Apply for the Youth Habitat Crew summer jobs!

May 1, 2022 Uncategorized

Applications are closed for 2022 Youth Habitat Crew. Please check out this page in May 2023 for next season. Remember, alumni are prioritized for these roles so we highly encourage you to participate in either our Roots & Shoots program or Nature Stewards programs before then too 🙂

Are you looking for a summer job? Are you a good team player? Do you enjoy doing physical work outdoors?  Apply to join EYA’s summer job program – the 2022 Youth Habitat Crew! 

You’ll join a team of 6 youth responsible for maintaining wildlife habitat and improving EYA’s outdoor programming sites in East Vancouver parks this summer. We’re hiring for the following roles:

  1. Crew Leader Job Description  I $19/hr I  38 hrs/wk I June 20 – Sept 2, 2022 I paid public holidays & 1.5 vacation days | youth ages 19 – 25 with experience facilitating youth facing barriers / leading habitat stewardship
  2. Junior Crew Leader Job Description | $17.50/hr | 38 hrs/wk | June 20 – Sept 2, 2022 | paid public holidays & 1.5 vacation days | EYA program alumni ages 17 – 25
  3. Crew Member Job Description  I $16/hr I 30 hrs/wk I June 27 – Aug 26, 2022 | paid public holidays, 1 vacation day & max 2-3 make up days Aug 29-31 I EYA program alumni ages 15 – 20

Crew Work Schedule
The Crew will work together 10:30am-4:30pm from June 27 – August 26, with Crew Leaders working 1-2 additional hours each day, and beginning 1 week earlier for training & preparation. We usually can’t accommodate summer school within these positions, unless scheduling falls outside of these hours.

How to Apply
To apply, fill out this application form. Applicants to the Crew Leader role must also submit a resume to jobs@eya.ca.

The deadline for applications is Friday June 3rd. You can expect a follow up from us during the week of June 6-10.

EYA prioritizes applications from youth who face barriers to employment, including youth who identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, LGBTQ2S, living with a disability, and others with lived experience of oppression. We encourage you to self-identify on the application form.