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Wilderness Coordinator

YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens

Wilderness Coordinator, Full Time-$150.05 per day

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

June 6-September 2, 2022 (subject to change)

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
• Fully immunized against COVID-19 or valid exemption

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

Submit your cover letter and resume by December 3, 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.

If you are hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of your employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully immunized against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption.



November 17, 2021

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