Summer Camp Job Posting

event_note June 20, 2018

Environmental Program Staff—Salal + Cedar
Six Weeks starting July 9 (210 hours) $18/hr
Coast Salish Territory (lower mainland BC)

The Environmental Program Staff person will support the summer programs of Salal + Cedar, an organization that builds the capacity of people of faith to act for environmental justice. The major task is to help plan, promote, deliver and debrief Sacred Earth Camp, a two-week environmental leadership program for Indigenous, Settler and Migrant/POC youth and young adults.

We are seeking a person who compliments the diversity and skills of our current staff and will mentor the right applicant to grow into this position. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age and meet the Canada Summer Jobs criteria. Posting will remain open until the job is filled.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Special skills, talents, experience and education preferred

Applicants must meet the Canada Summer Jobs criteria

Required Safety Training and Screening

The successful candidate will complete basic First Aid, anti-oppression training, and Diocese of New Westminster’s sexual misconduct policy training before the start of camp. Before signing a contract a current Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector search must be submitted.

Time Commitment

This position averages 35 hours/week for 6 weeks starting July 9. The applicant must be completely available to work full-time with sleeping shifts from July 29-August 10 on site at Southlands Farm, Vancouver and Sycamore Commons, Powell River as a live-in camp leader. Room and board, a daily rest block, and time off are provided, exceeding the requirements of the BC Employment Standards Act. Other employment hours have some flexibility in terms of scheduling.

Background on Salal + Cedar’s Sacred Earth Camp

Before applying for this position familiarize yourself with the project by viewing and visiting the websites of: Salal + Cedar
Southlands Heritage Farm
Sycamore Commons

To apply send:

To with “Job Application” in the subject line

Short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.