Jobs Available at Scout Island

Positions Available at Scout Island.  Come work with great people working and teaching about nature.

Scout Island Nature Centre needs high school students that want to be teacher naturalists in training.

This job involves taking care of live animals in the Nature House, helping with children’s programs, researching information about animals and plants, acting as a host that helps visitors at the nature house and lots of other cool interesting activities. You can start right now-3-5 hours/week.  If you like it and we like you it can grow into a 15-20 hours a week for the months of July and August.  You need to be a responsible, motivated, self starter for this job.  Please send a resume to shemphill@xplornet.com that includes 3 references (teachers are fine as references).  Call Sue if you have questions—250 398 8532 or shemphill@xplornet.com

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Summer Staff-University Students-Teacher Naturalists

Scout Island Nature Centre will be hiring 2-3 summer staff as teacher naturalists this year.  As a teacher naturalist, you will plan and teach nature programs to children, learn the various flora and fauna of the Cariboo-Chilcotin Region, care for the nature house live and static displays, and guide visitors to the nature centre.    The job will be 40 hours/week for 14 weeks between May 1 and Aug. 25.  You need to have at least one year of university completed and be returning to university in Sept.  Go to http://www.scoutisland.ca  to learn more the Nature Centre or to email a resume.  Interest in biology/natural history  and experience working with children is important.

Resumes Due by March 1

If  you are interested send Sue Hemphill, Executive Director,  a resume’ including references and a cover letter as to why you would like to work at Scout Island   shemphill at xplornet.com or call 250 398 8532 for more information.

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