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2 Jul 2019

Seasonal Fall Outdoor Centre Program Instructor

YMCA Wanakita Donald, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Fall Outdoor Centre Program Instructor – YMCA Wanakita

Rate of Pay: $120 per day
Position Status: Contract
Placement: August 25th – October 25th, 2019

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 Spring 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 weekdays 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 cooperatively with all groups and other non-program Wanakita staff

-Minimum certification is Standard First Aid with CPR C
-NLS and Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card; 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;
-Previous experience in camp, outdoor education/recreation field;
-Current (within 6 months of contract start date) vulnerable sector screening is a condition of employment


How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please submit your letter of application and resume by August 15th, 2019 to Jeff McConkey, Outdoor Centre Director, YMCA Wanakita at   -

Job Categories: Outdoor Education. Job Types: Seasonal.

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