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Job Overview

Founded in 1936, Camp Tamakwa is a coed children’s overnight summer camp located in beautiful Algonquin Provincial Park. We offer a diverse in-camp program with over 20 activities as well as a canoe tripping program.

Our remote “boat access only” summer camp requires a hard working, flexible “transpo” team to help us keep our 300 campers safe and having fun at camp! Successful applicants will be provided room and board and will live on site for the summer.

Job duties include but are not limited to;

driving boats– this includes transporting people as well as all things in and out of camp (food, garbage, mail, laundry bags, supplies, etc)

garbage runs– nightly collection of garbage from around camp and the kitchen and transporting it across the lake

driving the tractor– transporting supplies around camp, including splitting and moving firewood to campfire pits around camp

maintain a safe and organized boat house – ensure boats are clean, contain all necessary safety equipment, and ready for use

various maintenance task around camp – including, but not limited to, cutting grass, pruning, raking, painting, small repairs, cleaning, etc

Applicants should have some experience working maintenance, driving boats and driving tractors, if possible.  A love of the outdoors as well as a good work ethic when working individually as well as part of a team.

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