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Organization: Voyageur Quest
Location: Algonquin Park east of South River, Ontario (with on-site cabin shared accommodation while “on” trip)

Voyageur Quest is a wilderness tour company that specializes in Algonquin Park. Our five facilities - the Algonquin Log Cabin, Cottage Outpost, Island Retreat, Lost Dog and Voyageur Outfitter are located at Algonquin Park Access Point # 1 – a 25 minute drive east of South River. Our head office, reservations and logistics take place in the Toronto office. For more information on Voyageur Quest – please visit

As Cook 

Voyageur Quest is seeking someone who is first and foremost an accomplished Cook and able to support the needs of the Algonquin Log Cabin serving groups of 4 to 18. The cook:

  • Prepares healthy and tasty meals in an open “off the grid” kitchen
  • Enjoys preparing whole and locally sourced foods following the recipes that have been selected and shaped by our Algonquin Log Cabin Chef.
  • Enjoys a highly focused customer service environment and being part of a team that delivers 3 day Algonquin Log Cabin programming
  • Our cooks are excellent communicators and enjoying interacting with the customers.
  • Handles inventory, orders, plans, shops for and delivers food

As Guide Support: assists wilderness guides in delivering the 3 day Algonquin Log Cabin and Cottage Outpost programs by supporting guide activities such as customer meet and greets, trip preparation, stoking fires and sauna and supporting adventure programing when possible. Cleans and turns over the 6 room Log Cabin to standard in preparation for the next group with the assistance of the guides, cottage clean and miscallaneous site work.  

Applicants should: have a passion for hospitality from cooking to showcasing a clean, organized kitchen, be natural and warm hosts; love the outdoors; enjoy working in a small team; have strong initiative, attention to details and organizational skills; be able to work and adapt to working under time pressures to meet programming schedules. Opportunities to work in spring/summer/fall in a similar position or to develop into guiding role with proper certification should there be an interest.

Season: early December 2017 to March 2018

Per diem: $150- $160 per day

Availability must include the period between Dec. 8, 2017 to Jan 3, 2018 as this includes essential winter training and the busy Christmas holidays.

Onsite cabin shared accommodation while “on” trip.

Interested candidates should e-mail a résumé with cover letter to attention Eva:

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GoodWork ID: 42973       Date posted to Nov 8 2017