Position: Outdoor School Volunteers
Organization: The Pine Project
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Application Deadline: Friday September 13th, 2019
Available Positions: once weekly commitment from October 2019 to June 2020 at one of our Community Outdoor School programs.
Volunteers at p.i.n.e. earn valuable experience in our unique mentoring approach, develop their wilderness skills and proficiency, and gain opportunities to learn new in-depth naturalist skills from our experienced staff. Our staff are a community of mentors and avid learners. If you’re looking to learn new skills and knowledge about nature, education and working with youth, there is no better place!
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or interest in the following areas:
Please note all staff and volunteers must attend training, to be outlined by the volunteer coordinator.
Interested applicants are asked to forward their cover letter and resume with two references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please use the subject line: Volunteer Application: [Your Name] – [Desired Position]. Be sure to include your availability in your cover letter.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but regret that we are only able to respond to those selected for interviews.
Please note that all volunteers working directly with children will require a Vulnerable Sectors check through their local police station.
Volunteer Training: You will be required to attend a mandatory volunteer training session the week of September 23rd - 27th (specific date TBD).
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Outdoor schools / outdoor education jobs
About Outdoor Schools, Forest Schools, Nature Schools
Forest school teacher training
Organizations & Resources
* Take Me Outside http://takemeoutside.ca/
* Child and Nature Alliance http://www.childnature.ca
* Nature Child Reunion http://naturechildreunion.ca
* Outdoor & Environmental Education - orgs, schools, links, resources
Outdoor Education: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Outdoor_education
Enviro Ed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_education
Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario (COEO) http://www.coeo.org/
Orgs., schools & links: http://www.planetfriendly.net/learn.html#ee
* Green & Eco-friendly Kid's Books
* Last Child in the Woods
Richard Louv http://richardlouv.com/
* Nature Deficit Disorder - "a range of current child health issues arising from a lifestyle
that focuses on screen time rather than outdoor exploration"
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 14 2019 ID: 54492