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Over Night Camp Instructor

  • 01/30/2023 3:27 PM
    Message # 13078624

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    • Deliver outdoor and environmental education courses and integrate forest themes into all camp programming 
    • Lead hikes and outtrips (must be able to hike up to 15kms carrying a pack of up to 50lbs) 
    • Demonstrate positive leadership/mentorship for students and campers aged 8-16, other staff, & visitors 
    • Accept the responsibilities associated with being either an Evans Lake first aid attendant or lifeguard 
    • Summer Camp instructors support and mentor cabin leaders and volunteers and may coordinate 1 of 5 areas (First Aid, Eco Fun, Waterfront, Climbing & Low Ropes, & Outtrips) 
    • Work transport bus stops from metro Vancouver/ Squamish as needed 
    • Other duties as assigned (e.g. driving campers, staff, and/or supplies; cleaning program areas) 
    • Instructor training: June 16th to 18th 2023 Staff Training: June 24th to 28th 2023 
    • Summer camp season: July 2nd through August 25th, 2023 
    • Preference may be given to candidates who can work groups starting in late Mar./early Apr. and extend through late Oct. 
    Required Certifications & Experience 
    • First Aid Certificate (at minimum an 8-hour basic certificate that includes CPR)
    • NL lifeguard certificate (or international equivalent), and/or 35+hour First Aid certificate (e.g. OFA level II) 
    • Preference may be given to candidates who have at least a Class 5 driver’s license 
    • Additional certifications & licenses are assets, including a Class 4 driver’s license and certifications in paddling, rock-climbing, and/or outdoor recreation & leadership 
    • Educational backgrounds with special relevance include forestry, outdoor recreation, and education is considered an asset 
    • Criminal reference check with a vulnerable sectors search no later than six months prior to the start date 

    Additional Information

    • Compensation begins at $135/day, with an increase of up to $7/day, according to experience and certifications. Free room and board is also provided when programs are in session 
    • ELFES is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to uphold human rights, value the inclusion of all members of our community, and strive to create a safe and fun environment for everyone to explore forests 
    • We acknowledge that Evans Lake is located near Ch’iyakmesh on the unceded territory of Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) 
    • To apply: Fill out our online application form at

    Last modified: 01/30/2023 4:13 PM | Evans Lake


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