The Course Leader is responsible for planning and running multi-day experiential outdoor education adventure programs for youth and children in a lead role. Tasks include pre-trip planning (including risk management and safety checklists for staff and students and submitting an out trip plan), driving to rock and mountain sites, leading outdoor rock climbing safely, leading a backpacking trip in the mountains safely, leading flat water paddling trips safely, leading a high ropes challenge course safely and facilitating discussions, teambuilding games, creative activities and learning about the natural world. The Course Leader is also responsible for constantly and positively encouraging students and ensuring the emotional, mental and physical safety of all students and coworkers at all times. Preference will be given to candidates with the following equivalent or greater experience: Climbing, Flatwater Canoeing: 2 years climbing experience, 25 days of flat water canoeing total, 15 days outdoor climbing experience, at least 10 days in leadership role, 10 climbs on top rope at 5.9 or better (outdoor), 5 climbs on lead 5.9 or better (outdoor) High Ropes: 50 hours of instruction and facilitation. Backpacking: 40 backpacking field days total Experience with Children and Youth, 28 of total backpacking days in a leadership role, 500 hours of work with children and, 10 days of total in alpine with a minimum youth up 1o 18 years of age elevation gain/loss of 700m.
Help with children, household chores and cooking. 40 Hours per week.
Live in a rural environment – one bedroom in basement with private 2 piece bath.
Room and Board included. WiFi available.
- Provide approved evidence based support services to families & children/youth that are at risk for developing a mental health disorder.
- Would be an employee of South Cariboo Elizabeth Fry Society.
- Must have a properly insured vehicle.
- Must successfully complete a criminal record check.
- Previous experience is an asset.
Closing date May 21, 2013 at 12 noon.
Hours: NIGHTS/Fri., Sat., & Sun.
Wage: $196 per trip plus benefits
- Run is 11 1/2 hours
- Load papers, leave Vancouver at 8:30 pm. Drive to Kamloops via the Coquihalla Highway and then to Cache Creek. Return to Vancouver via Highway #1.
- Drive 3 or 5 ton trucks as required.
- Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence and current abstract required.
Working with a small crew to build a 1500 sq.ft. log home on site 45 minutes drive north of Williams Lake. Saddle notch, scribe fit construction. Dry fir 18” butts, 12”tops. Log work only. Owner is experienced log home builder with crane. Possible accommodation available Mon.-Fri.
- $10.25 per hour while training for 2- 4 weeks
- After successful training wage increases to $12-$14 per hr. depending on experience
- Approximately 140 hours per month
- Each position includes 1 milking per day, Monday – Friday plus 4 milkings every second weekend
- Candidate must have own transportation and be physically fit