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Position: After-School Nature Program Lead
Organization: Ripple Coast Society
Location: Coquitlam, Greater Vancouver BC

If you are interested and you meet the selection criteria please respond to info(at) with your cover letter and resume/CV prior to August 30, 2019.

Position Overview

We are seeking an energetic, creative and passionate candidate to lead our Nature-themed after-school programs in the Tri-cities region (i.e. Coquitlam, Prot Coquitlam and Port Moody).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Delivery of our nature-themed after-school program to children ages 6-8 in our fall or spring semesters (8-weeks/semester).

  • Maintain the safety and security of students during the program

  • Organize, plan and deliver nature-themed activities, games, and learning both indoors and outdoors

  • Keeping track of registrations

  • Development and incorporation of new ideas into the program

Qualifications, skills, and abilities

  • Excellent group management skills

  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and problem-solve

  • Experience working with children in a teaching and outdoor setting as a lead

  • Organized and resourceful

  • Must have access to a vehicle

  • Willingness to secure First Aid certification and criminal record check

  • Enjoy working indoors and outdoors, rain or shine

  • Environmental studies or related post-secondary education preferred

If connecting children with nature fuels your passion, then this unique opportunity is for you. It will allow you to be deeply involved from the ground up in all aspects of the growth and development of an exciting new non-profit organization while providing you with a rich background on BC’s important environment and its current threats.

Application deadline: Aug 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM (PST)

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to info(at)

Email applications with "After-school Program Educator" in the subject line. Attach a single PDF file for your cover letter and resume - name it your first and last name (e.g. Mark Smith.doc)

We thank all applicants but only those receiving an interview will be contacted.

Ripple Coast Society BC is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

Ripple Coast Society BC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Ripple Coast will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of the characteristics outlined within The Employment Equity Act.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 2 2019    ID: 54043