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Full Year Internship Opportunity

Position: Year Long Nature Intern
Organization: Soaring Eagle Nature School
Location: Vancouver/North Van, British Columbia

Discover and share your own gifts as you support young learners in their own joyful growth at Soaring Eagle Nature School. Learning seems almost effortless, and at the end of each wonder-full day you’ll wish like could always be this meaningful and fun.

Soaring Eagle Nature School offers year-long programs on a once a month and once a week basis outside in the forests and wild spaces of Vancouver, North Vancouver, Delta and Coquitlam. Our mission is to empower people to discover and share their gifts through meaningful connections to the natural world.

You would be working with children from the ages of 6-18 (range to be determined based on need and experience.) Curriculum includes and is not limited to: ecology, edible and medicinal plants, basic outdoor/survival skills, wildlife tracking, bird identification and behavior, navigation with and without map and compass, sensory development games and activities.


  • Basic naturalist knowledge, ideally from this bioregion. You don’t need to be an expert, but you do need a desire to explore just as much as the children, and to engage with them in the learning process so that they can discover and solve natural mysteries. We learn in and from the natural spaces we explore.
  • Experience working with children in a non-coercive and supportive way. This may include experience with: non-violent communication (or other similar framework), a strengths-based approach, supporting internal validation and self-directed inquiry.

Applicants must be 18 or older, unless with special permission.

Time Commitment

A once a month commitment (minimum) from September to June. See the website for exact dates for each program. Your experience and learning increases with additional involvement. Days run from 8:00/9:00-2:45/3:45. You are responsible for providing your own snack and lunch.


Soaring Eagle Interns will receive training as the year progresses as well as an intern-training day. Interns are also invited to attend any training that we offer throughout the year. The trainings will give you a strong foundation in Coyote Mentoring, as well as the basics of the Soaring Eagle Nature School Educational Philosophy and Practice and will also focus on developing land-based skills.


Soaring Eagle Interns report to the Program Lead Instructor and the Program Manager.


Interns will receive a free training session as well as a SENS organic cotton t-shirt. We are able to proved a reference letter upon request. As well, you will receive ongoing mentorship from experience instructors and valuable experience in the field.

Please send your resume and cover letter as soon as possible to:

Jenna (at) soaringeaglenatureschool(dot)org

We look forward to hearing from you.

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GoodWork ID: 42373       Date posted to Aug 25 2017