We’re Hiring Counsellors for Summer Theatre Camp

The Northumberland Players is hiring a Day Camp Leader and Camp Counsellors for our well-established Summer Theatre Camp Programme.  The jobs run from June 27 to August 19, including a training session. 

To qualify for these positions, which are funded under the Canada Summer Jobs Program, you must be between the ages of 17 and 30 and be eligible to work in Canada.   

The job experience will be a great opportunity to build on your experience in your pursuit of a career working with children such as in social work, child psychology, education, daycare or the performing arts. Experience in working with youth in music, drama or dance is an asset. 

The Northumberland Players values and strives for a safe, discrimination-free and inclusive environment.

Positions Available:

  1. Camp Leader – Supervise and coordinate activities in a set drama curriculum. The leader will have instructional responsibilities including directing and teaching of theatre skills.  Scheduling of instructors, liaison with parents and supervising safe delivery of programs and evaluation of staff are critical to this role. 
  2. Counsellors – Instructs theatre students from a set curriculum.  The weekly activities and skill development culminate in a small production.  Basic theatre skills such as a knowledge of lighting, sound and computer use are preferred.  An interest in music, acting and technology are essential.  

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Summer Camp Hiring Lead, Leslee Argue.   


The cut off for applications is April 22, 2022.