volunteer Coordinator - Coordinates Volunteer Program & Volunteers on site (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support).

    Supported Volunteer Coordinator - Coordinates Supported Volunteer Program & Supported Volunteers on site (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support).

    TLP Coordinator – Coordinates Teen Leadership Program including the Grand River Canoe Trips (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support).

    Quest or Intern Coordinator –Coordinates Quest or Intern program and supports campers growth and relationship building as a group or special friend (Program safety & quality, Training and Supervision).

    Aerial Playground Coordinator- Coordinates High & Low Ropes Playgrounds & Instructors (Program safety & quality, Training, Supervision and Support).


    Each program area works within a team of 2 to 5 instructors that plan and run the activity area under in conjunction with the Activity Coordinator

List your top 3 positions in order of preference:

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Thank you for helping to work towards ensuring Camp Trillium is the best it can be and the best place to work it can. Our next summer team starts here with your contribution!

All applicants will receive a response to confirm the receipt of application within 5 business days. If you have not heard from a director please contact at kelleys@camptrillium.com or Zoe@camptrillium.com.