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Position: Program Instructor
Organization: Goldeye Centre
Location: Nordegg, Alberta

Program Instructor

The Goldeye Centre is a retreat, event, and outdoor education centre nestled in the Rocky Mountain range of west central Alberta, halfway between Banff and Jasper. We are located on Goldeye lake, near the town of Nordegg.

We are currently looking for talented and enthusiastic program instructors for the 2017 spring, summer, and fall season to facilitate fun, and exciting adventure programs for a variety of youth and guests.

If you have a passion for the outdoors, adventure, and helping kids thrive, then this may be the job for you!

At Goldeye we believe in a fun working atmosphere and these other perks:

  • Located in a beautiful setting, open to a variety of outdoor recreations such as hiking, rock climbing, scrambling, mountain biking, paddling, fishing, ice climbing, etc.
  • Ability to take Challenge Course Level 1 and 2 certification at reduced rate.
  • Accommodation and food provided at a very low cost.

Program Instructor Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the safety and well being of all of our participants
  • Planning and facilitating fun and appropriate outdoor activities for groups, usually in liaison with teachers or managers of the groups
  • Briefing and debriefing guests before and after activities
  • Maintaining a positive and happy environment for all guests
  • Encouraging growth, leadership, teamwork, and respect through outdoor activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • College or University degree in a related field an asset but not required
  • High ropes Challenge Course Level 1 or 2 certification an asset
  • Outdoor education, leadership and wilderness first aid experience and certifications a plus.
  • Personal experience and interest in climbing, belaying, canoeing, hiking, etc.
  • Ability to speak in front of small to large groups is very important.
  • A good understanding of positive youth development and risk management principles.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to:
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For further information check out our website:

Or call us at: 1 (403) 721-2102

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GoodWork ID: 37437       Date posted to Jan 9 2017