[Sust-mar] Nature Programs Assistant, f/t (YEIP), Fredericton, NB

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Position: Nature Programs Assistant

Type: 6-month full-time paid internship [YEIP eligibility, see below]

Organization: Nature NB http://www.naturenb.ca

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick

Nature NB's Fredericton office (http://www.naturenb.ca), is seeking a High School graduate for a 6 month intern position of Nature Programs Assistant. The candidate will be involved with:

- Nature education programs (Camps, Young Naturalist Clubs, School outreach)

- Fundraising

- Biodiversity Conservation initiative (developing monitoring program, promotion, data analysis)

There is possible continuation of employment if funding and personal initiative permit.


The successful candidate will have:

- Experience or interest in nature/biology/environmental sciences

- Bilingualism is an asset

- Experience working with children and/or a background in education

- Excellent public and media communication skills, both written and verbal

- CPR and First Aid Certification and criminal record check required for selected candidate

- Experience in successful program planning and organizing

- Competent with standard office equipment including computers, copiers and fax.

- Background in web development

- Access to own computer is an asset

- Capable, dependable, independent, and flexible

The intern will be expected to work 37.5 hours/week at $12/hour. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

This position is being funded through the YMCA ECO Internship program and successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements (http://www.yeip.ca). Applicants must be:

* High School Graduate with no completed post secondary degree

* Between the ages of 15 and 30

* Unemployed

* A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person to whom refugee protection has been granted under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

* Legally entitled to work in Canada

* Legally entitled to work in your province or territory

Please send letter of interest along with a résumé by e-mail:

nbfn at nb.aibn.com or regular mail to:

Hiring Committee

Nature NB

924 Prospect Street, 110

Fredericton, NB E3B 2T9

Deadline : June 18th, 2010

While all applications are appreciated, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at GoodWorkCanada.ca.




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