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Position: Environmental Educator and Administrator
Type: full-time entry-level / junior position
Eligibility: age 30 or younger (see below)
Organization: Eden Project
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Environmental Educator Job Duties (25-75% of job duties):

  • Design, develop and deliver environmental education programs (e.g. nature walks, cycle tours, community gardens, teaching gardens, kids day programs, school programs etc.)
  • Program management, including advertising, sales and budgets
  • Networking and liaising with other educators and programs in Calgary

Other Job Duties (depending on skills and interests) (25-75% of job duties):

  • Admin Support – customer service, emails, scheduling, advertising, website upates, basic bookkeeping
  • Sales and Promotion Support - promote products and services in the urban farming and landscaping parts of the businesss
  • Farm / Garden Labour - opportunity to work with Farm and/or Garden Teams depending on interest, skill and company needs
  • Snow Removal Labourer (optional during winter months)


Eden Project is a small, environmentally focused landscaping and urban farming company. We have experimented with education initiatives in the past but our goal is to develop an established education branch of the company with dedicated staff. Your job will be to create a financially sustainable business unit focused on environmental education, including a permanent full-time educator position.

There is a small grant available to help us create this position and we have some previous educational programs on which to build; however, a major task of the job will be to "create your own job", come up with new ideas and generate enough revenue to cover all expenses not covered by the grant (including your salary).

This job is an entry level or junior position, with a lot of opportunity to grow and influence the company. There will be a lot of work from home and self-direction required.


  • Post-secondary education (degree, diploma or certficiate).
  • Aged 30 years or younger.
  • Legally able to work in Canada.
  • Class 5 or equivalent driver's licence
  • Ability to use own transportation (will be reimbursed for required use).


  • General knowledge on environment, ecology, agriculture/food, science or related field.
  • Education or experience as an educator.
  • Excel, wordpress/website management, data management and other computer skills.
  • Sociable, friendly, outgoing "teacher" type personality.
  • Any knowledge or experience in the fields of landscaping, gardening or farming.


Please send a copy of your resume to: (Attention: Adam).

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 11 2019    ID: 55156