Deadline to apply: October 15, 2021
Term: December 1, 2021 to November 30, 2022 (possible opportunity to extend)
We are looking for a passionate water steward and community leader to join our organization. Please read the full job description below, and follow the instructions at the bottom of the page for how to apply.
The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are a community-based environmental stewardship NGO working in the East Kootenay region of BC. The Ambassadors have a vision of an ecologically healthy Lake Windermere with balanced management approaches that support recreation and traditional uses, high fish and wildlife values, and economic prosperity in the region.
A Board of Directors representing a diversity of stakeholders in the Lake Windermere watershed guides the organization. The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are currently leading lake water quality monitoring and conducting water-related education and stewardship programs. They also encourage the implementation of policies & guidelines in the Lake Windermere Management Plan in their appointed role as Lake Management Committee. The Ambassadors have received accolades for their collaborative initiatives and are being used as a model for community-based water stewardship by Living Lakes International, Living Lakes Network Canada, and Friends of Kootenay Lake.
The Assistant position provides an exciting opportunity to help foster community-based water stewardship work through grassroots initiatives aimed at watershed monitoring, planning, and community engagement. Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Assistant is responsible for supporting all aspects of the program, including water quality and quantity monitoring, public outreach and education, restoration and maintenance, and program administration.
Duties and Responsibilities:
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
Additional Desired Qualifications:
The assistant will work up to 30 hours a week, the schedule will be dependent on program demands, some evening and weekend work will be required. An office space will be provided, but there will be some flexibility to work remotely if desired.
Please complete online application form, including Cover Letter and Resume, found on our website at: http://www.lakeambassadors.ca/join-our-team-2
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 4 2021 ID: 61516