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Camp Impeesa Jobs

Working at Camp Impeesa is a life changing and upmost rewarding experience. Our small staff team become a family of hard working and caring individuals in just a few short months. Our staff shares a common bond and love for the outdoors, adventure, working with children and developing self-worth. Staff are supported from the day they are hired until the last day of camp. We take the time to provide hands on, experiential training and give time for staff to develop the skills they will require to do the job.

  • Qualifications
  • Camp Impeesa is interested in staff who:

    • Are fully committed to the summer camp experience
    • Are youth focused
    • Enjoy being outdoors and comfortable in all types of weather
    • Are not afraid to participate in all camp activity along side campers
    • Can accept constructive feedback and have full open communication
    • Are willing to go above and beyond to help out in all areas and aspects of camp
    • Can accept that camp is NOT a 9 to 5 job
    • Will work evenings and weekends
    • Can commit to 4 months living, breathing and being at camp
    • Can abide by and follow all camp policies and procedures
  • Benefits
  • What are the Benefits of working at camp:

    • Training, to gain experience and knowledge of our programs and it’s delivery. All staff are paid during staff training.
    • Wilderness First Aid certification. Is offered to our staff in the spring at no cost to our staff.
    • Very little expenses over the summer. We cover your room and board and pay you while you are working at camp.
    • Experience and resume building. Camp adds a lot to anybody’s resume for future employment opportunity.
  • What Can you Expect?
  • What can you expect from Camp?

    • A place to stay: All staff are provided with full room and board while working at camp. Our onsite cook that will provide all staff and participants with meals and snacks. In the spring staff may share a common kitchen and make their own meals, also sharing the responsibility of cooking, organizing and cleaning up after each other. Staff will live on site in one of our rustic cabins, tents or yurts with access to full bathrooms, showers and laundry close by.
    • Salary: All staff are paid for the great job they do throughout the spring and summer at our camps. Salary is based on the job position and the number of seasons at camp.
    • Staff Training: All staff will take part in mandatory staff training which takes place at our various camp locations and will be on-going during the spring and beginning of summer. We will cover all aspects of camp life, our programs and procedures. Once training begins ALL staff will be expected to be at camp for the duration of the training. Once our spring camp training is complete staff will take part in our will complete summer camp training after our spring session is over in June. All staff will participate in a backpacking training and wilderness camping sessions. At Camp Impeesa staff can expect a variety of experiences and adventures with a lot of hard work and effort. We always have fun and camp definitely makes for a rewarding and exciting summer.

    Available Camp Jobs

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  • Camp Counselor
  • This is a seasonal spring and summer position

    The camp counselor delivers our residential summer camp, rental programs and educational school programs at Camp Impeesa. Candidates with a passion for the outdoors and interest in inspiring that passion in young people will be a good fit for this position. They will help deliver the schools and scouting program in the spring session then transition into our residential summer camp program. They will also plan and lead any out trip and backpacking trips into the backcountry with our summer program.

    This position is the primary caregiver for our campers and requires staff to plan, teach, coordinate and carry out all camp activities and guide campers in their personal growth at camp. This includes all theme days and out trip days. Candidates must be comfortable in participating in and teaching outdoor pursuits activities including camping, hiking, backpacking, canoeing etc. He or she must have the ability to “wear many hats” and be flexible with the ever changing camp community.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working with youth and adult groups in a positive and enthusiastic manner
    • Any Summer camp experience an asset
    • Provide a clear and clean police record check with vulnerable sector check prior to start date
    • Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum
    • Completion or willingness to complete Scouts Canada’s online adult screening and training
    • Completion or willingness to complete the RESPECT in Sport for Activity Leaders Training at your cost
    • Comfortable living on site at camp in a rustic setting for the duration of the position
    • Able to work above and beyond an 8 hour day including evenings and weekends
    • Must be flexible and willing to accept daily and last minute changes in duties
    • Abilities in problem solving
    • Willingness to learn new skills
    • Experience in outdoor pursuits an asset

    Application and Hiring:

    • Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted
    • Apply by submitting an online application form
    • Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled

    Questions or for more Information contact:

    Blake Edwards, Program Manager
    P.O Box 3040, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0 Phone: 403 – 815-2150
    Email: bedwards@scouts.ca

  • Adventure Facilitator
  • This is a seasonal spring and summer position

    The Adventure Facilitator is our specialist in delivering Impeesa’s key high adventure program activities. They are trained safety experts in the operation and facilitation of our climbing tower, bouldering wall, low ropes course, double zip line and high ropes elements. They serve to deliver programs to our summer camp sessions, rental member groups and non-member groups including schools and other organizations. They will also help deliver parts of the camp staff training in collaboration with the Assistant Program Coordinator.

    As part of the AF’s other duties, when not assigned to a specific program activity, they will take on a specialty role in either camp property, summer camp resource or rental group resource. Time will be split between both aspects of the role.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working with youth and adult groups in a positive and enthusiastic manner
    • Summer camp experience serving 1 or more seasons at a camp an asset
    • Certification or the willingness to obtain certification in all element program activities offered at Camp Impeesa, Level 1 minimum
    • Provide a clear and clean police record check with vulnerable sector check prior to start date
    • Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum
    • Completion or willingness to complete Scouts Canada’s online adult screening and training
    • Completion or willingness to complete the RESPECT in Sport for Activity Leaders Training at your cost
    • Comfortable living on site at camp in a rustic setting for the duration of the position
    • Able to work above and beyond an 8 hour day including evenings and weekends

    Skills and Experiences:

    • Provide a clear police record check
    • Provide a clear drivers abstract
    • Comfortable working with youth of all ages
    • Able to work full days of 8 hours + in all weather and conditions including weekends
    • Able to work independently
    • Experience in climbing and comfortable at heights
    • Experience planning youth programs an asset
    • Experience supervising staff an asset
    • Management experience an asset

    Application and Hiring:

    • Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted
    • Apply by submitting an online application form
    • Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled

    Questions or for more Information contact:

    Blake Edwards, Program Manager
    P.O Box 3040, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0 Phone: 403 – 815-2150
    Email: bedwards@scouts.ca

  • Lifeguard
  • This is a seasonal spring and summer position

    The Lifeguard will supervise activities located at our lakeside swim area at Camp Impeesa. This includes swim periods, waterfront events and all other water sport activity. We are looking for someone with lifeguarding experience and a high level of maturity. Red Cross swimming lessons are sometimes offered throughout the summer and lifeguards with swimming instructor experience and certification will be considered and sought after first. Training in Canoeing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding will be provided to ensure our lifeguards are ready to teach these programs.

    As part of the lifeguards other duties they will work closely with the camp ranger on the daily maintenance and up keep of the waterfront and other various locations around camp. They may be trained to will work with our program staff to help run other camp program areas including the archery range, tomahawks and summer camp.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience guarding and teaching swimming lessons an asset
    • Provide a clear and clean police record check with vulnerable sector check prior to start date
    • Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum
    • Current Lifesaving NL certificate
    • Completion or willingness to complete the Waterfront NL course
    • Current swimming instructor certificate (Red Cross program) an asset
    • Current Lifesaving Society instructor certificate an asset
    • Completion or willingness to complete Scouts Canada’s online adult screening and training
    • Completion or willingness to complete the RESPECT in Sport for Activity Leaders Training at your cost
    • Comfortable living on site at camp in a rustic setting for the duration of the position
    • Able to work above and beyond an 8 hour day including evenings and weekends
    • Must be flexible and willing to accept daily and last minute changes in duties
    • Abilities in problem solving

    Skills and Experiences:

    • 16 years old +
    • Standard First Aid and CPR
    • Current NL certificate
    • Current swimming instructor certificate (Red Cross program)
    • Current Lifesaveing society instructor certificate an asset
    • Experience guarding and teaching swimming lessons an asset
    • Provide a clear police record check and vulnerable sector check
    • Comfortable in a rustic type of accommodation including basic cabin and/or tent
    • Good fitness ability
    • Ability to work with others
    • Experience working with youth in a summer camp environment an asset
    • Abilities in problem solving
    • Willingness to learn new skills

    Application and Hiring:

    • Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted
    • Apply by submitting an online application form
    • Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled

    Questions or for more Information contact:

    Blake Edwards, Program Manager
    P.O Box 3040, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0 Phone: 403 – 815-2150
    Email: bedwards@scouts.ca

  • Dining Hall Steward
  • This is a seasonal spring and summer position

    The Dining Hall Steward is responsible for assisting the camp cook with food preparation, clean up and washing of dishing from within the kitchen and the dining hall at Camp Impeesa. This position will also be responsible for the daily care and cleaning of the dining hall including sweeping, mopping, general cleaning, and re-stocking of supplies.

    Qualifications:

    • 16 + years old
    • Provide a clear and clean police record check with vulnerable sector check prior to start date
    • Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum
    • Safe Food Handling certificate an asset
    • Completion or willingness to complete Scouts Canada’s online adult screening and training
    • Completion or willingness to complete the RESPECT in Sport for Activity Leaders Training at your cost
    • Comfortable living on site at camp in a rustic setting for the duration of the position
    • Able to work above and beyond an 8 hour day including evenings and weekends
    • Must be flexible and willing to accept daily and last minute changes in duties
    • Abilities in problem solving
    • Ability to spend the majority of the day standing, bending and lifting

    Skills and Experiences:

    • 16 years old +
    • Standard First Aid and CPR
    • Provide a clear police record check
    • Safe Food Handling certificate an asset
    • Good fitness ability
    • Experience working in the food service industry as asset
    • Ability to work with others
    • Experience working with youth in a summer camp environment an asset
    • Abilities in problem solving
    • Willingness to learn new skills

    Application and Hiring:

    • Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted
    • Apply by submitting an online application form
    • Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled

    Questions or for more Information contact:

    Blake Edwards, Program Manager
    P.O Box 3040, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0 Phone: 403 – 815-2150
    Email: bedwards@scouts.ca

  • Assistant Cook
  • This is a seasonal summer position

    The Assistant Cook will be supervised and work closely with the Camp Cook in the Impeesa commercial kitchen. They will assist in the daily preparation, cooking and serving of a number of meals and snacks each day. This position can expect a variety of food and meal preparation duties including baking, barbecuing, roasting, frying, knife work and equipment usage. Other duties can include receiving and sorting food delivery orders, cleaning, dishwashing and overseeing the dining hall steward.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience preparing, cooking and serving food to more than 20 + person, for youth and adults alike.
    • Experience working in a fast paced, varied environment
    • Provide a clear and clean police record check with vulnerable sector check prior to start date
    • Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum
    • Current Food Safe Handling Certificate
    • Completion or willingness to complete Scouts Canada’s online adult screening and training
    • Completion or willingness to complete the RESPECT in Sport for Activity Leaders Training at your cost
    • Comfortable living on site at camp in a rustic setting for the duration of the position or with the option to provide own accommodation on site or with the option to live of site
    • Able to work above and beyond an 8 hour day including evenings and weekends
    • Must be flexible and willing to accept daily and last minute changes in duties
    • Abilities in problem solving

    Application and Hiring:

    • Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted
    • Apply by submitting an online application form from the camp webpage, http://www.campimpeesa.ca/jobs
    • Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled

    Questions or for more Information contact:

    Debbie Sahara, Camp Cook
    P.O Box 3040, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0 Phone: 403 – 627-4805

  • Assistant Ranger
  • Job Description coming soon.

    Questions or for more Information contact:

    Blake Edwards, Program Manager
    P.O Box 3040, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0 Phone: 403 – 815-2150
    Email: bedwards@scouts.ca