Job Posting

Canoe Instructor

Are you interested in spending your summer on a lake in Algonquin Park? Do you have a passion for young people, canoeing and the outdoors? If so, then you should come be a part of the Taylor Statten Camps staff team!

The Taylor Statten Camps are Canada’s oldest fourth generational family-run traditional summer camp. We are located on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park. The camp is made up of Camp Wapomeo for Girls and Camp Ahmek for Boys. Our camper’s age varies from 6 – 16.

Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo 
We are currently seeking two (2) Canoeing Instructors, one (1) at each camp.

Job description:

The position centers around teaching canoeing lessons and facilitating the running of the canoeing program with the counselors. This person reports to the Program Director and is responsible for the development, safety, delivery and supervision of the Canoe program. The TSC canoe program is a flatwater only paddling experience and is the original historical foundation of the ORCKA Canadian Style Canoeing program. https://www.orcka.ca/orcka_program

The program ranges from teaching very basic canoe skills to Beginners with little to no experience in a canoe to assisting more advanced paddlers learn sophisticated strokes like pivots, landings, circles, feathering etc

Qualifications/Job Requirements:

  • Current Bronze Cross
  • Current First Aid and CPR “C”
  • Boating license
  • Relevant canoeing experience
  • At least one summer of experience working in a canoeing environment.
  • Demonstrated competencies in canoe skill delivery such as, facilitation, program planning, safety management and rescue
  • Experience leading other staff in the delivery of a canoeing program

Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

Interested candidates are encouraged to use the online application process found at www.taylorstattencamps.com

 

Or contact us at the Toronto Office: 416 486 6959