Work at Camp - Ten Oaks Project

work at Camp Lifting Leaves

Applications for program staff for Camp Lifting Leaves 2024 wll open in the coming months..

All staff must successfully complete an interview, reference checks, and a police background check.

Camp Lifting Leaves is a weekend camp for children and youth from 2SLGBTQIA+ identities or families who are at least 13 years old and have an active file with an Indigenous well-being or child welfare agency. We have seen a growing need for connection and community-building among children and youth that fit this description, and we are thrilled to offer a camp just for them! This program is offered by Ten Oaks Project in collaboration with agencies across Ontario.

Camp Lifting Leaves works from a camper-centered, anti-oppressive, and anti-racist framework. We strive to offer an environment as diverse as the campers who enjoy our camp programming.

Program Staff

Responsibilities of the program staff include:

  • Learning names and pronouns for your group of participants
  • Lead or assist in activities that match their skills during the day and in evening programs, facilitate discussion groups, virtual campfires, and other program activities as needed
  • Work in partnership with agencies to support the well-being of participants and the success of the program
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all staff and campers

Skills & Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of children and youth from 2SLGBTQIA+ identities, families, and communities
  • Experience working with children and youth will be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated understanding of anti-racism and anti-oppressive practices
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all staff and campers
  • Completion of a police record check for the vulnerable sector

Time Commitment

Staff will be required to attend a virtual training session prior to camp. Staff are also required to be present at camp from October 18-21, 2024.


Camp Lifting Leaves staff are offered an honorarium of $500 for the weekend. 

Commitment to Equity

In keeping with the Ten Oaks Project’s commitment to equity, applicants are strongly encouraged to self-identify in their applications. Applicants are encouraged to share accessibility needs in the application process, and every attempt will be made to accommodate them.

Selection Process

Applicants will be selected based on experience, skills, and demonstrated commitments aligned with the goals of the Ten Oaks Project and Camp Lifting Leaves.

How to Apply

Application details will be added to this page once applications open.