2023 Summer Nature & Science Camp leader positions – apply now!

We are hiring a Summer Camp Coordinator and 2 Camp Leaders for our upcoming 2023 Nature and Science Summer Day Camps! You don’t want to miss an opportunity to be part of this amazing team!

30 hrs/week from mid-June through August.

Our summer nature and science camps creatively engage participants from 5 to 9 years-old (groups of twelve 5-7 or 7-9 year-olds over a 5-day camping experience)i n fun hands-on learning, including arts, crafts, games, mud-digs, beach seines and other science-based activities related to nature, our local estuary, watersheds and ecosystems, conservation and restoration, and citizen science. Games and activities are mostly outdoors, including on the beach, along our estuary interpretive trail and up on our wildlife viewing tower. Indoors we have aquariums and an observation tank with marine and intertidal creatures, microscopes, telescopes. and interactive displays. We have camp curriculum materials and resources, and there’s also lots of room for our summer camp leader team to get creative. Respect for local Indigenous care for the land and wisdom is also foundational.

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How to Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume by May 15th via email, mail or in person to:

Alison Adamson

Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre

Box 5 Cowichan Bay Rd
Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N0

Email: alison@cowichanestuary.ca

IMPORTANT NOTE: Positions are contingent on Canada Summer Jobs funding and may change in response public health directives on group activities related to Covid 19.  This may affect employment contracts. 

We look forward to hearing from you and the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre thanks all applicants for your interest.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Job interviews may be conducted online via Zoom.

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