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Position: Outdoor Education Intern
Organization: Camp Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre
Location: live on-site, near Peterborough, Ontario 

Camp Kawartha is seeking an Outdoor Education Intern

Are you passionate about outdoor education and environmental stewardship? Are you interested in building your teaching skills in nature and outdoor education? Would you like to work for an award winning outdoor and environment centre? Are you available to work from early January until the end of June, 2019? With over 80 curriculum linked programs on offer and plans to become a nationally recognized environmental leadership centre, Camp Kawartha is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic educator to join our talented team. We need educators who are creative, dedicated and are keen to learn. This is a great first step towards becoming a professional outdoor educator.

If you answered yes… then this could be just what you are looking for!


  • University Degree or College Degree. Teaching degree preferred.
  • Interest and enthusiasm for the natural world and the environment
  • Current National Lifeguard (NLS) preferred
  • Standard First Aid & CPR
  • Must have clear criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Capable of bringing a special skill (music, drama, outdoor adventure, natural history)
  • Passion and drive to learn how to teach in an engaging and professional manner
  • Inspired to learn more about environmental education and sustainability
  • Able to commit to a minimum of a 6 month contract.

Purpose of the Position

  • Assists in the delivery of high quality, curriculum linked outdoor day and evening programming to visiting schools. Insures all applicable safety standards are met. Assists in the development of curricula, instructional aids and appropriate teaching strategies. Acts as the overnight emergency contact staff person. On site accommodation provided.

Contract/Salaried Position:

40 hrs per week at a weekly salary $600 with the opportunity to earn more by working weekends or evenings. On site accommodation are a requirement of this position will be provided at no cost.

Please email a covering letter and resume to Neil Fortin, Head of Outdoor Education to: by December 9th, 2018.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 20 2018    ID: 49349