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/
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.
$16/hr + 4% in lieu of vacation
Position open until filled.
Submit resume & cover letter to:
Devon Deckant, Field Trip Coordinator
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