Job Posting

Boating Director


Position: Boating DIrector 

Location: 2400 Limberlost Road, Huntsville, Ontario, P1H 2J6

Employment: Summer 2024

Reports to: Waterfront Director

Overview of Olympia & Waterfront

Olympia Sports Camp is a world-class, up-beat, dynamic and safe environment, where campers learn to participate and share in a community that focuses on positive energy and peer encouragement. 



  • Train and supervise boating staff
  • Coach/ Co-coach a variety of sessions which include but not limited to sailing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding or windsurfing 
  • Develop and assign tasks (based on day-to-day operations and goals) and assign tasks to staff, oversee completion of these tasks
  • Develop opportunities for experienced staff
  • Responsible for overall safety of campers, and staff using boating equipment
  • Ensures boating areas and equipment areas are clean and organized
  • Coordinate staff appreciation events and budget
  • Assist in ensuring waterfront program areas are clean and organized and safe
  • Assist in ensuring all motor propelled craft are in working order, full of fuel, contain necessary equipment
  • Models positive behaviour and upholds Olympia values
  • Actively supervises and motivates staff to perform their best
  • Provide recognition and constructive feedback throughout shifts

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in a supervisory or management role is preferred
  • Experience instructing sailing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and windsurfing 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to lift weight of 60 lbs and applicable boats 
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross (minimum)
  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card (Boating Licence)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C
  • Clean Police Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check
  • CAN-SAIL Sailing Instructor considered an asset
  • ORCKA Levels or Instructor considered an asset
  • G2 or G licence (or international equivalent) preferred

Our commitment to you:

  • We fully support all Health and Dietary Concerns – we have 3 nurses, a doctor and 4 athletic therapists available to you throughout the summer as well as a supportive kitchen staff
  • Downtime from 10:30-1am every night, aside from occasional supervisory duty, to catch up with staff, relax or participate in programs. Gym, fitness center & counsellor lounge available.
  • You will share a room with one other senior staff member.
  • You will get a day off each week. Every Saturday, there will be a bus into town as well as incredibly fun counsellor programs. 

If you are interested in the job, please apply to Our Team | Olympia Sports Camp


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