Position: Swim Guide Assistant
Organization: Swim Drink Fish
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position Type: Full Time, Permanent
SWIM DRINK FISH CANADA is a growing charity working for a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. Our programs bring together law, science, culture, and digital media in order to connect and empower people to restore polluted places, protect human health, and promote thriving natural spaces.
In 2011, Swim Drink Fish built and launched Swim Guide (http://www.theswimguide.org). Swim Guide is a smartphone app and website that shows you your closest beaches and tells you whether or not the water is clean enough to swim. Swim Guide has been expanding rapidly to include beaches all over Canada and the United States, the Bahamas, Baja Mexico, Ireland, France, Denmark, Kenya, Australia and New Zealand. We count over 4 million individual users.
We are seeking a Swim Guide Assistant to help us manage data and information related to more than 8,000 beaches in four countries, to help support Swim Guide affiliates, and to create and manage content for online resources, newsletters, and social media. This position is perfect for a professional with a passion for community management, mobile technology, swimming and recreational water use, and a desire to assist nonprofit organizations achieve their clean water goals.
Create reports using Swim Guide data that will be used in the organization’s program work and also help the public understand water quality.
There is opportunity for the Swim Guide Assistant to engage in community outreach locally, as a Swim Guide Ambassador, promoting the importance of access to recreational water quality information, as well beaches and open water. The Swim Guide Assistant will report to the Swim Guide Program Manager.
As the Swim Guide Assistant, you will be part of a close-knit team of dedicated staff working for a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. You are our ideal candidate if:
HOW TO APPLY
Email the following information to email@example.com with the subject “Swim Guide Assistant - Your Name”
A brief letter that describes why you would make a great addition to the Swim Guide team (Note: We are passionate about swimmable, drinkable, fishable water and our platforms are critical to our mission; this letter is the best place to show us that you’ll be a great member of our close-knit team.)
Your resumé, including a list of projects or links to your portfolio.
Names and contact information for two references.
A sample of your writing and/or translation.
All documents as one attachment is highly preferable.
Swim Drink Fish Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective of the Toronto community, and to the equitable representation of women, Indigenous peoples, the LGBTQ+ community, and members of a visible minority group.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 18 2019 ID: 54975