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Positions: Fall Outdoor Centre Program Instructor
Organization: YMCA Camp Wanakita
Location: YMCA Wanakita, 1883 Koshlong Lake Road, Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0

Rate of Pay: $112/day
Position Status: Part-time contract
Placement: August 27th – October 24th, 2018

Nature & Scope:

The Fall Outdoor Centre Program Instructor is a contract position responsible for delivering and facilitating recreational and educational programs throughout the season. The instructor is primarily responsible for programming (canoeing, kayaking, swimming, high ropes, initiatives, archery, environmental programs, out trips etc.) and site support. The Fall Outdoor Program Instructor will report directly to the Program Coordinator under the supervision of the Outdoor Centre Director.


  • Facilitate programs for school, adult, family and other special interest groups during week days and weekends;
  • Act as the liaison with teachers, group leaders and other small staff teams;
  • Provide site support including set up of all program areas and maintenance of trails and program equipment as well as assisting the site service staff in general site maintenance in and around the YMCA Wanakita Outdoor Centre;
  • Maintain continuity and quality in programs by working co-operatively with all groups and other non-program Wanakita staff


  • Minimum certifications in Standard First Aid, CPR C and NLS;
  • ORCKA Basic Canoe Instructor, Camp Canoe Instructor, Canoe Tripping 2, greater or equivalent are considered assets;
  • Challenge Course Practitioner Certificate from and ACCT accredited trainer is considered an asset;
  • Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card;
  • Previous experience in camp, outdoor education/recreation field;
  • Current (within 6 months of contract start date) vulnerable sector screening is a condition of employment

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GoodWork ID: 46966       Date posted to Aug 3 2018