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School District #60 (Peace River North)

Outdoor Education Program Assistant - Casual

Hudson's Hope,BC
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  • Casual job

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible


There are positions available for Outdoor Education Program Assistant(s) - Casual, at Camp Cameron. Applications must be completed online and will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.

Reporting to the Outdoor Education Coordinator, this position will assist with the maintenance and facilitation of Outdoor Education programs and facilities. During the spring and fall the position will be focused on group facilitation. During the summer months’, work is focused more on grounds and trail maintenance. Work will primarily occur on weekdays but may include occasional weekends.

Hours of work: On an as needed basis

Duties to Commence: May 1 to September 30, 2024

Work Year Base: Twelve (12) months per year

Commencing Salary: $29.00/hr.

Duties to be assigned include:

Greet school and private groups

Orientate teachers, chaperones, and private guests to the facility and activities

Set up selected activities for school groups

Set up the Lodge for school and private group arrivals

Ensure welcome packages are prepared for school and private groups arrivals

Set up and storage of recreation and educational equipment and activities

Lead student groups through recreation and educational activities

Perform strenuous recreation activities such as hiking, Mountain biking, canoeing, skiing etc.

General facility and equipment cleaning duties between bookings

Ensure the safety of large student groups by reiterating rules and following protocols

Safely work with various tools

General grounds maintenance related to the upkeep of the facility and camp area

Assist the Coordinator in trail maintenance, vegetation clearing, and study area development.

Perform other job related duties as directed by the Outdoor Education Coordinator

Qualifications and Attributes:

Grade 12 or equivalent

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must be able to pass a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search conducted by the District prior to starting employment

Valid Class 5 drivers licence

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to be an integral part of a team

Ability to work independently and set priorities

WHMIS Certificate and other online safety training provided by the District to be completed within the probationary period

Must have reliable transportation to and from the Cameron Lake Outdoor Center

Experience working with children in group settings

Ability to demonstrate responsible, ethical and professional conduct

Ability to perform strenuous work on difficult terrain in a variety of environmental conditions including but not limited to:

Working outdoors in a forested setting for up to 8 hours per day

Hiking up to 5 km over rough terrain and conducting physically demanding work

Self-motivated with the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, teachers, students and guests

Ability to lead and motivate student groups in activities while ensuring behavioural expectations are abided by and provide support & instruction to others

Dependable, flexible, and willing to learn

Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills

Wilderness experience including GPS, navigation, and maps skills, etc is preferred

Experience and ability to safely and effectively operate and maintain a wide range of hand tools, power tools, vehicles and equipment in remote areas (lopper, hand saws, rakes, shovels, axes, weed whacker, chainsaw, etc.)

Willingness to occasionally work weekends

Environmental and ecological knowledge

Trails and building maintenance skills

Canoe Certification preferred

First aid and CPR certified (Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid) preferred or willingness to obtain within probationary period

Please Note: Proof of graduation and or highest level of education is required prior to starting work

For more information please contact:

Lorenne Hamre - Outdoor Education Coordinator (250) 783-9994 or email

All applications must be made through the Make A Future website to be considered for this position. If you require assistance with the online application process please contact Colleen Stewart at 250-262-6008 or

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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