Job Posting

Wilderness Coordinator

Wilderness Coordinator, Full Time-$150.05 per day

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

May 15-September 1, 2023 (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 practiced

· 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)


Submit your cover letter and resume by December 16, 2022 to:

· Food Handler’s Certificate




YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens

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(204) 989-5863