AdventureSmart is a national outreach program focusing on outdoor safety education designed to promote personal preparedness, encourage safe outdoor activities and lifestyles concentrating on search & rescue prevention.
Teams will be working closely with the BC Search & Rescue Association, the 80 SAR groups and 2500 volunteer members increasing awareness to help reduce the number and severity of incidents in the province. One 2 member Team will work out of Burnaby and the second Team will be based in Kelowna.
Teams travel throughout the province providing educational sessions at schools, camps, ski hills and community events, in addition to increasing awareness through traditional and social media streams. These sessions consist of packaged programs such as the ‘Snow Safety Education Program’ and the ‘Survive Outside Program’ presented at schools, on ski hills and for community groups.
Team members must be willing to travel and work flexible hours including weekends. Some trips will require 3 to 5 days on the road with vehicle, travel costs, accommodation and meals provided.
Successful candidates will have experience with public presentation, be enthusiastic, experience in creating reports, assist with partnerships, industry networking, relationship building, have confident correspondence skills, be social media savvy and have winter/backcountry outdoor recreation experience. Must be 19 years of age or older, be fully licensed with a valid B.C. driver’s license and provide a driver’s abstract.
Work term: October 30, 2017 – February 23, 2018
Forward resume & cover letter, addressed to the BC Provincial Coordinator, Sandra Riches, with subject line stating; ‘BC AdventureSmart Winter 2017-18 Job Posting – YOUR NAME, CITY INTERESTED IN‘ (ie Vancouver or Kelowna) to the email address below by Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Thank you in advance to all those applying; only those considered will be contacted.