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Position: Education/Communications Assistant
Organization: Burns Bog Conservation Society
Location: Delta/Surrey, Greater Vancouver BC

The Candidate:

You like the outdoors. You like doing research, writing papers & articles, using social media to get your message across and working with people—young and old. You love change. You love challenges. Saving the environment and finding ways to do it is your passion.

You have a science degree, or a similar degree that fits the position. You qualify under the ECO program. You speak and write French. You have a driver's license.

You are a team player. You can work independently or alone. You will work closely with other staff and volunteers. You have that. "How can I?", attitude. You have a great colleague/partner to work with in the Education department.


The Burns Bog Conservation Society has a growing education program based on peatland science. This is a growing and exciting field. It includes field trips, summer day camps and the Stepping into Nature Festival. You will be part of the Society's "Peatlands for People Revisited" conference in association with Kwantlen Polytechnic. You will be researching and creating peatland focused material related to different grade levels. You will be working with teachers, university students, colleagues and volunteers. You will learn how to write grants and press releases and so many more exciting things.


You are ready and willing to speak in either English or French. The Burns Bog Conservation Society is the only environmental organization in BC that offers field trips, in-class presentations in French and English. You have a vaild driver's licence and access to a car because the Delta Nature Reserve is 15 minutes away from the office. You are willing to have a Criminal Record Check. You will supply 3 references in your resume and you will apply through Charity Village. You will be 30 years old or younger so that you can qualify for funding through ECO


You will discover how a little organization can do great things--and you will be part of it. You will meet like-minded people! This position is subject to funding. You will be on the leading edge of helping people discover why saving peatlands is critical to climate change.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 16 2018    ID: 46116