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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 complete and submit a staff application by following the link below.
Camp Kandalore is committed to employment quality and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. If you require an accommodation at any point during the hiring/employment process please let us know as we will work with you to meet your needs. All responses will be handled with strict confidence.

Staff Application

Current Opportunities

  • Returning Staff Application

    This application is for returning summer staff members.

    Please follow the link above to complete your Returning Staff Application.

    If you have any question please contact camp@kandalore.com or call (416) 322-9735.

  • Camp Counsellor

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands

    Reports to: Assistant Director, Camp Life

    Camp Kandalore is seeking inspiring counsellors to join our team this summer. This position is an overnight summer camp role from June 21st – August 26th.

    We are the finest traditional summer camp in Canada provide the best in both canoe tripping and in camp activities.

    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. The age range of our campers is 6-15 years old and the camp is divided into three sections prep juniors (6-11), inters (12-13), seniors (14-15). Our counsellors report to their section head and throughout the day work at various activities that the camp provides.

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

    Please follow the link above to complete your New Staff Application.

    If you have any question please contact camp@kandalore.com or call (416) 322-9735.

  • Canoe Trip Guide – Core Program

    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. Core trippers exclusively paddle whitewater rivers with older campers.

    Core Trippers guide various rivers each summer in Ontario and Quebec including:
    • Madawaska
    • 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.

    Please follow the link above to complete your New Staff Application.

    If you have any question please contact camp@kandalore.com or call (416) 322-9735.

  • Canoe Trip Guide – Extended River Trips

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands (July or August, 2018)

    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.

    Please follow the link above to complete your New Staff Application.

    If you have any question please contact camp@kandalore.com or call (416) 322-9735.

  • Camp Nurse

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands

    Reports to: Assistant Director, Operations

    Camp Kandalore is seeking RNs and RPNs to join our medical team which is comprised of 3 nurses and one doctor who live on site June 21st – August 26th.

    The successful applicant will be friendly, customer-service oriented, responsible, well-organized and able to cope with a busy clinic atmosphere. Familiarity or experience with summer camp is recommended.

    Our nursing staff look after all of the various health needs of our campers and staff. Duties include tending to injuries, running clinics, administering medication, and educating campers and staff on their health and wellness. The ideal candidate has supervision experience.

    This position includes a competitive salary, room and board, clinical experience and a fantastic summer at camp.

    Requirements:

    Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Qualification

    Experience working with children and youth, preferably in a camp setting

    CPR-C and standard first aid. Other qualifications (swim, AED, etc.) an asset

    Please follow the link above to complete your New Staff Application.

    If you have any questions please contact erica@kandalore.com or call 416-322-9735.

  • Maintenance

    Job Type: Seasonal: End of June until the beginning of September

    Location: Camp Kandalore – Algonquin Highlands

    Reports to: Site Manager

    Description

    Camp Kandalore is looking to hire three candidates to be our cleaning crew this summer. Located 12 minutes North of Carnarvon off of Highway 35, we are a co-ed residential summer camp for campers aged 6-16. S For more info visit us at www.kandalore.com.Camp Kandalore is looking for hard-working, positive and reliable people to be our cleaning crew this summer. The general duties of the cleaning crew include:
    • Supply Washrooms and other common areas with necessary materials
    • Cleaning of camp common areas including washrooms and shower facilities
    • Assisting maintenance staff with the upkeep of the camp facilities
    • Painting, groundskeeping, dock work and other minor repairs of camp structures

    Requirements:
    • Must enjoy working outside and being part of a fun loving community
    • Willing to work six days a week, afternoons, and weekends
    • Able to lift 25lbs continuously and work in a physically demanding environment
    • Able to work as a positive member of a team as well as independently

    If you have any questions please contact Gord@kandalore.com.