About Green Venture:
We are an established and impactful non-profit environmental organization that works to empower Hamiltonians to implement greener practices in their homes and communities. In doing so, we can continue to make our city a climate champion. Green Venture operates out of EcoHouse — a farmhouse and heritage site in East Hamilton, with 2 acres of gardens, woodlands and a variety of infrastructure that supports sustainable living and biodiversity.
Our team is focused on making positive environmental action happen every day with the use of creativity, practical tools, and demonstrating environmental action that engages local communities to help achieve our mission. We are building our team to support two key strategic objectives: to work with Hamilton youth in our effort to drive climate action, and to empower Hamiltonians in making their day to day lives more sustainable.
About the Position:
The Environmental Education Coordinator will design and deliver environmental education programming to children and youth from Kindergarten to Grade 12. This will include creating Community Science projects for students across Hamilton, with the goal of engaging youth in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Possible areas of focus include urban forestry, tree health, biodiversity, land care, water quality and contamination, as well as the exploration of green infrastructure alternatives. This role will include program development and delivery of our Fresh Air for Kids program for elementary students and our Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program for high school students.
Green Venture recognizes the impact that colonialism has had in shaping the environment we aim to protect. In our commitment to honouring reconciliation efforts, we are seeking a candidate who self-identifies as belonging to an Indigenous community (First Nations, Inuit, or Metis) and(/or) brings a deep respect and knowledge of the history, culture, and goals of Indigenous communities in Canada.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about empowering communities and youth to engage in environmental action, who has community education experience to develop and deliver environment-focused educational programming, and facilitate outreach with youth-involved organizations, and an engaging and creative communicator, and collaborative, flexible team-player.
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How to Apply:
Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter, resume, and two or three professional references in a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying the Job Title in the subject line. The posting will remain active until the position is filled. The position will start mid-September. First Nation, Metis and Inuit applicants are encouraged to apply and asked to please self-identify on their cover letter. Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Video or phone interviews will be scheduled during business hours, Monday - Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM. We thank you for applying, and will contact you via email to provide updates on the status of your application and/or interview offer.
Green Venture is an equal opportunity employer under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We are committed to making our organization as accessible as possible, and will provide accommodations to meet any access needs requested by applicants and potential employees, to the best of our ability.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 20 2022 ID: 65481