Positions: Communications Specialist (2 positions available)
Type: age 30 & under / summer
Organization: ZooShare Biogas Co-operative
Location: work from home & ZooShare Biogas Plant (Meadowvale Road/Zoo Road)
Job Type: Summer Contract (May-September)
Compensation: $16/hr, 35 hours/week
Application Deadline: May 23, 2022, 5pm
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
ZooShare Biogas Co-operative is seeking a Communications Specialist as part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program. To determine whether you are eligible, please see information below.
ZooShare is a renewable energy co-operative that has developed Canada’s first zoo-based, community-owned biogas plant. The Biogas plant uses animal waste from the Toronto Zoo and local food waste to produce renewable power for the Ontario grid. Located on Toronto Zoo property, it is estimated that the ZooShare Biogas plant will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of 20,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year, and will return valuable nutrients to the soil in the form of a high-quality fertilizer.
Summary of Role
ZooShare is looking for someone that is fun and outgoing with great communications skills to fill the Communications Specialist role - there are 2 spots available.
The Communications Specialist will help design and lead public tours of the ZooShare Biogas Plant on weekends. During the week the Communications Specialist will play a key role assisting ZooShare’s members and creating engaging content across all social media channels. If you are entrepreneurial and energetic, and committed to social & environmental innovation this is a great opportunity. Successful candidates will be independent, articulate and resourceful, with an awesome personality; experience in marketing/communications would be helpful.
Qualifications & Experience
This position is part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program
To be eligible, candidate must:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit the following materials in a single PDF file to Rob@zooshare.ca with the subject line “Communications Specialist”.
ZooShare is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of the populations we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including applicants from all cultures and backgrounds, racialized communities, diverse sexual and gender identities, and physical or mental abilities. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier-free. We also encourage applicants to self-identify if they wish to do so.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 13 2022 ID: 64433