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Position: Environmental Education and Leadership Assistant
This short-term residential volunteer position plays a supporting role in the educational programming at Cheakamus Centre. Duties to be undertaken will include acting as a leadership mentor for youth, supporting high school counsellors, teachers and Outdoor School program staff during programs, updating program materials and participating in stewardship initiatives. This volunteer position is a great opportunity to develop skills and gain experience in outdoor environmental education and youth leadership through close mentorship by program staff.
• Assist program staff in supporting youth leaders on field studies and during afternoon and evening programs
• Experience working with children and/or youth in outdoor educational settings
• Valid driver’s license preferred
VOLUNTEER POSITION TERMS
Seasonal Terms: Immediately to December 16, 2016 (excluding holidays and non-programming times)
Cheakamus Centre, Brackendale, BC (Near Squamish)
Room & Board, mentorship in environmental education and leadership + small honorarium are provided.
Email a cover letter stating why you are the best person for this opportunity, along with your résumé to:
Located on 420 acres of ecological reserve lands in the Cheakamus River Valley near Squamish, BC, Outdoor School is the flagship K-12 program at the Cheakamus Centre, a world-class learning centre that brings together the values of environmental stewardship and sustainability to support an exceptional program of experiential outdoor education and hospitality.
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GoodWork ID: 36825 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Nov 15 2016
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