Youth Community Partnership Training Program

The Gorge Waterway Action Society (GWAS) is seeking motivated individuals to participate in its Environmental Conservation Training Program.

The Program will take place in Victoria, BC, in Esquimalt Gorge Park and at Gorge Creek, and will use the Esquimalt Gorge Waterway Nature House as a headquarters. There will be three program streams: Restoration, Biology, and Nature Interpreter. Participants will gain hands-on, practical experience and guided training in their stream, along with gaining experience working within a small non-profit organization.

The program runs full time for 12 weeks, from January 6, 2021 to March 31, 2021. Participants will receive on the job training and a training stipend of $2,000 every 4 weeks ($8,000 total).

All activities will be led with proper COVID-19 protocols in place to ensure the safety of our participants, our staff and the public.

For full program descriptions, see below:

Environmental Conservation Training Program – Restoration Project

Environmental Conservation Training Program – Biology Project

Environmental Conservation Training Program – Nature Interpreter Project

Please submit your cover letter and resume to by 11:00pm on December 18, 2020.