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Muskoka

The Muskoka region, often referred to as ‘cottage country’, is located in central Ontario. It extends from Georgian Bay in the west to the northern tip of Lake Couchiching in the south to the western border of Algonquin Park in the east.  Muskoka is home to 1,600 lakes making it a popular cottage destination with many villages, towns, farming communities, resorts, golf courses, country clubs and marinas.

Labour Market Insights from TSNO - Muskoka

Labour Market Insights: 2022 Winter and Spring

  • Muskoka’s total tourism job opening is over 520 – an improvement of 28% compared to the same period in 2021.
  • Top three in-demand soft skills in Muskoka are: Teamwork, Communication and Flexibility.
  • Top five tourism and hospitality occupations in demand are:
    • Light duty cleaners;
    • Cooks;
    • Food counter attendants, Kitchen Helpers and related supports;
    • Food and Beverage servers; and
    • Retail and wholesale trade managers.

Ontario Tourism Education Corporation. (2022). Hospitality, Food and Tourism Labour Market Information [2021].  http://tourismskillsnet.ca/lmi-tool/

21Regional Group Members

2020Active Since

20Representing Organizations

TSNO funded training opportunities at work in Muskoka

Take a moment to learn more about our partners and what they’re actively working on in Muskoka.

Future-proof your business with the Resiliency Training Series

The Resiliency Series focuses on addressing skill gaps and building a more adaptable workforce within the uncertain COVID-19 environment.

Managers & Supervisors

The Leadership Excellence series focuses on developing the skills of new, emerging, and experienced managers and supervisors for success.

Recommend TSNO

TSNO members are actively working in Muskoka to help future-proof the tourism and hospitality sector. We contribute to the economic development in Muskoka by helping to get the right training, to the right people where it is needed the most. Why not recommend us today and help us expand our network?

Top reasons to recommend TSNO

EmployersLead the way in recruitment, training, upskilling and reskilling your future workforce.
Industry PartnersAccess funding and programs designed for your region and sector.
Employment Service PartnersAccess to HR tools like SkillsPass and sector-specific training that prepares and develops workers for a career in tourism and hospitality.
Community Organizations Helping Job SeekersRefer clients to sector-specific opportunities.

Become a TSNO member

Over 270 Members and counting! Top reasons to become a member

  • Builds collaborative partnerships between industry and the workforce development system
  • Supports attraction, retention and advancement of tourism and hospitality workers
  • Leverages data and technology to help businesses, destinations and workers navigate the labour market with intelligence
  • Ensures quality assurance across training networks through industry-led programming standards and strong evaluation
  • Leverages data and evidence to support targeted investments and consistent communications across the network
  • Provides economies of scale to businesses, destinations and training partners pursuing data, training and technology infrastructure to support their workforce development goals
  • Provides a framework for local strategic workforce planning and the support required for effective implementation

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