Summer Program Instructor

Title: Summer Program Instructor 

Department: Outdoor Education

Reports to: Outdoor Education Supervisors & Outdoor Education Manager

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Mt Seymour Resort is seeking strong environmental role models to be Summer Program Instructors for our wilderness-based summer day camps. Mt Seymour’s Eco-Adventure Camp provides wilderness-based day camp programs for children aged 5-12. Our experiential camps engage kids in nature education, wilderness survival skills, and personal growth.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Program development, program delivery, direct leadership and care of children and youth, and general administrative tasks.

 

THIS POSITION IS RIGHT FOR YOU IF:

You can lead high quality interpretive programs, which include programs that cover plant and animal adaptations to winter, winter safety and survival skills, nature games, fitness, etc.

You can always ensure group safety.

You have role modeling preparedness, wilderness etiquette and respect for environment and healthy lifestyle.

You want to share your passion for nature and the outdoors.

 

WHAT WE REQUIRE FROM YOU:

  • Ability to commit to 11 full weeks of programming Monday-Friday, June 20th  – September 2nd
  • Experience working with children aged 5-12
  • Exemplifies such qualities as: social and environmental responsibility, safety awareness, flexibility, sense of humor, and a passion for continuous learning and mentorship
  • Demonstrated group leadership skills in an outdoor (preferably wilderness) setting
  • Knowledge of wilderness skills, safety, and etiquette
  • Amazing team player and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of mentoring and assisting volunteer leaders
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A love of nature and of working with children and combining the two!
  • Capable of hiking over rough mountainous terrain for extended periods while carrying group and programing supplies
  • Ability to handle potential stressful situations calmly and effectively

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Seasonal position, June 20th - September 2nd, 2022

Hourly wage range $17.5 - $19 

Complimentary Season’s pass and shuttle bus pass.

Range of industry discounts and perks.

 

Mt Seymour is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to recruitment@mtseymour.ca indicating the position you are applying for or complete the online application form.