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Each season we strive to hire a team of positive, outgoing, and friendly people. Everyone agrees when they arrive to pay attention to the teaching that happens to become part of a team whose priority is to provide a memorable holiday for guests. All this, while living life inside gorgeous Algonquin Park and making many new friends! Kindness and respect for each other and good communication are keys to a great summer!

Important Information

  • Entry-level hourly wage is $20 - $23 per hour

  • Room and Board $80 per week - this is your only expense!  SAVE MONEY - to travel! get an apartment! pay back loans! This includes private accommodation, all meals, and utilities including basic internet.

  • Must be able to work until THANKSGIVING MONDAY in October! Start dates are flexible in May, June, or July. We hire a small number of “summer” only students.

  • You must live on-site. All accommodation is in renovated cabins, private rooms with private bathrooms. Staff eat in a common dining room. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, swimming in the lake, hiking trails to see wildlife, fishing, and more, on your time off.  

  • We accept foreign applications that have legal permission to work in Canada. We are happy to discuss your work permit dates and help you with possible extensions.  

  • We follow all Ontario health guidelines.

  • Please be advised that although you may be interviewed for and may spend the majority of your time in one position, Arowhon staff work in all departments depending on business requirements. Everybody helps, including the managers!


Hourly positions, entry-level from $20 to $23 per hour, Room and Board charge of $80 per week, Please apply to

Office/Reservations Agents        

Dining Room Servers

Outside and Housekeeping staff    

Kitchen Porters        

Cook’s Assistants

Professionally trained kitchen staff, please apply directly to

Chef de Partie Breakfast

Chef de Partie Butcher

Chef de Partie Cold Kitchen

Chef de Partie Tournant

Chef de Partie Saucier

Sous Chef

Head Baker

Line Cooks

NOTE: Salaries depend on experience, free Room and Board


Pastry Assistant

Cold Kitchen Assistant 

NOTE: Being enrolled in a culinary program, is a definite asset!

Night Supervisor/Cleaner

NOTE: Experience on night shift required  

There are salaried senior “career” positions available, salaries dependent on experience, and free Room and Board. Please apply directly to

Maintenance Manager  — must be available May 1 through November 15

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