Posted by Pat Gould-Thorpe on May 23, 2017

The Rotary Club of Windsor and the Camp Mockingee Committee are accepting applications for the following two positions:

  1. An eight (8) week position with the possibility of an extension to ten (10) weeks;

  2. An eight (8) week position

The deadline for the receipt of applications is Friday, June 2nd at midnight. Applications should be emailed to Andy Kirk, Chair, Camp Mockingee Committee at

Applicants must be:

  1. between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;

  2. registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;

  3. intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;

  4. be a student in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP (Quebec only), vocational or technical program;

  5. be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;

  6. legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations

*Foreign students are not eligible.


The successful applicant will need to be self-directed, displaying strong initiative and must be very responsible. He/she will need to work and interact with youth and youth leaders. She/he should be energetic and be willing and able to tackle physical labour (mowing, landscaping and maintenance). A willingness to work flexible hours as well as access to transportation to Camp Mockingee in Upper Vaughans are required.

Among the specific responsibilities for the successful applicants will be:

1) Planning their work day & week based upon the priorities and tasks set forth by the chair & camp committee;

2) Being flexible and cooperative regarding requests emanating from youth leaders and other camp user groups;

3) Welcoming groups when they arrive at the camp and checking the camp upon their departure;

4) Providing support in the areas of recreation, coaching and programming to user groups as requested;

5) Completing mowing, gardening, seeding as well as grounds maintenance and enhancements;

6) Completing minor maintenance as well as repairs, painting and cleaning under the supervision of the camp chair and the camp committee;

7) Ongoing maintenance of the Blue (walking) Trail;