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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Seaquaria Education Assistant
Organization: World Fisheries Trust
Location: Victoria, BC

Hours: Casual/ Flexible (4-8 hours per month)
Application Deadline: May 29th, 2019

About Us:

World Fisheries Trust is a Canadian, non-profit organization dedicated to the equitable and sustainable use and conservation of aquatic biodiversity. We act internationally with small-scale fisheries in Latin America and locally with environmental education including: the Seaquaria Ocean Education program, Gorge Waterway Nature House, Eco Learning Hive, and community-based environmental monitoring.

We are searching for outgoing and knowledgeable volunteer educators to assist with the delivery of school programs, and tank monitoring. Volunteers will gain valuable experience and workplace skills in childhood education, communication, environmental not for profits, and marine biology. There is a potential to grow within the organization, and we always strive to connect volunteers with interesting opportunities and various community initiatives. This is a group of people you want to get involved with!

Seaquaria Education Assistants will:

  • Provide hands-on and inquiry based learning for students of all ages;
  • Assist with educational programs at the Gorge Waterway Nature House, in schools, and at beaches;
  • Educate youth on the vast biodiversity along our coast and the role these animals (and the students themselves!) have in ocean ecosystems;
  • Educate youth on the concept of a watershed and interconnectivity.
  • Assist with community outreach events.

While no experience is necessary, prior knowledge of marine organism diversity, ecosystem functions, and experience with children are an asset!

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a resume and completed application package to admin@worldfish.org by May 29th, 2019Please note that you will also need to submit a criminal record check (link is included in the Volunteer Agreement package and is free). Upon successful application you will be invited to an orientation and training session.

For more information regarding our organization please visit our website at http://www.worldfish.org, Seaquaria Ocean Education’s website at http://www.seaquaria.org or our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/WorldFisheriesTrust

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 20 2019    ID: 53356