Job Posting 83071

Environmental Program Coordinator
Thetis Island Nature Conservancy
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Thetis Island
closed 12 days ago (Sun, 15 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  12 weeks starting as early as June 6th | 35 hrs/wk | $17.45/hr | on-site accommodation is available

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

 

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver science- and art-based nature education for children, youth, and adults
  • Coordinate with guest speakers and volunteers to assist with programs
  • Maintain communications with community through email, social media, and community notifications
  • Participate in other conservation activities and community science on Thetis Island as needed (e.g. community bat program, sea star monitoring, invasive species removal, etc)
  • Light maintenance of Nature House and washroom facility

 

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years old
  • 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
  • Able to work evenings and weekend
  • 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)
  • Reliable transportation is an asset; mileage for work purposes will be paid

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