[sust-mar] Education Specialist, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Halifax, Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia
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Position: Education Specialist
Organization: Ducks Unlimited Canada
Location: Shubenacadie, Halifax, Nova Scotia / remote office nearby
11-month term position
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), a leader in Canadian habitat conservation, is looking for a confident, energetic and dedicated professional to join our team as an Education Specialist.
As a member of the DUC Education Team, under supervision, you will manage, develop, market and deliver environmental education programs which support DUCs provincial education goals in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador.
You need to be an enthusiastic team player a self-starter who can work with anyone, is capable of seeing the bigger picture and enjoys thinking out of the box. You are conservation-minded, self-motivated and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines. Your team-oriented nature and strong interpersonal skills enable you to build solid relationships with stakeholders.
You are innovative and creative and welcome the challenge to develop and ensure the delivery of high quality education programs. These skills will aid you in overseeing the secondary school based partnership program, Wetland Centres of Excellence, the elementary school based program, Project Webfoot and the interpretive program at the Wetland Centre in the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.
Your three years of experience and directly related knowledge make you the ideal candidate for this one-year term position, which is located in Shubenacadie, NS at the Wildlife Park with flexibility of a remote office nearby.
Undergraduate degree in education, environmental studies/science or natural resources
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Above average organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to write proposals and program reports
Understanding & familiarity with the maritime school curriculum guidelines
Experience in managing a budget
Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of programs
Valid drivers license as this position requires travel within Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Fundraising experience would be considered an asset
Bilingualism is considered an asset.
Previous experience working for a conservation or environmental organization would also be considered an asset.
How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé for confidential consideration to the attention of:
Jodie Hambrook, Manager Outreach and Development
Ducks Unlimited Canada
Email: j_hambrook at ducks.ca
Closing deadline: October 16, 2017
Please quote Education Specialist in the subject line of your application.
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. Learn more at ducks.ca.
While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
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