On Call Outdoor Educator
2 years old to school age, depending on the program
ECE, or experience in play-based learning and/or outdoor learning
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.
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.
On-call educators are also eligible for ongoing positions as the opportunity arises.
- 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
- Application Closing Date:
- October 29th, 2021 (or until filled)
- Application Instructions:
- Email Application