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Are you ready to 'live the dream' this summer? Consider joining our highly trained camp staff team and apply for any of our fantastic job opportunities available each spring and summer. 

Join the HOC team this summer!

Summer camp staff is one of the most valuable and rewarding jobs any person will ever have. Benefits include learning new skills and experiences, working outside, getting paid to have fun, connecting with youth, meeting new lifelong friends, personal growth, and fantastic memories.

Annually the Senior and Directorial staff of HOC interview hundreds of staff candidates in order to find what we feel are the most caring and talented individuals with a passion for working and teaching children in a summer sports camp community.

2024 Update

We are FULL for almost all positions. The only positions we are still hiring for include our Facility Support Staff and S.R.M Day Camp Instructor. 

Desired Qualities in Summer Camp Staff 

  • Outgoing and confident leaders
  • Passionate and skilled persons who love working with and teaching youth
  • Thoughtful and empathetic problem solvers 
  • Hard working and dedicated team members 

Application Process for 2024 

  1. Review desired job descriptions, the required and suggested certifications, skills, and experience. 
  2. Prepare a current resume (Word / PDF format) which will be attached to your application. 2 relevant references will be required to submit the online application.
  3. Fill out our online application profile, once you have created your personal profile (remember your username and password) you can fill in the attached online application. You will need to forward your resume to the corresponding Director outlined on the application. We will review your application and attached resume and be in contact with successful applicants with an Interview time.

Staff Certifications & Documentation

There are a number of required certifications and documents that all staff will need to acquire or provide before joining the HOC staff team if you are offered a summer position.

All successful candidates will have to provide these documents as requested. Additional Certifications are not mandatory for certain positions but are of added value. 

Mandatory Certifications / Documents

  • Minimum Emergency First Aid and CPR
  • Respect in Sport Certification
  • Criminal Reference Check

Recommended Certifications / Documents

  • Camp Staff  - Water Certifications Bronze Cross / NL Preferred
  • Hockey Staff  - NCCP Coaching Level 1-2, Developmental Level 1 
  • All Staff - Preferred Standard First Aid and CPR 

Respect In Sport Certification

Respect Group has created critical abuse prevention education with the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Program. This easy to use online training enables sport and community organizations to create a safer, more ethical environment by providing essential information to each organization’s critical stakeholders.

Respect in Sport’s 2.5 hour highly engaging online training is for Activity Leaders of all levels: recreational, competitive, and elite, with the intention of:

  • Empowering and educating youth leaders and coaches on the prevention of abuse, bullying, and harassment.
  • Building a holistic culture of respect within the sport community
  • Providing fundamental training tools which enable all coaches and youth leaders to become better role models for the young athletes in their care.

Respect In Sport for Activity Leaders, Summer Hockey Camp

   Hiring Accommodations

Hockey Opportunity Camp is committed to an accessible workplace and one that is free from discrimination in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. If you require an accommodation in applying for a posting, please contact our office at 1-888-576-2752.