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Assistant Wilderness Coordinator

Assistant Wilderness Coordinator – Full Time

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

June 27 – August 28, 2021

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


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
February 24, 2021 to:

Mat Klachefsky, Camp Director


The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is committed to providing a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks.


The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association. We thank all interested applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



May 13, 2021

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