Duties and responsibilities
- Deliver curriculum-based hands-on education programs in schools or in nature
- Development or modifying of programs as needed
- Communicate effectively with school contacts, parents, or teachers
- Experience as a main or lead teacher/educator to students (K-12)
- Access to a vehicle
- First Aid/CPR certification and criminal record check or willingness to obtain one
- Knowledge of the environment and conservation issues as it relates to coastal British Columbia an asset
- Experience working with students of all ages and backgrounds
- Environmental studies or related post-secondary education preferred
skills and abilities
- A self-starter with the ability to work independently and problem-solve
- Organized and resourceful with a demonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize projects
- Excellent communication skills
- Enjoy working indoors or outdoors, rain or shine
- Excellent group management skills and ability to handle a group independently
If nature, conservation and education is something that fuels your passion, then this unique opportunity is for you. It will allow you reach out to communicate with students about the incredible diversity and importance of the environment they live in. In addition, you will gain experience in nature education and a rich background on BC's important environment.
Environmental educators are hired as needed and by contract terms. Honorariums will be provided to those able who deliver programs on a single time basis. Educators/Naturalists should be flexible with hours. Rates of pay are $50/program with most programs running for 1 hour - 75 mins.
How to Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to info(at)ripplecoast.org.
Email applications with "Environmental Educator" in the subject line. Attach a single PDF file for your cover letter and resume - name it your first and last name (e.g. Mark Smith.doc). Please address Cover letters to Maureen Vo.
We thank all applicants but only those receiving an interview will be contacted.
Ripple Coast Society BC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind
Ripple Coast Society BC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Ripple Coast will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of the characteristics outlined within The Employment Equity Act.