Radio Camp counselors needed for March Break!

Job Position: Radio Camp Counselor
Dates: March 12-16, 2018
Salary: $560.00
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, M – F

CKCU is hiring a Radio Camp Counselor to help run our popular Radio Camp for kids ages 10-14. This camp contains a maximum of 12 children split into two groups. As a camp counselor you will be responsible for the supervision and training of one group. Some of the camp activities include:

– How to write, record and edit a radio advertisement,
– How to write, record and edit a review of their favourite CD, Movie, Book or Video Game, etc…
– How to use a professional broadcast mixing board
– How to record voice
– How to mix music together like a real radio DJ
– How to speak like a real radio DJ

The Children will also record a radio play, edit their voices, and add music and sound effects. At the end of the week they will do a live 2 hour radio show and show off what they have done at camp all week.

Job Description:

As a radio camp counselor you will be responsible for:

– Conducting camp workshops
– Training children in the recording editing and mixing of audio
– Teaching children to operate mixing boards, microphones and headphones.
– Assist children in preparing scripts
– Assist in planning a 2-hour live radio show that includes the weeks pre-recorded content
– Supervise children during a portion of the lunch break


– Experience working with or supervising children
– A lively and energetic personality
– Knowledge of audio recording and digital editing
– Ability to assist children with creative writing

Applications should be received by February 23rd. Please direct applications to:

David Aardvark
CKCU 93.1 FM
Room 517
University Centre
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1S 5B6