Job Posting

Canoe Instructor

Job Title:           Canoe Instructor

Reports to:       Waterfront and Program Director

Supervises:       Canoeing LIT’s and Participants

Start date:         June 27, 2022

End Date:        August 13, 2022

About Us:

Cedar Ridge Camp provides a classic camp experience for children from Ontario and around the world. We offer a safe, friendly atmosphere for children ages 6-16 to develop physical and emotional skills while learning to live together comfortably in an outdoor environment. While developing an appreciation for the natural setting, Cedar Ridge campers and staff develop self-confidence and independence, creating friendships that last a lifetime. Swimming is integral to our Canadian identity and an important part of the program at Cedar Ridge.

The opportunity:

Located on Wannamaker lake you will have access to all facilities and equipment while enjoying the daily camp routine filled with incredible programming and unique experiences.  If you want a valuable, enriching summer job experience and a chance to develop leadership skills in a safe and supportive setting, then please check our website for more information (

Job Goal / Summary: 

As a  Cedar Ridge Staff member, your primary concern is the physical and mental health well-being of campers. The Canoe Instructor is responsible for safely teaching beginner to advanced Canoeing skills to campers. Cedar Ridge Camp is currently taking applications for the position of Canoe Instructor for our 2022 Summer Camp. The Canoe Instructor will be responsible for working with staff and LIT’s to ensure the safety and quality of all climbing programs including Overnight and day trips, Whitewater trips, Full camp games, Solo, and Tandem Canoeing as well as voyageur canoeing.

Qualifications and Certificates:  

  • Standard or Emergency First aid
  • Bronze Cross
  • Mandatory training during pre-camp
  • ORCKA canoeing instructor certification.


  • Daily canoeing instruction
  • Creative program design
  • Equipment care and maintenance
  • Uphold health and safety standards
  • Daily cleaning of the beach (lost & found & garbage)
  • Taking on the responsibilities of a Cedar Ridge Staff Member

 Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform this job.

  •  Able to portage and move canoes on and off the racks.
  •  Able to be active for long periods of time.

How to Apply:

Send your resume to Please indicate the position you are applying for and include a resume plus any other pertinent information. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline: Ongoing until filled.


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

May 24, 2022

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(613) 332-6675