Job Posting

Wilderness Staff

Wilderness Staff, Full Time
New hire-$58.33 per day & Returning staff-$62.50 per day (plus room & board)
Camp Stephens, Lake of the Woods, Kenora, Ontario (Live on Site)
June 26–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 a Wilderness Staff you will be responsible for planning and implementing 2
to 4 week wilderness canoe trips.

Are you the right fit?

• Provide leadership and role modeling to all campers
• Manage the day to day operations and programming of the wilderness trip routes and logistics
• Ensure camping industry and Y safety standards and policies are implemented and practiced
• Instruct and involve campers in all aspects of canoe trips at an age appropriate level
• Organize food and equipment for all trips
• Check all equipment and boats daily and maintain as required

What else do you need?

• 40 hour Wilderness First Aid & CPR Level C
• Bronze Cross
• Prior experience leading trips
• Globally Harmonized System (will train)
• Fully immunized against COVID-19 or valid

• 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 April 22nd, 2022 to:


Canoe Trip

April 22, 2022

YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens

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(204) 989-5863