Rate of Pay: $143.55/day
Position Status: Contract
Placement: December 27th, 2021 – March 20th, 2022
*additional required training: December 15th, 2021- December 17th, 2021
Nature & Scope:
The Winter 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 (cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice sports, winter survival, camping, and winter ecology/nature programs) and program/site support; but will also have opportunities to act as a facilitator and liaison to visiting groups. The Program Instructor will report directly to the Program Coordinator under the supervision of the Outdoor Centre Director. A room and board package is available.
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford offers programs and services including health, fitness and recreation, family and children’s services, camping and outdoor education, youth leadership development, a men’s residence located in the Hamilton Downtown branch and international development education.
YMCA Wanakita, located in the Haliburton Highlands on Koshlong Lake, is a four season YMCA Camp and Outdoor Centre affiliated with the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford. Situated 2 ½ hours north of Toronto on a beautiful forested 1000 acre site,
Wanakita traditionally operates (for the 10 weeks in and around July and August) as a summer overnight children’s camp, a summer day camp and a summer family camp. In 2021 however, a Family Lodge program will be offered. From September to June, Wanakita traditionally operates as an Outdoor Education, Recreation and Retreat Centre for schools, colleges, universities, families, adults, businesses, clubs and other special interest groups. Wanakita currently serves over 150 different groups annually.
YMCA Wanakita maintains 130 buildings and has accommodation and dining for up to 700 people during the summer months and up to 250 in the winter; programs and equipment for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, high/low ropes courses, wilderness and environmental programs, crafts, performing arts and more. Wanakita offers outdoor experiences to over 13,000 participants annually. Currently employed are 12 full time staff members with seasonal staff support ranging from 14 - 180 employees. Over 250 volunteers a year are also involved in Wanakita’s success.
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1883 Koshlong Lake Road
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 3 2021 ID: 61777