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Working Holiday in New Zealand? We have positions available for Kayak instructors capable of steering a raft on Grade 2 whitewater. Mostly working with school students. October to March with time off for a New Zealand road trip in January.
Paul Eames <info@rra.co.nz>
Mangaweka, New Zealand - Sunday, May 15, 2005 at 02:40:36 (EDT)


Girls summer camp with international co-ed staff on Lake Champlain seeks kayaking instructor for summer 2005. Campers range in age from 10 to 18 and from beginner to accomplished paddlers. Touring and play boats. Camp offers staff and camper unusual degree of freedom and responsibility. Self-directed program with excellent instruction. Friendly, open and activie environment with much accomplishment. Chance to participate in waterskiing, sailing, riding, tennis, etc. Details blc@brownledge.org or 1 800 246 1958.
Bill Neilsen <blc@brownledge.org>
Colchester, VT USA - Thursday, May 12, 2005 at 12:09:32 (EDT)
BRITISH COLUMBIA SEA KAYAKING with BROADREACH ACADEMIC TREKS. We are looking for an group leader for our Pacific Whale Treks program which runs July 14-August 7. Visit www.academictreks for details about the trip. Staff training is June 3-11. Compensation includes monetary stipend, meals, and housing during training and on program. flights to/from training and program. Responsibilities include facilitating group dynamics, encouraging group as they study marine mammals, assist with 2 sea kayaking trips during program. Call for more details 888-833-1907
Lauren Marchman <lauren@gobroadreach.com>
Raleigh, NC USA - Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 14:04:53 (EDT)
Kayak Instructor/Trip Leader Location: NW Michigan, Great Lakes Based Tour and instructional program Time frame: Early June through Sept 1 or potentially longer. Description: Wide range of responsibilities to including teaching a range of kayak skills classes, leading day trips and possibly some multi-day tours. Other responsibilities may include some light office administration and building and equipment maintenance. MINIMUM Qualifications: do not contact us if you do not meet the following criteria *ACA Basic or Flat-water instructor OR BCU Coach level 2 certification *Current Wilderness First Aid Certification *Overnight kayak camping experience *Good driving record *Own a sea kayak *1 year guiding experience *Good basic cooking skills Additional Qualifications that we’d like to see *Trailer towing experience *Education related to natural history or outdoor recreation *Comfortable working with computers and phone sale interaction *A can-do positive attitude *Able to cope with changing work environment with lots of task variety Compensation: Monthly guaranteed minimum contract based on qualifications. Additional bonuses based on workload and performance. No insurance is offered, but housing is provided.
Michael Gray <kayakmichael@toast.net>
Beulah, MI USA - Thursday, April 28, 2005 at 15:19:38 (EDT)
Looking for a Kayak Director to run our program at our children's residential summer camp in Algonquin Park, just 2.5 hours north of Toronto. (19+ please...) PLEASE inquire soon... THANKS VERY MUCH !!
Craig Perlmutter <craig@tamakwa.com>
Toronto, ON Canada - Saturday, April 16, 2005 at 19:20:15 (EDT)
Looking for raft guides class 3-4, and photo-kayaker, for May-October 2005, in south-west Turkey.
Alternatif Outdoor <info@alternatifoutdoor.com>
Marmaris, Mugla - Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at 10:25:14 (EST)
Sound Education and Action [SEA] Kayaker Educator Spend the summer of 2005 kayaking and camping in Puget Sound educating paddlers about Leave No Trace principles and ethics Job Location: Seattle, WA with travel throughout Puget Sound Job Type: Work Friday AM to Monday PM Start Date: June 10, 2005 End Date: August 29, 2005 Compensation: $100/day, food, gas, parking/camping fees Washington Water Trails Association (WWTA) is seeking a sea kayaker with at least two years of paddling and trip leading experience to be the primary educator for the Sound Education and Action (SEA) Kayaker Program. The SEA Kayaker Program was developed with the support of REI and the Washington Foundation for the Environment to provide information on Leave No Trace principles and ethics to paddlers at rest stops and campsite locations throughout the Cascadia Marine Trail in Puget Sound. The educator will paddle with a team of one ore more WWTA staff and/or volunteers. Before the summer season begins, the educator will need to become certified as a Leave No Trace trainer either on their own or through one of the WWTA courses. Responsibilities include: -Coordinating overnight trips (Friday-Monday) for 12 weeks from June-August -Public outreach -Documentation of outreach -Planning and cooking meals while in the field -Ensuring safety of volunteers while in the field -Possible office or campsite work, dependent on weather Qualifications: -Minimum 2 years kayaking experience -Outdoor/environmental education experience -Water safety and rescue training -Good interpersonal skills -First Aid Training or Wilderness First Responder certification preferred Washington Water Trails Association works to counteract the loss of natural shorelines with the creation of water trails. A water trail is not a limited three-foot wide pedestrian path, but a flowing, liquid support that links people in non-motorized boats, primarily kayaks, to shoreline campsites throughout Washington State. Since 1993, WWTA has championed public shoreline access through the Cascadia Marine Trail in Puget Sound, the Lakes-To-Locks Water Trail in urban King County, the Willapa Bay Water Trail in Southwest Washington, and the newly opened Lower Columbia River Water Trail along the Columbia River. WWTA supports Leave No Trace promotes environmentally sensitive boating practices to ensure that shorelines along these trails will last for generations. Cover letter and resume must be received by 4pm PST March 31, 2005. Email as an attachment to hr@wwta.org (preferred) or mail to 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North #305, Seattle WA, 98103-6900
Washington Water Trails Association <hr@wwta.org>
Seattle, WA USA - Friday, March 18, 2005 at 14:00:48 (EST)
Wanted: Instructor for training raft guides on class I & II water. Great place to Be in East Tennessee
T. Nidiffer <wataugak@preferred.com>
Elizabethton, TN USA - Wednesday, March 02, 2005 at 13:49:34 (EST)
looking for raft guides class I, II water, also kayak guides on flatwater for 2005 season. no experience necessary, training provided.
T Nidiffer <wataugak@preferred.com>
Elizabethton, TN USA - Wednesday, March 02, 2005 at 13:45:33 (EST)
Kayak Center/PT Outdoors is looking for sea kayak guides and Kayak Shop Service Personnel for our summer season. Visit our website employment page for details. Great jobs, great fun.
Kayak Center/PT Outdoors <info@ptoutdoors.com>
Port Townsend, WA USA - Sunday, February 13, 2005 at 11:57:20 (EST)
Sea Kayaking Guides/Instructors needed for 2005 season from May 15 to Sept. 15th. Must have experience. Also looking for kayak shed/gear rental checkout person for same time frame (no experience necessary but experience preferred). Check out the website for more info; see application online at www.millerslandingak.com
Millers Landing/Sherrie Miller <sherriemiller@alaska.com>
Seward, AK USA - Sunday, January 02, 2005 at 02:57:16 (EST)
Kayak guide/instructor, Rental and sales help for spring/summer '05. Tours in Nauset estuary, local rivers(tidal); surfing sessions occasionally, and more... Enthusiasm and adaptability key, come live and work on beautiful Cape Cod for the season. contact Jim thru castmarine@hotmail.com
Jim Plakas <castmarine@hotmail.com>
Eastham, Ma USA - Thursday, December 30, 2004 at 21:52:23 (EST)
I am Kumar lookking for river guiding work for the 2005, am interested in going any where there is a beautiful, fun river. I have been since-1994 river guide with trip leading experience for the last 9 years, Nepal, Turkey and Commercial guiding experience Trips. Nepal and India. I am familiar with both paddle and oar rafts in class I through V whitewater guide. I am a current Swiftwater rescue technician I, AR/CPR First Aid and can speak conversational İtalya, Nepali, Turkish and a little japanes . I would be possibly interested in simply working for housing and meals, I as I am familiar with this arrangement from working internationally in the past. I have a complete river resume with references available to see and a more trip by trip river log available if you are interested. AS well as river guiding, I also have experience teaching and guiding hiking, mountaineering, mountain biking, bicycle touring. And visit this site: to go club Team www.outdoornepal.com
Kumar Shrestha <paddlernp@yahoo.com>
Antalya, Fener Turkey. - Friday, November 19, 2004 at 14:05:54 (EST)
tour guide- for small tours in puget sound
laurie george <Lgeorgesr6@aol.com>
port orchard, wa USA - Saturday, May 08, 2004 at 00:12:11 (EDT)
Local non-profit organization is need of aquatic instructor for the month of June. Position teaches, kayaking, canoeing and rowing. Must be certified, and first aid trained.
Lane Stumme <seacbsa@alaska.com>
Juneau, AK USA - Friday, April 30, 2004 at 17:22:02 (EDT)
Kayak Hood Canal is looking for an aca kayak guide and instructor. (360) 898-5925
Mark Machacek <mark@kayakhoodcanal.com>
Union, WA USA - Saturday, April 17, 2004 at 20:31:35 (EDT)
Stehekin Adventure Company is looking for a qualified raft guide to run the Stehekin River and who has sea kayak skills to conduct kayak tours on Lake Chelan.
Cliff Courtney <svr@starband.net>
Stehekin, WA USA - Thursday, March 04, 2004 at 19:31:30 (EST)
olympic Outdoor Center is looking for experienced kids camp kayak instructors and guides. (360)697-6095
connor inslee <connorinslee@msn.com>
poulsbo, wa USA - Tuesday, February 24, 2004 at 20:00:00 (EST)
Sea Kayak Guide positions available for the 2000 season. Staff increase. Company based in Valdez, Alaska - offering tours in Prince William Sound. WFR or equivilant required. email for more info. Visit our web site too http://www.alaskasummer.com
Kenny Blum <info@alaskasummer.com>
Valdez, AK USA - Friday, January 28, 2000 at 14:56:48 (EST)
Southeast Exposure of Ketchikan, AK is looking for experienced sea kayak guides, May 1-September 30, 2000. Fax resumes to 907-783-3142
Betsey Burdett <burd@ptialaska.net>
Ketchikan, AK USA - Tuesday, January 11, 2000 at 16:16:29 (EST)