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Jobs, Work and Guiding Stories
at Algonquin Park access # 1

ALGONQUIN EMPLOYMENT WITH VOYAGEUR QUEST

ABOUT VQ Voyageur Quest operates Algonquin Park canoe and lodge adventures from our base at Algonquin Park access # 1. Our speciality are guided Algonquin 3 – 7 day wilderness trips of all shapes and sizes. Algonquin Park canoe trips head into Algonquin’s north west backcountry canoe routes. Our Lodge based adventures take place out of our two authentic off the grid Eco lodges – the Algonquin Log Cabin and Algonquin Cottage Outpost. To learn about our story and where we came from, have a read a through our “about us.” HOW IS VOYAGEUR QUEST DIFFERENT? Since 1991, Voyageur Quest's mission has been to make wilderness adventures for the inquisitive spirit. Our trips focus on learning, exploring the wilderness , having fun and being comfortable. Voyageur Quest operates off the grid at Algonquin park’s north west corner. We love it here as we are miles from any highway and the busy highway 60 corridor. Our small group focus is not just used on our canoe trips. Our lodge facilities take a maximum of 12 people , ensuring each adventure is both memorable and intimate. WHO WE HIRE? Voyageur Quest operates Algonquin Park canoe trips, 4 unique Algonquin properties, an Algonquin canoe trip outfitter, Toronto island teambuilding and a Toronto office. There are a number of different type of positions here including winter guide, Lodge guide, Canoe trip manger, cook and food systems, cleaner, shopper, Toronto driver, property host, office manager, operations manager, special event staff, etc If you are interested in working with us, please call our Toronto office at (416) 486-3605 or email info@voyageurquest.com

SUMMER, FALL and WINTER JOB OPPORTUNITIES

MA canoe train raft 2016For the coming 2017 season, Voyageur Quest is thrilled, once again, to be welcoming back returning staff from the Algonquin Log Cabin, from our Algonquin Canoe trips and from our Voyageur Outfitter operations. Your leadership will be integral in passing on our Voyageur Quest best practices in training and throughout the season. As our volume continues to grow we have openings in several positions. We are very interested in ensuring a best fit hire. Scroll through our website from the point of view of our customers and imagine leading some of these programs. The required certifications vary from job to job so please ensure that you have a full understanding of the standards posted. We are proud of the work we do, of our culture of community and capability, and of the wonderful accolades we get from our customers. We look forward to reviewing both your cover letter and resume.

2017 FALL SPECIAL EVENTS GUIDING AND SUPPORT – give our office a call if you would like to work exciting adventure programs for one or two week contracts. 

2017/2018 WINTER LOG CABIN GUIDE

2017/2018 CLEANER 

2017 ALGONQUIN CANOE TRIP GUIDE + click for details

2017 ALGONQUIN LOG CABIN GUIDE + click for details

2017 CANOE TRIP SUPPORT MANAGER + click for details

2017 ALGONQUIN LOG CABIN AND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT + click for details

2017 COOK/SHOPPER + click for details

TALKING TO OUR TEAM

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snowshoe in Algonquin forest
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