Assistant Wilderness Coordinator

YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens is hiring an Assistant Wilderness Coordinator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

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 Assistant Wilderness Coordinator, you will provide leadership on the planning and implementation of the trail program.

Why work at the Y?

  • Great people and work environment with an amazing view
  • Complimentary Y individual membership
  • Many opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Super rewarding job, helping kids have a remarkable camp experience
  • We are awesome!
Employer Name: YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 1W2
Application Deadline: February 29, 2024
Hours of Work: Full Time, Spring/Summer Fixed Term Employment Opportunity, Spring (May-June) & Summer (late June-September 1, 2024-dates TBD)
Job Type: Summer
Wages: New hire-$98.33 per day & Returning staff-$103.33 per day

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Provide leadership and role modeling to all employees and volunteers
  • Manage and assign wilderness trip routes and logistics for trips from 1 to 5 nights in length
  • Ensure camping industry and Y safety standards and policies are implemented and practiced
  • Assist in the training, supervising and evaluation of all wilderness staff
  • Manage equipment and food supply inventory
  • Ensure tripping equipment remains in excellent working condition
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • 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
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

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The Y is entrusted to provide 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.

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