Job Opportunities
Coach, Sport Fitness School Summer Camp

Athletics & Recreation welcomes over 5,000 campers each year to join us in fun, friendship and learning. We're committed to building a safe and inclusive camp community, starting with the hiring of our staff. Regardless of the camp or position, applicants must bring an understanding of and passion for children and their development.

Sport Fitness School is a multi-sport program that provides children and youth ages 6-16 with opportunities in over 25 different sport and fitness related activities. The camp is designed to influence healthy, active lifestyle choices, positive social interaction and individual development through sport and play. The camp will provide jobs to approximately 80 staff through 9 weeks of employment from late June to the end of August each season. The average work-day is 8:00am to 4:30pm for a 40 hour work week.

Applications for Summer 2020 are now OPEN! Navigate to down to "Application Procedure" to apply online!

Job Details


Summer 2020

Scheduled Hours:

June 17-August 28, Weekdays @ 8:00am-4:30pm



Our coaches' primary responsibility is to the safety and well-being of the children under their care, working to ensure they are included and engaged in camp activities. Each day, coaches are responsible for leading sport lessons in 3 of our 25+ sport offerings, supervising (and taking part in) a recreational swim, and empowering children and sharing life lessons throughout. 

  • Passionate about working with children and creating a safe, inclusive, enjoyable, and memorable camp experience
  • Vulnerable Sector Scan completed by June 1st - must have been obtained within current camp year
  • Minimum Standard First Aid/CPR C certified by June 1st
  • Completion of all online training modules by June 1st


Interviews will be held on Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th at McMaster University. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted via email during the week of January 20th.

  • Successful applicants will be asked to provide two professional references