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Wilderness Coordinator

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 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.



April 29, 2021

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