Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

On Call Outdoor Educator

Facility: Fresh Air Learning
City: North Vancouver / Vancouver
Type of Child Care: Other

2 years old to school age, depending on the program

Qualifications: Other

Additional Qualifications:

ECE, or experience in play-based learning and/or outdoor learning 

Required Experience:

A love of nature and enjoyment of all kinds of plants, animals, environments, and weather 

Insatiable curiosity and an ability to facilitate children’s questions 

Joy in children’s learning 

An understanding of neurodiversity and compassion-informed communication practice 

Experience working with children in a play-based learning environment 

Experience working with groups outdoors

An understanding of safety and risk in the outdoors

A criminal record check and first aid are required. 


Key Responsibilities:

Fresh Air Learning is a Metro Vancouver-based forest school with classes in Vancouver and North Vancouver parks. We see children as competent, capable people who are able to direct their social and nature-based learning with compassionate guidance from our program facilitators. The facilitator will engage with children and their co-facilitator as the children play and explore in the outdoors. Facilitators are responsible for group management and safety. They also bring enthusiasm and joy in nature to the children! 

Salary & Benefits:

$23-$25/hr inclusive of benefits 

If you are in an ongoing on-call position, we offer an additional sick leave bank so that staff are able to stay home if they have any COVID symptoms. 


Additional Notes:

On-call educators are also eligible for ongoing positions as the opportunity arises. 

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Position End Date:
June 17th, 2022
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:
4-8 hour shifts available, Monday-Friday

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Tricia Edgar
Phone Number:
4629 Hoskins Road North Vancouver, BC V7K 2R2

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
October 29th, 2021 (or until filled)
Application Instructions:
Email Application
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