Michigan Whitewater Rafting Guide Jobs

Have you evWhitewater Rafting Guide Jobser wanted to spend a summer in the north woods as a whitewater raft guide? Have you ever wanted a job that allowed you to be in the sun and on the water every day? Do you want a job that provides both excitement and safety to people of all abilities Do you want leadership experience?? Do you want to learn what the paddle “high-five” is?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions,  you should consider as a seasonal employment with us.

Whitewater Raft Guide DutiesMichigan Whitewater Raft Guide Jobs

  • Trip Execution;
  • Lead clients down a Class III-IV Rapid;
  • Trip clean-up.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older;
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs;
  • Ability to attend and complete company training course;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a whitewater raft guide;
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid;
  • Certified in Wilderness First Response;
  • Training in Swift Water Rescue;
  • Holds, or ability to obtain, a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)

How to Apply:

  • New to guiding? Contact Daniel Okerlund at [email protected] or 906.563.5450 to obtain training timelines and details.
  • Experienced guides, send resume and credentials to Daniel Okerlund at [email protected] or 906.563.5450.


  • All potential guides must complete a commercial training provided by Northwoods Adventures prior to hire