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Canoe, kayak, packraft and/or Swift Water Rescue Instructors

Job Summary

Yukan Canoe is a busy paddlesport instruction business located in Whitehorse, Yukon. We have operated for the past 24 years. We offer canoe, sea kayak, packraft and Swift Water Rescue programming across the Yukon.

Our Season is May through August.

I am looking for instructors – ideally multi discipline instructors that can teach a wide range of courses to diverse clients.

Looking for self starters and motivated individuals that are interested in working in the Yukon long term

Also looking for a key individual looking for a career position to help grow Yukan Canoe. We have a ton of equipment- canoes, packrafts, kayaks and drysuits that could see more useage. There is a ton of potential for more programming here in the Yukon. Please contact owner Trevor Braun

Job Type: Full Time

Required Education, Skills or Certification

Wilderness First Aid- ideally an 80 hour course

Paddlesport Instructor Certification in Canoe, Sea kayak and/or Swift Water Rescue- from Paddle Canada, BCU, ACA, NOLS, RCABC, ORCA or other recognized certifications.

Class 4 Drivers license to drive 15 passenger van.

Post secondary study in Outdoor Recreation, Education, Tourism

Coaching Experience

Experience Required

Paddlesport Instruction experience ideally 3 or more years. Will consider people with less experience if you are keen and wanting to build a career in the Outdoor Industry

Guiding Experience- opportunity to get in on Ground Level Packrafting Tours and Courses.

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$above industry average hourly

Accommodation Provided?


How to Apply

Please send Resume, Cover letter and references to [email protected]

Company Information

Yukan Canoe
Y1A 5T9

Company Description

Please visit our website to learn more about Yukan Canoe