Six Week Tripper

YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens is hiring a Six Week Tripper! 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 a part of the Camp Stephens Wilderness team, the Tripper will provide expertise, experience and skills specific to wilderness canoe tripping and are responsible for planning and leading the 6-week canoe trip.

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 connect with nature
  • 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, Summer Fixed Term Employment Opportunity, June-September 1, 2024-dates TBD
Job Type: Summer
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • General camper care including managing behaviours
  • Coordinate canoe trip including packing food and equipment
  • Ensure safe wilderness tripping for all campers
  • Complete administrative duties
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Minimum Class 5F License or equivalent with driver abstract
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid/Wilderness First Responder with CPR Level C
  • Global Harmonized System certification (GHS) – employer will train
  • Bronze Cross
  • 2+ years of remote canoe trip leading experience


  • Paddle Canada Canoe Tripping or Moving Water certification
  • Paddle Canada Instructor
  • National Lifeguard (NL)
  • Swiftwater Rescue Technician (SRT)
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please apply on recruitment website at:

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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