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Position: Environmental Educator
Organization: Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association
Location: Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association (VBGA) is seeking casual environmental educators to deliver youth programs at VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory.

VBGA’s youth programs promote environmental stewardship and a love of the natural world through experiential, activity-based learning. Explore our website to learn more:


  • Lead environmental education programs for diverse groups of children ages 3-12
  • Facilitate a safe, fun, and high quality learning experience
  • Conduct programs in accordance with stated educational objectives in content and style
  • Assist the education team with other education related tasks including camps, outreach, and special events

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years post-secondary education in ecology, biology, education or related field
  • Experience working with groups of children (3-12 yrs)
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather leading energetic activities and games
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and respectfully as part of a team
  • Dedication to environmental awareness and sustainable living
  • Current Police Information Check - Vulnerable Sector (or willingness to obtain prior to start date)
  • Confident and reliable communicator with children, volunteer team, and staff
  • Willingness to accept VBGA Education team’s stated objectives in content and style

Availability & Eligibility
Casual, part-time, year-round

$16/hr + 4% in lieu of vacation

Submit resume & cover letter to:

Devon Deckant, School Programs Manager

Position open until filled. Thank you in advance for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 31 2019    ID: 55086