Bilingual Programming Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Bilingual Programming Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : Churchill Northern Studies Centre
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Churchill, Manitoba
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-22 à 2017-09-08 (16 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 13,87 $

Job Description:

Churchill Northern Studies Centre is seeking two Bilingual Program Facilitators to deliver educational programming in both official languages for the 2017 summer season. In addition to program delivery, they will support translating existing program materials into French. The incumbents will also be responsible for developing new online content and interpretive signage in both official languages to better serve our French-language audience.

This is an opportunity to gain invaluable experience in education and translation, build skills in programming for youth, contribute to ongoing interpretation goals, work with a diverse and dynamic team of professionals and liaise with a wide public, all while living in pristine wilderness surroundings. Some work days will include observing beluga whales, visiting National Historic Sites in the area and watching for polar bears- truly an unique experience.

Accommodations onsite are available for those living outside the Churchill region at CNSC staff subsidized rates. Candidates may also be eligible for a YCW wage subsidy for those travelling over 125km from their permanent residence to the job site.


Qualifications:

The summer candidates will be students currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in French Studies, Education, Tourism, Marketing, Business, Sciences or relevant field, with a keen interest in and/or knowledge of place-based learning. They must have an excellent command of both French & English, with the ability to read, write, speak and translate texts in both official languages. Experience working in an educational setting, particularly with program delivery, preferred. The Bilingual Program Facilitators should be comfortable with public speaking, commanding a large audience, and delivering dynamic programs in both official languages. The ideal candidates will be interested in communication, sciences, and education.

Applicants must be eligible under the Young Canada Works program in order to be considered for the position: legally allowed to work in Canada, between the ages of 16 – 30, currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution and returning to school in the fall.


Application Details:

We strongly encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Eligible applicants must register online with Young Canada Works, and submit a cover letter & resume to Stephanie Puleo: programming@churchillscience.ca –include the position you are applying for in the subject line.


Characteristics of the City and region:

Churchill Northern Studies Centre is located in pristine wilderness surroundings 23km from the town of Churchill. Famous for the seasonal migration of polar bears and beluga whales, Churchill is also a favourite destination for those interested in wildflowers and rare orchids, watching birds and observing northern lights. Rich in aboriginal culture and history, the region and its people played a strategic role in the fur trade. Visit the Travel Manitoba website: http://www.everythingchurchill.com/ to learn more about the area!


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