Adventure and Ecotourism have become some of the fastest growing industries on Vancouver Island with strong growth predicted in the future. Island Pacific Adventures Ltd. is proudly celebrating 25 years of providing quality outdoor education and amazing cave tours at Horne Lake Provincial Park, located on Central Vancouver Island between Courtenay and Nanaimo.
Our company operates a Provincial Cave Park and runs Outdoor Education / Adventure-Based Learning programs. We are always on the lookout for inspired individuals to apply their knowledge and skills in a job that is fun and challenging.
Join an excellent team of guides and naturalists to help make our Outdoor Education Centre a success! If the outdoors is your lifestyle and you are willing to make a commitment toward a career on Vancouver Island, then check this out!
7 DAY PRACTICUMS FOR ASSISTANT GUIDE & LEADERSHIP TRAINING
Adventure and Ecotourism have become one of the fastest growing industries on Vancouver Island. Since 1988, Island Pacific Adventures Ltd. has been providing quality outdoor education and fun at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park, located one hour drive from Courtenay or Nanaimo. We have opportunities for hard working and resourceful individuals looking to apply their energy and skills to a job that is fun and challenging. Great experience working with our visitors and guides within a BC Provincial Park. If the outdoors is your lifestyle and you would like to try out an outdoor-style career, then check this out!
Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park – Work Experience Program
Our organization is under contract to the B.C. Government to operate and maintain HORNE LAKE CAVES PROVINCIAL PARK, which includes providing Park Rangers and guides. We conduct a variety of Cave Tour Programs including Family Cave Tours as well as longer, more adventurous 4 and 5 hour expeditions that provide vertical rope instruction in a wild cave environment. In addition, we operate an Outdoor Education Centre with educational programs that take place in and around the Provincial Park. Courses in Rock Climbing, Orienteering, Canoe skills, and Wilderness Survival promote fun and build confidence in the outdoors.
Island Pacific Adventures Ltd. conducts week-long practicums for students seeking leadership training and work experience. Work with and learn from some of the best guides in the industry. This program will develop a wide variety of skills working as an Assistant Guide and keeping up with the day to day operations. A limited number of spaces are available through our Mentorship Program. Students will be provided with a campsite for the 7 day stay. Students must supply their own camping gear, food, and come equipped with an unsinkable attitude. To participate, students must complete a Criminal Records Check, available from your local RCMP detachment and speak fluent English.
If you are interested in applying for our Leadership Work Experience Program, please submit a resume with a cover letter. Mail, fax or email to:
Volunteer Coordinator – Horne Lake Provincial Park
Box 3531 Courtenay, B.C.
V9N 6Z8 FAX : 250-339-0555
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org