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27 Jan 2020

Seasonal Program Facilitator

Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre Irondale, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Rate of Pay: $140.00/ day – base wage

Position Status: Seasonal Contract

Start Date: April 27th, 2020

Contract Length: 2-month (July-August) , 4-month (May-August), or 6-month (May-October)


Nature & Scope:

Bark Lake is seeking passionate, professional and forward thinking individuals to join our Program Facilitation Team.

Program Facilitators work as a team to plan and facilitate exciting leadership, experiential and recreational – based programming for guests. Versatile by nature, each Program Facilitator serves as a frontline customer service ambassador prepared to take on a variety of tasks to ensure a positive and unforgettable experience is had by all guests; this is the Bark Lake Advantage.

The ideal Program Facilitator has a desire to not only work with our guest in this natural setting, but also provide a truly memorable experience.


  • Facilitate programs for schools, adults, weddings, and other special interest groups during weekdays and weekends;
  • Set up and tear down of all program areas, delivery of activities and providing a safe space for learning and exploring;
  • Support and work with Waterfront Coordinator, Challenge Course Supervisor, and the Senior Leadership Team;
  • Provide customer service through serving or bartending support to weddings and other special events;
  • Occasionally assist with Food Services, Housekeeping and Maintenance as required;
  • Assist with Dining Hall and Tuck Shop routines and overnight client support;
  • Demonstrate an openness and willingness to assist with other tasks and duties outside of the above for as assigned by the Program Manager or Assistant General Manager.


  • Current Police Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening;
  • Current certification in Standard First Aid & CPR C;
  • Graduate or returning student of a post-secondary institution;
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced outdoor setting;
  • Able to provide outstanding customer service to all guests, both youth and adults;
  • Experience with leading large groups, and /or working in a camp, outdoor education, or leadership development setting.


Additional Qualifications: (Preference may be given to Candidates who possess additional qualifications)

  • Swimming Qualifications (NLS Waterfront or pool, Bronze Medallion or Cross);
  • Challenge Course Certifications: ACCT Level 1 or 2;
  • ORCKA Basic Canoe or Kayak or Voyageur Canoe Instructor or equivalent;
  • Wilderness First Responder or Advanced Wilderness First Aid;
  • ORCKA Canoe Tripping Level 3 or equivalent;
  • Pleasure Craft Operator;
  • Ontario Certified Teacher/ESL training;
  • Facilitation Training;
  • Food Safety Training;
  • Smart Serve.


How to Apply

Application Process:

Submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to: Please ensure that your cover letter, resume, and references include all relevant skills and experiences as well as indicates how you will add value to our program and team. Mandatory Staff Training will be held from Monday April 27th, 2020 until Friday May 1st, 2020.


We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Camp. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: adults, events, leadership, and youth.

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