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EMPLOIS HUDSON JOBS

Position: Educator 
Organization: Le Nichoir Wild Bird Conservation Centre
Location: Hudson, near Montréal, Quebec
Language: bilingual 

Hours: Full-time (36-40 hours/week)
Type: temporary position Apr 1, 2022- Oct 1, 2022

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Educator reports to the Education Coordinator. The Educator’s main responsibility is to manage both Le Nichoir’s virtual and in-person education services. This includes tasks related to program and activity’s development, management, financial stability, visibility and growth.

Leadership

  • Represent the organization at community activities to enhance the organization’s community profile
  • Cultivate and collaborate with schools, community groups and partners
  • Maintain a professional appearance as a representative of Le Nichoir
  • Implement Le Nichoir’s youth education programs, adult seminars, and all other educational activities
  • Be the lead organizer for the Festival of Birds and Nature

Volunteer Planning and involvement

Recognize that volunteers play an integral part in Le Nichoir’s education services

  • Develop and implement tasks lists and instructions for kiosks and other events
  • Ensure volunteer hours at these events are monitored, and volunteers are thanked
  • Use a task management system and calendar to manage communication with volunteers , assign timelines for tasks and set volunteer schedules
  • Provide Administrative Coordinator with a list of volunteer’s names and contact information

Program Development and Management

  • Develop program content and education materials that are science-based
  • Keep a current inventory of all educational materials including taxidermy
  • Ensure both virtual and in-person programs respect the Quebec Education guidelines
  • Book and manage program deliveries and occasional kiosks
  • Produce regular education reports which provide overall progress on education services
  • Provide Administrative Coordinator with a list of donations in kind with contact information of donors

Marketing and Communications

  • Make promotional and marketing recommendations to the Education Coordinator
  • Manage all communication related to education

Financial Planning and Implementation

  • Maintain an accounting of all budgeted expenses related to the program as well as documenting mileage related to program deliveries.
  • All expenses must be pre-approved by the Education Coordinator
  • Issue invoices and manage payment transactions for programs
  • Seek funding opportunities, set calendar and manage grant applications
  • Provide Administrative Coordinator with expense reports for approval by the end of the third week of each month

Visitor Experience

  • Provide on-site tours during scheduled slots
  • Prepare and tidy classroom for the public including arranging game stations
  • Show the public how to use the interactive map on the computer as well as microscopes when appropriate

Additional Responsibilities

Provide occasional operational support as needed

Job conditions and physical requirements

  • Delivery of programs will be offered during both the day and evenings 7 days a week
  • Regular travel required using your own vehicle (with mileage compensation)
  • Carrying, lifting and transporting of educational materials
  • Appropriate physical appearance and dress attire obligatory
  • Wearing proper clothing for bird care
  • Being prepared to work virtually, on-site and off-site

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Minimum of collegial level education in environmental or education studies

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of Quebec education system and laws related to working with children
  • Ability to work independently and with limited supervision (especially while off-site)
  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers and members of the public
  • Experience with giving education programs and public speaking
  • Bilingual (written, spoken, reading)
  • Science-based background and knowledge of wild birds and their environments

Proficiency in the use of computers for:

  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheet creation, editing
  • File sharing
  • Social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Presentation development and delivery (PowerPoint)
  • E-mail
  • Internet search

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@lenichoir.org

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 9 2021    ID: 61839