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Maintenance Worker

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Campfire Circle (Formerly Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium (merged in 2020) offers a different journey, where kids with cancer can just be kids, and families connect with a community of strength and support when they need it the most.

Summer 2021 – OVERNIGHT CAMP

Maintenance Staff

(contract June to end of August)


While 2021 was full of unexpected challenges, our new organization moved forward, inspired by our vision of reaching every child and family affected by childhood cancer across Ontario. We are developing plans to deliver modified in-person overnight camp programs this summer at Campfire Circle Rainbow Lake and Muskoka, leveraging pandemic protocols including social distancing, use of PPE, and plenty of time outdoors. We’re getting ready for a life-changing summer of adventure, fun, and safety!

Would you like to be part of our amazing staff team this summer? We are now accepting applications for Maintenance Staff.

In order to be a successful part of our outstanding all-summer staff, you’ll be passionate about playing a key role in maintaining a safe, efficient operation and appearance of our site; with the wellbeing of our campers, volunteers, staff and visitors our primary objective.

Our Maintenance Staff will work with the Facilities Manager to support in the maintaining the grounds and facilities, keeping them in good care and safe.

Maintenance staff support the rest of the Operations team to maintain and protect the the overall operation and appearance of the site. They perform maintenance and grounds-keeping duties to ensure a functional, healthy and attractive environment.  They help to ensure tools, vehicles and equipment are maintained and the organizing of the Maintenance shop and storage areas. Identifying and making repairs, performing building and site maintenance tasks as required. They support housekeepers as needed and assist the full staff team with a full-camp clean and sanitize during session changeovers.

Skills & Qualifications:

Our Maintenance Staff  must have:

  1. Ability to work with a team and independently
  2. Ability to exercise good judgement in setting and carrying out daily tasks.
  3. Open to receiving feedback.
  4. Comfortable performing physically demanding tasks.
  5. Good understanding of building, electrical, plumbing and septic systems
  6. Aptitude for operating camp tools, vehicles and equipment
  7. Comfortable working in a medically based environment.
  8. Current police reference check and vulnerable sector screening

 Beneficial Skills & Experience:

  1. Facilities, maintenance or grounds keeping experience or experience working in a camp/resort style setting.
  2. Experience working in a child-centered environment
  3. Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED qualification.

This position has the opportunity to live at the  Muskoka  for the duration of the contract (June to August as well as available for spring training where applicable). Room and board provided at a nominal rate. In consideration of the population Campfire Circle serve, the incumbent is a non-smoker.

To view more information on our summer staff roles, please visit

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by email at Please indicate in the subject line “Maintenance Staff”.  Please also specify if you are interested in the Rainbow Lake or Muskoka Site.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Campfire Circle invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


Upon request, Campfire Circle will provide to applicants with disabilities, accommodations that take into account the applicants’ accessibility needs, in order to facilitate participation in the recruitment, assessment, selection and hiring stages.


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