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Head of Leadership & Special Programs, CNIB Lake Joe

CNIB Lake Joe

Job Title:
Head of Leadership and Special Programs (1 position) 

April 11 – August 27, 2022 

$640+/week (incl. Room & Board)

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre (Mactier, ON) 

CNIB Lake Joe is a fully accessible lakefront facility located in Muskoka providing a unique blend of recreation, skills training, social interaction and personal discovery in a safe, inclusive environment. Two hours north of Toronto, Lake Joe stretches over 12.5 acres of waterfront property on the northwest corner of beautiful Lake Joseph. Staff and volunteers provide a wide range of high-quality programs to people of all ages who are living with sight loss.  

Job Description:  

The Head of Leadership and Special Programs will lead and support the planning and facilitation of all special programming (i.e., arrival nights, camp-wide games, evening programs and pop-up programs). This position will also be responsible for the development of Leadership programs (i.e., CIT, CLDP). The Head of Leadership and Special Programs will support program facilitators and volunteers to ensure that guests have a safe and engaging experience while at Lake Joe.  

  • Plan, manage and facilitate special programs for guests of all ages 
  • Provide leadership to program facilitators, including supervision, coaching and support  
  • Provide clear communication to all guests, including program announcements and any changes to the programs 
  • Communicate clear expectations to staff and volunteers about their roles before, during and after the program 
  • Other duties as assigned  


  • Strong interpersonal skills including patience and communication  
  • Experience in camp or other recreation programs 
  • Experience supervising and coaching others 
  • Must have good organizational, planning and leadership skills 
  • Current (within 6 months of start date) Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check 
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR “C” 
  • Swimming certifications such as Bronze Cross/NLS an asset 
  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCO) an asset 
  • Ability to work flexible hours in a changing and busy environment 
  • Must reside at CNIB Lake Joe during operational season and be willing to share accommodations with another staff member 

How to Apply:

Closing Date for Applications:
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, until the position is filled. 

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion, ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.  

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please state in your cover letter what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.  

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 



January 6, 2022

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