Onondaga Camp is Hiring!

Head of Waterskiing – Onondaga Camp


Start Date: June 24, 2016
End Date: Sept 2, 2016
Location: Minden, ON

Since 1918, campers have come to Onondaga Camp each summer to discover the challenges and rewards of outdoor adventure and friendship. A true Canadian summer tradition, Onondaga Camp offers an extraordinary environment for kids to play, explore, achieve, and grow.

Onondaga Camp is a summer residential camp for children ages 6-16 near Minden, Ontario. We facilitate over 1,500 campers each summer. We hire staff on the basis of the soundness and maturity of their judgment, their commitment to being strong role models, and most importantly their ability to establish positive and caring relationships with their campers.

Onondaga is looking for a Head of Waterskiing for the summer of 2016. Onondaga’s waterski program is comprised of three modern Mastercraft boats which are utilized over two lakes, where campers are given opportunities to try waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, and kneeboarding while working towards Onondaga “levels” as well as Water Ski Wakeboard Ontario Rip ‘n Ride levels. The head of Waterskiing is responsible for managing this program, including approximately 12 staff in co-ordination with the assistant Head of Waterskiing.

Required qualifications include:

  • Bronze Cross (NLS preferable)
  • WSWO Foundations course (or willingness to obtain)
  • Experience teaching waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, and kneeboarding.
  • Experience operating a waterski boat as well as pulling children behind it.
  • Experience managing a small staff team in a camp environment is preferred.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Miles Villneff, Assistant Director to miles@onondagacamp.com or go to http://onondagacamp.com/summer-jobs/ to complete a staff application.