Job Posting

Paddle Making Specialist

YMCA Wanakita

Contract Duration: June 26, 2021 – August 28, 2021
Contract Value: $2,419.60

The Paddle Making Specialist is responsible for delivering the Paddle Making program. Each week participants will be given a paddle “blank” which the Paddle Making Specialist will teach them to rasp, sand down, engrave and finish by the end of the week. During the non-PCA times, the role of the Paddle Making Specialist will be to fill in as a Resource Floater, helping out where needed while maintaining the cleanliness of the paddle making area and storage room. Motivational skills, work ethic and appreciation for fine craftsmanship are essential in this role. The Paddle Making Specialist reports to the Resource Section Directors and also assists in general Resource responsibilities.

Minimum qualifications of NLS, Standard First Aid, and CPR level C must be met

Must have a strong aptitude for woodworking

Knowledge surrounding the history and construction of a canoe paddle will be considered
an asset

Must have participated in a “Lee Valley Paddle Making Class” or equivalent


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