Maintenance Staff Winter/Spring 2021

Company Mission

Muskoka Woods is a Christian youth development organization that welcomes everyone to an experience for a lifetime. We are located on the shores of beautiful Lake Rosseau. We specialize in summer camp, school trips, group retreats and leadership development for all ages.

Job Description

From January to June, the Schools & Groups program and the Leadership Studio provide life-changing experiences for youth and adults. Throughout the year Muskoka Woods serves more than 25,000 students in grades 6 to 12, from numerous corporate groups, and a variety of church retreats.

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.

**Please note: All positions are required to work in other areas including program, washing dishes, housekeeping, grounds keeping and snow removal, and office coverage.

Staff are required to attend all meetings as outlined during staff training including Cadence and Small Group.

Skills and Attributes Required

Muskoka Woods is looking for staff whose personal values match the MW Core Values which includes having a passion for working with children and youth.

Maintenance staff must have a strong work ethic, a customer service mindset, be a team player, have a postivie attitude, be willing to work early morning shifts, and perform manual labour. A valid driver’s license is preferred but not required.

Salary

$185 per week plus room and board

Contract Dates

Winter/Spring 2021: January 17 - June 20

*Please note if you are an international staff member you will be required to arrive 14 days prior to this start date.

 

Essential Functions

  • Have physical strength & ability to lift/move small and large objects (ie. vacuum cleaner, garbage bags, boxes, and inventory)
  • Possess the ability to work for 7- 9 hours at a time
  • Ability to participate in work projects – lifting and carrying between 10 – 30 lbs
  • Be able to stoop, bend, and crouch
  • Have the ability to communicate well with staff and guests

Additional Notes

** Please note: All staff are required to uphold the Muskoka Woods Vision and Mission, Core Values and Aspirations, as well as all policy and procedures as outlined during our Staff Development Week held at the beginning of your contract.

** Please note: All Counsellors stay in a cabin with our guests. All other staff stay in shared staff accommodation.

Apply now via Muskoka Woods' online application process. You'll need to create an account (or use a previously created one) and apply online.