Point Pelee National Park, located at the southernmost point of Canada’s mainland in Leamington, Ontario, offers beautiful hiking trails to walk or cycle, places to paddle and spots to camp out.

If spending the summer at this little slice of Canada’s south sounds good to you then check out these Ontario student employment opportunities available to apply for now at Point Pelee National Park.

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Parks Canada posted the job opportunity for students writing, “Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in protecting and presenting Canada’s natural and cultural heritage? Are you a student currently enrolled in an academic program or a recent graduate in the last 4 months?”

“If so, apply to any of the great opportunities available to work with Parks Canada this summer!”

The roles are set to begin in various terms starting April 25th, 2024 to September 2nd, 2024. Parks Canada stated the pay for the positions ranges from $16.84 to $16.99 per hour but that positions salaries will determined at the time of the job appointment.

Some of the duties and roles include Grounds Maintenance, Heritage Presenter, Visitor Services Attendant, Resource Conservation Youth and  Visitor Facilities Attendant. You can read more on each job here.

To apply Parks Canada says you must be fluent in English or be bilingual (English & French) and asks anyone who applies to clearly indicate in your application your bilingual status.

To be eligible you must also be a secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution or a recent graduate in the last 4 months.

Sound good? Here’s how to apply. All applicants must email their resume to [email protected] and identify which position(s) and National Park site they are interested in. You can also apply directly through the Government of Canada’s job site.

The closing date for applications is January 31st, 2024 so if you want in on this opportunity do so soon.

Good luck!