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Hiring: Outdoor facilitator
Organization: Fresh Air Learning
Location: Vancouver, BC

Fresh Air Learning is seeking a skilled outdoor facilitator who enjoys working with children in an outdoor, emergent learning environment. This position is Mondays and Thursdays in Everett Crowley Park and surrounding areas, with the possibility of substitute teaching work on Tuesdays as well. This facilitator will work as an assistant on Mondays and in a lead role with community and parent volunteers on Thursdays to co-facilitate groups of children ages 3-12 in forest, field, and garden environments.

  • You have strong social-emotional skills and can observe and support children in the moment and long term, drawing children into the group and giving them space when needed
  • You have experience working with groups in an outdoor environment, and you are confident working with co-facilitators and children to gather the group, make plans, and assess risks
  • You are affirmative of children’s experiences, interests, and ways of being
  • You have experience working with children ages 3-7, ideally in multi-aged, neurodiverse groups
  • You are passionate about some or all of the following: plants, wildlife, ecology, nature-based art and music, and you’re eager to expand your knowledge.
  • You are happy to work outdoors in all weather
  • You have or are willing to get certified in first aid, and you have a clear criminal record check.

Hours: Mondays 9:30-3:30, Thursdays 10-3. Including additional paid prep time, this position is 13 hours per week. $26 per hour. Further work is available on many Tuesdays as a substitute teacher.

Locations: Everett Crowley Park, Central Park, Trout Lake Park, and other areas around Vancouver. All locations are either transit-accessible or transportation can be arranged.

Fresh Air Learning strives to be an LGBTQIA2S+ friendly employer.

Deadline for application: August 23, 2023

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 17 2023    ID: 68921