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Position: Environmental Education and Outreach Intern
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Bay Area Restoration Council (BARC)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario

The Bay Area Restoration Council (BARC) is offering one full-time position starting in May 2019.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will assist withthe delivery of BARC’s school programs, outreach events and communications. The role would predominantly consist of leading environmental educational programs at local schools. Other roles may include: participating in Hamilton’s Children’s Water Festival, operating a booth at outreach events (I.e. 100 in 1 Day and art crawls), leading guided hikes (i.e.Jane’s Walks and McMaster student groups), and creating content for our Online Community Forum.


  • Registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school full-time in the upcoming academic year
  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada
  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Vulnerable sector screening will be required (paid by BARC)


  • Experience working with children
  • Passion for environmental issues
  • Demonstrated ability to work without supervision
  • A valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle

SCHEDULE AND RATE OF PAY: Schedule will vary, but is for 30 hours/week for eight weeks at a rate of $15 per hour. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

ADDITIONAL: For more details about BARC projects and events, see

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. Send resume and cover letter by mail or email to:

Steve Watts, Program and Communications Manager


Bay Area Restoration Council B130F, LSB,
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1

Please quote “Spring Intern” in the Subject Line of e-mails.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 13 2019    ID: 52074