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Wilderness Coordinator

YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens

Wilderness Coordinator, Full Time

Camp Stephens, Lake of the Woods, Kenora, Ontario (Live on Site)

May 31-September 5, 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 the Wilderness Coordinator, you will provide leadership on the planning and implementation of the trail program.

Are you the right fit?

  • Provide leadership and role modeling to all employees and volunteers
  • Manage and assign wilderness trip routes and logistics
  • Ensure camping industry and Y safety standards and policies are implemented and practised
  • Assist in the hiring, training, supervising and evaluation of all wilderness staff
  • Manage wilderness program budget
  • Manage equipment and food supply inventory
  • Ensure tripping equipment remains in excellent working condition

What else do you need?

  • Minimum Class 5F License or equivalent
  • 40 hour Wilderness First Aid & CPR Level C
  • Bronze Cross
  • Prior experience leading trips 


  • National Lifeguard (NL)
  • Paddle Canada Certification
  • Paddle Canada Instructor (Canoe Tripping or Moving Water)
  • Food Handler’s Certificate

Submit your cover letter and resume to:

position open until filled

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.



April 23, 2021

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