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Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator’s primary responsibility within this department is to liaise between Guest Relations, Program, Arts & Athletics and the HR Department, and to assist in creating and executing programs for all guests that are safe, fun, developmentally focused and age-appropriate. The Program Coordinator will provide leadership to the Guest Communicators through training, coaching and support in their communication skills and delivery of content and curriculum. They will work in coordination with the Production team and their team to ensure a seamless delivery of content at the large group experiences. The Program Coordinator is also responsible for such projects as: T-shirt distribution, Survival packs, postcards and rentals. The Program Coordinator supports the entire Program team by hosting weekly meetings, attending evening programs and helping to cover on Program Manager’s day off. read more

Guest Communicator – Convo Cafe/Impact

Convo Cafe and Impact are a special part of each night at Muskoka Woods for our Junior High (11 - 12 year old), Senior High (13 - 14 year old) and CREW (15 - 16 year old) guests. During this time, staff and guests share on topics including Christian values, character and personal beliefs. These sessions create a safe space for listening, laughing and learning about values and morals through Bible stories and other creative ways. We encourage young people to think in new ways. Whatever the occasion, our conversations are age appropriate and respectful of all religions and beliefs. The Convo Cafe/Impact Guest Communicator's primary responsibility will be to deliver content at daily Conversation Cafe (Exploring Life and Diving Deeper) sessions as well as speak at Impact once throughout the summer (large group multi-media experience). Guest Communiators are also required to assist in Super Saturday and drive for hospital runs and are assigned 6 to 8 One 2 One's. read more

Guest Communicator – Cabin Chat/Spark

Cabin Chat and Spark are a special part of each night at Muskoka Woods for our WILD (6 to 8 year old) and Venture (9 to 10 year old) guests. During this time, staff and guests share on topics including Christian values, character and personal beliefs. These sessions create a safe space for listening, laughing and learning about values and morals through Bible stories. We encourage young people to think in new ways. Whatever the occasion, our conversations are age appropriate and respectful of all religions and beliefs. The Cabin Chat/Spark Guest Communicators primary responsibility is to deliver content at Spark (a weekly large group multi-media experience) and daily Cabin Chats with WILD and Venture. Guest Communicators are also required to assist in Super Saturday and drive for hospital runs and area assigned 6 to 8 One 2 One's. read more

Section Head – WILD

The WILD Section Head’s primary responsibility within this department is to create and execute programs for our guests ages 6-8 years old that are safe, fun, developmentally focused and age appropriate. Section Heads provide leadership to the counsellors in their section including training, coaching and performance review. Section Heads are also responsible to assist with guest issues, provide great customer service and liaise with parents when needed. read more

Section Head – Junior High

The Junior High Section Head’s primary responsibility within this department is to create and execute programs for our guests ages 11 to 12 years old that are safe, fun, developmentally focused and age appropriate. Section Heads provide leadership to the counsellors in their section including training, coaching and performance review. Section Heads are also responsible to assist with guest issues, provide great customer service and liaise with parents when needed. read more

Exceptionality Counsellor

The Exceptionality Program Team is to assist, support, care for and ensure the needs of our exceptionality guests are met. Muskoka Woods has a variety of different guests and our goal is to create a safe, fun and confidence boosting environment for all. The role of the Exceptionality Program Counsellor within this department is to provide extra support to guests in the form of checks in and/or one to one support. Exceptionality Counsellors are responsible to ensure that guests needs are met and exceeded through care, participating in activities, and assisting guests with specific needs. Depending on enrolment, staff may be re-assigned to other duties as needed in the overall camp program. 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

Counsellor – CREW

A CREW Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 15 - 16 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Convo Cafe conversations with the guests in their cabin. Each CREW Counsellor is also expected to help instruct in 1 to 2 hours of assigned Arts & Athletics activities per day. Important Note - Counsellors may be moved to other age sections throughout the summer due to customer demand. This will be determined week to week and is up to the discretion of the Manager of Summer Programs. read more

Counsellor – Senior High

A Senior High Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 13 - 14 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Convo Cafe conversations with the guests in their cabin. Each Senior High Counsellor is also expected to help instruct in 1 to 2 hours of assigned Arts & Athletics activities per day. Important Note - Counsellors may be moved to other age sections throughout the summer due to customer demand. This will be determined week to week and is up to the discretion of the Manager of Summer Programs. read more

Counsellor – Junior High

A Junior High Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 11 to 12 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Convo Cafe conversations with the guests in their cabin. Each Junior High Counsellor is also expected to help instruct in 1 to 2 hours of assigned Arts & Athletics activities per day. Important Note - counsellors may be moved to other guest age sections throughout the summer, this will be a week by week determination and is up to the discretion of the Manager of Summer Programs. read more

At Muskoka Woods, you receive intentional job and life skills training and development.

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.