Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Society is hiring for a part time, one-year contract Community Educator.
About Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary:
The Nature Sanctuary Society is a registered non-profit charity organization that fosters understanding and appreciation of nature through direct experience. We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional lands and waterways we work, learn, and play, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W?SÁNE peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. For 47 years the sanctuary lands have provided a conserved space for an incredible array of native plants and animals, and educational programming for millions of people to forge deeper connections to nature. Read more about the Nature Sanctuary by navigating the links at the following URL.
About the Community Educator:
The Community Educator will support the organization’s conservation, restoration and education goals through the delivery of educational programs and the creation of communications to increase community awareness and engagement.The Community Educator will also be involved in helping with our community-integrated biodiversity monitoring and ecosystem restoration approaches such that critical site data are collected effectively, and restoration goals are achieved consistently.
This position is a good fit for you if you are interested in a long-term career in the non-profit, environmental or community engagement sectors. You will be part of a small team and support site operations, educational programs, and the administrative team. This role requires excellent communication and collaboration skills as well as the ability to problem solve and innovate. You are well-organized, can follow directions, work independently and are able to work outside rain or shine. You are able to prioritize work tasks and have an adaptive, solutions-based approach. You are not afraid of spreadsheets, data analysis, or digital collaboration and design tools. You value your team and contributions to a larger purpose, and you have a good sense of humour.
The above job description represents generally what we are looking for for this position, however we are open to folks who may have other skills to share. If you find either this position or workplace of interest, please consider applying!
To learn more about our workplace and possible accommodations, please email Dr. Cara Gibson - cgibson [at] swanlake.bc.ca
Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary requires all staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for medical or for reasons recognized by the BC Human Rights Act may request accommodations.
The Nature Sanctuary Society is committed to building a diverse staff and will be hiring through an equity lens.
We are grateful to all applicants, however, due to the volume of applications we receive and the size of our staff team, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please use our online portal and follow the instructions located at this URL.
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Application deadline: Open until filled. Interviews begin: Jul 4, 2022
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of this work however the list is not exhaustive and other duties and responsibilities will occur. The Nature Sanctuary retains the right to amend responsibilities as needed.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 17 2022 ID: 64862