Employment Opportunity: Echo Pond Summer Camp/Environmental Education Commission


Echo Pond Summer Camp/Environmental Education Commission is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible Camp Counsellor / Lifeguard for the 2015 summer season, for 7 weeks, from July 6th-August 21st, available for training from June 25th-27th.  This is through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Therefore student must be:

  • Registered as a full-time student for the preceding and next academic year
    • Between the ages of 15-30 at the start of employment
    • Must be Canadian Citizen and legally entitled to work in Canada.


Echo Pond is an overnight summer camp, taking place about 1 hour 15 minutes from St. John’s. Having access to a vehicle would be ideal for this position, however there is a possibility of carpooling.


The ideal candidate:


–       Has valid Lifeguard certification

–       Has up-to-date First Aid and CPR certification

–       Enjoys working with kids

–       Has an interest and knowledge in ecology, sustainability and the environment (university or college courses in a related field would be an asset)

–       Is reasonably fit and enjoys spending time outdoors (experience and training in canoeing, outdoor skills, and gardening would all be assets)

–       Works well in a team environment

–       Is adaptable, motivated and caring



Pay is $13/hour, 35 hours/week with some flexibility.


Resumes and Cover letters should be emailed to:



They should be received no later than 5pm, Monday, June 8th.


Information about Echo Pond Summer Camp here:



Questions to: Laura (743-1898); echopondjobs@gmail.com