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

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Spring 2023 Maintenance Staff

The primary role of the Maintenance Staff is to contribute to the maintenance and care of all accommodations, meeting areas, public spaces and grounds. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: mowing and trimming grass, sweeping, collecting garbage, moving firewood, moving equipment, snow removal, and assisting the full time maintenance staff where needed. read more

Spring 2023 Kitchen Service Staff

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 as well as assisting with the washing and putting away of dishes. 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

Spring – 2023 Host Instructor

The primary role of a Host Instructor is to instruct guests in a variety of sports, adventure activities, arts, nature and team-building programs. Staff are trained in program delivery for up to 25 different activities and are required to run activities for groups of 10 to 20 children at a time. Host instructors often travel around with their assigned group of guests but can also be assigned to specialize in one area depending on the needs of the group. A typical schedule for Host Instructors is from 8am to 5pm daily with 1 to 2 evening shifts/week as a team to provide evening program, serve snack, cover the office and work in the Camp Store. All instructors also assist with dish shifts and occasional work projects. read more

Production Crew – Operations

The primary role of the Production Crew within this department is to assist in providing quality and creative programming by delivering a professional and seamless experience through audio, visual, lighting and set preparations. The Production Crew supports all production needs for Cadence, Impact, Spark, evening activities, Cabin Chat, Conversation Cafe and other events as required. Production Operations staff are responsible to support all audio, visual, lighting and set-up needs of their assigned section including moving, lifting, set up and takedown of staging (stages, tarps, tables, tents etc.) and equipment. (speakers, microphones, lights etc.) A typical schedule in Production is varied throughout the week depending on the program needs of each day and week that includes daytime and evening work. 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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