Positions: Nature Reserves Intern (2 positions
Organization: Ontario Nature
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ontario Nature is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals for the positions of Nature Reserves Intern for 22-week contracts starting in May 2020. The Nature Reserves Interns will assist with several aspects of the Nature Reserves Program including stewardship projects and field work. The main duties are conducting detailed ecological inventories and other data collection at nature reserve properties, data entry, event planning, and community outreach.
The ideal candidates have a keen interest in conservation, working knowledge of species at risk and invasive species found in Ontario, and have experience conducting field work. The ability to work well as part of a small team, as well as independently, is required.
About Ontario Nature
Ontario Nature is a charitable conservation organization that protects wild species and wild spaces across Ontario through conservation, education and public engagement. We represent over 150 member groups and more than 30,000 individual members and supporters throughout the province. To learn more about Ontario Nature, visit: http://www.ontarionature.org.
Anticipated start date: Mid May 2020
Duration of position: 22 weeks, full-time (funding dependent)
Hourly Rate: $14-16/hour depending on experience
Location: Ontario Nature Head Office – 214 King Street West, Suite 612, Toronto, ON
Working conditions: This job requires frequent travel across Ontario and frequent weekend and evening work. During these trips staff often camp or stay in rustic accommodations. The position requires the ability to work outdoors for extended periods in various weather conditions (e.g. high summer temperatures and humidity, heavy rain) and terrains. The job can be physically demanding, including hiking, tree-planting, hole-digging, camping in uncomfortable conditions and lifting heavy objects (up to 40 lbs).
Although Ontario Nature appreciates the efforts of all those who apply for this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No unsolicited emails or phone calls please.
Ontario Nature is committed to employment equity, diversity and accessibility. Requests for disability-related accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, and applicants should make their requirements known when contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 20 2020 ID: 56474