Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning
Department of Geography and Planning

Explore Summer Camp Hiring Director for 2018

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Director of Explore Workshops and Summer Camp

  • A few flexible training hours between November 2017 to April 2018
  • Full-time work May to August, 2018
  • Located on Queen’s Campus in Mac-Corry Hall


The position

  • Overseeing the work of four camp counselors, marketing, finances, workshops in local schools, and two months of summer camp
  • Form positive relationships with the Queen’s Department of Geography, local school boards, educators, principals, campers, parents, and community members
  • May and June: The Explore team visits local schools to present geography-themed workshops that comply with the Ontario Curriculum. Time is also spent on camp promotion and programming
  • Supervise staff members to ensure they are completing their tasks
  • July and August: Camp! The Director will oversee most aspects of camp registration and operation
  • Once hired, the Director will schedule flexible meetings with the 2017 outgoing Director to aid in transition and understanding of duties



  • Must be returning to full-time school at Queen’s in September 2018
  • Must be responsible, professional and possess good communicating skills
  • Strong time management skills are crucial for organizing schedules for workshops and camp
  • Must be able to delegate and give positive and constructive feedback
  • Must have experience working in positions of leadership
  • Experience working with children and/or in a summer camp environment is a huge asset
  • Knowledge of Geography and the social sciences are an asset


Please email your resume and cover letter to by Saturday, October 28th at midnight, and let us know if you have any questions! Interviews will be held in the weeks that follow.