Join Our Team

Make a positive impact on your community in a fun and supportive team environment

All of our YMCA Camping and Outdoor Education employment opportunities allow you to have fun, while learning new skills and making a positive impact on your community. Join our team and support children and youth as they foster positive relationships, learn new skills and reconnect with nature.

Why work for the YMCA of Greater Toronto Camps and Outdoor Education Team?

  • Meet like-minded peers, dedicated to making a positive impact in our communities
  • Enhance your leadership, teamwork, problem solving and communication skills
  • Be a part of a supportive team environment, dedicated to working toward common goals
  • A great way to spend a season (or many!) being active and having fun with children & youth

About YMCAGTA Camps and Outdoor Education Job Opportunities

Learn more about YMCA Day Camp Opportunities

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Why join our YMCA Day Camp team?

  • With more than 30 locations across the GTA, we sure to have a Camp in your community!
  • Most positions are full-time contracts Monday – Friday for the entire summer!
  • YMCA Day Camp positions will challenge you and reward you in so many ways. Learn new skills, make new friends, and make a positive impact in the lives of children in your community, while having FUN!
  • Rates of pay range from $13.40 (under 18) and $14.25 - $19.00/ hour

 

Minimum requirements of all YMCA Day Camp positions

  • Age 17 by December 31
  • Standard First Aid and CPR “C”
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check

 

Our 2021 Hiring Timeline: We are currently accepting applications for all senior level camp positions (camp directors, senior directors, etc.) We will be accepting applications for all on-site camp positions (counsellors, camp support leads, etc.) at the end of March. 

Day Camp Postings will be posted HERE!

Learn more about YMCA Cedar Glen Opportunities

Why work at Cedar Glen?

  • We offer meaningful work with opportunities to create memories for campers and have a positive impact on children, youth and adult
  • Year-round and summer opportunities are available with part-time and full-time hours
  • Cedar Glen’s a fun work environment with a supportive and caring staff team
  • The 263 acre site is a beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors

What type of positions are available?

Whatever your interests, our various departments offer several opportunities to join our team:

  • Outdoor Education staff work year-round with schools, youth groups and other organizations to lead a variety of outdoor education programs. Seasonal contracts are available and hiring takes place several times throughout the year.
  • Day Camp roles such as counsellors, life guards, program heads and many more spend the summer outdoors leading a variety of fun programming for our day camps. Positions are posted in winter and hiring takes place from January to June.
  • Food Service team members work in our kitchen to serve delicious and nutritious meals to our guests.
  • Customer Service hosts work at our front desk and assist our guests.
  • Maintenance & Housekeeping staff keep our site clean and looking great for campers and guests.

View Cedar Glen job postings!

Learn more about YMCA Pine Crest Opportunities

Why work at Camp Pine Crest?

  • There is always work to be done! We offer seasonal contracts during the Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, with our Summer team reaching up to 130 people!
  • The work is meaningful! Working directly with youth from all over the GTA - and potentially further! - and helping them experience the outdoors in a positive and supportive environment can be life changing for both you and our participants.
  • You get to call our 650-acre site, in the heart of Muskoka, your home for the duration of your contract!
  • The camping industry is rapidly expanding and you get to be a part of the fabulous team of passionate educators at Pine Crest who are making that happen. You might even make some friends along the way!

 

What type of positions are available?

There are opportunities for everyone within our dynamic and ever-changing staff team:

  • Outdoor Education staff work during the Fall, Winter and Spring with schools, youth groups and other organizations to lead a variety of outdoor education programs. Seasonal contracts are available and hiring takes place several times throughout the year.
  • Summer Camp roles such as counsellors, program staff, trip leaders and many more spend their Summers outdoors leading a variety of fun programming for our campers and participants..
  • Food Service team members work in our kitchen to serve delicious and nutritious meals to our guests.
  • Maintenance staff work hard to keep our site Muskoka-fresh for all of our guests and campers.

 

Current postings at Camp Pine Crest:

Download our 2021 Hiring Package to see our job postings for Summer 2021. Applications will be accepted until December 6th!

Learn more about Volunteering with Camping and Outdoor Education

Why Volunteer?

  • The YMCA Camp programs help children and youth build confidence, skills leadership and environmental awareness. The programs are offered across the GTA during summer months and school breaks, and our Outdoor Education programs are offered year-round.

 

Summer Day Camp
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, YMCA Summer Day Camps will not be accepting any volunteer applications for 2021. 

YMCA Cedar Glen
We are currently accepting volunteer applications for support in our food sorting operation, in partnership with the Food Bank of York Region.  Other opportunities for volunteering onsite may become available based on current Public Health recommendations. Please feel free to reach out to us at cedarglen@ymcagta.org.

YMCA Camp Pine Crest
There may be volunteer options at YMCA Camp Pine Crest but will be determined by health regulations. Please contact camp.pinecrest@ymcagta.org if you are interested.

When volunteer positions available: 
Volunteer Job Postings can be found here!