Welcome to the HHS Job and Volunteer Opportunities board!  As we receive news of opportunities for students we will post them here. To submit a posting please use the Contact Us link at the top of the page.

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Best Western Plus Huntsville – Hiring!

Position: Housekeeping Attendant

Date Posted: June 30, 2021

Employer: Best Western Plus Muskoka Inn

Contact Name: John Chipman

Phone: 705-788-3345

Email: [email protected]

Jobsite Location: Best Western Plus Muskoka Inn – 86 Howland Drive, Huntsville ON

Job Status: Full-time (more than 25 hours/week) part -time (less than 24 hours/week)

Hours of Work: Days

Job Description: Cleaning guest rooms and public areas. Will provide training.

Family in need of help

Single mom with health challenges and 3 amazing and active children (twin boys age 4, daughter age 6) could really use some help from our community. She is finding it hard to keep up with yard work and cutting grass. Maybe other things too. They live just past the high school. 


If you are interested in helping out, please call Yvonne Heath at 705-787-6889.

RODCO Enterprise – Hiring

Construction General Laborer

Summary:

Responsible for assisting supervisors and fellow workers on construction sites, be involved and participate in regular safety talks and perform tasks involving physical labour.  May operate hand and power tools of all types, air hammers and a variety of other equipment and instruments.  May be required to clean and prepare sites, dig trenches.  

Job Expectations:

  • General duties include reporting and working with Senior Construction Workers 
  • Wears when required proper certified personal protective equipment i.e. stainless steel construction safety books, hard hat, eye protection, ear plugs, work gloves
  • Assist in construction or demolishing of buildings
  • Construct retaining walls and fences
  • Load and unload structure materials and move materials in work areas
  • Maintain good housekeeping at all times
  • Maintain tools and equipment
  • Clean up work sites
  • Remove debris and trash at construction sites using wheelbarrows
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Dependable, dedicated and hard working
  • Team player and good people skills 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Interested persons should contact Molly Thurston, [email protected].

Company website: rodcoen.com

Huntsville Soccer Club – Volunteers Needed

The Huntsville Soccer Club is looking for volunteer students for our outdoor 2021 House League season.  This is a great way to spend some time outside, and doesn’t interfere with your daytime schedule.


COACHES – Get to know a small group of kids and positively impact their abilities to have fun while playing soccer.  Teach them to work as a team, and simply have fun!  This year the focus is on playing games, no prior experience required.  Support provided by the HSC as needed.


PROGRAM COORDINATOR – Set up and take down the soccer equipment on the fields at McCulley Robertson Sports Complex so kids are ready to have fun in our House League Program.  Ensure soccer nets and balls are ready to use, while helping players find their teams as they arrive.  No prior experience required.  Hands-on support provided by the HSC as needed.


Both positions require a few hours of work each evening from Monday to Thursday during the months of July and August (9 weeks).  The HSC will provide volunteer hours, and if you’re a player, we’ll provide a discount on your season House League registration.


For more information, or to apply for either job, contact Graham at [email protected]

Fireplace King – Hiring

Looking for a graduating Student who would like to enter into a paid apprentice position.  Position is full time Monday to Friday wage to be negotiated for the right candidate.  The position is working in our sheet metal shop fabricating duct work and sheet metal fittings.  If you interested in learning an exciting trade,  please send your resume to [email protected]

Muskoka Conservancy Hiring for Summer

General:
Muskoka Conservancy is the nature conservancy of Muskoka, and we are passionate about protecting nature.
Volunteers, members, partners, donors, and a small staff team is making a big difference operating a land
trust with over 2,700 acres of conservation land and several engaging stewardship programs.
Muskoka Conservancy is a registered charity governed by a board of directors with a committee structure. Lead
by the Executive Director, staff support all functional areas of the Conservancy, including land acquisition and
management, engagement, finance, community conservation activities and more.


Position Outline:
The Administrative Coordinator (AC) is a wide-ranging position providing both administrative support to staff
and volunteers during the busy field season plus an opportunity to lead an outdoor youth leadership project
of your own. The position is ideal for those with an interest environmental issues and the outdoors. The
successful candidate will demonstrate organizational and time management skills and leadership potential.
Experience in administrative support and youth leadership roles will be an advantage.
The AC is a temporary full-time summer position at 35 hours per week during typical business hours with
occasional flex time for evening and weekend work. The AC reports to Executive Director and includes the
following responsibilities:

Administration & reception
• Support reception, answering phone calls and emails, responding to information requests.
• Support continuity of donation receipting and thank you letters.
• Support continuity of mail, bills, invoices, bank deposits.
• Support product sales and managing inventory in a small retailshop.
• Routine office tasks such as filing and data entry.
Youth Conservation Programs and volunteer support
• Coordination of events like nature hikes, small workshops, community clean-ups.
• Leading youth groups on trail building and maintenance projects.
• Supporting volunteers who monitor nature reserves and conservation easements.
Communications & Events
• Playing an active role in community events, such as speaking or facilitating discussion.
• Generating positive posts for Facebook and Instagram.
• Creating content for e-bulletins, web site and newsletter.
• Assist with the implementation of engagement events.
• Processing event registrations and recordkeeping.

Qualifications:
• Creative, innovative, and smart
• Self-sufficient
• Personable, friendly demeanor able to work effectively and courteously with volunteers and the public.
• Comfortable working outdoors in typical Muskoka settings.
• Some knowledge of local flora and fauna an asset.
• A valid drivers’ license and access to a vehicle.

Competencies:
• Promotes a positive and productive work environment and a healthy workplace.
• Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal.
• Provides superior service to both internal and external clients.
• Produces accurate, quality work with excellent time-managementskills.
• Keeps executive director informed; expresses ideas/concerns clearly; responds promptly and
appropriately to verbal and written instructions.
• Identifies and analyzes problems; develops appropriate solutions to problems and makes
recommendations.
Training will be provided.
Please visit www.muskokaconservancy.org to learn more about our organization.

Applications are being accepted immediately.
1) Please provide a covering letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position.
2) Please provide a resume including full contact information with Muskoka address, phone, and email.
3) Send to [email protected] with the subject line “Summer Job.”

TLDSB Summer Learning – hiring students

TLDSB Summer Learning Program Student Assistant In Anticipation of 1-2 Student Contracts
at each of the following locations: King Albert, Ridgewood, Archie Stouffer, Riverside, Bracebridge PS, Gravenhurst PS


TLDSB is offering a Summer Learning Program (day camp) for primary students Gr 1-3, to
support them with their literacy and numeracy skills. Student Assistants will support all aspects
of the program which is led by qualified Teachers. Student Assistants are fun, creative, caring
and energetic. In this role, Student Assistants will support children with their learning and help to
provide a safe, caring, and fun Summer Learning Program.


Responsibilities
-be a role model through active and inclusive participation in all aspects of the program
-support daily programming, such as playing math and reading games, supervising children,
organizing learning materials, leading activities, and assist with daily record keeping as needed
-take direction from Summer Learning Teachers
-follow Covid-19 protocols
Qualifications and Skills
Must be:

– a TLDSB student entering Gr. 10 or 11 in Sept. 2021
-energetic and positive attitude towards children and learning
-responsible with strong communication skills


Dates/times
July 23 – August 15.
Successful applicants will be required to make a commitment for the full 15 days of the program.
Pay: $15.00 per hour 9-3pm daily (excluding weekends and Civic Holiday)


Apply to:
Interested Gr. 10 & 11 TLDSB Secondary Students send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected] (for Riverside, Monck, Gravenhurst positions)
[email protected] (for King Albert, Ridgewood, Archie Stouffer positions)
***State your preferred location in the cover letter
Closing date for applications: Monday, June 7, 2021 4pm

Job Posting: Ontario Parks

Interested in a summer job at Arrowhead or Algonquin Park in positions such as Park Maintenance, Gate staff and Park Store Staff. Candidates interested in Arrowhead should e-mail a covering letter and resume’ directly to: [email protected] to preview ahead of June 1st deadline.

Interested applicants should also complete the formal application can be found in the link:

Ontario Public Service Careers – Job Preview (gov.on.ca)

Reservations at Ontario Parks
Hiring Now!

R Cool Construction Hiring

CARPENTER HELPERS WANTED

R Cool Construction is a construction company located in Muskoka. Over the last 10 years we have worked on many residential construction projects in Muskoka. We offer a flexible work environment with a variety of different projects. You will work with a great crew of employees. We offer great wages.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: We are currently looking for Carpenter Helpers to join our team. Everyone is welcome to apply even those without prior experience!  We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals for the positions.  The successful candidates will be provided on-the-job training with lots of room to grow. As part of your position, you are expected to perform the following duties: Assist carpenters in cutting, assembling, and joining cabinets, doors, tables, countertops, etc. Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks, shoring and barricades required at construction sites. Assist in fitting and installing woodwork as instructed by supervisor. Conduct post-construction/renovation clean-up and dispose of debris and other materials. Perform other activities at construction sites, as directed.

Key requirements: Must work well with others. Must have high energy and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits: Access to company vehicles with valid G2 license.
Great wages.

Contact: Ryan Cool, R Cool Construction, 66 Greer Rd  Port Sydney ON P0B 1L0 

Phone number:705-706-4909 c

Email: [email protected]

Landscape Workers Wanted

We are currently seeking 1-2 experienced Landscape Labourers to assist in a large commercial project in downtown Huntsville, Ont. this season.

This position is a temporary contract position that could lead to full time employment for the right candidates.

This position includes assisting MSL crews with the installation of paving stones, retaining walls, plant material, sod, etc. The candidate must be willing to work long hours of physically demanding tasks.

Preference will be given to those with experience operating equipment.

Salary range: $17-21.00/hr

Overtime paid after 44 hours

Contract length: 5 months

Part-time hours: 50 per week

Application Deadline: 2021-03-22

Expected Start Date: 2021-03-22

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $17.00-$21.00 per hour

Please apply with resume to [email protected]  or [email protected]

Summer Employment Opportunities: Ontario Public Service

Check out these Ontario Public Service (OPS) 2021 Summer Employment Opportunities opportunities.

The Summer Employment Opportunities (SEO) Program provides up to 5,000 students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through supervised summer employment in the OPS. To be eligible to participate in the program, students must be currently enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution, be at least 15 years old, be living in Ontario during the summer and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Positions for the summer of 2021 will be posted on February 25, 2021 with different closing dates between March 10 and June 1, 2021. The 2021 employment period for students is from May to September. To participate, students must apply online at www.ontario.ca/careers.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the OPS will be monitoring what program adaptations may be necessary for the summer of 2021. We continue to remain flexible in our approach. To the extent possible, proposed changes will be communicated prior to the screening and hiring of students.

Following OPS on our social media channel. They are on Facebook and Twitter with the account name of @ServiceOntario. You can also follow the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services on LinkedIn.

If you require additional information, contact us at [email protected]

Arrowhead Park – November Volunteers Needed

Park staff is taking down about 20 privies at Arrowhead and could use some students to salvage some of the fibreglass panels; remove hardware, faucets etc. and help with the demolition.  They can work in pairs or alone for physical distancing. They need steel toe boots and we supply the rest.

We have stringent rules and protocols in place to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors so students should feel safe here.

Volunteers don’t need a driver’s license but they do need to get themselves to the park. It may even be an opportunity for us to see some work ethics and the participants may want to be considered for weekend work this winter  and full-time next summer.

Work will commence immediately and throughout November.

Braden Bradford is the lead contact for this initiative.

Contact: [email protected]

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Limberlost Forest & Wildlife Reserve: Volunteer Opportunity

The Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve is now recruiting volunteers.Gain experience in areas such as guided hikes, event preparation, guest accommodation, landscaping and trail maintenance.
If interested email:

[email protected]t.com

Limberlost Forest & Wildlife Reserve

          1088 Buck Lake Landing 
        Huntsville, Ontario, P1H 2J6

                 705-635-1584 
                  
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Camp Tanamakoon – Hiring for Summer

Camp Tanamakoon seeks camp counselors specifically interested in Arts and Crafts. Overnight camp located in the heart of Algonquin. The contract runs June 21 to Aug 23. Competitive salary and room and board paid. Exceptional Arts and Crafts program includes paddle making, pottery, crafts, lapidary, art and sketching. Priority given to candidates with a experience in pottery and a passion for all things arts and crafts.

Ontario Public Service – Summer Jobs

The Summer Employment Opportunities (SEO) program provides up to 5,000 students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through supervised summer employment in the Ontario Public Service.

These positions enable students to gain valuable work experience and develop skills which are transferable to the labour market. Positions for summer 2020 were posted today, February 10, 2020and have six different closing dates between February 28 and April 3, 2020.

See www.gojobs.gov.on.ca for details

China House Restaurant – Hiring

China House Buffet Restaurant in Huntsville is hiring a part time cashier.

4pm to 7pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday

$14/hour plus tips

Duties include: taking phone orders, cashier, greeting and taking dine-in orders from customers

Requirements: Hospitable, reliabel, courteous and good phone manner and basic computer knowledge

Address: 968 Main St. East, Huntsville

Tel: 7105-789-1128

Email: [email protected]

 

Baby Sitter Needed

ISO Before school care.
I am looking for mature grade 8 – high school student for 30-40 mins three mornings a week (Tues, Wed, Thurs) and a fourth morning (Mon) once a month to watch my two children (7 & 5) and put on the bus at 8:10 (bus 203).  I would prefer in my home.  Located 2 mins. down Aspdin Rd.
Contact Jackie Sheridan at [email protected]

Volunteer Life Guard Wanted

The Hospice is running a Fundraiser called PoolaPalooza on November 24 from 9-12 at the Huntsville Summit Centre Pool. They are looking for volunteer Lifeguards. See link below to the poster with full details.

Volunteer Life Guards Wanted for Hospice Fundraiser (1) (1)

If you are interested in joining as a participant in the Fundraiser follow the link below:

https://www.hospicehuntsville.com/events/swim-for-hospice/

Volunteers Needed : Port Sydney Turkey Dinner

Hey Students this a  great community event where you can get 5 service hours!

The 67th Annual Port Sydney Turkey Dinner & Fireworks is looking for volunteers for dining room service.

The event will be held on Saturday September 28, 2019 and hours of operation will be 3:30 – 8:30.

Please contact Leslie Secord 705-571-0088 (call/text).

Dinner available for volunteers for $5

Come prepared for food service – black top, black pants, comfortable closed toe shoes and long hair pulled back.

Service is finished in time for volunteers to enjoy the fireworks overlooking beautiful Mary Lake in Port Sydney.

Terry Fox Run – Volunteers Needed

The Huntsville Terry Fox run is:

looking for some enthusiastic out going volunteers to help with the Terry Fox Run Route and water stations.  This is a great event to be involved in and your heart will be just a little big bigger for doing so.

 Terry Fox Run

Sunday September 15th

HHS – Registration 8:00

Run / Walk/ Bike 9:00

 If interested please call Sharon Stahls (705-385-8321).

High school students, don’t forget to bring your volunteer card along.