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Position: Education Assistant
Organization: Nature NB
Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Language: ability to communicate easily in English and French

Are you passionate about nature and education?

Are you interested in connecting people with nature?

Nature NB is looking for an Education Assistant!

$18.00/hour
Full time position
40 hours per week, with occasional weekends and evenings
Anticipated Start Date: October 25, 2021

About Nature NB

Nature NB connects people with nature. We support a diverse network of nature-lovers across the province, providing opportunities for New Brunswickers of all ages, and from all regions and backgrounds, to discover, learn about, and share nature with each other. We travel throughout the province, teaching kids about nature in their schoolyards and neighbourhoods, advocating for species at risk through local outreach, and engaging volunteers in monitoring and protecting the species and landscapes they love.

Nature NB is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to celebrate, conserve, and protect New Brunswick’s natural heritage through education, networking, and collaboration.

About the position

Nature NB is seeking an Education Assistant to do educational outreach focused on New Brunswick biodiversity.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver programs about nature/environment;
  • Assist in developing educational materials for teachers / educators;
  • Assist in planning and coordinating outreach across the province;
  • Lead or assist with citizen science programs;
  • Promote community NatureKids clubs across the province and support volunteers;
  • Communicate and collaborate with partner organizations and volunteers.

The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership and work well as part of a team. They will enjoy working outdoors and interacting with children and the public.

Requirements:

  • Experience in one or more of the following:

    • working with groups of children
    • public outreach
    • nature and/or conservation
  • Ability to communicate easily in English and French;
  • Comfort with public speaking;
  • Familiarity with standard office software (e.g. office suite, e-mail, internet browser, conferencing software);
  • Valid driver’s license.

Assets:

  • Experience in program development;
  • Experience in event planning;
  • Educational background in education or in natural sciences (e.g. biology, forestry);
  • Experience managing a business page on Facebook or Instagram.

Proof of vaccination against Covid-19 and Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector checks will be required for the selected candidate as this position involves working in schools.

Application Process

Please send your résumé to Melissa Fulton at melissa.fulton[at]naturenb.ca. No phone calls please.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 7 2021    ID: 61546