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 agmkirk@ns.sympatico.ca

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;