Hiring Part- Time Program Assistants

As a venue for learning and personal growth, Wild & Immersive offers outdoor educational programs for diverse youth and adult groups. We require staff to assist the Education Coordinator in preparing and delivering outdoor-based and educational programs for youth and adult groups at the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest.

The person hired for this position must have/be:

  • a Canadian Resident,
  • must be available to work Wednesday to Friday and have a flexible schedule,
  • patient and positive,
  • the physical capabilities necessary to perform all required tasks,
  • strong leadership skills,
  • strong people and customer service skills,
  • ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts,
  • strong public speaking skills,
  • background in one or more various fields (e.g., arts, recreation, sports, and/or outdoor education),
  • the ability to work efficiently alone or in a team environment,
  • a valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle that can drive on gravel roads,
  • ability to work in a fast-paced environment,
  • strong attention to detail, and
  • First Aid Level 1.

The following would be considered assets for the position:

  • Bilingual,
  • working knowledge of social, cultural, and recreational needs and interests of children and youth,
  • prior education or knowledge in environmental field, and
  • prior education or experience in children, youth, and/or adult programming.

At times, this position may put special demands on the person performing the job. These demands may include:

  • lifting or moving heavy objects,
  • frequent bending,
  • constant movement,
  • walking around the facility, sometimes in poor weather conditions or up/down stairs or inclines,
  • delivering out-door based programs in all weather conditions, and
  • delivering high energy and physically demanding programs (e.g., interpretive hikes).

To apply, please submit your resume to liz.smith@ubc.ca.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.