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Looking for a Whitewater Related Job? Choose Alberta! Beautiful rivers, tons of events & wonderful people!

AWA Jobs 2023 - Contact:

   Safe & Welcoming Coordinator - 1yr Term starting March/April 

  Event Coordinator - Remote + onsite at events - May - Sept

  Communications Coordinator - Remote - May-Sept

2023 External Jobs

   Calgary Outdoor Centre - Paddling Instructor/Guide 

   Aquabatics - Program Coordinator - Calgary

   Aquabatics - Store Staff - Edmonton

Club Jobs  - Job descriptions below - Contact:

    Alberta Whitewater Slalom  - Head Coach - Calgary

   Bow Valley Kayak Club - Instructor or Safety Boat - Canmore

   Wapiti Whitewater Kayakers - Instructor - Grande Prairie 

   Pinch O Crow Creekers - Instructor - Pincher Creek/Crowsnest Pass

   Rocky Canoe Club - Instructor - Rocky Mountain House

   Edmonton Whitewater Paddlers - Instructor 

   Fort Smith Paddling Club - Instructor & Club Manager

   Alberta Sprint Racing Association - Instructor 




More Details:

AWA Whitewater Kayak Instructor/Coach

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

We need staff to work in Pincher Creek/Crownest Pass, Banff/Canmore, Calgary, Central Alberta, Grande Prairie and Fort Smith.

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 - $18.00 - $25.00 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.

Coach Job Description 

Submit your resume including your certifications, teaching and coaching experience, trip logbook and a cover letter to:

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 Host Job Description

Submit your resume and a covering letter to: 



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