Term: 8-16 weeks, summer youth position with possibility of extension (dependent upon external funding)
Remuneration: $17-$21/hr, 35hr/week
Anticipated start date: between April 22nd and August 1st, 2024
The Junction Creek Stewardship Committee (JCSC) is seeking passionate, reliable, and self-motivated individuals to assist with the development and delivery of with environmental outreach and education programs for the Junction Creek watershed. The Environmental Educator Assistant will work with the JCSC team to help community members connect with nature, increase appreciation and knowledge for the environment, and raise awareness about current issues facing Junction Creek. The project will be completed in collaboration with community partners, local experts, and Knowledge Holders, and will involve various educational programs such as Bug Search, Watershed & Stream Health, community science, and more.
The Environmental Educator Assistant will help coordinate and deliver educational programs, outreach material, guided hikes, and community stewardship activities for the Junction Creek watershed. They will work alongside the JCSC team under the supervision of the Executive Director and Environmental Communication Intern. This position offers a unique opportunity to raise environmental awareness and gain hands-on experience in communications and education.
The Environmental Educator Assistant will be primarily responsible for educational programs but will also have the opportunity to assist with other tasks related to field research and environmental restoration.
Specific duties will include:
ASSET SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
This position may be funded by government youth employment initiatives which require candidates to be:
Please indicate in your application if you meet these criteria.
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