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Job Title: Camper Care Assistant
Reports To: Nurse/Doctor/Camp Director
Number of Positions Available: 1

The Camper Care Assistant assists the Nurse and Doctor / Nurse Practitioner with camper and staff health care concerns.


  • Provide care to our campers that reflect the standards and guidelines of HOC's Child Care Practices.
  • Ensure that safety and health regulations are strictly adhered to.
  • Supervise Health Centre and medication inventory.
  • Ensure that campers and staff with birthdays are properly recognized.
  • Be an active participant in the camp community.
  • Sign and abide by Hockey Opportunity Camp’s Privacy Policy.


  • Organize Camper Health Data reports for the upcoming week Health Care Staff.
  • Work with Camp Director to ensure Health Centre is adequately stocked with supplies.
  • Assist Nurse / Doctor / Nurse Practitioner with Sunday camper registration and health checks
  • Update HOC Medical database with newly collected information from Sunday Check-In.
  • Assist the Nurse / Doctor / Nurse Practitioner with daily, bedtime and evening routines.
  • Assist the Nurse / Doctor / Nurse Practitioner to ensure that campers and staff with specific medical needs are properly cared for.  Properly and thoroughly document all visits to the Health Centre.
  • When required, travel to the arena to assist hockey staff with any medical or first aid issues.
  • Provide a basic overview of First Aid procedures during Orientation week and staff meetings as required.
  • Arrange with the kitchen for birthday cakes.
  • Maintain all First Aid Kits and Epi-Pens.
  • Routinely fill hydration stations around camp on hot days.
  • Handle first aid and medical problems as they arise.
  • Daily cabin inspections and ranking. Organize cabin clean-up award at the end of each week.
  • Assume a leadership role in the preparation, execution and follow-up of Emergency Response Procedures / Crisis Management.
  • With the Nurse / Doctor / Nurse Practitioner and Director, coordinate the Emergency Response and Spinal Teams.
  • Transport campers to clinic appointments and to the hospital/Urgent Care facility as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with the general camp community as time permits.

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Employment Period: June 1, 2024 – August 24th, 2024

Wages: Summer wages vary depending on age, qualifications and experience of applicants. Room and board is included


  • Minimum 19 years of age and completing at least a three-year Nursing Program or 2-year Paramedic Program.
  • Genuine interest in working with children.
  • Experience working with children of various ages. Specific camp experience is an asset.
  • Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard swimming qualification (preferred).
  • Currently holding an advanced or instructor level Standard First Aid and CPR certificate.
  • Respect in Sport certification.
  • Must be enthusiastic, energetic, and positive.
  • Must be willing to take part in camp related activities outside the defined job description.
  • Must possess a valid G driver’s license.