Position: Citizen Science Coordinator
Term: full-time 4-month contract (Jan 28 to May 31, 2019)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
EcoSpark Backgrounder: EcoSpark is an environmental charity that empowers people to take an active role in protecting and sustaining nature. We do this by giving people the tools for education, monitoring and influencing positive change. We have a strong reputation in the areas of education, citizen science, community engagement and collaboration. To date, we have directly worked with over 80,800 youth and adults from across southern Ontario in over 21 watersheds and 15 school boards. For more information, visit http://www.ecospark.ca.
Position Description: We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and well-organized individual to join the EcoSpark team. The successful candidate will help coordinate and implement a citizen science program for 1) public greenspaces in the City of Toronto with a focus on invasive species, and 2) school grounds in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The coordinator will work with project partners in the successful delivery of the projects. The coordinator will provide citizen science training and support with monitoring and data management, analysis, and interpreting and communicating the results. The intent of these projects are to share a toolkit and citizen science resources with teachers, students, and adult volunteers that can be broadly applied across public greenspaces and schools across the GTA and possibly beyond.
This is a full-time 4-month contract period (January 28 to May 31, 2019) to cover a maternity leave. There is a possibility of contract extension dependent on funding.
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2018
Employment Type: Full-time (35 hours), Contract
Start Date and Duration: 4-month contract, beginning January 28th, 2019 with possibility of extension
Location: Toronto, ON with travel throughout the GTA
Reports to: Interim Executive Director
To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and contact details for three references to email@example.com with “Citizen Science Coordinator” in the subject line.
NO phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.
EcoSpark is an equal opportunity employer.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 7 2018 ID: 49093