Position: Education Program Coordinator
Location: various locations, Peterborough, Ontario - Mix of on-site at GreenUP Ecology Park, at GreenUP offices, possibility of Work-from-home, visiting schools through city and county
Term: 3 days/week with 5 days/week June - August, pending funding
Compensation: $20.00/hr with access to some employment benefits
Desired Start Date: January 2022
Reporting To: GreenUP Director of Programs
GreenUP is a registered environmental charity that offers dozens of programs and services to those living and working in the Peterborough region. Our programs focus on facilitating positive action and providing the tools to make small changes that can create a large and lasting impact on our environment.
As an active community organization, we partner with individuals, businesses, other non-profit organizations, and governments to ensure that our region maintains its long-standing track record of environmental leadership in Ontario and across Canada.
GreenUP Ecology Park is a five-acre showcase of sustainable landscape ideas and resources. With a host of display gardens and naturalized areas, a native plant and tree nursery, education programs, skill-building workshops, and hands-on displays, this award-winning park is a vibrant sanctuary in the middle of our city.
GreenUP is seeking a Program Coordinator to coordinate education programs at GreenUP Ecology Park. Our ideal candidate is comfortable in a leadership position and eager to make change in their community. They are knowledgeable and passionate about environmental issues, Ontario ecology, and education.
The Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, delivery, evaluation, and administration of outdoor environmental education programs at GreenUP Ecology Park. This includes on-site school programs, children’s summer camps, as well as off-site environmental education programs. The Coordinator supports a small team of education and camp staff and volunteers during peak season. The Program Coordinator will also work alongside Program Directors to develop plans to sustain and grow GreenUP Ecology Park education programs and
Through this work, the Program Coordinator will provide critical learning experiences for students, teachers, and the general public. These experiences will inspire an ongoing interest in the living world, local ecology, and sustainable living, and will teach skills for environmental stewardship and resiliency.
Hours are variable through the year, mostly falling between Monday and Friday with occasional weekends and evenings. Flexible work hours will be provided in lieu of overtime. The majority of education and camp programs will take place at GreenUP Ecology Park in outdoor learning spaces, in a range of seasons and weather.
Key Coordinator Responsibilities:
Key Characteristics and Skills:
Environmentally-minded: Demonstrated commitment to the environment and community through previous work or volunteerism.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume, as a single PDF, to email@example.com with the following subject line: “Education Program Coordinator 2022”. Submission Deadline: January 3rd, 2022 at midnight.
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We thank all candidates for applying; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
GreenUP invites applications from all qualified individuals. GreenUP is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. As part of our commitment to racial justice and reconciliation, GreenUP is actively encouraging Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour candidates to apply for this position. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, women, and people of any sexual orientation or gender identify.
378 Aylmer St. North
Peterborough, ON K9H 3V8
GreenUP's Peterborough Green-Up Association is a registered charity
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 25 2021 ID: 61988