[Sust-mar] Sustainable Education Assistant, summer job, Falls Brook Centre, New Brunswick

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Position: Sustainable Education Assistant
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Falls Brook Centre
Website: http://www.fallsbrookcentre.ca, www.facebook.com/fallsbrook
Location: Glassville, near Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick

Falls Brook Centre is a leading education and demonstration centre that inspires people to work together using environmentally sound practices to create thriving local communities. Through partnerships, recreation and education that support the creation of a balanced, sustainable way of life, FBC seeks to explore and promote practical and appropriate solutions to today’s environmental, social and economic challenges. We do this through our innovative biodiversity, local foods, renewable energy and thriving communities programmes.

Sustainable Education Assistant Position

Reporting to the Education Coordinator, the Sustainable Education Assistants will be responsible for the delivery of ‘Project Webfoot’ – in partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada – to educate grade four students in New Brunswick about the benefits and value of wetlands. As we offer Project Webfoot to schools within French-speaking communities, this position is bilingual essential.

Furthermore, the Sustainable Education Assistant will work closely with all coordinators to achieve the shared goals of Falls Brook Centre relating to rural sustainability, biodiversity, community development, organic agriculture and renewable energy.

• On-site wetlands and biodiversity demonstration development in conjunction with FBC staff and external partners
• Development of educational renewable energy, biodiversity, community development, local foods and eco-tourism materials
• Delivering educational programming to the public (tours and presentations)
• Coordination/logistics of summer events
• Gardens and site infrastructure development

• Must be between 15 and 30 at the start of employment
• Must be a full-time student returning to school full-time in the fall
• Excellent oral and written communication in English and French
• Be comfortable working outside, in a physical, hands-on environment
• Background/experience in Education and/or Environmental Sciences an asset

• Start Date: May 25, 2015
• End Date: July 17, 2015
• Duration: 8 weeks
• Compensation: $11/hr and 37.5 hours/week
• Application Deadline: May 3, 2015

This is a full-time position, based at our site in Glassville, NB. We are in a remote, rural location, and applicants should be prepared to live and work in this type of setting.

If you are interested in applying for the Sustainable Education Assistant position with Falls Brook Centre, please send a resume and cover letter to Rosamund Mosse, Intern Coordinator: 
rosamund at fallsbrookcentre.ca 
by May 3, 2015.

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