Royal Botanical Gardens is the largest botanical garden in Canada and one of the largest in the world. With over 2,700 acres of cultivated gardens and nature preserves, it is also one of the biggest urban nature sanctuaries and marshland restoration sites in North America. With its extraordinary land holdings, breathtaking landscapes, biodiversity, collections, facilities, educational and conservation programs, RBG is a top-rated regional tourist attraction and a global leader in its sector.
This is a minimum 4-month contract beginning April 30, 2018 and ending August 31, 2018, 35 hours/week. Pending the receipt of external funding, the position would be extended until December 7, 2018.
We are searching for an enthusiastic and dynamic communicator who is passionate about sharing nature, horticulture, environmental sustainability, and local history content with others through the use of engaging interpretive educational programming. This Intern will work with our Interpretation Officer, Interpretation Projects Coordinator, Head of Education, Head of Science, and RBG colleagues to support the development and delivery of interpretive programs for RBG’s new Heritage and Heroes project, garden interpretation, and special events. Position extension is dependent on pending external funding.
Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following grant requirements:
Candidates are invited to apply online at http://www.rbg.ca/careers . Please submit your cover letter and resume as one pdf file saved using the naming convention of your first then last name and position title (Jane Smith Interp Intern.pdf) by February 19, 2018.
We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
RBG is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
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GoodWork ID: 44146 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 14 2018