The Kinark Outdoor Center (KOC) facilitates a range of outdoor education, therapeutic recreation and experiential adventure programs designed to meet the specific needs of its diverse client population. Visiting groups include: children’s mental health centers, community living agencies, elementary and secondary schools, colleges, universities, and various organizations serving youth and adults with special needs. KOC also offers 5-day summer camp programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout July & August.
The Outdoor Educator is responsible for effectively delivering all aspects of the recreation programming. The successful incumbent will also assist in the development, delivery and evaluation of small and large group programs at the KOC.
Outdoor Educators work an equivalent five-day work week May through August, at a competitive salary which includes room and board. All successful candidates will receive extensive in-house training. Outdoor Educators for the 6 month contract will also receive 2 professional certifications: Level 1 Challenge Course Instructor and a behavior management certification
To find out more about our Kinark Outdoor Centre please look at our website ( www.koc.on.ca )
Kinark Outdoor Center is a unique place to work. They offer a lot a specialized training and those who come into their experience as camp counselors come out as Outdoor Professionals with specific training in safety management, high ropes, and autism. Staff develop a keen sense of judgment and teamwork... and they have fun while earning an hourly wage.