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

Dining Room Manager

To provide quality food service to staff and guests through serving, overseeing the day-to-day service operations and providing leadership and direction to service personnel all while maintaining a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen. read more

Area Head – Kraken Waterslide

The Area Head’s primary responsibility within this department is to create, oversee and execute activities for their assigned area(s) that are safe, fun, developmentally focused and age-appropriate. Area Heads provide leadership to the instructors in their area(s) including training, coaching and performance review. Area Heads are responsible to assist with equipment and facilities management, guest issues, and provide great customer service. A typical day for a Kraken Area Head is to work shifts between 9am and 7pm overseeing the Kraken Waterslide. Daily meetings with your team as well as set up and clean up are required at the beginning and end of each day. read more

Coffee Can Supervisor

The Coffee Can is open to staff and guests on a daily basis selling Starbucks drinks, coffee, tea, and more! The primary role of the Coffee Can Supervisor, alongside our full-time Camp Store manager, is to keep a fun and productive environment for our young staff while providing excellent customer service to our staff and guests. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: leading and managing staff, supervising shifts, reconciling tills, receiving and managing inventory, cleaning and organizing the coffee can, helping to train staff on menu items, and working alongside the staff. A typical shift through the week is 8:30am- 4:30pm. But will also be trained on Camp Store processes and may have shifts in the store as well. read more

Lifeguard

The Lifeguard's primary responsibility within this department is to provide supervision of the swim beach area while creating a safe environment for our guests to learn and develop new skills, make new friends and have fun! Lifeguards are responsible to execute their daily responsibilities in their assigned area through energetic participation and quality, intentional supervision. A typical day for a lifeguard is to oversee activities from 9am to noon and 1pm to 5pm. Daily team meetings and set up and clean up are required at the beginning and end of each day. Lifeguards 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. Lifeguards are also responsible to assist in evening programs where assigned and participate in assigned duties on Sunday Arrival. 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.

Core Values

Our core values are the foundation of all we do at Muskoka Woods. They articulate deeply held beliefs that inform our strategic priorities. These values create an unwavering guide that helps Muskoka Woods achieve its goals. At Muskoka Woods, we:

LEAD

We inspire “do something about it” leaders.

ACCEPT

We welcome all youth.

PROTECT

We provide a safe place to grow 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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