Position: Instructor/Nature Mentor for 4-6 year-olds
Organization: Soaring Eagle Nature School
Location: Vancouver & North Vancouver, BC
Soaring Eagle Nature School is seeking an Instructor/ Nature Mentor to join our team to offer unique programs for kids aged 4-6 in the beautiful forests of Vancouver and North Vancouver. This is an opportunity to share your gifts with kids through nature-based mentoring and passion-based learning. We offer a benefits package, unique paid professional development opportunities and the opportunity to spend your days outdoors.
Soaring Eagle Nature School is seeking an Instructor/Nature Mentor for part-time work (18-27 hours/week) starting September 2021. The ideal candidate will be available for shadowing at week-long summer camps this summer. Please indicate in your application if you are available for summer camp (start this summer) or a fall start (Sept 7.)
Our mission at Soaring Eagle Nature School is to empower people to discover and share their gifts through meaningful connections with the natural world. We honour the natural cycles within people and use their own excitement and curiosity to guide their learning and their connections to themselves, the earth and other people.
You should be passionate about working with children aged 4-6 in a non-coercive and supportive way, and incorporating the natural world into fun-filled days entirely outdoors. Soaring Eagle Nature School is known for a playful approach, and a ratio of 6 kids for every 1 adult means the opportunity to mentor kids closely. We are looking for committed and resourceful individuals to become a part of our team of instructors/nature mentors.
This is a chance to be a part of a school that comes from the lineage of the Wilderness Awareness School and the 8-Shields Model. You will be immersed in a mentoring model that can be applied to any school or organization. You will gain skills and experience from paid training sessions and experience within a dedicated team working with amazing kids in beautiful parks.
Responsibilities would include and are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate familiarity and understanding of the following:
Bonus points! The following are preferred but are not required. Please send in your application even if these don’t apply to you:
Mandatory training: September 7 - 10, 2021.
Young Sprouts runs 9:30 am - 2:30pm on Mondays (North Vancouver), Wednesdays (North Vancouver) and Thursdays (Vancouver) Additional hours are available.
If you are able to start in the summer to shadow for a week or two, camps run Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Ongoing Instructors work at least 1 week of Spring Break Camp and 5 weeks of Summer Camp when regular programs are not in session
Please send your resume, 3 professional references, and a letter of interest. Please indicate if you are interested in a summer or fall start. Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Applications are due right away. The review of applications will be ongoing until the positions are filled.
Thank you for your interest and please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
No phone calls please.
We recognize the importance of employment equity and workplace diversity and encourage Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, and LGBT2Q+ folks to apply.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 14 2021 ID: 60630