Adventure Program Instructor

An employer in Rosseau is hiring an Adventure Program Instructor.

For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541

Application Deadline: April 30, 2021
Hours of Work: 40
Wages: $3,500 - $4,700 for the term of the contract
Duties & Qualifications:
Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium are looking for Summer Staff!

A diagnosis of childhood cancer changes life in an instant. For affected children and families, it can suddenly feel like everything is about cancer.

Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium (merged in 2020) offers a different journey, where kids with cancer can just be kids, and families connect with a community of strength and support when they need it the most.

So much more than a summer camp—we offer the social cure for childhood cancer. Our camp-inspired programs deliver fun, friendship, and community to children and families at no cost to them year-round, all across Ontario.

Cancer changes a child’s life. So does camp. And so can you. Learn more at

Summer 2021 – OVERNIGHT CAMP
Adventure Program Instructors
(contract June to end of August)
$3,500 – $4,700 for the term of the contract

While 2020 was full of unexpected challenges, our new organization moved forward, inspired by our vision of reaching every child and family affected by childhood cancer across Ontario. We are developing plans to deliver modified in-person overnight camp programs this summer at Camp Trillium Rainbow Lake and Ooch Muskoka, leveraging pandemic protocols including social distancing, use of PPE, and plenty of time outdoors. We’re getting ready for a life-changing summer of adventure, fun, and safety!

Would you like to be part of our amazing programs this summer? We are now accepting applications for experienced Adventure Program Instructors.

Our Adventure Program Instructors will work with the Head of Adventure Program, the and the Adventure Program team to facilitate fun, inclusive and safe activities at all Adventure elements including: low ropes elements and course, climbing tower/wall, dynamic team elements and a multi-level static course with a wheel-chair accessible first level.

Adventure Program Instructors will assist in the development and instruction of an Adventure Program for groups of parents and their children aged 0-18 that is safe, creative, challenging, accessible, experiential, as well as ability and age appropriate, environmentally friendly and fun. The Adventure team is also responsible for ensuring the safety of all equipment and the activity area including regular maintenance, conducting risk management surveys and on-going safety reporting.

In addition to Adventure Programming, our all summer program staff coach and support our volunteer teams and assist and/or lead the planning, prepping and execution of camp wide programs and other day time and evening activities.

In order to be a successful part of our outstanding all-summer staff, you’ll be passionate about facilitating amazing recreational experiences for kids and families while actively supporting and providing resources to our volunteers throughout the summer.

Skills & Qualifications:
Our Adventure Program Instructors must have:
• Their Level 1 ACCT High Ropes Instructor Certification or be willing to take this course before programs begin (to be reimbursed at the end of the contract)
• Experience working with children in a recreational setting including children with special needs is a advantageous
• A valid first aid certification
• Current police reference check and vulnerable sector check.

Beneficial Skills & Experience:
• Experience leading high ropes or challenge course programming
• Facilitating adaptive programming
• Overnight summer camp experience
• Current G Class driver’s license and eligibility to be insured under our Camp insurance policy

This position requires living at the Ooch Muskoka or Rainbow Lake campsite for the duration of the contract (June to August as well as available for spring training where applicable), with room and board provided. In consideration of the population Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium serve, the incumbent is a non-smoker.

Job Type: Summer
Full Time Hours Per Week: 40
Advertising Method: Blind Ad

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