Camp Counselor

1 York St, Toronto, ON M5J 0B6, Canada Req #289
Monday, April 22, 2024


The Second City, Toronto


$20 USD/Hour


Position Summary:  

Working under the Camp Lead, The Camp Counselor provides administrative and student support at The Second City Training Centre Summer Camps. This is a full-time seasonal position running weekdays from June 17August 30 (including training). 


About The Second City 

The Second City is the premier brand in improv-based sketch comedy and the world’s largest school of improvisation with theatres and training centers in Chicago, Toronto, and New York. We have full time touring ensembles and a thriving B2B division focused on hands-on learning, digital content, and consumer insight. Founded in 1959, the company continues to grow rapidly in size and influence.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Keep and maintain a roster of campers, contact information, and medical info weekly 

  • Ensure the safe storage, use, and organization of camp supplies and t-shirts 

  • Supervise student drop-off and pick-up every day 

  • Serve as primary supervision for students during breaks and lunch time, including potential outdoor lunches, weather permitting 

  • Prepare classrooms for camp, clean up after camp and lunch breaks 

  • Assist and supervise students who require one on one support or time away from class 

  • Support camp teachers, other counselors, and staff in student behavior management 

  • Assist with parent communications, as needed 

  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with The Second City standards, and other applicable regulations and standards 

  • Assist in maintaining a fun and safe environment at camp 



  • Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm 


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):  

  • 1-3 years experience working with children 

  • Experience in customer service and interacting with parents 

  • Strong organizational and communication skills 

  • The ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, loud environment 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel 

  • Complete a background check meeting Second City standards 

Desired Qualifications 

  • CPR & First Aid certification is desired but not required 


Physical Demands and Work Environment:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and armsThe employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include those associated with data entry. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. 


COVID-19 Safety Commitment Statement 

All measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be done in compliance with requirements under the Federal, Provincial, and Municipal Government guidelines and associated regulations and public health recommendations issued by these bodies. 

All camp counselors will be required to be fully vaccinated. Masks are recommended but not required. 



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the applicant will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficientlySome requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or othersThe requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. 

We are an open, inclusive workplace and welcome applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity and points of view. We strive to continue our efforts to work with people who may otherwise be marginalized or underrepresented in our business and around our community. 

All candidates for this role will be asked to authorize a background check. 



Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 1 York St, Toronto, ON M5J 0B6, Canada