Job Opportunities


Camp Fircom is an exceptional place run by exceptional people. Our team is comprised of employees and volunteers who work together in a positive, engaging environment that celebrates sustainable living. There are plenty of opportunities for people to get involved, from volunteering to summer employment, and we are always happy to grow our dynamic community through a diverse group of volunteers and staff.


Fircom Farm

Farm Internship

Camp Fircom is currently seeking a keen individual interested in learning more about gardening, farming, and living off the grid. Missing summer camp? Interested in gaining work experience in a small farm environment? This could be the opportunity for you!

Perfect for the high school or college student looking for a fun summer holiday surrounded by our amazing staff and lovely campers.

This is an honorarium-based position that runs for 8 weeks in July and August, 2019. Check out the internship description here!

For more information and to apply, please email

Summer camp team

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Looking to spend your summer on the beach? Excited about island life? Become a summer camp lifeguard!

Working under the waterfront coordinator, you will be responsible for the fun and safe programming of the Fircom swim and paddle sessions. All applicants should have at least Bronze Cross or equivalent, preference given to NLS certified lifeguards.

Check out the full Job Description before sending your cover letter and resume to


Kitchen staff

Sous Chef

Come be a part of the dynamic Fircom kitchen team! Our kitchen prides itself on quality and nutritious food. We take great care to meet dietary allergies and needs for our guests while they are at camp. This position fills the gap of a change over of a Maternity Leave.

The position goes from July till October and is a key part of the leadership of the kitchen. We are looking for an experienced and reliable candidate. Could this be you? To learn more please read the Job Description. To apply please email with a cover letter and resume. Open until filled.

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Are you a student and looking for a summer gig? Enjoy being a part of the summer camp team but maybe not with kids all day? Come work with our team in the kitchen making the food everybody loves and thanks you for all day!

This position starts mid-June and goes till late August. This position has some funding requirements so to learn more please read the Job Posting. To apply please email with cover letter and resume. Application Deadline is April 30th or until filled.

Facilities Department

Assistant Facilities & Maintenance Manager

Camp Fircom is looking for individuals with the aptitude and drive to succeed as our Assistant Facilities Manager! This is a live on-site position and is suited for those looking to spend 5 days a week on Gambier Island, a 120 acre ocean-front property in the Howe Sound.

Qualified applicants, including those with partners/spouses, are encouraged to apply and we are open to discussing work and living situations. Accommodations are also provided.

Our property is mixed use, functioning as a Summer Camp and Retreat Center. Individuals looking to apply would have an interest and experience working in facilities and maintenance. As an off-grid property our small but efficient site department manages everything from small repairs, power generation, volunteers, small design builds, systems monitoring and reporting.

The scope of this position is broad and although a breadth of experience is preferred, applicants with the desire to learn more about facilities and maintenance are encouraged to apply.

Please read the full Job Description before applying.

Applicants are to send resume and a short letter of interest to Matthew Young at:

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Fircom’s other departments: Rentals and Summer Camp are not currently hiring. Please check back next year!



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Volunteering is an amazing way to get out of the city, connect with a welcoming community and know your effort is going towards making once in a lifetime experiences possible for youth and families


Summer Camp Volunteering

DATES: We welcome volunteers for a variety of time periods, from 3 days to multiple weeks.
AGES: 16+
COST: Free with water taxi and food included

Available Positions:

Ages 16+

Throughout the summer our exceptional team of volunteers ensure that camp runs super smoothly. These are some of the volunteer roles we fill during the summer:

  • Camp Nurse: Responsible for being the on-call first aid attendant for the camp session, and for administering all medications. Certification required: Registered Nurse

  • Scamper Volunteer: Assists with the programming for our youngest campers (ages 6-7). Lives in Craigcroft accommodation with them.

  • General Volunteer: Excited to assist with tasks as needed! Whether playing soccer with a cabin group or cleaning the dining hall, you’re a get-it-done kind of person.

All volunteers are required to submit a criminal record background check, and additional certifications where applicable.

If you’re interested in joining us for summer 2019 apply below!

Email with any questions.



Camp Fircom also hosts Volunteer Work Weekends in the off-season. Follow the link below to learn more!