Positions: Conservation Technician (2 Positions)
Organization: Friends of the Rouge Watershed
Location: Scarborough, Rouge Watershed, Ontario
Eligibility: age 30 & under (funded by Canada Summer Jobs), see below
Work Period: 8 week contract:
Start Date: September 8th, 2020
Full-time Monday to Friday and up to four Saturdays; 35 hours per week
This position is being funded by the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Thus, in order to be eligible, you must:
About the Organization:
FRW is a charitable organization that works with volunteers to protect, monitor, and restore ecosystem, watershed, and community health in the Rouge River Watershed. FRW staff coordinate school and community groups (in person and virtually) in order to increase ecological knowledge and skills; plant and care for native trees, flowering shrubs, and wildflowers; conduct interpretive nature walks on ecosystem and watershed health; remove invasive species; monitor water quality in local tributaries; and provide other environmental education and stewardship activities.
What distinguishes FRW from other local non-profits is our long-term commitment to protecting the Rouge Watershed and surrounding watersheds through an ecosystem and community-based approach to environmental protection and planning. Our staff, Board members, and volunteers consist of ecological professionals who have been involved in grassroots conservation action for many decades.
Since 1991, FRW has:
Description and Duties:
Conservation Technicians will gain scientific environmental knowledge and practical skills which are applicable to watershed and ecosystem planning, protection, restoration and monitoring. FRW's office is located at the TDSB's Hillside Outdoor Education School in Scarborough – Rouge Park and we work in the Rouge River Watershed. Conservation Technicians should be prepared to work outside on most days.
Tasks range from:
Pay: $14.00 per hour
If you feel like this position is a right fit for you and you are interested in becoming a Friend of the Rouge, send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, August 7.
For more information about Friends of the Rouge Watershed, visit: http://www.frw.ca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 24 2020 ID: 57122