Field Experience Facilitators

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Posting #:OP 07/2013
Posted:Aug 6, 2013
Employment Status:Term
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Department:Recreation and Leisure Studies
Salary Scale:
Hours of Work:

Job Summary

The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies invites applications for Field Experience Facilitators for the RECL 2F16 Outdoor Recreation Theory and Practices field experience activities.

Field Experience Activity Dates:
 Winter Camping - January 29 - February 2 (2014)
 Niagara Glen/Leave No Trace Certification - March 21 (2014)

Compensation: Field Experience Facilitator: $150.00 per day
Assistant Field Experience Facilitator: $85.00 per day


Successful candidates would be expected to have
• Undergraduate degree in leisure studies or a related discipline; post-secondary teaching experience preferred; instructional facilitator experience related to the specific field experiences
• F Class Driver’s License
• Wilderness First Responder, preferred
• Other qualifications and competencies related to the duties of the position (for canoeing - experience teaching canoe rescue, flatwater and rescue certifications preferred; for rock climbing - experience in top-rope set-up; AMGA or top-rope certification (or equivalent) preferred; for winter camping - experience in snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and backcountry winter camping; for backpacking - experience in extended backpacking trips and backcountry campcraft; for the Niagara Glen - experience with nature interpretation and teaching bouldering)


A letter of application, a current resume, and a trip resume should be forwarded to Sandra Notar, Administrative Assistant, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1 CANADA. Applications will be accepted until Friday, December 13, 2013, or until a suitable candidate is found.

For further information contact Dr. Garrett Hutson (course instructor) at or at 905-688-5550 x4784.