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Position: Environmental Educator and Paddleboard Instructor
Organization: Ocean Ambassadors Canada
Location: Vancouver, BC

Ocean Ambassadors Canada is a not-for-profit company that is connecting people with the ocean, providing education on local ecology and ocean health. Throughplace-based education we provide grade 2-8 students in the Lower Mainland with inspiring educational experiences in our on-the-beach programs. Our programs inspire youth to be leaders in social change in their schools and communities.

Job Description:

  • Engaging students in a 4 hour outdoor education program (including SUP and beach programs);
  • Maintaining a fun and safe environment for participants according to Ocean Camp Guide Training Manual;
  • Have a strong understanding and ability to hold conversations about the latest research in ocean conservation and provide an understanding of how climate change is impacting our local marine environment.
  • Participate in set-up and take-down of equipment for each program;
  • Participate in curriculum development workshops as required;
  • Create a safe space for participants to learn and share ideas;
  • Use personal experience and unique skill set to share your passion for the ocean.


  • Bachelor of Education, Science, Environmental Studies or relevant work experience;
  • experience facilitating students in a classroom or outdoor education setting;
  • Current Standard First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish productive working relationships with other staff members, teachers and participants.
  • Comfortable speaking in public settings
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience in stand-up paddling.
  • Able to adapt to a changing work environment.


  • Training Sept 5th and Sept 6th
  • Work Term Sept 9th, 2019 – Early November 2019 and the potential to work form March 2020 to November 2020.
  • Approximately 4-5 days per week (5 – 8 hrs/day), Monday to Friday.
  • $15-19/hour depending on experiences and qualifications.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 9 2019    ID: 54443