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    Posted: Jan/08/2016 at 8:47pm

Summer Employment Opportunities


June 17 - August 29, 2016

Tap into an 86-year tradition of learning, adventure and fun. For girls 6-15 years of age, the YWCA’s Camp Tapawingo can turn a summer experience into a summer of unique memories. The relaxed atmosphere of an all girls’ setting creates the perfect environment for embarking on a girl’s journey to self-discovery, confidence and achievement. 

YWCA’s Camp Tapawingo is currently recruiting applicants, ages 17 years old or older, for various positions. All staff live at the camp on Georgian Bay near Parry Sound and work directly with children in the following areas: swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, climbing, dance & drama, fitness sailing, nature activities, landsports, tripping, kayaking, guitar and mountain biking. All specialty positions will start on June 17
th and all counsellor positions start on June 24th. All positions end on August 29th. Compensation depends on the position and experience of the applicant.

For all camp positions, candidates are expected to demonstrate the following

Core Competencies: 

  • Understand and support the mission and beliefs of YWCA Toronto

  • Incorporate principles of anti-oppression and equity at YWCA Toronto

  • Demonstrate respect, consideration and acceptance of the opinions of others while expressing her own expertise and effectively utilizing relevant resources and specialists

  • Consistently collaborate with team members, sharing ideas and differences openly

  • Be receptive to new ideas and adapt to change as necessary

  • Set goals, prioritize tasks and carry out responsibilities to achieve quality results

  • Take action to avoid or solve problems and create opportunities for positive change

  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing personal and professional development


    To see the list of all camp positions for summer 2016, please visit our website at:


    Liz Greenway

    Manager, Camping and Outdoor Education

    68 Bergamot Avenue

    Toronto, Ontario, M9W 1V9

    Fax: (416) 652-7006


    A police reference check is required by the successful candidate prior to hiring. YWCA is a unionized workplace. Staff are represented by CUPE Local 2189. These positions are not within the Bargaining Unit.


    While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    YWCA Toronto promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code.  We encourage applications from women of all races, colours, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations. YWCA Toronto provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation. 

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 29, 2016


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