We hire educators, college and university students, former camp counselors, residence life coordinators, community volunteers, world travelers, and leaders with diverse backgrounds.
Our staff are individuals who:
Have a demonstrated passion and history of working with teens
Serve as positive role models in their community
Demonstrate excellent leadership skills
Love to have fun and know how to get everyone involved
Are social, empathetic, and caring
This is the number one priority. In addition to the physical safety of each and every participant, the emotional and social well-being of participants is equally important.
2. Delivering an Unforgettable Experience
We expect our staff to operate as team players, approach every day with enthusiasm, be respectful, and strive to create a memorable travel experience for each and every participant.
Why work with us?
We’ll be the first to admit this is not an easy job and it comes with a lot of responsibility. But the job also comes with big rewards like being a role model for teens, collaborating with amazing colleagues, and exploring the world. If you’re prepared to put in the effort, you’ll have the time of your life!
Application and Hiring Process
Apply online today! Every year we receive hundreds of applications from candidates interested in spending their summer with us. Westcoast Connection is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted for an interview with one of our Directors. Please make sure that all reference information is correct and up-to-date, as we often check references prior to granting interviews.
Successful candidates are matched with a position based on experience and qualifications.
All staff must be available for in-person training(s) in Montreal, Canada. These are usually scheduled for the last weekend of April and the first weekend of June. Depending on your role, you will be invited to one or both in-person training sessions.
All staff are required to hold valid certificates in First Aid and CPR for the duration of their employment. Certification is the responsibility of the applicant.
Westcoast Connection is a strictly non-smoking environment.