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