Staff Coach – Coordinator

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 and specialize in summer camp, school trips, group retreats and leadership development for all ages. We exist to inspire youth to shape their world.

Job Description

The Support department encompasses a variety of different positions that support the ministry and care of our staff and guests as well as contributing to the overall success of our excellent customer service standards.

Job Description

The Staff Coach Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be providing leadership to the Staff Coach Guest Communicators as well as speaking at Convo Cafe, Cabin Chat, Spark, and Impact. This will be done through training, supporting, and developing their communication skills and delivery of given content and curriculum. They will work in coordination with the Production Team and their team to provide a Muskoka Woods Signature experience. The primary focus is ensuring a seamless delivery of content at Large Group Experiences which include Spark, Impact, Convo Cafe and Cabin Chat. The Guest Communicator Coordinator will provide support to their team by leading weekly meetings as a group and meeting individually with the Guest Communicators regularly. They will also be required to attend weekly meetings with the Ministry Team, assist in Super Sunday and are assigned 4 to 6 One-2-One’s.

Leadership staff are regularly assigned to the Shutdown schedule and the Dining Room Maitre’d schedule.
Leadership staff also contribute to the overall ministry to staff and are required to lead a staff small group and participate in our One to One staff mentoring program.
All leadership staff contribute to alternate duties on guest arrival and departure days as well as the weekend stayover program. All Guest Communicators are required to act as “Staff Dorm Parents” within their assigned living accommodations. Expectations include: establishing and maintaining a healthy cabin culture, supporting and upholding all Muskoka Woods policies as well as directly addressing any conflicts that arise within the accommodations to the best of their ability.

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.

The Staff Coach Coordinator must have a heart for ministry and people, have excellent communication skills, be personal and approachable, and friendly. They must have strong leadership skills including: planning, organizing and administration, time management, conflict resolution, and strong communication skills both written and verbal. Applicants must have proven ministry and leadership experience. Muskoka Woods experience is preferred.

Salary Range

$250 – $280 per week plus room and board

Full Summer Bonus

Each leadership employee who commits their entire summer will qualify for a $400 bonus to be given at the end of the summer.

Contract Dates

May 26 - August 30, 2024

Essential Functions Required

  • Be able to assist guests and staff in an emergency
  • Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of guests and/or staff
  • Possess the ability to work for 7 to 9 hours at a time
  • Ability to participate in work projects – lifting and carrying between 10 – 30 lbs
  • Have the ability to accompany guests across camp
  • Have the ability to verbally communicate well with staff and guests

Additional Notes

  • 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.
  • 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.