Position: Environmental Education and Leadership Intern (EELI)
Organization: Cheakamus Centre
Location: Cheakamus, near Squamish, BC
Compensation: room & partial board, training, honorarium (see below)
Dates: fall or winter or spring (dates below)
This volunteer internship position plays a supporting role in the educational programming at Cheakamus Centre. Duties to be undertaken will include acting as a leadership mentor for youth, supporting high school counsellors, visiting teachers and program staff during programs, updating program materials and participating in stewardship initiatives. This volunteer position is a great opportunity to develop skills and gain experience in outdoor and environmental education and youth leadership through close mentorship by program staff.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
BENEFITS OF POSITION
VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP TERM
This position can live on-site due to potentially varied work hours, though the majority of work shifts will be in the 8am-6pm range (weekly hours to average 32-40 hours per program week)
* *please note: there is possibility of being brought on to the programming team in a paid position upon completion of internship if the role fits.
Cheakamus Centre, Brackendale, BC (near Squamish)
Room & partial Board, outdoor environmental education and leadership training, plus an honorarium is provided upon completion of the Term. Note: meals are only provided during programming periods.
Cheakamus Centre is a unique environmental learning centre designed to provide exceptional learning and hospitality experiences inspired by nature. Situated on 165 hectares of ecological reserve in the Cheakamus River Valley near Squamish, BC, Cheakamus Centre is seeking a highly motivated individual interested in learning about and supporting a range of outdoor and environmental programs.
Email a cover letter that: 1. indicates which position you are applying for ("EELI") 2. and states why you are the best mentor and role model for this opportunity,
Along with your résumé to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open until filled.
Please include 'EELI' in the subject line of your email.
We thank you for your interest in employment with Cheakamus Centre. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 12 2019 ID: 54733