Waterfront Director - Frontier Trails Camp, Eganville, ON

Waterfront Director - Frontier Trails Camp, Eganville, ON (Posted: 1/12/2019; Closing: 6/15/2019)


Frontier Trails Camp - ONTARIO

RESPONSIBLE TO The and Director & Program Director

GENERAL PURPOSE To oversee the safe implementation of all Waterfront Activities 
To teach swimming lessons & a variety of Waterfront Activities
To maintain the Waterfront so it is clean and safe
To also be a Dorm leader, or activity leader if called upon to do so 

REQUIREMENTS 18 years of age :experience an asset
Current NLS
Current 1st Aid and CPR 
Current Red Cross Instructors or equivalent an asset
ORCA qualifications or equivalent an asset
*Proof of qualifications will be required 
Police Check

SPIRITUAL PURPOSE: The staff are the spiritual center of the Camp & program, & you would be an example & mentor for staff and campers . The Spiritual objectives of camp will only be achieved as each staff member consistently lives out the Frontier Trails Camp Mission.


1. Hold training sessions for Waterfront staff to review all waterfront regulations, general 
procedures and emergency procedures
2. Ensure that all Waterfront staff qualifications are current
3. Ensure that all areas of the Waterfront meet or exceed Health Code regulations
4. Check first aid kits, emergency horns, signage, reaching poles, spinal boards, lifejackets 
and ring buoys to see they are in place and in good working order
5. Designate a back up guard or teacher in an emergency situation
6. Oversee all Waterfront activities - work with the Program Director
8. Be responsible to determine if the staff member is safe and competent in the specific capacity
they are assigned to
9. Coordinate with the Program Director for all Waterfront Special Program events
10. Ensure that other Waterfront staff are maintaining their areas and equipment in safe manor
11. Visit all waterfront areas at least once /day
12. Encourage a unified and disciplined team of staff
16. Be approachable and understanding
18. Fill out all reports promptly and ensure incident reports are handed in to the Nurse or director.
19. Take the Waterfront staff through the Risk Management sheets and have them sign off


1. Make sure that all safety items are readily available: spinal board, life jackets in good order,
emergency horns, first aid kit, extra whistles, accident/incident report book, extra sun block, 
hats, teaching aids, poles and ring buoys
2. Monitor damage to all Waterfront equipment: lifejackets, paddles, canoes, kayaks, row boats;
All damage must be reported, and the equipment removed from the area according to the camp 
Risk Management protocols

3. Check life jackets regularly for safety issues: lost belts, torn sides or zippers, punky or folded 
floatation material that no longer functions as it should. Discard to program director as needed. Make a record of what has been discarded and inform the Director
4. Notify the Program Director of any supplies or needed equipment
5. Assign river / pond staff to clean sheds weekly
6. Do not let the lifejackets sit outside in the sun. When dry, they should be put away on rack in the shade or in the boat house. 
7. Encourage the staff to maintain high standards in all areas

 Demonstrate a consistent Christian lifestyle as an example
 Attend morning Devotions & Staff Meeting 
 Spiritually mentor the Pool and Waterfront staff
 Attend Get Start Devotions after breakfast
 Have solid organizational skills
 Have an ability to clearly convey instructions to others
 Be patient and enthusiastic
 Be supportive and encouraging of all camper efforts
 Have a desire to see high standards kept in every Activity program
 Demonstrate and promote good work habits
 Attend all evening programs to help with supervision
 Attend Staff pool party on Movie night 
 Assist & lifeguard on a camp cookout & crazy water games on Wednesday night
 Be willing to perform tasks other than those assigned, if requested

For more information or to apply, contact frontiertrails@on.aibn.com