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Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for an exciting opportunity to work outdoors? At Cedar Glen we have a wide range of employment and volunteer opportunities all year round!

Staff Group Photo on High Ropes

CG staff

Why Work With Us



Flexible Contracts

Throughout the year we typically have four seasonal contracts to offer:

  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

We try our best to be as flexible as possible in regards to the start and end of your contract dates. Some staff stay on for a short 3 month contract while others have decided to sign on for longer contracts throughout several seasons!

Accommodations & Meals

We understand that our site is not the easiest to access without a car. So to make it easier for our staff team, they are welcome to stay overnight in our Staff Cottage! A cozy cabin with shared rooms, kitchen, living room and private bathrooms.

While there are guests/visitors on site, there will be meals provided for our staff team also. When we do not have any meals being served for guests, staff will have access to a kitchen area to store and prepare their own meals.

Develop New Skills

We have been extremely lucky to have staff members from all walks of life being a part of the CG family! This includes current and future teachers, Day Camp staff, high school, college and university students, and even people who have retired from their previous career and wanted to experience something new.

All staff members will be provided with a wide range of trainings to prepare you for your role - with many skills being completely new for you! From learning planting and harvesting techniques on the Farm, knot tying and High Ropes facilitation as an Outdoor Educator and even your culinary skills in the kitchen, we provide a wide range of trainings and learning opportunities!

Employment Opportunities

At Cedar Glen we have a wide range of opportunities available all year round! From short to long term positions in various departments:

Outdoor Educator

Our team of professional outdoor educators love to have fun in the outdoors and get to facilitate programs for our guests on a daily basis. An an Outdoor Educator you would direct program delivery to participants of all ages, including elementary and secondary school groups, colleges and universities, retreats, youth groups, sports teams, conferences and other youth and adult groups. Outdoor programs include activities such as low and high ropes courses, archery, orienteering, fire building, shelter building, initiatives and more. We area also proud to offer Specialist High Skill Major certifications! We are looking for staff members with a positive attitude, love for working with people, and a willingness to learn. All full training will be provided at the beginning of your contract!

Apply here!

Food Services Team Member

The Food Services Team Member assists preparing food for groups up to 500+ along with maintaining cleanliness of kitchen and equipment, following established health and safety procedures. A great opportunity to learn new culinary skills in the Kitchen!

Apply here!

Front Desk Host

As A front Desk Host, you will be the the first person all of our guests see when entering into our Main Lodge! Primarily during the evenings and weekends, you would have a wide range of responsibilities including checking guests in and out, answering day to day questions, confirming all paperwork and group details, liaison between different groups on site and more.

Apply here!

Farm Worker

The Farm Worker Production is responsible for following the farm plan, organizing and carrying out the day-to-day tasks related to crop production with the key objective to maximize productivity while utilizing organic farming practices. The position provides the highest quality vegetables to all customers (Harvest Share members, Food Service staff, and on-site and off-site farm stand customers).

Apply here!

For a full list of all opportunities available here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking to use your skills and unique gifts to make a real difference in your community? At the Y, you will be part of a diverse team whose shared vision is to build vibrant communities where everyone can shine!

For a full list of all volunteer opportunities visit here.



Contact Us

YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre
13300 11th Concession
Schomberg, ON
L0G 1T0
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Email: cedarglen@ymcagta.org

Inquiries: 647-294-8288

Main Office: 905-859-9622 x 0

Day Camp (July & August): 416-508-4301
Kinder Day Camp (July & August): 416-464-6975