International Program and Administrative Assistant – NYQUEST Training & Placement Inc – Toronto, Ontario

NYQUEST is an award winning international staffing agency for Canadian summer camps and outdoor education organizations. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to assist in a variety of areas related to helping support individuals who are traveling to Canada to work at camps. This person will have the opportunity to learn from and influence a fast growing company and be a part of a fun and dynamic work culture. Please visit our web-site to find out more information about our company:


Answer participant questions (phone/email)
Send participants supporting documents before their travels to Canada
Provide data entry support for participant work permit applications
Utilize company database to keep track of participant program information
Assist with processing participant applications
Prepare international staff for arrival in Canada and help out with tasks such as:
Collect flight information
Collect participants’ criminal and medical checks
Prepare materials for participant orientations
Assist in the delivery of international staff orientations
Visit international staff at camp placements


Complete tasks in a timely manner
Demonstrate leadership, initiative, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
Communicate important issues to supervisors
Contribute to a positive working environment
Dedication to keeping organized and to upholding a high level of integrity and professionalism
Open to learning and developing work related skills
Able to work long hours during busy periods (including some weekends)
Excited about the core mission and values of NYQUEST

Dates and Hours of Employment:

Full time from May 19th to June 30th. Part time from July 1st to September 6th
From May 19th to June 30th full time 8:45 am until 5 pm. In June, there may be a requirement to work some days on the weekend which will be made up at the end of June.
Work in July will mostly involve 2-3 day camp visit tours each week.
Work in August may involve camp visit tours as well as helping as a counsellor at our Grandparent and Family Camps:
Grandparent Camp 1: July 31-August 2
Grandparent Camp 2: August 7-9
Family Camp 1: August 28-31
Family Camp 2: September 3-6


$13 – $15 per hour, depending on employee’s experience, level of education, etc.
Compensation during July and August is variable due to nature/hours of work; for example, daily compensation on camp visits

Hard Skills:

Fast Typist
Competent in Microsoft Office Programs
Confident speaking with camp directors and participants on the phone and in person
Strong writing and organizational skills


Experience working at a camp and/or attending a camp as a camper is an asset

Other Requirements:

Canadian citizen, permanent resident or temporary resident of Canada with a work permit
Valid driving license
Able to commute to Toronto office or relocate to Toronto
Access to a vehicle for camp visits is an asset, but not a necessity

How to Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to:

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