Seeking Radio Camp Counselors for the summer!

Job Position: Summer Radio Camp Counselor

Start date: 2019/07/02 – 8 weeks
35 hours per week
Hourly rate: $16
Hours: 8:45 am to 4:15 pm, M – F

CKCU is hiring 2 Radio Camp Counselors to 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

As determined by Canada Summer Jobs the applicants MUST meet the following criteria:

– be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
– be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
– be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations

Applications should be received by May 17th. Please direct applications to:

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