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Job Number:  40224
Outdoor Education (OE) Coordinator (2), Sea to Sky Liaison Coordinator
Job Posted: Monday, 4 December 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
(18 days ago)
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Gibsons, BC Salary: $95-$100/day

Date Posted:                        November 17, 2017


Position Title:                       Outdoor Education (OE) Coordinator (2), Sea to Sky Liaison Coordinator

Location:                               YMCA Camp Elphinstone: Gibsons, BC


Terms:                                   Full-Time – Seasonal Contract

Salary:                                    $95-$100/day

Term:                                     Sea to Sky Liaison Coordinator: April 3 – June 22, 2018 plus Fall option: Sept 1 – Nov 3

OE Coordinator (x2): April 9 – June 22, 2018 plus Fall option: Sept 1 – Nov 3

*All positions come with offer for a Summer Term position


Reports To:                           Outdoor Education Director/Camp Manager


Application Process:

Complete online application using the following links:




Nature & Scope:


The Sea to Sky Liaison and Outdoor Education Coordinators will work with the Assistant Outdoor Education

Director in our Spring/Fall programs.  They will work closely with Program Staff to exceed the expectations of

participants, guests, teachers, and chaperones. Coordinators will host and facilitate groups, delegate responsibility

to, and support Program Staff. Coordinators will role model child centered behavior, lead programs, and provide

support in facility maintenance and upkeep.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate experience of groups and individuals
  • Supervise and schedule program staff
  • Provide direct program delivery in a variety of programs
  • Work to improve and develop new or existing programs
  • Continuously build relationships with staff and participants, ensuring effective communication
  • Represent the YMCA and the Association in a professional manner
  • Model appropriate behaviour in line with the Mission, Vision and Values of the YMCA
  • Assist with general maintenance, cleaning and site support duties as required for daily operation
  • Communicate emergency procedures to participants, and guests
  • Ensure the safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all participants and staff
  • Build meaningful relationships through positive daily interaction with staff, partner organizations, and colleagues
  • Interact directly with children and encourage interaction between children
  • Create and maintain a positive atmosphere and build positive self-esteem and confidence in children
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of safe and fun YMCA Child & Youth programs in accordance with YMCA standards, YMCA Child Protection policies, and YMCA Healthy Child Development principles
  • Establish and maintain positive communication with staff, teachers, participants, guests
  • Maintain an atmosphere of achievement that inspires self and others to succeed at the highest levels
  • Maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all program areas, common spaces, and washrooms
  • Remain flexible – willing to learn new skills
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required
  • Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and be appropriately dressed and well groomed




Long Term Contracts:


Long term positions are available and are a combination of Outdoor Education and Summer Positions. Preference for summer positions may be given to staff that are able to commit to working from April 16, 2018 to November 3, 2018, so long as they meet the hiring requirements for the desired position. All Outdoor Education positions starting April 16, 2018 are able to be extended to a completion date of November 3, 2018.      



  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C & AED certificate
  • NLS Swimming Certification
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Certification
  • Class 4 license
  • Previous Camp Experience
  • Level 1 or 2 Challenge Course certification an asset (preferred)



Child-Centered: Demonstrates an ability to provide child-centered, developmental and age appropriate environments and programs

Values: Demonstrates a high level of commitment to the Association’s mission and core values

Leadership: Motivates and inspires self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes

Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience

Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner

Concern for Health: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction


Please click here for the Camp Elphinstone 2018 Application Guide


Application Process:

Complete online application using the following links:



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Application Process:
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Contact Details:
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
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