Summer Camps – Healthcare Facilitator

Application Deadline: May 30, 2023

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned artistic, educational and recreational programming across a beautiful 10-acre campus at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 45 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world, presenting thousands of events annually from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design, to visual arts and more. Welcoming visitors year-round, there is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre!

 Currently, exciting seasonal employment opportunities exist in Harbourfront Centre Camps, one of Toronto’s largest, most diverse and creative day camps.


Position Title: Healthcare Facilitator 

Department: Recreational Learning 

Number of Vacancies: 2 

Type of Employment: Seasonal contract

Duration: May-September, 2023 (Part-time training starting in May 2023 / Camps: July 4-September 1, 2023) *dates are subject to change

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 35-40 hours per week (training on weekends may be assigned) 

Rate of Pay: $18 per hour



  • Responsible for the health, safety and well-being of campers and staff;
  • Provide medical care and assessments as necessary;
  • Conduct administrative duties such as medical forms, complete incident reports, order supplies, etc.;
  • Review camper medical information, follow-up with parents/guardians if necessary and provide information to appropriate staff;
  • Liaise with parents and public;
  • Develop and facilitate basic health and safety training for all staff (first-aid refresher, epi-pen administration, Rowan’s Law, etc,);
  • Provide support to staff on an as needed basis for camper behaviour incidents;
  • Assist in staff and camper safety during emergency procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Advanced First Aid with CPR-HCP, Advanced medical First Responder, Emergency Medical Responder certificate, or be registered in a Nursing/Paramedic Program.
  • Must be 18 years of age at the start of a program.
  • Ability to lead training and camp activities.
  • Ability to remain organized throughout work day (timely supply orders, first aid space, filing of medical forms/incident reports, etc.).
  • Ability to work effectively independently and take ownership of daily tasks.
  • Ability to be responsible (punctual, balance time constraints, prioritize safety of campers/staff, etc.). 
  • Must enjoy working with children and youth.
  • A Criminal Background Check (with Vulnerable Sector Screening) is required. 
  • Harbourfront Centre recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. Therefore, an offer of employment shall be conditional upon proof of full Covid-19 vaccination with a vaccine series approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Non-Canadian applicants must have a valid employment Visa and proper documentation authorizing their ability to work in Canada for the full duration of the contract.
  • Previous experience working in a camp setting and/or with children and youth is desirable. 

Working Conditions:

  • Standing for prolonged periods of time. 
  • Some exposure to inclement weather conditions during outdoor and offsite programs. 

Our Values

We’re friendly, welcoming and inclusive, with an experimental attitude that thrives on collaboration.

To achieve our bold ambition we empower and support imaginative risk and we always try to learn from our mistakes.

We are committed to excellence in all we do, ensuring every visitor encounter is safe, memorable and enriching.

We value and respect each other and all our visitors, celebrating difference and striving to realise potential.


Harbourfront Centre’s Camps team is committed to advancing our efforts in equity, diversity and inclusion. We are passionate about learning and supporting participants of all ages and abilities in their growth and development. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply–regardless of race, ancestry, ethnic origin, place of origin, colour, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, creed, citizenship, or disability. We strive for a barrier free recruitment process and as such, encourage applicants to request accommodations at any stage of the hiring process.   

Qualified applicants are invited to apply through the Harbourfront Centre Camps Recruitment Portal by May 30, 2023. You will be asked to create a profile and will be taken to the application selection page.  

Our staff team is one of the things that makes our Camps programs so unique.  If you’re looking for new experiences and opportunities for personal and professional growth, this is the place for you! We are dedicated to building a future that better serves our communities—a diverse staff team is essential in achieving this goal. When submitting your application, we encourage applicants to clearly self-identify in your application if you are a member of an equity-seeking group. We genuinely look forward to receiving your application!