Camp He Ho Ha


Climbing Wall Assistant / Camp Counselor


Camp Health, Hope & Happiness, Alberta’s leading summer recreational facility for individuals with mental and physical disabilities is seeking counselors for the season beginning in May and continuing through to August.  Camp Health, Hope & Happiness is a residential camp where campers and staff are on-site 24/7 during their 6-day stay.

The Climbing Wall Assistant / Camp Counselor is required to participate in the mandatory 9-day summer staff orientation at Camp He Ho Ha in May.  The term of employment is from May to August.

Climbing Wall and Ropes Course Assistant / Counselor:  This individual would assist the climbing wall facilitator in implementing climbing and ropes course programs for campers while ensuring the safety of campers on the climbing wall. The climbing wall assistant’s duties are in addition to the responsibilities of a camp counselor (detailed below).


Dedicated individuals committed to the personal care and recreational needs of persons with special needs will find these positions both challenging and rewarding.  Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age.  Personal experience with people with special needs, sign language, arts & crafts, water sports (ie: canoeing, paddle boating, fishing), performing arts and leadership would be an asset but not necessary. Previous climbing, low ropes, or ziplining experience would be an asset but is not necessary.

A current standard first aid and Level C CPR certificate (that will not expire during the work term) and the completion of a clear Police Criminal Clearance Check (with the vulnerable sector) are required before the start of employment.


Climbing Wall Counselor – $8220.00 for the term of employment (before taxes).

Accommodations are provided for the term of employment listed above.

Meals will be provided during camp days.



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Thank you for your interest. Applications for this position are currently CLOSED. Please check back in December 2022 for all 2023 summer camp job opportunities.