Work at Camp

Interested in joining the Camp Kanata staff?

Camp Kanata staff members are carefully selected to ensure they enjoy teaching and mentoring young people. Camp staff work outside through all kinds of weather – the chill of fall and the heat of summer. They lead by example, demonstrate strength of character and being a positive role model.

Summer 2022 Opportunities

Think you fit the bill?

Read more about our Summer Cabin Counselors and Summer Camp Nurses positions. We also offer hourly lifeguard positions during the summer. 


Available Positions

Cabin Counselors

YMCA Camp Kanata is seeking leaders to serve as counselors for the summer of 2022. Counselors live with and care for campers in their cabins and instruct a variety of activities throughout the summer.

Pool and Waterfront Lifeguard

YMCA Camp Kanata is seeking qualified lifeguards to work during the summer of 2022 at both our pool and lake waterfront.  Our lifeguards are responsible for the well-being of our campers and staff who are in and around the swimming pool and waterfront and also the Kerr YMCA swim team participants.

Kitchen Staff

YMCA Camp Kanata is seeking positive, encouraging, cause-driven team members to work in our dining hall kitchen. Kitchen team members are responsible to help prepare meals in a safe and clean environment as well as communicate pertinent information to each other and other staff.