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 2021 Opportunities

Think you fit the bill?

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

Applications for all Summer 2021 positions will be available November 2nd.

Available Positions

Cabin Counselors

YMCA Camp Kanata is seeking role models to serve as counselors for the summer of 2020. Counselors live with and care for campers in their cabins and instruct on a variety of activities throughout the summer.

Horseback Instructor

YMCA Camp Kanata is seeking experienced horseback instructors to work during the summer of 2020 at the Camp Kanata barn in the equestrian program.  Our horseback instructors are responsible for the safety and well-being of our campers who sign up for the Kanata equestrian program.

Pool and Waterfront Lifeguard

YMCA Camp Kanata is seeking qualified lifeguards to work during the summer of 2020 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.