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Position: Educational Walking Tour Guide
Organization: Walk T.O.
Location: Toronto, Ontario

EDUCATIONAL WALKING TOUR GUIDES
Spring Season (Late March – June 2019) part-time

Educators, urban geographers and storytellers take notice! Walk T.O.’s guides teach students about the city’s eco-prowess, food security, and cultural diversity. You will lead groups of 15-30 elementary, intermediate and senior level GTA students, and their teachers, on our seven city walks.

Our environmentally and socially-conscious city walks are rooted in the rich stories of Toronto’s people and history. We are seeking a creative, outgoing educational tour guides who love students and have lots of energy.

Requirements

  • Passion for interacting with students from Grades 5-12
  • College or University degree, teaching background preferred
  • Experience presenting to large groups
  • Ability to memorize lots of material
  • Must be available at least three mornings per week (from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) from late March to late June. All of our walks are 2 hours long.
  • Reliable and committed to the full season of part-time guiding. Great for freelancers and part-time workers. Please do not apply if you are searching for full-time work.

Pay: $20 per hour for guiding; plus training paid at minimum wage. Hourly wage increases with seniority.

To find out all about us go to walkto.ca.

To apply, email your resume, a cover letter and your availability for the spring season (which weekday mornings you are available, any vacation/absent time needed, and how many mornings per week to guide) to: tours@walkto.ca

CLOSING DATE: We will notify applicants by February 25th if they will be interviewed.

As the shifts are just 2-hours long, it is recommended that you live in the downtown core, these guides are our happiest employees, as it allows minimum commuting time.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 5 2019    ID: 51039