Position Title: Outdoor School Assistant Instructor
Organization: The Pine Project
Location: Don Valley/Humber Valley Area, Toronto, Ontario
Position Type: Part-time, contract (September 2020 – June 2021)
Hours per Week: 5-20 hours
Reports to: Program Manager
About the Pine Project:
The Pine Project fosters confidence, competence, resilience and connection to nature through transformative outdoor experiences for people of all ages in Toronto and beyond. Our work inspires a vital re-connection between people and nature. Our programs include weekly programming for children during the school year, overnight camps in South Central Ontario, as well as highly sought-after summer day camps in Toronto. We also offer family experiences and educator training programs for professionals. Visit our website for more information: http://www.pineproject.org
In addition to a dynamic and inspiring work portfolio, we offer:
The Assistant Instructor will be a core component of our outdoor school staff. Working with our innovative approach to nature education, this role provides the opportunity to assist in creatively delivering our program curriculum on a daily basis. Naturalist knowledge, experience working with children and working in the outdoors are key elements of the role. Assistant instructors work to embody respect, gratitude, awareness, life-long learning, and resilience, in alignment with our core values. This position is a part time position with specific needs related to times of work on a weekly basis (i.e. shifts from 12-4pm on Tuesdays and 8:30-12:30pm on Wednesdays).
The central objective of this position is to:
Key Position Responsibilities:
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas:
There is a two-step application procedure.
An application must be completed on the website: https://pineprojectstaff.campbrainstaff.com/
Additionally, please send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email Subject Line: “Assistant Instructor Outdoor School 2020: FirstName LastName”
PDF Filename: “FirstName_LastName_Assistant Instructor_2020”
Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.
The Pine Project is committed to developing a resilient, inclusive and vibrant work environment through a barrier-free selection process. We recognize people from diverse professional, cultural and educational backgrounds. Applicants who do not meet all of the stated skills, but feel they would make a positive contribution to the community are encouraged to apply and address these differences in their cover letter. If contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received will be addressed in confidence.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 10 2020 ID: 57256