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Summer Camp Leaders 2022 - Community Centre Job Opportunities

Req ID: 20951
Vacancy Type: Seasonal 
Number of Positions: 350  
Closing Date: 05/31/2022

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:

*We are currently looking to hire for Camp Coordinators at Paramount Fine Foods Centre and Meadowvale and Camp Site Leaders at Mississauga Valley*

  • BraeBen Golf Course
  • Burnhamthorpe Community Centre
  • Carmen Corbasson Community Centre
  • Churchill Meadows Community Centre 
  • Clarkson Community Centre/Port Credit Arena
  • Courtneypark Activitiy Centre
  • Erin Meadows Community Centre 
  • Frank McKechnie Community Centre
  • Huron Park Recreation Centre
  • Malton Community Centre
  • Meadowvale Community Centre 
  • Mississauga Valley Community Centre
  • Paramount Fine Foods Centre/Iceland Arena
  • River Grove Community Centre
  • South Common Community Centre
  • Vic Johnston Arena

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.

Additional Information

Hourly Rate:

  • The duties and responsibilities of the Camp Leaders are reflected in the hourly rate of pay of $15.54 - $23.59.
  • 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 April 25, 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

Special Instructions

Please note: You are required to complete both forms below and upload them as an "Additional Document" as part of the application process.

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

Candidate Information Questionnaire
1. Click this link and complete the Candidate Information Questionnaire
2. Save the document as Your Name_Candidate Information Questionnaire and add as an additional document on your application

Hourly Rate/Salary: $15.54 - $23.59   
Hours of Work: up to 40 hours   
Work Location: Various Location
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Recreation Division , 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union   


COVID-19 Update: 

This position has been deemed to require full vaccination as per the Peel Medical Officer of Health who has required this pursuant to a regulation under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020. This is to mitigate the elevated risk of COVID-19 transmission in organized sports/recreation. Proof of Fully Vaccinated Confirmation or a City approved medical exemption will be required your before first day. As Per the City's Employee Recruitment 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 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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