Positions: Outdoor Education Instructors
Organization: Western Educational Adventures
Location: Victoria, BC
Outdoor Education Instructor
Western Educational Adventures (WEA) is looking for outdoor education facilitators (instructor/guides) to work either or a combination of:
WEA runs outdoor education programming for families, children and adults. We are currently looking for instructors to run our day camps and overnight camps primarily. Opportunities may exist for our expedition-style programs. Activities include but are not limited to: canoeing, kayaking, hiking, fire-building, knots, shelter-building, cooking, camping, forest games, swimming, archery, geocaching, orienteering and more. Please view all our programs on our website and be familiar with WEA values before applying.
Important items to note before applying:
WEA is one of the only summer camps out there that is for profit. We focus on providing our participants with the best experience possible. We make sure our kids come with the proper gear and our staff are experienced and passionate about what they do. You will get the chance to develop your leadership skills, outdoor skills, outdoor experience and organizational skills as well as opportunity for future advancement.
Please note, this is a lifestyle opportunity more than a job. Only apply if you are passionate about making a difference in children’s lives in an outdoor environment.
Many organizations have young, inexperienced staff and rely heavily on policies and procedures. While WEA has top-notch risk management policies and procedures in place, it understands that it is impossible to plan for all potential situations when in the wilderness. WEA only contracts outdoor professionals that are experienced, certified, and demonstrate excellent judgment. Our outdoor professionals are:
This contract requires you to be able to perform various functions and duties, some of which are listed below:
Applicants may apply with proof of registration for missing certifications.
$130/day: base rate
+ $25/day: class 4 unrestricted drivers license
+$10/day: 80 hr wilderness first aid
+$10 to +$25/day experience level
+$5/day: FoodSafe certification
$180/day: maximum day rate for 2020
Positions are being filled on an on-going basis. For your application to be considered, we must receive the following:
Please apply by clicking the "Apply" button on our website and completing the application form. https://www.westernadventures.ca/careers.htm
Let us know if you have any further questions and thank you for your interest!
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 18 2019 ID: 55409