In June 2016 Victor retired from his formal education work as a Vice Principal at Norgate Community Elementary in North Vancouver SD. At Norgate he continued his primary work on nature and placed based experiential learning for children and families. Prior to this appointment Victor was a teacher and Principal Co-Administrator for the North Vancouver Outdoor School (re-branded as the Cheakamus Centre) where he worked for 28 years. In May 2016 he began work as a mentor with SFU for Nature-based Learning. He continues to consult and volunteer for NVSD, throughout the Lower Mainland and internationally to enable "Learning with Nature" initiatives. He is a member of various environmental, education and sustainability committees as well as working groups; principle among these are: Director at Walking the Talk Society (Environmental Educators of BC), Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA), NatureKids BC (board member), VancouverMetro Education Advisory Committee, North Vancouver and Archives Commission (Chair) and past member of BC Premier's
Citizen's Conservation Council.
Over the decades Victor's work and accomplishments through Environmental Learning endeavours including North Vancouver Outdoor School have included the Hilroy Fellowship Program Award (CTF), BC Ministry of Environment Excellence Award, Roger Tory Peterson Institute, ROEE Jim Jackson Award, NS Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards (Environment), Canadian Environmental Awards (Silver), Habitat Canada Excellence Award, Fraser Basin Council Salmon Hero Award, Coho Society Excellence Award and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.