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Positions: Winter Wilderness Guides
Organization: Voyageur Quest
Location: Algonquin Park Access #1, East of South River, Ontario
Terms: Per diem wage plus tips, shared accommodation


Voyageur Quest is a wilderness tour company that specializes in Algonquin Park. Our facilities – the Algonquin Log Cabin, the Algonquin Outpost Cottages, Islands, and Voyageur Outfitter are all located at Algonquin Park’s northwest corner at Access Pt #1. Our head office, reservations, and logistics are centered in our Toronto office. For more information – please visit


Voyageur Quest
is looking for Algonquin Winter Guides as Log Cabin guides, naturalists, and outdoor educational leaders to work lodge-based interpretative programs at the Algonquin Log Cabin and Algonquin Cottage Outpost. Applicants should have strong leadership skills and be comfortable speaking about Algonquin flora, fauna, night sky, and local culture in front of an adult commercial, outdoor education, and family market. Strong interpretative and program skills are essential.

Applicants should have the following certifications, skills, and experience:

  • Ability to Snowshoe
  • Ability to Backcountry ski
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR) or equivalent
  • Strong Nature and Wildlife interpretation
  • Ice Safety knowledge/certification
  • Strong guiding and leadership experience in a wilderness environment
  • Commercial hospitality experience (with serving meals, kitchen help, lodging welcomes) and a strong desire to optimize customer satisfaction
  • Love being outdoors in the winter
  • Clear and satisfactory criminal record check
  • A driver’s license and a car is an asset to get you to and from the Algonquin Log Cabin and for your days off.

Contracts Available: early December 2021 to approx 3rd week in March 2022
Training: December 4-10, 2021
Salary: $175-230 per day (as per ESA, commensurate with certifications, experience, and leadership) plus guests tip to staff directly.
Other: Shared accommodation available

To Apply:

Interested candidates should e-mail a résumé and cover letter (with the subject line of email marked JOBS) to Helena at

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 2 2021    ID: 61766