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Wanted: Outdoor Ed Specialists – Canoe Guides
Sept 12-19, 2020 ONE WEEK CONTRACT (option to add on other work if interested)
Voyageur Quest
based out of Algonquin Park Access Pt #1, east of South River / between Huntsville and North Bay, Ontario

Voyageur Quest is a wilderness tour company that specializes in Algonquin Park. Our facilities — the Algonquin Log Cabin, the Algonquin Cottage Outpost, Algonquin Island Retreat and Voyageur Outfitter are all located at Algonquin Park’s northwest corner. Our head office, reservations and logistics are centred in our Toronto office. For more information - please visit

You will be delivering quality outdoor educational overnight canoe expeditions and working with students from various high schools. You will be involved in the setup, operations, delivery, on-going debrief and follow-up for the adventure experience that you will be best fit assigned to. Locations may include Algonquin Park, Killarney, Georgian Bay and Huntsville areas.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate and guide canoe trips
  • Facilitate team building and leadership exercises
  • Implement and ensure ongoing safety protocols and procedures and manage risk
  • Provide effective support and leadership


  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) or Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
  • ORCKA Canoe Tripping 3 or Paddle Canada Advanced Trip Leader
  • Lifeguarding Certification - National Lifeguard (Pool/waterfront) from the Lifesaving
  • Society or Pool/Waterfront Lifeguard from the Canadian Red Cross
  • Strong leadership experience in a wilderness environment
  • Exceptionally strong canoe tripping background preferably in a commercial setting
  • Current and Clear Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector search
  • Experience working in an outdoor setting with students
  • Energy, enthusiasm, creativity, and compassion

Contract available from:
September 12-19, 2019

will be commensurate with experience and certifications and fall in the range of $190 to $250 per diem depending on role.

(option to add on other work if interested)

Please send resume and cover letter to Eva at:
and call our office at 416-486-3605 or me directly at 647-328-3605.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 7 2020    ID: 55551