Position: Education Program Coordinator
Organization: Sea Smart School Society
Location: Vancouver, BC
About Sea Smart
Sea Smart is a charitable organization that delivers innovative, engaging education programs based on science and current ocean issues to empower youth to be environmental champions in Metro Vancouver.
Sea Smart teaches youth in Kindergarten to Grade 12 about current issues impacting our oceans and gets them brainstorming solutions in our school workshops, after school programs, and summer camps. Created by a marine biologist, Sea Smart helps youth understand the role they play in making the world a better place while building essential life skills such as creative thinking, personal awareness, and social responsibility.
No oceans, no us. Sea Smart’s innovative curriculum teaches youth about ocean issues with a solutions-based approach that is much needed in this day and age when environmental problems are overwhelming and it is easy to lose hope.
We are looking for a values-driven changemaker who is adaptive, creative and organized. You’ll thrive in this role if you love program development, are a strong educator and are passionate about making the world a better place!
This job is for you if you want to:
Simply put, this is more than a job; it’s a path to a rich career and personal growth.
About the role
We are looking for an Education Program Coordinator to aid in Sea Smart’s core goals of science and environmental education. The main focus is to coordinate, develop, market and teach many of our education programs, including school workshops, summer camps, after school programs and our Aquatic Species at Risk school workshop series.
Sea Smart employees wear many different hats, allowing you to develop skills in multiple areas of interest. To be successful in this role you will need:
Under the guidance of the Executive Director, the Education Program Coordinator responsibilities include:
Program Facilitation (35%)
Project Coordination (35%)
Program Development (20%)
Develop science and sustainability creative and hands-on curriculum with a focus on oceans and environmental issues affecting our oceans
Term of Appointment
This position is based in Vancouver and successful applicants must be willing to relocate to Metro Vancouver if they live elsewhere.
Our core working hours are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The standard workweek for this role will be 37.5 hours per week. There will be some occasions where you will need to work during evenings and weekends. The work hours in such weeks will be adjusted to a total 37.5 hours per week.
This is a full-time position that starts as soon as possible and ends August 31, 2020, with the potential to extend to a permanent position pending performance.
Federal Wage Subsidy Program
There is a preference for candidates who fulfill the following requirements for a Federal Government Wage Subsidy program. In your cover letter, please indicate if you are:
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 10 2020 ID: 55587