Outdoor Education Guide

Outdoor Education Guide

Contract – On Call

Starting on August 19, 2024

Mulgrave is one of Canada’s leading independent co-educational pre-K – 12 day schools, serving the North Shore of Vancouver. Mulgrave offers a vibrant Outdoor Education Programme that engages students in all grades Pre-K through 12 throughout the year in experiences outside the classroom. We value the opportunity for students to make links between outdoor education and school learning experiences. We are now seeking applicants for the position of Outdoor Education Guide to work seasonally with the OE Team in all facets of the program. 

Job summary

The Squamish Outdoor Leadership and Education Centre (SOLE Centre) at Easter Seals offers a 20-acre property with enriched experiential learning opportunities for visitors of all ages, including single-day, overnight, and multi-day programs. The site provides access to outdoor activities like rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and paddling. Experiential outdoor education is a key part of Mulgrave’s strategic plan, emphasizing health, wellbeing, and social emotional learning, with extensive possibilities for experiential learning in various academic disciplines.

The SOLE Centre features:

  • Two buildings that can sleep up to 132
  • A dining hall
  • A large sheltered outdoor fire pit and BBQ area
  • A climbing wall
  • Accessible treehouse
  • Low ropes course and giant swing
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Several classroom spaces
  • Amphitheatres
  • Basketball courts
  • Acres of forest

Positions:

  • Lifeguard
  • Outdoor Adventure Guide
  • Outdoor Education Facilitator

Preferred Certifications/Qualifications/Experience

Any combination of the following:

  • NLS
  • Standard First Aid w/CPR-C
  • Advanced Wilderness First Aid
  • ACCT Ropes/High Ropes Training
  • Class 4 Driver’s License
  • Leave No Trace instructor
  • PC Level 1 Sea Kayak Instructor or SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide
  • Flatwater Canoe Instructor
  • Moving Water Canoe certification
  • Ski/Snowboarding Instructor
  • Food Safe
  • Ecology Environmental Science
  • Passion for Outdoor Pursuits
  • Undercover Ninja

Salary: 

Based on a rate of $270/day 

Please submit applications to Mulgrave Careers

Given the location of the SOLE Centre, applicants must provide for their own transportation.

We thank all interested parties.  We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit www.mulgrave.com.

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