Ocean Ambassadors Canada is a not-for-profit company that is turning the tide connecting people with the ocean, providing education on local ecology and the ocean health. Throughplace-based education we provide grade 2-8 students in the Lower Mainland with inspiring educational experiences in our on-the-beach programs. Our programs inspire youth to be leaders in social change in their schools and communities.
• Engaging students in a 4 hour outdoor education program (including SUP and beach programs);
• Maintaining a fun and safe environment for participants according to Ocean Camp Guide Training Manual;
• Have a strong understanding and ability to hold conversations about the latest research in ocean conservation and provide an understanding of how climate change is impacting our local marine environment.
• Participate in set-up and take-down of equipment for each program;
• Participate in curriculum development workshops as required;
• Create a safe space for participants to learn and share ideas;
• Use personal experience and unique skill set to share your passion for the ocean.
• Bachelor of Education, Science, Environmental Studies or relevant work experience;
• experience facilitating students in a classroom or outdoor education setting;
• Current Standard First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain.
• Strong interpersonal skills to establish productive working relationships with other staff members, teachers and participants.
• Comfortable speaking in public settings
• Good communication and conflict resolution skills.
• Experience in stand-up paddling.
• Able to adapt to a changing work environment.
• Training Sept 5th and Sept 6th
• Work Term Sept 9th, 2019 – Early November 2019 and the potential to work form March 2020 to November 2020.
• Approximately 4-5 days per week (5 – 8 hrs/day), Monday to Friday.
• $15-19/hour depending on experiences and qualifications.
How to apply!?
Please send your cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references to:
Interpretation Canada c/o Kerry Wood Nature Centre 6300 45th Ave Red Deer, AB, Canada T4N 3M4