Camp Coordinator

Camp Coordinator
Job Number # 
Raincoast Education Society
Job Location(s) 
Number of Positions 
Date Posted 
Aug 17, 2022
Apply By 
Aug 16, 2022
Start Date 
Full Time
35 / per week
$16 - $17 / per hour (+4% vacation pay)
NOC Code 

The Raincoast Education Society is currently seeking applications for summer internship positions in 2022: Outreach Program Coordinator, Camp Coordinator, and Education Program Assistant.

The Raincoast Education Society is a non-profit organization based in Tofino, B.C. with a mandate to shape an environmentally sustainable future for the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region through education and community stewardship. We seek to accomplish our mission through a broad range of high-quality educational and research programs focused on the natural environment, cultures, and communities of the region.

Responsibilities specific to the Camp Coordinator:

  • Develop and deliver our summer day camps in Tofino and Ucluelet for youth ages 6-12. Our educational camps provide activity-based learning opportunities focused on the rich marine and terrestrial ecosystems of the region to encourage youth to steward and conserve the environment.

Responsibilities of all positions:

  • Planning and running several outreach events to connect the public to nature by providing education on ecological issues and promoting our ongoing programs.
  • All positions will work closely with youth in the region- it is essential that candidates enjoy working with kids.
  • Supporting our ongoing research and monitoring programs, including assisting with salmon diet sampling, seabird colony monitoring, and data entry when needed.
  • Implementing safety protocols and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all program participants.
  • Engaging with the community to promote our educational programming through various communication streams, including social media, email, website, and in-person meetings, as well as contributing materials (photos, videos, articles) to be used for communicating our mission and programs to the public.
  • Collaborating with other RES staff and community stakeholders.

An ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Enrolled in, or completed a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Sciences or Education (or related field).
  • Between 18 and 30 years old and a Canadian Citizen (or permanent resident).
  • Enjoy working with kids ages 6-12.
  • Previous Camp Leader experience.
  • 1 - 3 years of previous interpretive, education, or science experience.
  • Knowledge of west coast ecosystems and flora and fauna of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Experience in program planning and coordination.
  • Strong communication skills and experience working in a team environment.
  • Able to remain outdoors most of the day.
  • Experience in risk management and implementing safety protocol.


  • Level 1 / Standard First Aid and CPR (Wilderness First Aid an asset).
  • Valid BC driver’s license (and must have own vehicle and ability to use vehicle to access program sites).
  • Class 4 driver’s license and willingness to drive 24 passenger bus an asset.
  • Bronze Cross Certificate an asset.
How to Apply 

If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, CV, and references to Tami Belliveau, Program Director: with “SUMMER INTERN: your full name” in the subject heading. Please indicate the position you are most interested in in your application.

Important: The successful candidates will be responsible for securing housing and ensuring a reliable means of transportation to/from programs in Tofino and Ucluelet, B.C.