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Located in St-Donat, 90 minutes north of Montréal, Camp La Grande Aventure…en Anglais! is an English Immersion summer camp that also offers a spring school program.

For more information, please consult the other tabs on this web site or contact Emma Kennedy, camp director.
To apply please send your résumé by email to info@grandeaventureenanglais.com

For a fun filled summer and a unique experience, come and join our dynamic team!

Camp Counsellor wanted
Camp Outdoor Instructors
Camp Lifeguard / Health Care
Assistant Cook
Kitchen Helper / Dish Washer
Associate Counsellor

 

 


 

Camp Counsellor wanted !

Duration :

Two work periods are available:
– May 22nd to August 17th, 2019
– June 13th to August 17th, 2019
(these periods include paid training)

Responsibilities :

– Supervise a group of 10 to 11 children from 8 to 16 years of age with an other counsellor.
– Lead English language workshops taught an training to a group of 5 campers of the same age group.
– Accompany 10 to 11 campers with the outdoor instructor in outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, rock climbing, mountain biking.
– Elaborate, animate and participate as a team in camp activities and play team sports with the campers.

Prerequisites :

– 18 years of age and over.
– Speak and write fluent English.
– Enjoy working with children of all ages in an outdoor setting.
– Mature, responsible, motivated, creative, team oriented, energetic with animator’s qualities.
– Have a valid First Aid Certification.
– Experience in tutoring, coaching or teaching as well as any special skills like dancing, music, arts, outdoors sports would be an asset.

Compensation :

High end of salary scale for summer camp jobs. Previous camp counsellor experience will be taken into consideration in salary offer. Food and board provided for camp counsellors.


 

Camp Outdoor Instructors wanted !

Duration :

May 16th to August 17th, 2019.

Outdoor instructors will be paid for attending 2 training period.

Responsibilities :

– Lead campers and counsellors during canoe-camping trips and trekking trips of 2 and 3 days.
– In camping, responsible for safety, food planning, equipments and animation. At camp, responsible for camp fire, animation and equipment.
– Accompany campers and counsellors in day trip activities such as canoeing, rock climbing and mountain biking. Responsible for training campers in those activities.
– Responsible for good maintenance of outdoor equipment such as mountain bikes, canoes and rock climbing equipment.

Prerequisites :

– 18 years of age and over.
– Fluent in English.
– Enjoy working with children of all ages in an outdoor setting.
– Mature, responsible, motivated, creative, team oriented, energetic with animator’s qualities.
– Have a valid First Aid Certification.
– Experience in at least one of these fields: canoeing, rock-climbing, mountain biking. Special skills like, bicycle maintenance, environmental knowledge, outdoor sports, survival skills, music would be an asset.

Compensation :

High end of salary scale for summer camp jobs. Previous outdoor instructor experience will be taken into consideration in salary offer. Food and board provided for outdoor instructors.


 

Camp Lifeguard wanted !

Duration :

2 possible work period:IMG_0241

May 22nd to August 17th, 2019 or
June 13th to August 17th, 2019 (2 days Waterfront Beach training is mandatory and paid by the camp, dates to be confirmed)

Responsibilities :

– Lifeguard: Supervise and ensure the security of swimmers at the lake for a period of 2 to 3 hours per day.
– Make a regular detailed account of swimmers in the water.
– Initiate water games with the help of camp counsellors.
– Take charge and animate a conversation workshop of 5 campers.
– Elaborate, animate and participate in camp activities and play team sport with the campers.

Prerequisites :

– 18 years of age and over.
– Fluent in English.
– Enjoy working with children of all ages in an outdoor setting.
– Mature, responsible, motivated, creative, team oriented, energetic.
– Lifeguard prerequisites: Have an up to date national lifeguard certification for pool given by the Canadian Lifeguard Association. A lifeguard-Waterfront/beach certification would be an asset.
– Have a valid First Aid Certification.
– Experience as a lifeguard and in at least one of the different outdoor activities such as canoeing, rock climbing, mountain biking would be an asset.

Compensation :

High end of salary scale for summer camp jobs. Previous experience will be taken into consideration in salary offer. Food and board provided for counsellor-lifeguard.


Assistant Cook wanted !

Duration :

2 possible work period:IMG_1708

May 25th to August 17th, 2019 or
June 23rd to August 17th, 2019.

Responsibilities :

– Every morning, meet with the chef to establish tasks of the day.
– Follow the chef’s instruction.
– Help prepare/ serve meals and snacks on established schedule.
– Make sure the kitchen and cafeteria is clean at all times.

Prerequisites :

– 18 years of age and over.
– Secondary 5 or studies in cooking school.
– Able to serve and speak English to campers.
– Qualities needed: disciplined, mature, respectful, punctual and like kids.
– Respect dressing code, rules and sanitary regulation at camp.
– Experience in a kitchen is an asset.

Compensation :

40 hours a week. Salary to be discuss.


Kitchen Helper / Dish Washer wanted !

Duration :1

Two work periods are available:

May 25th to August 17th, 2019
June 23rd to August 17th, 2019. These dates  include 2 paid training.

Responsibilities :

– Meet with cook every day to establish tasks of the day.
– Help prepare and serve meals and snacks.
– Clean tables after each meal, empty garbage and clean kitchen and cafeteria’s floor every day.
– Clean trays and dishes (automatic dishwasher available).

Prerequisites :

– 16 years of age and over.
– Able to serve and speak English to campers is a plus.
– Qualities needed: disciplined, mature, respectful, punctual, good humour and like kids.
– Experience in a kitchen is an asset.
– Respect dressing code, rules and sanitary regulation at camp.

Compensation :

Minimum salary.


 Associate Counsellor !

This is a new job opportunity for young adults 18 and up who want to improve their English skills while working at camp.  

Duration:

2 possible work period:
May 27th to August 17th, 2019 or
June 13th to August 17th, 2019.

Job description:

-Follow a conversational workshop of 2 hours, 5 times a week to improve ones English competencies.
-Junior counsellor between  kitchen shifts. Will assist in the animation of conversational workshops for campers and assist in certain outdoor activities, will participate in night games and help during bedtime. 
-During the day for one meal (2-3 hours per day): help in the preparation of meals and snacks, serve the meals, clean dishes and trays (automatic dishwasher), clean tables after meals, empty garbage and clean kitchen floor. 

Prerequisites:

-18 years of age and over. 
-Have a basic foundation in English (not necessarily bilingual). 
-Required qualities: disciplined, mature, having initiative, respectful, punctual, good humor and enjoy working with kids.  
-Respect the dress code and sanitary requirements of the camp.

-Have a valid First aid certification

Compensation:

Paid by the week, food and board provided.