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Position: Environmental Educators
Organization: Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association (VBGA)
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: http://www.vandusengarden.org/learn/field-trips/

Responsibilities

  • 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 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 Criminal Records Check (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. Minimum 1 shift (7 hours) per week during peak seasons.

Wage

$16/hr + 4% in lieu of vacation

Position open until filled.

Submit resume & cover letter to:

Devon Deckant, Field Trip Coordinator
ddeckant@vandusen.org

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 30 2019    ID: 50849