Six Week Canoe Tripper
YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens
Six Week Tripper, Full Time (Four Positions Available)
Camp Stephens, Lake of the Woods, Kenora, Ontario (Live on Site)
June 27–August 28, 2021
Please note that the date for resuming Camp Stephens operations remains unknown at this time.
Public health restrictions and/or operational requirements may prevent our re-opening in 2021.
Do you love working with children? Want to help provide a high-quality camp experience for every child? Excited about spending your Spring and Summer on an island in beautiful Lake of the Woods? Camp Stephens provides a unique opportunity for everyone. As a part of the Camp Stephens Wilderness team, the Tripper will provide expertise, experience and skills specific to wilderness canoe tripping and are responsible for planning and leading the 6-week canoe trip.
Are you the right fit?
General camper care including managing behaviours
Coordinate canoe trip including packing food and equipment
Ensure safe wilderness tripping for all campers
Complete administrative duties
What else do you need?
Minimum Class 5F License or equivalent with driver abstract
Wilderness Advanced First Aid/Wilderness First Responder with CPR Level C
Global Harmonized System certification (GHS) – employer will train
2+ years of remote canoe trip leading experience
Paddle Canada Canoe Tripping or Moving Water certification
Paddle Canada Instructor
National Lifeguard (NL)
Swiftwater Rescue Technician (SRT)
Submit your cover letter and resume by February 12, 2021 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is committed to providing a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.