This is an entry level position with the ability to advance. There is a variety of responsibilities beyond teaching, allowing the employee to acquire well rounded career of teaching, conservation, leadership skills, grant administration, marketing, animal care and more.
- Will work with people of all ages, primarily children in an outdoor setting, providing them with safe, enriching, and engaging learning opportunities
- Creation, distribution, and review of program surveys
- Keeping educational spaces clean and organized
- Updating program material storage
- Ensuring educational spaces are prepared for programs
- Ensuring education materials and artifacts are kept in good condition and well stocked
- Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in activities, which will include: hiking, team building initiatives, physical games, and more
The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching a wide variety of ages from preschool-
aged children through adults in an outdoor setting. Other important qualifications:
- Preferred student of environmental science, biology, education, or related field
- Current CPR/First Aid certifications or willingness to obtain
- Must be able to work in a team setting
- Must be versed in MS Word, social media platforms, and be willing to learn website management
- Must have strong writing skills
- Oral communication and presentation skills necessary for teaching educational programs
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Police records check required
- Must be proficient in both English and French
Start date: July 5, 2021
Number of weeks: 8 weeks
Employment groups: student and / or young people
Please submit your application in English by June 25, 2021 at 6 p.m. ET.
We thank everyone who responds to this offer, however, we will only contact those selected for an interview.
This position is funded by the Government of Canada, through the Canada Summer Employment program.