A change of scenery, a change of pace and a change in you

Work at Muskoka Woods and be a part of a community where every day you’re making a difference alongside new friends you’ll have for life

Featured Jobs

Counsellor – Venture

A Venture Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 9 to 10 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Cabin Chat conversations with the guests in their cabin. Important Note - Counsellors may be moved to other age sections throughout the summer due to customer demand. This will be determined week to week and is up to the discretion of the Manager of Summer Programs. read more

Instructor Ropes Course

The Ropes Instructor’s primary responsibility within this department is to provide activity instruction while creating a safe environment for our guests to learn and develop new skills, make new friends and have fun! Instructors are responsible to implement daily lesson plans in their assigned area through energetic participation and quality, intentional instruction. A typical day for an instructor is to oversee activities from 9am to noon and 2pm to 5pm. Daily team meetings and set up and clean up are required at the beginning and end of each day. Instructors will help operate the Stayover Program for guests staying multiple weeks by leading and staying in a guest cabin, running activities and will be assigned to a cleaning team. Instructors are also responsible to assist in evening programs where assigned and participate in assigned duties on Sunday Arrival. read more

Instructor Wake Sports

The Wake Sports Instructor’s primary responsibility within this department is to provide activity instruction while creating a safe environment for our guests to learn and develop new skills, make new friends and have fun! Instructors are responsible to implement daily lesson plans in their assigned areas, including Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Wakesurfing, Kneeboarding and Tubing, through energetic participation and quality, intentional instruction. A typical day for an instructor is to oversee activities from 9am to noon and 2pm to 5pm. Daily team meetings and set up and clean up are required at the beginning and end of each day. Instructors will help operate the Stayover Program for guests staying multiple weeks by leading and staying in a guest cabin, running activities and will be assigned to a cleaning team. Instructors are also responsible to assist in evening programs where assigned and participate in assigned duties on Sunday Arrival. read more

Kitchen – Service Supervisor

The primary role of the Kitchen Service Supervisor within this department is to assist the Dining Hall Manager in all things related to leading staff, managing outcomes and serving guests. The Kitchen Service Supervisor oversees the Kitchen Service staff and are responsible to create a fun and productive team environment for our young staff while providing a quality and customer friendly dining experience for all staff and guests. All Kitchen staff are also required to contribute to the overall cleanliness of the kitchen and dining hall areas through sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, garbage removal, wiping down of surfaces, sanitizing work stations and food prep areas. May also be required to assist in the dish crew area. Aprons will be provided for each shift. A typical shift for the Kitchen Supervisor is varied throughout the week (Breakfast/Lunch 6:00am - 2:30pm, Lunch/Dinner 11:00am - 7:30pm, Breakfast/Dinner 6:00am - 10:30am & 4:00pm - 7:30pm) read more

While working at Muskoka Woods, you’ll experience: 

Meaningful Work that Makes a Difference

Think about the person who made a difference in your life. How they made you feel, how they encouraged you and the impact they made on your life. At Muskoka Woods, you have the opportunity to be that person for young people everyday; to invest in their growth and watch them grow into their best version of themselves.

Work to Learn and Learn to Lead

At Muskoka Woods, you’re going to not only be part of a great team, you’re going to have a great coach. At every level you’ll be led by someone who is intentional in helping you get to the next level and better prepare you for what’s next in life. Your development and training is a core value at Muskoka Woods and you’ll have ample opportunity to develop into the leader you’re meant to be.

Your Experience is Driven by Community

You won’t often hear people describe their time at Muskoka Woods as just a “job,” because it’s so much more than that. Built in to what you do is an exciting community of fun, friendship and life experiences you’ll be laughing about for years. It comes with a freedom you don’t experience at other workplaces to choose how to be challenged and to journey alongside new friends. Plus, it all happens on the beautiful shores of Lake Rosseau in gorgeous Muskoka. You couldn’t ask for a better backdrop for the adventures that await.

A Safe Place to Explore Your Faith

Rooted in faith, Muskoka Woods is a Christian youth development organization and we are respectful of all beliefs. If you grew up in church, attend a Christian school or maybe you learned about Jesus at Muskoka Woods. Whatever your situation, the answer is “yes, you’re enough,” because you’ll find this is a place where it’s safe to explore your faith by asking questions and by being around others who have been and are on a similar faith journey.

At Muskoka Woods, you receive intentional job and life skills training and development.

Our Values

LEAD

We inspire “Do something about it,” leaders.

ACCEPT

We welcome all youth from all backgrounds.

PROTECT

We provide safety physically, mentally, spiritually and socially.

INVITE

We encourage youth to explore what they believe.

CHALLENGE

We create environments that motivate people to excel.

CELEBRATE

We seize every moment to encourage and affirm the best of life.

Our Values

LEAD

We inspire “Do something about it,” leaders.

ACCEPT

We welcome all youth from all backgrounds.

PROTECT

We provide safety physically, mentally, spiritually and socially.

INVITE

We encourage youth to explore what they believe.

CHALLENGE

We create environments that motivate people to excel.

CELEBRATE

We seize every moment to encourage and affirm the best of life.

Working at Muskoka Woods makes an excellent choice for employment for lots of reasons

Usually the calls start coming in a week after the start of a new season. They had previously made a decision to work somewhere else for a variety of reasons but in a moment of clarity, they realized what had enticed them to work elsewhere didn’t meet their expectations.

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