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The Rideau Canoe Club is located on some of the best training flat water in the country on Mooney's Bay in Ottawa. We have been consistently among the top canoe clubs in Canada at the National Championships. We are the 2015, 2018 and 2019 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Champions! Over the years, the club has managed to successfully maintain its performance at the highest level, while continuing to offer successful programs to paddlers of all ages in Summer Camps, Sprint, Paddling and Dragon Boat programs.

Rideau is hiring for the 2020 season:
  • Canoe Kids Coach
  • Dock Duty Staff
  • Canteen Staff
Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Please send applications, resume and cover letter, to careers@rideaucanoeclub.ca quoting the position in the subject line. We thank everyone for applying; please note that only those granted an interview for the position will be contacted. 

Coach Training
  • Community Coach Training - May 24, 2020 - Carleton Place
  • ELCC Training - May 30-31, 2020  - Carleton Place
You must have taken the prerequisite credits which include 6 online courses prior to the course. It will include the War Canoe and Dragon boat certification. 

Sign up online at coach.ca create an account under "the locker” tab and begin the search for coaching dates that the course if offered.

  • Dock Duty Staff

The Rideau Canoe club is looking for an enthusiastic people to work part-time as Dock Duty Staff.  Dock Duty Staff will be working part-time over the summer to make sure the canoe club is always tidy and safe. Dock Duty Staff will answer questions from visitors.

Start Date June 22 - End Date August 21

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rideaucanoeclub.ca quoting the position Dock Duty Staff in the subject line before March 14, 2020

  • Greeting the public/members and providing information about our club and programs
  • Ensure unsupervised paddlers leaving the dock are in compliance with club policies
  • Provide safety supervision for the dock area
  • Assist in responding to emergencies as needed and completing necessary reports
  • Closing up and securing building at the end of the day 
  • Other duties as required by the Dock Duty Supervisor and coaches
  • Ontario Pleasure Craft Operator Card
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • Police Record Check
  • Must be comfortable lifting 20 lbs, being outdoors and engaging with people

  • Canteen Staff

The Rideau Canoe Club is looking for an enthusiastic, mature, organized individual to work part time at the RCC Canteen. Canteen at RCC will be open weekdays during the summer months offering snacks and light meals for sale to club members and camp participants.

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rideaucanoeclub.ca quoting the position Canteen Staff Part Time in the subject line before March 14, 2020

    • implement weekly menus 
    • plan and supervise the work of other canteen staff as scheduled 
    • prepare daily meals and snacks in the canteen 
    • work the cash, give change, count money 
    • maintain an organized, sanitary work environment by implementing safe food handling practices 
    • Having Food Handler Certification in an asset http://www.ottawapublichealth.ca/en/professionals-and-partners/certified-food-handler-training.aspx 
    • must be available to work throughout June and August, while the canteen is open.
    • hospitality experience