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Join Camp Kandalore Team

Are you looking for a challenge? Memories and friendship that will last a lifetime? Do you enjoy working outdoors? Helping children discover themselves?

If so, Kandalore could be the place for you. Contact us at camp@kandalore.com for more information about staff positions, or download, complete and submit a staff application here.

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Current Opportunities

  • Camp CounsellorJune 23 – August 28, 2017

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands

    Reports to: Assistant Director, Program Operations

    Camp Kandalore is seeking inspiring counsellors to join our team this summer. This position is an overnight summer camp role from June 23rd – August 28th.

    For more than 70 years, Camp Kandalore has created a camp experience like no other. We are the finest traditional summer camp in Canada provide the best in both canoe tripping and in camp activities. Kandalore is truly a family. Our counsellors support, inspire, and care about campers. Living together in cabins of eight to ten, campers learn to trust and count on one another.

    All of our Staff are required to have a minimum of Bronze Cross.

    All interested applicants please email resume to Tyler Walker at tyler@kandalore.com. Fax: 416.322.5899

  • Head of WaterskiingJune 8, 2017

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands

    Reports to: Assistant Director, Program Operations

    Camp Kandalore is seeking a Head of Waterski for the 2017 summer.

    The Camp
    Founded in 1947 Kandalore offers a traditional camp experience for children 6 – 16. Originally operating as a boy’s camp, Kandalore became co-educational in 1992. The camp prides itself on its warm and supportive community where children are made to feel included in the camp culture. The supportive nature of the camp allows for the campers to try new activities and develop new skills with the help of caring staff members.

    The Program
    Kandalore’s waterski program provides opportunities for camper to try waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, and kneeboarding. Campers strive to build their skills while working towards Kandalore ‘Levels’ of achievement within the waterski program. The Head of Waterskiing is responsible for managing this program, including care and maintenance of 3 waterski boats and equipment, and leading a staff team of eleven.

    Requirements:
    • WSWO Foundations course (or willingness to obtain)
    • Bronze Cross (NLS preferable)
    • Experience teaching waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, and kneeboarding
    • Experience driving a waterski boat and towing children
    • Leadership experience in small teams

    Submit Application to Hilary Villneff at hilary@kandalore.com. Fax: 416.322.5899

    Application Deadline: June 8, 2017.

  • Canoe Trip Guide – Extended River TripsJuly / August, 2017

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands (July or August, 2017)

    Reports to: Director, Trip Director

    Kandalore is looking for experienced guides to lead our Explorer Program – July and/or August 21 to 24 day long river trips.

    The Program
    Kandalore has a longstanding reputation as one of Canada’s premier canoe tripping camps. We offer campers an unmatched canoe tripping experience, starting from age 6, with the program designed to gradually introduce new skills and challenges as they get older. The camp prides itself on the culminating trip experience that our 16 year old leaders embark upon – The Explorer Program.

    All Explorer rivers are significant distances from the camps including such rivers as:
    • Moisie
    • Broadback
    • Duchef
    • Bloodvein
    • Attiwapiskat
    • Albany
    • Kesagami
    And many more!

    Requirements:
    • Certified with Wilderness First Responder (Kandalore offers course in the spring)
    • Certified with Swift Water Rescue Technician (Kandalore offers course in the spring)
    • Bronze Cross or higher is mandatory and no exceptions can be made.
    • Experience leading canoe trips in remote settings.
    • Experience with white water canoeing.

    Submit Application to Hilary Villneff at hilary@kandalore.com. Fax: 416.322.5899

    Application Deadline: May 15, 2017.

  • Canoe Trip Guide – Core ProgramJune 8, 2017

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands

    Reports to: Director, Trip Director

    Camp Kandalore is seeking whitewater canoe guides to lead 4 – 12 day wilderness trips with campers ages 12 – 16 on rivers in Ontario and Quebec.

    The Program
    Kandalore has a longstanding reputation as one of Canada’s premier canoe tripping camps. We offer campers an unmatched canoe tripping experience, starting from age 6, with the program designed to gradually introduce new skills and challenges as they get older. The camp prides itself on the culminating trip experience that our 16 year old leaders embark upon – The Explorer Program.

    All Explorer rivers are significant distances from the camps including such rivers as:
    • Madawaska
    • Mattawa
    • Spanish River
    • French River
    • Colounge
    • Bazin
    • Magnetewan
    • Temagami
    • Noire
    • Petwawa
    And many more!

    Requirements:
    • Certified with Wilderness First Responder (Kandalore offers course in the spring)
    • Certified with Swift Water Rescue Technician (Kandalore offers course in the spring)
    • Bronze Cross or higher is mandatory and no exceptions can be made.
    • Experience leading canoe trips in remote settings.

    Submit Application to Hilary Villneff at hilary@kandalore.com. Fax: 416.322.5899

    Application Deadline: June 8, 2017.

  • Camp DriverJune 23 – August 28, 2017

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands (June 23 – August 28, 2017)

    Reports to: Assistant Director of Operations, Director

    Kandalore is looking for a positive and enthusiastic individual to fill the role as a Camp Driver. The successful applicant will be friendly, responsible, well-organized and be prepared to drive at any time of day or night in the event of an emergency. Familiarity or experience with summer camp is recommended.

    Founded in 1947 Kandalore offers a traditional camp experience for children 6 – 16. Originally operating as a boy’s camp, Kandalore became co-educational in 1992. The camp prides itself on its warm and supportive community where children are made to feel included in the camp culture. The supportive nature of the camp allows for the campers to try new activities and develop new skills with the help of caring staff members.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Level of comfort driving with a trailer
    • Ensure canoes and equipment are secured properly
    • Conducting town-runs to pick up necessary supplies
    • Assist in Airport pick up
    • Cleaning camp vehicles, daily fluid and safety kit check

    Requirements:
    • Full G license
    • Clean driving record
    • Minimum of 21 years of age
    • Ability to problem solve
    • Flexible and able to adapt to change
    • Enjoys working with children

    Submit Application to Natasha Turner at natasha@kandalore.com. Fax: 416.322.5899