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Outdoor Summer Camp Program Staff (Play in the Park 2022)

Req ID: 21137
Vacancy Type: Seasonal 
Number of Positions: 50  
Closing Date: 02/06/2022

Job Summary

Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special! You will be part of a team of engaging, enthusiastic, and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors, and businesses of Mississauga.

Enthusiasm for working with children is the name of the game! We provide creative and unique speciality programs to meet the diverse needs of each local area. We provide an inclusive camp experience where camp personnel will be required to work with participants with different needs including children with disabilities, children with behaviour challenges, newcomers, and language barriers. You will make a difference in your community and will leave a lasting impression on the children and youth who attend the camps.

Please note:  Due to the uncertainty we are facing regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the City's programming restrictions, the recruitment of these positions is dependent on available vacancies and business needs.

Here are our tentative camp locations:

  • Brickyard Park & Community Commons
  • Ceremonial Green Park & Barondale Park
  • Forest Glen Park & Burnhamdale Park
  • Rosebush Park & Neebin Park
  • Lisgar Park  & Union Park
  • Victory Park
  • Brookmede Park
  • Hillside Park
  • Serson Park

Employees can be assigned to any location within Mississauga or re-deployed to various locations, shifts and/or assigned a variety of job responsibilities on a day-to-day basis.

We are hiring for the following positions for Summer Camps: (Press links below for full job description)

Learn more from Melanie on what it is like to be a Camp Leader at the City!

Minimum Job Requirements

  • The successful candidate must possess a valid Emergency First Aid and CPR B or Standard First Aid and CPR C (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross Society, St. John’s Ambulance or the Canadian Ski Patrol) certification (must be recognized by WSIB) by June 27, 2022. The award must be current during the employment period.
  • The successful candidate must possess a valid HIGH FIVE ® Principles of Healthy Child Development certification by June 27, 2022.
  • Previous experience working with children an asset.
  • A Level 3 - Vulnerable Sector Check will be required of the successful candidate, as a condition of employment, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Special Instructions

Please note: You are required to complete the below form and upload it as an "Additional Document" as part of your application.

Consent to Contact References
1. Click this link and complete the Consent to Contact References
2. Save the document as Your Name_Consent to Contact References and add as an additional document on your application.

Additional Information

Staff will be paid minimum wage on an hourly basis for attending required trainings or meetings.

Employment Period is from June 27, 2022 - September 2, 2022.

Mandatory Staff Training is tentatively scheduled for May/June 2022.

Please note: Full-time hours are not guaranteed. Hours are dependent on sufficient program registration.

Applications are being accepted online only and will be received up to February 6, 2022. Please note that you will be completing a questionnaire as you submit your application. Please fill this out completely. You will receive a receipt via e-email confirming that your application has been successfully sent.

Any questions regarding the hiring process or information on this job posting should be directed to

If you are interested in working March Break Camps, please apply here: March Break Camps 2022


Hourly Rate/Salary: $15.27 - $23.18 
Hours of Work: up to 40 hours 
Work Location: Various 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Recreation Division ,  
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


COVID-19 Update: As per the City’s Employee and Volunteer COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all external candidates (including previously employed individuals) must show their Fully Vaccinated Confirmation or apply for and receive confirmation of a creed or medical exemption from the City before their first day.

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. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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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