[Sust-mar] Enviro. Director, f/t (summer), Big Cove YMCA Camp, Thorburn NS
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Position: Environmental Director
Organization: Big Cove YMCA Camp http://www.bigcove.org
Location: Thorburn, Nova Scotia
Date posted to GoodWorkCanada.ca: Dec 23, 2007
Application deadline: Jan 15, 2008
Start date: Jun 21, 2008
Big Cove YMCA Camp is a residential camp in NS for youth
ages 7-17. We are located in Thorburn, NS, and we operate
out of the Halifax YMCA. Outtripping is our primary program
delivery along with our adventure environmental education
This year we are expanding our environmental initiatives,
and with this we are hiring an Environmental Director. We
are the oldest residential camp in Canada, celebrating our
119th season this summer!
With the addition of an Environmental Director we aim
to maintain and build onto our strong environmnetal
Current environmental initiatives include:
- Vegetable Gardens to be used as earth education
programming and for meal preparations
- rainwater collection for irrigation of gardens
- donation of left over foods to local shelters
- working with local farms to supplement some
of our mass-produce.
- Arts and crafts to use natural and re-usable materials.
The Environmental director will be responsible for
continuing our existing environmental initiatives, and
providing further creative programming for the youth who
attend. The Enviro Director will work closely with the Camp
Director. The option to work during the spring and fall is
Please contact the Director, Jennifer Organ, at
jennifer_organ at ymca.ca for further information on this
position. If you would like to apply please send a cover
letter and resume to the above email address.
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