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Position: Summer Events Programmer
Type: summer job / age 30 & under
Organization: The Deanery Project
Location: Eastern Shore, 60 km east of Halifax, Nova Scotia
Housing: accom. optional

Applications accepted until June 16th, 2019


The Deanery Project is an innovative environmental and arts learning centre located on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. We provide education and tools to strengthen communities and the environment through hands-on programs in permaculture, the arts, natural building, restorative forest management, and healthy living choices.

The Deanery’s diversity, inclusion and equity policy is an action-based commitment to creating meaningful opportunities and accessible spaces for marginalized communities to participate more fully in a range of capacities in our organization and our programming. 


Type: 35 hr/wk @ $11.55/hr
Organization: The Deanery Project
Location: 751 W. Ship Harbour Rd., Lower Ship Harbour, Eastern Shore, Nova Scotia
Start date: As soon as possible
Term: 8 week contract funded through Canada Summer Works Program
*  Applicants must be under 30 years of age for this funding 
*  On site accommodation options.

Please call for more information. Send inquires and/or resume and cover letter to:
Kim Thompson  
Tel. 902-845-1888   


The Summer Events Programmer will work closely alongside the Deanery’s core programming team to support workshops and general programming both on and off site. In particular they will work on special summer events including a Solar Concert and The SeaLight SkyLight Festival.


  • Work closely with Deanery Project staff to develop and deliver summer programming
  • Assist with communication and promotion.
  • Coordinate volunteers, performers and speakers
  • Assist with evaluation, reflections and reporting after events
  • Research and produce informational materials related to events
  • Learn and maintain safe work habits while on site
  • Participate in and assist with other on-site projects as needed
  • Complete police and vulnerable sector checks
  • Maintain common staff and living spaces in good order


  • Passion for the environment
  • Computer literate especially with Word, Excel and Google Drive and social media platforms
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Reliable self-starter who is comfortable working in a team environment


  • Have access to a vehicle
  • Experience with gardens & food preparation
  • Experience in working with youth 

Please call for more information. Send inquires and/or resume and cover letter to:
Kim Thompson   
Tel. 902-845-1888    

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 6 2019    ID: 53799