ALL CBU or CO-OP STUDENTS – Lead Wilderness Counsellor, Tim Horton Memorial Camp


French & English
Positions available at:

  • Tim Horton Memorial Camp – Parry Sound, ON
  • Tim Horton Camp Whiteshell – Whiteshell, MB
  • Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton – Quyon, QC
  • Tim Horton Onondaga Farms – St George, ON


  • Pursuing post-secondary degree or diploma in recreation, outdoor/adventure education or a related field
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Bilingual in French and English (an asset)
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and confidently executing wilderness hiking trips
  • Experience working with youth, preferably in an outdoor setting
  • Wilderness First Responder Certification – an asset
  • Wilderness Water Safety Certification or Bronze Cross/NLS – an asset
  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills
  • Skilled in behaviour management and problem solving
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Ability to live on-site/on-trip for an extended period of time and work flexible hours



  • Delivering quality, youth-focused programming through leading multi-day wilderness hiking trips
  • Ensuring proper equipment instruction and safety of staff and campers at all times
  • Assessing risk and implementing the Foundation’s safety standards and procedures
  • Support packing and preparation for trips
  • Reporting concerns or incidents related to camper and staff wellness, as well as equipment maintenance
  • Completing daily trip logs and related forms, as well as incident/accident reports as necessary
  • Being a role model for campers to look up to during the camp session and beyond
  • Providing leadership and guidance to other staff, modeling inclusivity and mentorship

Application Details

Contract dates from May 29, 2017 – September 1, 2017


  • Be involved in inspiring young people to discover their potential
  • Work alongside liked-minded change makers
  • Work in a picturesque location, ideal for outdoor adventures
  • Participate in extensive training opportunities
  • Have your accommodations and meals provided

Applicants interested in the Tim Horton Memorial Camp can forward their resumes to Megan Castrucci, Program Manager at
Applicants interested in the Tim Horton Camp Whiteshell can forward their resumes to Elijah Sherk, Program Manager at
Applicants interested in Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton can forward their resumes to Keith Dupuis-Strong, Program Manager at
Applicants interested in Tim Horton Onondaga Farms can forward their resumes to Justin Dubreuil, Program Manager at


To learn more about the Co-op Option in your program, please contact CBU Student Placement Officer by email: