[Sust-mar] Educ. & Outreach Program Coord., f/t, Falls Brook Centre, New Brunswick

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Position: Education and Outreach Program Coordinator

Organization: Falls Brook Centre http://www.fallsbrookcentre.ca

Location: Knowlesville, Carleton County, New Brunswick

Job Description

Falls Brook Centre is a sustainable community demonstration and training centre located on 400 acres of farm & forest in the heart of rural New Brunswick. Our education program works with a wide range of participants from children to young professionals to community leaders interested in examining the state of our planet, human communities across the globe and how we as individuals fit into a sustainable future. Our educational program promotes critical thinking and explores themes in citizenship, biodiversity, sustainable action, and global awareness.

Main Responsibilities

Coordinate Education and Outreach Program

• Implement and report on multiple, concurrent Education and Outreach projects and activities

• Fundraise and write proposals for new projects throughout the year

• Manage the Education Team through mentorship and collaboration with project staff and interns

• Liaise with other program staff and director regularly to ensure projects run smoothly and are complementary

• Liaise with local community organizations and assist with joint education initiatives

Represent Falls Brook Centre in Public and Classrooms

• Develop and deliver curriculum-linked, experiential classroom workshops on themes relevant to FBC's mission

• Maintain strong communication with local teachers and administrators

• Collaborate with local and regional education networks to promote sustainability education in the province

• Act as FBC's "public face": welcome visiting groups, deliver site tours, and represent FBC at public events on and off-site

• Contribute to local newspaper column and FBC's quarterly newsletter

• Maintain up-to-date webpage content


• Oversee and mentor international interns, primarily in local work projects. Includes developing work plans, providing guidance and evaluating performance

The Ideal Candidate is:

• Outgoing, people-oriented and open-minded;

• Self-motivated, creative, well organized, and solution-oriented;

• Comfortable with public speaking (in a variety of contexts);

• Proficient in French and/or Spanish

• Experienced in delivering educational programs for children and/or youth;

• An excellent communicator in both oral and written English;

• Willing to work on evenings and week-ends as needed for program delivery;

• Comfortable with a rustic living situation, including wood heat, spring water, whole foods, and a remote rural workplace.

• Comfortable with computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook) and online resources such as Google Groups and WordPress)

Basic Qualifications / Certification Required:

• Class 5 driver's license and access to a vehicle (mileage is reimbursed for work-related travel);

• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;

• Possess a university degree or equivalent experience in a field related to environment, education or international studies/development;

• Hold basic, up-to-date First Aid training


This is full-time position to start at the beginning of March 2012.

Salary: $32,000 based on 51 weeks/year

To Apply

• Email your cover letter and resumé by January 8, 2012 to: ja at fallsbrookcentre.ca

• We appreciate just one file (PDF or DOC/X format) with your name as the filename.

• In the email subject line, please use "Education Coordinator"

• If applying from out-of-province, please let us know your relocation plans.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.fallsbrookcentre.ca

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




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