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

Kitchen Service Staff Winter/Spring 2023

The primary role of the Kitchen Service Staff within this department is to set up and manage the cold and hot buffets, juice machines, and coffee stations in each dining room. All Service Crew 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. A typical shift for Service Staff is varied throughout the week (6:00am - 2:30pm, 11:00am - 7:30pm, 6:00am - 10:30am/4pm - 7:30pm) read more

Counsellor – CEO

The CEO Counsellor's primary responsibiltiy within this department is to journey alongside the guests as they walk through and experience our 4 week long CEO leadership program. Counsellors live in the CEO Lodge with the guests, eat all meals with the group and are also responsible for meeting with their guests one to one, planning and participating in evening programs, and facilitating small group Convo Cafe conversations. In this role you would spend a larger amount of time with your guests than any other counselling role at MW as you journey with the guests over the course of the program. read more

Arts & Athletic Director

An Arts & Athletic Director’s primary responsibility within this department is to oversee the delivery of their assigned areas and activities as well as champion our Customer Service standards of Safety, Detail, Sizzle and Development. They provide leadership to the Area Heads including training, coaching and performance review. Arts & Athletic Directors are responsible for tasks including activity lesson plans, equipment and facilities management, staff issues, and day-to-day problem-solving. Arts & Athletics Directors lead and participate in daily and weekly meetings and support the team as required. read more

Staff Coach – Community Life

Muskoka Woods believes that pouring into our staff and providing wholistic care for each person will result in an overflow of safety and care for our guests. To make that a reality, Muskoka Woods hires a team of Staff Coaches that are responsible to lead community initiatives, champion our ministry to staff and come along side staff as needed. The primary role of the Community Life Staff Coach is to coordinate all community life events such as Town Hang, Staff Snack, staff socials and other events. Staff Coaches are also responsible to support our community through leading large and small group events, conducting one to one’s, and supporting the overall staff team where necessary and bring insight to the overall well being of our community and staff. All Staff Coaches are required to attend team meetings, lead small groups, attend Soul House, support Cadence, drive for hospital runs, and conduct One to Ones. 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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