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26 Apr 2018

Seasonal Facilitator/Outdoor Educator

Trails Youth Initiatives Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Trails Youth Initiatives is a charitable organization, and ministry-inspected private school, that provides year round outdoor experiential education to students from Toronto at our 143-acre site in Stouffville, Ontario. Our mission is to challenge and equip vulnerable youth from at-risk areas of Toronto to become contributing members of the community.

We are currently looking for facilitators/teachers to join our summer staff team working 10-14 day sessions, with opportunities to extend contracts to continue working with a participant group, 1 weekend a month October through to May.

Our participants commit to four years in the programme and are challenged to develop socially, emotionally, and mentally through outdoor adventure-based activities. Participants develop skills in communication, leadership, and teamwork, with a focus on well-being, personal growth, and nurturing the self. Over the course of their time at Trails, participants have the opportunity to obtain three secondary school credits, gain volunteer hours, and complete relevant certifications.

Trails is currently looking for both onsite summer staff and tripping staff for the below dates:

Trails is currently looking for both onsite summer staff and tripping staff for the below dates:

Onsite sessions:

Monday July 2nd – Friday July 13th

Monday July 17th – Thursday July 26th

Tuesday July 31st – Saturday August 11th

Offsite Sessions (Canoe Tripping):

Monday July 16th – Saturday July 28th

Tuesday August 14th – Saturday August 25t

What we offer:

Wages starting at $110 per day

(Dependent on qualifications and experience)

Room & Board

Opportunities to renew contract during weekend 2018/2019 season

Required of all staff:

◊ Current Standard First Aid/CPR

◊ Completed Police Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening (valid within 2 years)

◊ Attendance at staff training (Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18)

Tripping staff (Year 3-5 summer sessions):

◊ Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) / Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

◊ Current Swimming Certification Bronze Cross/NLS

◊ F-Class Drivers License (Prefered)

How to Apply

Please follow the link and complete our new staff interest form and submit a cover letter and resume to

Job Categories: Outdoor Education. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: education, facilitator, instructor, outdoor, summer, teacher, toronto, tripping, youth, and Youth at Risk.

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