Outdoor Education Instructor
SPL offers quality outdoor education and adventure experiences to people of all ages. Our
instructors are generalists who are competent at instructing a range of outdoor pursuits. We are
looking for accomplished outdoor educators with extensive technical and facilitation skills, and
the passion and compassion to inspire our clients.

Spring & Fall programs: Week long adventure programs for Grades 7-12

Summer programs: From day programs to multi-day adventures in the mountains, ocean, rivers
and lakes with a range of ages and client groups.

Room for creativity: Each instructor comes with their own unique passions, whether it be
promoting mindfulness and connection to self and nature, nature interpretation, to teaching about
climate change and the importance of carbon. We encourage instructors to bring these passions
into their programming where possible around SPL curriculums.
Qualities: hard working, ability to work with all ages, flexible and understanding towards change,
ability to work independently as well as within a team environment, ability to handle multiple
responsibilities while maintaining awareness around risk management, ability to serve both roles
as an outdoor educator and/or private guide

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding

Required Skills:

Minimum requirements:
• 40hr Wilderness First Aid (mandatory minimum, must be current for the duration of employment)
• CPR C (mandatory minimum, must be current for the duration of employment)
• clear criminal record check
• legally entitled to work in Canada

Preferred Skills:

Additional preferences:
• 80hr Wilderness First Aid (Highly recommended)
• Other hard skill based certifications (Sea kayak guide, Rope skills, SRT, etc)
• Ability to instruct in French
• Class 4 licence and clean driver’s abstract
• Teaching experien

About Strathcona Park Lodge and Outdoor Education Centre

Are you looking for a place to live and work filled with fun, kind, compassionate, hardworking, adventure-seeking individuals like yourself? Join our team for 2023 and beyond, and experience our stellar community, beautiful scenery, and exciting adventure opportunities. The majority of seasonal positions run from early April to the end of October.

Our Dream Team is:
Passionate about outdoor education and connection
Inspired by SPL’s mission and core values https://strathconaparklodge.com/our-story/values/
Diverse in skills, education, cultural backgrounds (BIPOC), genders, LGBTQ2S+, and any other equity seeking groups
Able to thrive in an off grid, environmentally aware, road access wilderness lodge setting
Clean living in our drug and smoke free property
Fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

If you would like more information, feel free to call at 250 286-3122, or email [email protected]

Application Instructions

Reports to: Manager of Instructional Staff Dates: Seasonal full time - April - October (New staff start either April or late August) For information or to apply to the above position please email [email protected] or call 250 286-3122