Position Title: Outdoor Education Program Facilitator
Location: YMCA Camp Elphinstone: Gibsons, BC
Terms: Seasonal Contract, Full-time
Salary: $121.65-$125.00 per day
Start Date: August 29, 2021
End Date: October 20, 2021
Reports To: Outdoor Education Director
YMCA Camp Elphinstone is located near Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast, a 40-minute ferry ride from Vancouver. It is situated on 144 acres of temperate rainforest along the shores of Howe Sound. Camp Elphinstone operates as a residential summer camp during July and August offering programs like one and two week camp, Sailing Camp, Leadership Development, and out-trips to Desolation Sound and the Sunshine Coast Trail.
From September to June, Camp Elphinstone operates as an Outdoor Education, Recreation and Retreat Centre for schools, businesses, clubs, and other special interest groups. Camp Elphinstone currently serves over 12,000 participants annually.
Nature and Scope:
Outdoor Education Facilitators will deliver program instruction, interact directly with children, and provide positive customer service to school and retreats. Facilitators will deliver experiential, participant-focused programming with students from elementary and high schools, as well as adult retreat groups and special events.
Facilitators will be trained in all program areas at camp and will execute programming following all risk management, policies and procedures, and within the scope of their training. Facilitators will regularly provide support in kitchen duties, cleaning and facility maintenance, and upkeep as required.
This position is contingent on programs being operational based on public health guidelines and any other relevant factors.
Additional Qualifications (Assets):
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