Outdoor Education Intern

North Bay, ON, Canada Req #518
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
The YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is a dynamic charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of communities by offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. We have been offering programs and services to the North Bay community since 1958 and to the Greater Sudbury community since 1936! To learn more about our programs and services offered please visit our website.

We are currently looking for an Outdoor Education Intern to join our team of committed professionals. This full-time contract position within the Association is housed at the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario’s Chippewa location in North Bay.

Under the leadership of the Senior Manager of Camping Services, the Camping Services Coordinator will assist in developing and maintaining the Outdoor Centre programs at Rotary Camp Tillicum.


START DATE: As soon as possible


RATE OF PAY:$19.23 per hour

HOURS: 40 per week


Major Responsibilities

  • Provide on-site support to the daily operation of camp during the entire operating season
  • Provide high quality facilitation of all program areas of the camp
  • Maintain high level of participant care and safety at Rotary Camp Tillicum
  • Work alongside the Site Director(s) and jointly manage all aspects and operations of the Outdoor Centre seasons
  • Manage the booking process and develop and implement plans to expand program offerings
  • Assist in hiring, training, supporting and supervising the Rotary Camp Tillicum staff team throughout the entire operating season
  • Assist with organization and scheduling of staff
  • Ensure excellence in all aspects of Outdoor Centre and summer programming and curriculum through active and thorough team support and ongoing staff development
  • Assist with marketing efforts and recruiting new groups, with an overall goal of increasing weekend program participation
  • Build relationships with members and guests, and promote the YMCA as a charitable organization


  • College diploma or University degree in Outdoor Recreation, Business, or related field *for education completed outside of Canada, applicants are required to submit a WES with their application
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a similar camp staff position
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and a strong team player
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Bilingualism in both official languages an asset
  • Current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Check


What We Offer


  • Free Personal Membership and 10% off Family Membership 
  • Paid sick/personal days 
  • Employee and Family AssistanceProgramthat includes short-term mental health supports such as counselling and online courses, and lifestyle coaching which includes legal and financial counselling 
  • Mileage reimbursement 
  • Team bonding and employee recognition events 
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Opportunity to explore a wide range of jobs and functions 
  • Flexible hours and scheduling, and hybrid work options, depending on role 



If you would like to work in a family friendly environment, please apply, by website only, with a cover letter and resume by February 20, 2024 to the attention of the Personnel Committee. 

Please ensure that your cover letter and resume both specify the job title of the position that you are applying for. 
All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, you must advise the Human Resources Department.
Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit a current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Check for review prior to starting employment.
Please note that candidates invited for an interview will be required to submit three professional references.
YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment. All of our employees and job applicants will be promoted or employed solely on the basis of their abilities and qualifications.
Educational credentials completed outside of Canada require a copy of your World Education Services documents (WES) along with your credentials. If you do not have a WES document, please visit https://www.wes.org/ca/. Applications submitted without a WES document will not be considered. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • North Bay, ON, Canada