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Employment with The Friends of Algonquin Park

If you are interested in working with one of the most successful cooperating associations in Canada, please do not hesitate to forward your resume at anytime to The Friends of Algonquin Park. Your resume will be kept on file for consideration during our next hiring process. Contact us.

Permanent Employment

  • No permanent positions currently available.

Seasonal Staffhouse Cook - Seasonal Employment Opportunity


  • Prepare and follow a 3-week rotational menu of dinnertime meals for up to 17 people, meeting any dietary needs. (Residents prepare their own breakfasts and lunches from prepared/provided food items.)
  • Plan and shop for grocery orders on a budget
  • Clean kitchen and dining areas and dishes after breakfast and dinner preparation. (Residents share dish duty for dinnertime meals.)
  • Ensure staff house operates within Algonquin’s waste management program of recycling and organics diversion


  • Experience with food handling and preparation
  • Working knowledge of food safety guidelines
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and committed to customer service excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and as part of a team, and to follow and carry out instructions
  • Valid MTO Class “G” Driver’s License
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Safe Food Handling Course is an asset


  • 40 hours/week at $14/hour, depending on experience from mid-June 2019 to September 6, 2019
  • Staffhouse accommodations may be available to qualified candidates


  • Algonquin Visitor Centre Staffhouse at km 20 of Highway 60

How to Apply

Send your résumé and a detailed cover letter outlining your experience and interest no later than May 1, 2019 to:

The Friends of Algonquin Park
Attn: David LeGros
Box 248
Whitney, ON K0J 2M0

Or by e-mail to

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates must be available for an in-person interview.

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Friends of Algonquin Park has occasional volunteer opportunities for adults and unpaid cooperative education/high school volunteer opportunities. See the Volunteer webpage for current opportunities.

Cooperative Education & High School Volunteer Opportunities

The Friends of Algonquin Park has hosted various unpaid cooperative education & high school volunteer opportunities. Please contact us for more information.

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