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29 Jan 2018

Contract Vancouver Urban Instructors (2 Positions)

Outward Bound Canad Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Position:                      Vancouver Urban Instructors (2 Positions)
Immediate Supervisor:   Vancouver Program Manager
Location:                                  Vancouver
Start date:                                February 2018

Since 1969, Outward Bound Canada has made it our mission to cultivate resilience, leadership, connections and compassion, through inspiring and challenging journeys of self-discovery in the natural world. A not-for-profit, charitable, educational organization, Outward Bound Canada has challenged over 150,000 Canadians to step out of their comfort zone with our unique outdoor adventures. We pride ourselves on offering transformational journeys that encourage participants to push beyond their limits and discover their true potential.


Outward Bound Canada is seeking part time instructors for our Vancouver Programs. Trips range from 1-8 days and include activities such as snowshoeing, hiking and tandem canoeing (open ocean and flatwater). We are looking for enthusiastic and hard-working individuals that have relevant experience and certifications in these field.



  • Responsible for the health and well-being of students while on program.
  • Development of program plans and curriculum for expeditions that are safe and effective.
  • Create a safe and supportive environment utilizing group and risk management skills, maturity and role modeling.
  • Provide direct customer care for participants and their families/teachers/agencies.
  • Complete various program related administrative documents and tasks.
  • Achieve the objectives of the Outward Bound Canada National Safety Policy.
  • Complete risk management briefings and debriefings with Program Manager and Course Director.
  • Facilitate all incident reporting processes.


  • Wilderness First Responder certification or equivalent course (min. 80hrs)
  • Experience working with youth (youth at risk experience is an asset)
  • Committed to pursuing the Outward Bound curriculum and supporting the growth and development of all participants.
  • Good problem solving and behavior management skills with experience in crisis intervention
  • Teacher’s certification a strong asset. 


Cover letters, resumes and trip logs can be submitted via our application database:
Please identify the position as “Vancouver Urban Instructor” when you apply.

Application deadline: February 16, 2018


Outward Bound Canada is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

How to Apply

Cover letters, resumes and trip logs can be submitted via our application database:

Job Categories: Instructors and Trainers. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: canoeing, curriculum, expeditions, flatewater, hiking, instructor, open ocean, program, and snowshoeing.

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