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Position: Education and Outreach Coordinator
Eligibility: 30 years or younger
Organization: Burns Bog Conservation Society
Location: Delta, Greater Vancouver BC

Burns Bog Conservation Society — Saving Burns Bog and other peatlands through education and research. They need to be saved for us, wildlife and the planet.

DUTIES:

  • Educate K-12 students about Burns Bog through field trips, in-class workshops, and other teaching opportunities
  • Update Field Trip content and develop new teacher resources
  • Create and/or manage new program development. Ensure successful implementation of new programs
  • Attend outreach events to recruit new volunteers and/or inform the public about Burns Bog
  • Speak publicly about Burns Bog, outdoor education, and/or other Society programs when required
  • Work with local universities and their environmental programs
  • Take part in the Society’s events
  • Plan education events
  • Assist in ongoing research and stewardship activities
  • Other duties as required

SKILLS & QUALITIES YOU HAVE:

  • Organized, good time management skills and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Working knowledge of current BC K-12 curriculum and experience in lesson planning
  • Experience teaching and/or working with children
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Team player and able to multitask

BONUS QUALITIES YOU HAVE:

  • Ability to speak French
  • Experience working and managing a budget

YOU ARE ELIGIBLE IF YOU…

  • Have a degree in Education, Environmental Science or a related field
  • Have a valid BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Are willing to obtain a criminal record check
  • Meet ECO Canada’s intern criteria. E.g. 30 years or younger and approved qualifications

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • 37.5 hours/week (subject to funding from ECO Canada). Flexible schedule, some evening and weekend work required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • This is a full time job that will be posted until the position is filled

APPLY TO:

education@burnsbog.org

Thank you for your interest in working for the Burns Bog Conservation Society!

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 6 2019    ID: 54397