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CNIB Lake Joe is Hiring Seasonal Staff for 2020!

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Looking for work? CNIB Lake Joe, a fully accessible camp for people with sight loss, is looking for you! If you have a passion to enrich lives, make memories and build independence, apply now to join our team on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka, and help change what it is to be blind!

We are recruiting for 19 exciting roles, starting May/June to September. Full and part-time positions are available: lifeguards, boat and bus drivers, nurses, camp counselors, program specialists (music, dance, drama, sport, technology, visual arts), assistants (guest services, facilities, property, wellness) and more!

Live, work, and play at beautiful CNIB Lake Joe. Two hours north of Toronto, CNIB Lake Joe stretches across 12.5 acres of stunning waterfront property on the northwest corner of Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Did we mention your room and meals are included?

Employment Opportunities at CNIB Lake Joe

Working at CNIB Lake Joe benefits staff as much as campers. Learn, grow, and succeed both personally and professionally. CNIB Lake Joe team members are activity planners, problem-solvers, leaders, role models and more! As part of the CNIB Lake Joe team, you'll explore your strengths and build skillsets. Communication, leadership, integrity, responsibility, respect, empathy, inclusiveness, collaboration, curiosity – strengthen values, skills, and your professional network. Develop valuable job experience, enhance your resume and be positioned for success! We provide an excellent training program and a FUN, supportive work environment. 

Make a difference. Every single day. At CNIB Lake Joe, you'll be welcomed into an inclusive culture celebrating a unique blend of recreation, skills training, innovation, and personal discovery. Working and learning with an amazing team of staff and volunteers, you'll create life-changing experiences for campers living with sight loss.

"I'm so proud to be part of the team and to have worked as a program facilitator. Lake Joe has given me confidence and reaffirmed I can do anything…just because I can't see the stars, doesn't mean I can't reach them!" -Emma Van Dyk, CNIB Lake Joe Camp Counselor

At CNIB Lake Joe, people living with sight loss and their families enjoy the same summer pursuits as other Canadians: canoeing, campfires, kayaking, cycling, waterskiing, swimming, sailing and fishing. Plus, there’s skills training, confidence building and support from a community that understands living with sight loss.

Interested in working at CNIB Lake Joe or want to learn more? We want to hear from you! Applying is easy! Email us at campjobs@cnib.ca, including the job title in the subject line. Include a resume and a brief paragraph letting us know why you want to join our CNIB Lake Joe team.

You're also welcome to stop by CNIB Lake Joe to drop off an application (and check out the camp of course – it's incredible). We are located at 4 Joe Finley Way, MacTier, ON P0C 1H0, from Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Our diversity is our strength – we take pride in our inclusive workplace and are committed to recruiting and selecting in a fair, transparent, and accessible way. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment and selection process, please let us know by contacting campjobs@cnib.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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