Come work with us
Windigo has been leading off the beaten track small group adventures for the past 20 years across Canada and the USA. From the northern tip of the Arctic to New Mexico and from Newfoundland’s eastern most point to the sunny beaches of Hawaii. We assist adventure adrenaline junkies fulfill their outdoor dreams.
We offer active vacations for people of all ages and all tastes. From challenging adventures to softer discovery tours, specialized wildlife observation journeys or cultural itineraries, our team of outdoor enthusiasts love what they do and it shows.
We want to show our travelers the love we have for our culture, our respect of the environment and our passion for outdoor sports in North America’s most spectacular settings
To achieve this we strive to:
- Run the best off the beaten track adventure tours
- Provide unforgettable experiences to people of all ages and tastes
- Help others discover and enjoy natural, cultural and historical beauties of North America
Our team in the field
Toundrigo Happy hours
FUN FACTS & TOOT YOUR HORN!
Come join our dynamic team and travel to some of the coolest places in America. Meet new people from different cultures and provide unforgettable experiences to grateful travellers. Don’t miss the chance to be part of an energetic, experienced and innovative company that strives to always be better and enjoys working outside. It’s not a job opportunity, it’s a lifestyle.
Join the adventure!
North America is our playground.
From the Dramatic coast of Newfoundland to the stunning sunsets of Vancouver Island. Into the wild of Alaska’s frontier to the canyons of the Southwest without forgetting the burning volcanoes of Hawaii and the ice caps of the Canadian Arctic, Windigo’s playground is Huge. We outfit hiking, biking, paddling, discovery, wildlife and cultural tours from 5 days to 23 days.
WORKING AT HEAD OFFICE MEANS…
… Joining a tight-knit team
We run more than 250 groups during the high season throughout North America, and this number continues to grow with each passing year. When you join Windigo, you join a solid, finely honed and tightly knit team that works hard and has developed a superlative organization to ensure flawless management and coordination of these groups.
The key to your successful integration is adaptability and being a quick learner. Your enthusiasm and curiosity in the performance of your duties, as well as a quick grasp of the tools placed at your disposal, will get you anchored in no time.
…Fitting into the Toundrigo community
Windigo is one of the two founding companies of Toundra Group, which has given rise to the dynamic, committed Toundrigo community. “Toundrigo” events have become mythical over the years! Whether the eagerly awaited Christmas Party—THE most festive gathering of the year—our monthly Happy Hours organized in rotation by our in-house teams, or spontaneous events such as our Flash Mobs, Mannequin Challenges, and Harlem Shakes, there is no shortage of opportunities to enjoy a more relaxed ambiance and get to know each other, helping us, above all, to create a unique work environment!
…Serving as an ambassador for our brands
When you join Windigo, you become our best ambassador. We encourage you to follow all our pages on the social networks and spread our brand throughout your community. When you are travelling on business, one of your missions is to post content using our tags and hashtags, while actively participating in our blog. A strong brand starts at home!
BEING A GUIDE FOR WINDIGO MEANS...
Being a guide for Windigo is leading with passion. We strive to show our international clients our love for the outdoors through innovative trips.
We need people with very good organizational skills, excellent general knowledge of Canada and/or USA experienced in leading small groups, with great outdoor cooking expertise. We need operation gurus with attention to details and great people skills.
Ideal candidates need to have adventurous experience in Canada and/or USA. Our 1 to 3 week outdoor adventures are generally based as road trips on the most scenic North American routes in a 15 passenger van with trailer. Camping tours or hotel based tours. Share your love and knowledge of the areas you know and enjoy.
To join our team of Outdoor guides, you must be a logistics whiz. Managing a day’s schedule poses no challenge for you and you’re an ace at gauging travel time between two staging points, determining the length of a hike based on your group’s level, or ensuring break times to appreciate a stunning vista. The great outdoors is your element and coping with Mother Nature’s surprises by switching to Plan B in bad weather, or whipping up delicious meals at camp to impress your group, is child’s play for you. Finally, you are resourceful and creative, with boundless energy from dawn to bedtime. A successful day demands nothing less!
To join our team of Cycling guides, you must have solid mechanical skills. Adjusting a derailleur or brakes, fixing a flat, correcting a client’s position on a bike… none of this holds any secrets for you. For the cycling trips we organize, you also must be a customer service professional with above-average attention to details, as these are high-end trips. You also must be fully bilingual or a unilingual Anglophone totally familiar with our cycling destinations and itineraries. You will share meals and accommodation with the group.
To join our team of Escort guides, you must be a cultural and historical master of the destination. As a consummate storyteller, you have a knack for grabbing your group’s attention with your extensive knowledge of the destination and your talent for making your information accessible. You also nurture an excellent relationship with our suppliers (hotels, activities, restaurants) to ensure impeccable service for our groups and those little extras that will make their trip memorable. You take part in activities included for the group and stay in the same high-end hotels.
To join our team of Winter guides, you must be a coordination expert. Based in our partner lodge in the Saguenay, you must manage all planning of activities for clients, ensure that rotations run smoothly and that groups are well distributed. You also must cope with shifting weather and snow conditions, and come up with a Plan B if necessary. Finally, you’re always available and smiling for clients who may have other questions for you or want to reserve optional activities.
Time, Compensation & Perks
Operation season is from April to late October.
Adventure tour leader / Driver: Salaries : depends on type of tour and experience. Food and accommodation included while on tour.
Access to Pro Deals and bonus opportunities!
Applicants must love the outdoors, have an adventurous spirit, strong leadership and exceptional people skills. Ability to multi-task, outstanding organizational and time management skills is definitely needed.
If you are customer service oriented, have a strong work ethic and are looking for an exciting challenge, this adventure is for you!
REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants must be at least 23 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and a drug/ alcohol test.
First aid/CPR certification is required (partial reimbursement is available).
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Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a class 4 driver’s license or equivalent, a clean driving record and must be willing to get a first aid/cpr certification.
Applicants must also enjoy outdoors, possess an adventurous spirit, strong leadership, the capacity to manage multiple projects and always look for new challenges. Languages required : most of our clients speak English or French. We are also looking for tour guides able to speak a third language such as German or Italian.
JOB OFFERS :
Tour guides –hiking, discovery tours, (campsite or hotel), top quality tours, click here for more details.
Cycling trip guide, click here for more details.
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