Sydenham Lake Canoe Club Summer Positions 2023

About Us

Sydenham Lake Canoe Club is a part of the Eastern Ontario Division of Canoe Kayak Ontario. It is a volunteer-run non-profit sprint racing canoe club that runs both a competitive and recreational canoe kayak programs. It is located 20 km north of Kingston on beautiful Sydenham Lake.



Day Camp Paddling Instructor (1 positions)


Instruct SLCC paddling skills and techniques to children age 6-13 in a small day camp setting in a fun creative and systematic manner;
Plan, organize and execute creative and creative age-appropriate outdoor activities in an inclusive safe environment;
Supervise participants at all times while on water and on land;
Work as a team with other instructors to achieve common goals;
Complete paddler achievement checklist;
Follow the club’s policies regarding safe sport, fair play, inclusivity, diversity and equity;
Serve as a positive youth role model/mentor to promote mental and physical health

Skills & Job Requirements

ORCA Level 1 Flatwater or extensive canoe paddling/tripping experience
Be willing to complete a one-day Canoe Kayak Canada Canoe Kids Instructor and/or online Boaters’ License course, if you don’t already have these certifications
Provide a clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check(fi over the age of 18) and complete an online Safe Sport course
Minimum level 10 (preferably higher) swimming ability & basic first aid certification and CPR
Be between the age of 16-30 and eligible to work in Canada

July 4th-Aug 19th 37.5 hours per week(no weekend hours required).

Must have Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross
Salary depends on certification and experience