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Position: Spring Break Camp Leader
Organization: Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association
Location: Vancouver, BC
Eligibility: 30 or younger

Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association is seeking a Spring Break Camp Leader to deliver day camps for children ages 5-10 at VanDusen Botanical Garden in March 2022.

Position Overview

Spring Break Camps at VanDusen Botanical Garden promote environmental stewardship and a love of the natural world through a fun blend of science, gardening, games, crafts and garden exploration. VBGA Youth Programs take place entirely outdoors and you can learn about our programming here.

Responsibilities

  • Organize, deliver, and lead 10 days of various themed spring break camps
  • Provide campers with an educational, fun and meaningful experience
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of campers
  • Communicate effectively with parents

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ post-secondary education in education, ecology or biology
  • Experience working with groups of children (5-10 yrs) in a camp situation
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather, leading energetic activities and games
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and respectfully as part of a team
  • Dedication to environmental awareness and sustainable living
  • Current certification in standard first aid AND recent Criminal Records Check (or willingness to obtain prior to start date)

Availability and eligibility:

  • Must be available to work full-time during Spring Break 2022, March 14th – 18th & March 21st – 25th with availability the week of March 7th for training and prep
  • This is a funded position; applicants must be between 16 and 30 years old to be eligible

Wage:

$18.50/hr + 4% in lieu of vacation

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:

Hailey Moran, Youth Programs Manager, hmoran@vandusen.org

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 7 2022    ID: 62345