Cabin Leaders

Job Category: Moorelands Camp

Position Type: Summer Job at Overnight Summer Camp

Position Duration: June 17th – August 8th, 2020

Employment Type: Full Time

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

Role Outline

Cabin Leaders work in pairs and are responsible for the health, safety and well-being of each camper in their cabin group. Supervised by the Section Head team, they live in the cabin with the campers and are role models, 24/7. Cabin Leaders take an active role in facilitating cabin group dynamics and interactions. Cabin Leaders program some activities, assist with caring for the camp facility (community care) and may teach in program areas depending on the needs of the camp and skill level. Cabin Leaders also take an active role at the camp of empowering kids through developing their leadership. This is a great opportunity to gain front line experience with children and youth, confidence in group management, and learn key behaviour intervention skill.

Required Qualifications

  • Current Standard First Aid
  • A sincere desire and ability to work with children in an outdoor setting
  • Experience leading children’s programming an asset

Working at Moorelands Kids

Moorelands Kids is dedicated to empowering kids to transform their lives by providing fun, engaging, life and leadership skill-building programs to Toronto children and youth affected by poverty. Every member of our staff team is a leader.  We work hard to build a team environment where open, frank and respectful communications from everyone at every level is essential.  We remain firm in our belief that hard work, leadership and team spirit will be the keys to our success. It’s really quite simple – people make the difference.

Moorelands Kids’ Core Beliefs:

  • We believe that every child has the right to succeed in life.
  • We believe that every child has strengths regardless of their life circumstance.
  • We believe that kids from low-income families face hurdles that other kids don’t, and because of this, they may miss out on reaching their full potential.
  • We believe that equipping kids with the tools to thrive will give them a better chance to achieve success.
  • We believe that their success is our legacy.

Salary Range

These are paid positions. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

An Update from Lynda on COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and public health advice to stay at home, Moorelands Kids’ office staff are working remotely and our office will be virtual from Monday March 16th to Monday, April 6th. After-school programs will not run. Staff members are available by email or phone. Please visit our contact page to get in touch via email or our staff directory for a list of phone numbers.

We continue to accept applications for Moorelands Camp 2020. If you would like to make a donation, please click here or call: 416-466-9987 ext. 309.

New Virtual Programs Launch!

We're excited to launch virtual leadership programs while TDSB schools are closed. Check them out here: Virtual Programs.

If you need information on COVID-19 or health advice, please visit Toronto Public Health’s website. Moorelands Kids will continue to post updates about our services as the situation evolves.

Stay safe and healthy,

Lynda Tilley, Executive Director | Moorelands Kids