Job Posting

Six Week Canoe Tripper

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

Bronze Cross

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:

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.


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