Join Our Team

Think you’ve found your dream job?

Our Application & Hiring Process:

Sprouting Knowledge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job placement is made on the basis of qualifications.

20150914_114756-e1452672711845Qualifications:

  • Diploma or Degree in Children’s Education.
  • Current Wilderness First Aid and CPR training.
  • Show an ongoing interest in professional development that deepens their understanding of nature based education
  • Must be physically fit and able to carry a moderately sized pack or small child

Daily Responsibilities of the Facilitators at Sprouting Knowledge:

  • Support the general operations of their program
  • Organization, preparation & maintenance of outdoor sites, program materials & activities
  • Arrive prepared with proper gear & attire for being outdoors for the duration of your shift
  • Maintain excellent open & constructive communication between co-workers, parents & participants
  • Maintain positive relationships with all co-workers, parents & participants
  • Support & guide children toward learning developmentally appropriate physical, social & emotional skills
  • Periodically attend workshops & training relevant to outdoor education & physical literacy
  • Attend & participate in regular staff meetings.
  • Maintain clear & consistent physical boundaries to keep the children safe
  • Set boundaries with children & establish a safe environment
  • Constantly be aware of where ALL children are at all times
  • Consistently & routinely assess risk to yourself, the children & the program
  • Complete site checks upon arriving at every play space
  • Complete tick checks throughout & at the end of every program
  • Complete incident report procedures as needed

Details

Monday-Thursday or Friday 8:45-12:15*
*excluding SD73 winter, spring and summer breaks
Wage is $17-20/hr depending on skills & experience

There are many opportunities for environmental education and I would love to create and work with amazing people to create jobs they love.

To apply please submit a cover letter, current resume and brief personal biography.
Tell me why you want to work with me and what your dream job looks like.

Please attach references and letters of professional recommendation on a separate sheet and send to:
Please send an email to krystal(at)sproutingknowledge.com
Subject line: Outdoor Adventure Co-Facilitator