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Learn To Camp Ambassadors


  Job Title: Learn To Camp Ambassadors

  Location: Province-Wide

  Hours of Work: Varied

  Shift Schedule: Varied

What you will do

Reporting to the Guest Experience Coordinator, the successful candidates will, among other things, be responsible for developing and implementing a fun, safe experience in NB Parks for first time campers. The Learn to Camp Ambassadors will be responsible for guiding guests through the challenges of first time camping by providing experiential learning opportunities for participants. Additional duties include:

  • Developing educational content such as engaging workshops, activities, website, and social media content
  • Delivering educational programs and public outreach initiatives
  • Working with diverse audiences, in English and French. This includes people who are learning English or French as well as youth and young families
  • Leading and participating in outdoor activities

Work Environment
  • Working within all Provincial Parks: Fundy Trail, Herring Cove, Hopewell Rocks, Mactaquac, Mount Carleton, Murray Beach, North Lake, New River Beach, Parlee Beach, République and Sugarloaf
  • Your Team: The team consists of the Learn to Camp Ambassadors and the Guest Experience Coordinator
  • Working on weekends/evenings
  • Travel throughout the province

Who you are

You are someone who enjoys the outdoors: rain or shine it's a great time to be outside. You possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, are self-motivated and can think on your feet. You are a people person. You have a respect for safety.

Your attitude, skills and interests are just as important as your area of study. We are looking for diverse backgrounds that bring a combination of the following:

Need to have
  • You are a student in the current academic year
  • You must be attending a post-secondary institution full-time in the fall
  • You have a valid class 5 driver's license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick
  • You have a valid first aid certificate from a recognized provider on the first day of work
  • Spoken competence in English and French is required

Nice to have
  • General knowledge and experience in the outdoors, whether through camping, gardening, bird watching, academic interest, etc.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to interact with and present to a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to connect with people, to understand a person's needs and adapt teaching methods to that person

What we provide

Parks NB will provide five (5) weeks of training to prepare you for the job. Parks NB will provide uniforms and weather appropriate attire for the job.

Certifications provided:

  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Project Wild Certification in outdoor education
  • Level 1 Parks & Wildlife Interpretation
  • Leave No Trace Canada Facilitator Training

Parks NB provides a per diem for meals in the field. Learn to Camp Ambassadors will be provided a government vehicle to cover transportation and gas card to cover fuel.


Based on student rates of pay

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

How to apply

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to thchumres@gnb.ca or by mail at the following address by March 15, 2024, indicating competition number R18-2023/2024-123. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture

Human Resource Branch

Marysville Place, 4th floor

P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1

(506) 453-3115

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

A Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required prior to appointment

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups.

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