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Position: Outdoor Adventure Facilitator
Organization: Sprouting Knowledge
Location: Kamloops, BC

Are you looking for a job that feeds your soul?

Where you can enjoy the outdoors everyday and the freedom that comes with a classroom with no walls?

We are looking for an engaging, creative and dynamic individual to fill the role of Outdoor Adventure Co-Facilitator.

You will be working with children ages 3-5 in various programming models.

You will be part of a team responsible for preparing and implementing a wide range of outdoor modules, activities, play and games. You will help with prep work before the start of program, including, but not limited to designing program, gathering and creating materials, visiting the site, etc.

During program, you will be present and focused on the participants' safety and experience. After program, you may be engaging with parents/guardians, debriefing with other staff, submitting incident reports, and gathering and maintaining materials, as well as other tasks. The ideal candidate will be passionate about outdoor learning with an ability to reach out to children and create a relationship of mutual trust through a mentoring relationship. The goal is to help foster curiosity in young people and be a dedicated ally in the process of wilderness learning.

Qualified Applicants Possess:

  • ECE Certificate or BC Teaching Certificate
  • First Aid with CPR (Wilderness preferred)
  • Passion for teaching in an outdoor setting.
  • Organization skills and an ability to be part of a facilitation team
  • Commitment to being on time and focused on the participants
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An ability to carry a large backpack and be physically able to walk up to 2km over various terrain.
  • Energetic, creative and engaging character traits
  • Knowledge of various teaching approaches, and willingness to learn mentoring-style of education

Read the full posting on our website >

Not necessary but bonus skills:

  • Basic knowledge of local flora and fauna
  • Strong foundation in survival/outdoor knowledge and skills, with specific interests or passions

Nitty Gritty Details:

  • We offer a competitive wage $20-25/hr depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Part-time employee 16 hours per week
  • September-June
  • 1 week break in December and March
  • Laid off in summer (unless you work summer camp)
  • Opportunities to continue running camps for kindergarteners during breaks.
  • Start ASAP

How to Apply:

Submit a resume and single page letter telling us why you want to work with us to with the subject line: Outdoor Adventure Co-Facilitator Position

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Come and work for one of the most innovative and exciting programs in Kamloops!


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 17 2022    ID: 62457