Outdoor and Sustainability Educator

STUDY BUDDY TOURS - Vancouver, BC (4 months ago)

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Job Type: Seasonal contractor with potential career path leading into a long-term position as a Director of International Education.

Position description: Imagine leading school groups on their first experiences of Canadian society, the spectacular natural beauty of Vancouver British Columbia’s – forests, mountains and sea, its schools and how we collectively tackle a more sustainable world. Explore Vancouver’s diverse culture with them while navigating these waters while touring a range of natural and human spaces that show the challenges and opportunities for sustainability. Using leading educational resources, your diverse skillset and your warm, direct manner – coordinate and deliver fun, engaging hands-on lessons on leading sustainability practices and thinking, and challenges students to take action for the future – today. Foster leadership skills and build student confidence and capacity through team building, individual reflection and support and a good dose of humor. Support students develop action plans for school and community on their return helping them move unsustainable practices to a zero-waste and zero-emissions society. Tour destinations include the Sunshine Coast, North shore mountains, City of Vancouver sites, local schools and universities. Working closely with a small core team (a tour and logistics manager and the SBT co-founder) to bring vision to reality, this position offers an opportunity to build upon your experiences, help shape a program and deliver a set of powerful learning opportunities on the sea, in the forest and in the city. Be a change-maker and join a fast-paced team inspired to make a positive change.