Job Posting

Head of Climbing & High Ropes Programs

Before you read any further – read this first!

Even if you do not meet all of the requirements for this role, you still may be a great fit for our camp! We encourage applications from anyone who are passionate about the role and bringing positivity to camp. We also understand that the cost of certifications can be a major barrier to entry. If this is the case for you, please get in touch as we may be able to assist.

Dates of Employment

Start Date: June 20, 2023
End Date: September 1, 2023
Location: Minden, ON

The Position

The Ropes Specialist (in a small team of 3) is part of the team responsible for the management and safety of our entire ropes program including a static course, giant swing, climbing wall, vertical playground and zip line.

Job Description

– Management and scheduling of staff working on ropes elements based on program needs and staff strengths
– Ensure all staff are engaging campers and running safe programs with a focus on skill development.
– Ensure accurate record keeping of all ropes levels.
– Provide feedback and evaluations for staff on a bi-weekly basis.
– Ensure accurate record keeping for all ropes activities, specifically log books & inspection reports.
– Schedule and complete aerial inspections as needed.
– End of year inventory.

Necessary Qualifications/Competencies

– Current holding of (or ability to obtain) Ropes Level 2 Certification
– Strong staff management skills
– Strong organizational & written communication skills
– Previous experience managing ropes courses as asset.

The Application Process

To apply, please complete our online application by clicking here, or send a resume and cover letter to Graham MacLellan, Assistant Director, at

Please note that although we thank all applicants, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Onondaga Camp values the diversity of people.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodation will be provided, on request, to support candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  All responses will be handled with strict confidence.


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May 31, 2023

Onondaga Camp


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