Job Postings

AWA Club Instructor/Coach

 

AWA Whitewater Kayak Instructor/Coach

The Alberta Whitewater Association and member Clubs are looking for Club Instructor/Coaches for the 2016 season. Come be a part of this exciting Team!

We need staff to work in Pincher Creek/Crownest Pass, Banff/Canmore, Calgary, Sundre, Innisfail, Jasper and Grande Prairie.

Instructors will possess certifications in NCCP River Instructor 2, First Aid and CPR, Swiftwater Rescue and a Drivers License. Local and provincial travel is required.

Coaches will have the qualifications above plus experience in slalom racing, canoe polo, and/or freestyle competition. Working with youth, developing and promoting programs and logistical management are an asset.

Instructors rate of pay - $16.50 - $20.50 per hour depending on experience.Coaches rate of pay $18.00 - $23.00 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Flexible schedule working around program needs including evenings and weekends is required. Average work week of 30 - 40 hours can be expected.

Whitewater Kayak Instructor Coach Job Description 2016.pdf

Submit your resume including your certifications, teaching and coaching experience, trip logbook and a cover letter to: Chuck Lee, AWA Executive Director, admin@albertawhitewater.ca, 403-628-2336


Canoe Meadows Campground Hosts

The Alberta Whitewater Association is inviting applications for a mature couple to live and work at the Canoe Meadows Group Campground on the Kananaskis River in Bow Valley Provincial Park this summer. The Canoe Meadows Campground is located 6 km south of the TranCanada Highway just off Highway 40. The position will start May 1 and run through to October 15.This is a group campsite that requires pre-booking from all guests. Groups are generally canoe/kayak clubs and educational institutions.

Major responsibilities include informing campers of park regulations, ensuring camper registration, keeping accurate registration records, revenue collection, selling firewood, regular cleaning of sites and washroom facilities and a daily inspection of the slalom gate system on the lower Kananaskis River. A 30 hour work week is anticipated throughout the summer.

The Canoe Meadows Campground Hosts will possess a Drivers License and certifications in First Aid and CPR. Some upgrading may be provided. The campground host will have a roadworthy vehicle and a self contained camping trailer. Local travel is required and mileage will be compensated. Experience in public relations, logistical management, handling small tools are an asset.

Rate of pay $2,000/month for an average work week of 30 hrs/week in the campground over the summer.   Flexible schedule working around program needs including evenings and weekends is required.A free campsite is provided for the summer.

This is an ideal position for those who enjoy the outdoors and interacting with the public. Its even better if you are a paddler.

Canoe Meadows staff Job Description 2016.pdf

Submit your resume and a covering letter to:
Chuck Lee, Executive Director, AWA, admin@albertawhitewater.ca 403-628-2336