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Camp Counsellor, Arts

Req ID: 24677 
Vacancy Type: Seasonal 
Contract Duration: Up to 10 weeks

Number of Positions: 2  
Closing Date: 05/23/2024

Job Summary

Are you passionate about history, nature and the arts? Are you interested in building a career in the museum sector? Consider joining the Museum's of Mississauga's education team for a fun-filled and rewarding experience as a Summer Camp Counsellor at the Bradley Museum.


The successful candidates will be responsible for providing instruction and supervision for all museum camp related activities as indicated by program outlines and to provide a safe and fun environment that meets the needs of all participants.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement a comprehensive, inclusive museum camp program to meet the needs of all participants ensuring that the HIGH FIVE Principles and Design Guidelines are met as well as meeting the Course Objectives as outlined in the Core Plans.
  • Ensure supervision of campers at all times and provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants by adhering to department safety standards and assisting with emergency procedures as required.
  • Support objectives and goals of all museum camp programs through quality instruction and excellent customer and staff relationships.
  • Complete all administrative duties accurately and on time, including sign in/sign out, safety checks, accident incident reports, and ensure communication with Supervisor.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children.
  • Emergency First Aid Certificate/CPR B, (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross Society,  St. John’s Ambulance or the Canadian Ski Patrol).
  • HIGH FIVE ® Principles of Healthy Child Development.
  • Educational background in history and/or museum studies considered an asset.
  • Experience working or volunteering in historic houses, museums, galleries and/or outdoor nature programs considered an asset.
  • Criminal Record Search, Vulnerable Sector Screening that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga.

Hourly Rate/Salary: $17.70 - $21.08
Hours of Work: Up to 40 hours 
Work Location: Bradley Museum 
Organization Unit: CMS/Museum & Education 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Parks, Forestry & Environment , Indigenous Rel, Heritage & Museums 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City of Mississauga is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that fosters a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion which broadly reflects the communities and residents we serve. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent. 

Learn more about the City’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

The City of Mississauga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to removing barriers in our selection process for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. 

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.




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