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Assistant Wilderness Coordinator

Assistant Wilderness Coordinator, Full Time

New hire-$98.33 per day & Returning staff-$103.33 per day

Camp Stephens, Lake of the Woods, Kenora, Ontario (Live on Site)

May 24–September 1, 2023 (subject to change)


Do you love working with children? Want to help provide a high quality camp experience for every child? Excited about spending your Spring and Summer on an island in beautiful Lake of the Woods? Camp Stephens provides a unique opportunity for everyone. As the Assistant Wilderness Coordinator you will provide leadership on the planning and implementation of the trail program.



Are you the right fit?

  • Provide leadership and role modeling to all employees and volunteers
  • Manage and assign wilderness trip routes and logistics for trips from 1 to 5 nights in length
  • Ensure camping industry and Y safety standards and policies are implemented and practiced
  • Assist in the training, supervising and evaluation of all wilderness staff
  • Manage equipment and food supply inventory
  • Ensure tripping equipment remains in excellent working condition

What else do you need?

  • Minimum Class 5F License or equivalent
  • 40 hour Wilderness First Aid & CPR Level C
  • Bronze Cross
  • Prior experience leading trips
  • Fully immunized against COVID-19 or valid exemption


  • National Lifeguard (NL)
  • Paddle Canada Certification
  • Paddle Canada Instructor (Canoe Tripping or Moving Water)
  • Food Handler’s Certificate

Submit your cover letter and resume by December 30, 2022 to:




YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens

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(204) 989-5863