Reports to: Out-Trip Director
Pay Rate: starting at $400 per week (+$60 per week for NL and WAFA) with additional compensation provided for relevant certifications and experience.
Contract Dates: June 16 – August 30, 2024
The Out-Trippers are responsible for executing our camper-focused out-tripping program. Out-trippers build relationships with the campers and staff with whom they will be going on trip, involving them in the pre-trip process. Out-trippers will prepare and lead multi-day canoe trips in North Frontenac Park with senior campers, occasionally providing leadership to overnight trips on Eagle Lake. Out-trippers are responsible for meeting RKY Camp and OCA risk management standards and ensuring all tripping equipment is properly cleaned, maintained, and in safe working order. Out-trippers will participate in a mandatory week-long out-trip training prior to the start of the summer. Out-trippers will work within the scope of their training and experience and communicate regularly with camp. While on site, Out-trippers will support the day-to-day operational needs of camp.
Required: Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) (or willing to obtain), National Lifeguard (NL), Safe Food Handler’s certification, experience leading backcountry out-trips with youth.
Preferred: Wilderness First Responder, ORCKA Canoe Trip Instructor
More information can be found in our Staff Application Handbook.