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  • ThINC

ThINC is Hiring: Join our summer team!

Develop your skillset while enjoying the breathtaking scenery, serenity, and an outdoor lifestyle that living on a Gulf Island offers.

Who we are: The Thetis Island Nature Conservancy (ThINC) is a charitable land conservation and environmental stewardship organization that promotes nature education, community food security, and stewardship and conservation on Thetis Island.

Where we are located: We operate out of the 'Nature House', which is located on 76 acres of waterfront property on Thetis Island, BC.

Position: Environmental Program Coordinator

Work Term: Two positions available at 35 hrs/week | $18/hr

8-week position: Monday, July 3 - Sunday, August 27

12-week position: Monday, June 5 - Sunday, August 27

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with set-up and operation of summer Nature House program, which includes planning, preparation, and delivery of science- and art-based nature education for children, youth, and adults

  • Coordinate with guest speakers and volunteers to assist with programs

  • Maintain medicinal and pollinator gardens including planting, weeding, mulching, and watering

  • Maintain communications with community through email, social media, and community notifications

  • Participate in conservation activities and community science on Thetis Island (e.g. community bat program, sea star monitoring, invasive species removal, Nature Reserve monitoring, etc)

  • Light maintenance of Nature House and washroom facility


  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years old and hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, adaptable, and self-starting

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team within a non-profit organization

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; comfortable interacting with the public

  • Computer skills related to Google Workspace (Suite), Canva, and social media is an asset

  • Local knowledge of the Gulf Islands terrestrial and marine flora and fauna is an asset

  • Education and/or experience in the following areas is preferred: Biology, Environmental Studies, Geography, Natural Resource Management, Education, Sustainability or other related field

  • Lifeguarding qualifications are desirable (NLS or Bronze Cross)

  • Able to work evenings and weekend

  • Reliable transportation is an asset; mileage for work purposes will be paid

On-site accommodation may be available

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume by 11:59 pm April 15, 2023 via email to:

Thetis Island Nature Conservancy thanks all applicants for their interest.

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