[Sust-mar] Volunteer Climate Change Workshop Facilitators

Gina Patterson patterson at clean.ns.ca
Thu Aug 18 15:04:00 EDT 2011

‘Volunteer Climate Change Workshop Facilitator’ x 2 positions

The ‘Volunteer Climate Change Workshop Facilitator’ will help to deliver
educational workshops and presentations to children and young people in
schools across Nova Scotia in the subject of climate change. The facilitator
will be confident and outgoing with a background or interest in science,
sustainability or climate change, and preferably with experience teaching or
facilitating groups of young people (aged primary to grade 6, or grade

Candidates must be willing to commit to at least 1 day per week for a
minimum of 3 months – no weekend or evening work required. Location: various
regions throughout Nova Scotia.

Benefits include: excellent experience for someone looking to become a
teacher of science or wanting to work in the field of environmental
education, potential future references from Clean Nova Scotia,  and a
rewarding sense of accomplishment at the end of the day!
Essential Skills and Qualifications

   - A strong interest in climate change, sustainability or science in
   - Confident and outgoing
   - Strong communication and organization skills
   - Friendly and personable
   - Good listening skills
   - Willingness to present and facilitate groups
   - Full Nova Scotia driver’s license and access to a vehicle
   - Willingness to undergo an enhanced criminal records bureau check
   - Ability to commit to one day per week (minimum of 3 months)

Desirable Skills, Experience and Qualifications

   - Desirable qualifications: BSc or BEd (or working towards)
   - Experience teaching or facilitating groups in a public setting
   - Experience of youth work or working with young children (ages 5-18)
   - Knowledge of current climate change issues
   - Understanding of Adventure learning, Participatory learning and/or
   Youth Inclusion tools / practices
   - Ability and willingness to contribute new ideas to improve workshops
   and presentations in new and exciting ways

Deadline for Application

Deadline for applications is: 1st September 2011 at 4pm

Please reply with cover letter and resume in one document to Kate:
kabriel at clean.ns.ca

Gina Patterson
Managing Director, Programs | Clean Nova Scotia
902-420-7937 | patterson at clean.ns.ca | www.clean.ns.ca

Gina Patterson
Managing Director, Programs | Clean Nova Scotia
902-420-7937 | patterson at clean.ns.ca | www.clean.ns.ca

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