Job Posting


Are you passionate about creating unforgettable experiences for children and youth in a unique and picturesque setting? The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Director for Camp Stephens, a boat-access-only camp nestled in the heart of Lake of the Woods, Ontario.
As the Director, you will:

Demonstrate unwavering commitment to the YMCA-YWCA’s mission and values.

Ensure camp operations and programs, including out-tripping canoe programs, meet high safety and quality standards.

Hire, train, coach, and supervise a team of approximately 80 seasonal employees.

Recruit and engage spring and fall user groups, facilitating information sessions and developing program schedules.

Collaborate with the administrative team to maintain excellent customer service and efficient camp operations.

Manage relationships with key stakeholders, including alumni, camping associations, volunteers, program partners, and vendors.
To succeed in this role, you should have:

Post-secondary education in Recreation & Leisure, Outdoor Education, or a related field.

A minimum of 5 years of camp management experience, preferably in an overnight camp setting.

Certifications in Standard First Aid, CPR, AED defibrillator training, Life Saving Society NL, class 5 driver’s licence, Operator in Training – Water Treatment, Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP), WHMIS.

Strong knowledge of workplace safety & health regulations, risk management, and incident and injury reporting,

Clear Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.
We are looking for someone who:

Demonstrates commitment to organizational vision and values.

Understands the role of philanthropy in achieving the YMCA’s mission.

Appreciates the important role volunteers play in our Association.

Communicates effectively, fosters coaching and development, builds positive relationships, plans and organizes effectively, solves problems, and self-manages well.
Join our team to:

Inspire participants to ignite their full potential.

Create a safe, fun, and high-quality camp environment.

Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a positive impact



February 14, 2024

Camp Stephens

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