Jobs

Are you interested in joining our team? See below for current employment opportunities.
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Current Opportunities:

  • +Spring Break Camp Leaders

    Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association is seeking a spring break camp leader to deliver day camps for children ages 5-10 at VanDusen Botanical Garden. VanDusen’s spring break camps promote environmental stewardship and a love of the natural world through a fun blend of science, gardening, games, crafts and garden exploration.

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver 9 days of various themed spring break camps
    • Provide campers with an educational, fun and meaningful experience
    • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of campers
    • Communicate effectively with parents

    Qualifications and experience

    • Minimum 2 years post-secondary education in education, ecology or biology
    • Experience working with groups of children in a camp situation
    • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather, leading energetic activities and games
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and respectfully as part of a team
    • Dedication to environmental awareness and sustainable living
    • Current certification in standard first aid AND recent Criminal Records Check (or willingness to obtain prior to start date)

    Availability & Eligibility

    Required full-time, Monday to Friday from March 19th to March 23rd and Monday to Thursday from March 26th to March 29th, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.

    Wage

    $16.00 per hour (8 hours per day for a total of 9 days)

    Closing date for applications: Friday November 27, 2017

    Submit resume and cover letter to:

    Chantal Martin, Youth Programs Coordinator

    cmartin@vandusen.org