WE’RE HIRING: Summer Camp Staff

JA South Western Ontario is a member of JA Canada and part of JA Worldwide (JA), the world’s largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating young people about business.  Through the delivery of hands-on, blended learning in entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness, JA empowers young people to grow their entrepreneurial ideas, hone their work skills, manage their earnings, and secure better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Since 1963, schools in South Western Ontario have relied on JA to prepare young people for success in an ever-changing global economy. JA South Western Ontario is responsible for the geographic area including the counties of Essex, Chatham-Kent, Lambton, Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford, Huron, Perth, Bruce, Grey, Wellington, Waterloo, Brant, Hamilton, Haldimand-Norfolk, and Niagara.

JA South Western Ontario is hiring for a variety of positions to support the facilitation of JA Startup Camp, a series of week-long summer day camps for 8-13 year olds in London, Kitchener, and Chatham.

These positions are funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Candidates must be between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply. 

Job Opportunities:

Job Description – Summer Camp Coordinator – London – 8 weeks in July/ August 2022

Job Description – Summer Camp Counsellor – London – 8 weeks in July/ August 2022

Job Description – Summer Camp Counsellor – Kitchener – 6 weeks in July/ August 2022

Job Description – Summer Camp Counsellor – Chatham – 6 weeks in July/ August 2022

JA South Western Ontario is committed to a diverse, inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where differences are valued and respected in all areas of our business.  We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  JA SWO will not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, disability, age (18 and over), record of offenses for which a pardon has been granted, marital status (including same sex partners), family status, or any other grounds prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code.

JA SWO is committed to ensuring the health & safety of our staff, volunteers and program participants.  We follow all public health guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are you ready to be a JA Summer Camp Counsellor? Please submit your cover letter and resume, indicating the position(s) you are interested in, by email to kchafe@jaswo.org by May 20, 2022. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

May 4, 2022