Biodiversity Interpreter and Outreach Presenter

  • Program stream: Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
  • Job title: Biodiversity Interpreter and Outreach Presenter
  • Organization name: New Brunswick Museum
  • Job location: Saint John, New Brunswick
  • Length of assignment: 2017-05-08 to 2017-08-25 (10 weeks)
  • Hourly wage: $12.00

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, N.B. E2L 4Z6 1-888-268-9595 ,

16 week position – 36.25 hours per week

$12.00 per hour

Job Start Date: May 8, 2017

Biodiversity Interpreter and Outreach Presenter

The New Brunswick Museum strives to present a variety of public programmes directly related to New Brunswick’s Biodiversity. The Natural Science Division of the museum organizes annual BiotaNB activities in Protected Natural Areas of New Brunswick. As well as being involved in BiotaNB, the YCW Biodiversity Interpreter will work in museum galleries and off-site presenting interactive stories and experiences to the public regarding New Brunswick’s past and current biodiversity as well as new discoveries.

A variety of teaching and storytelling techniques will be utilized in an effort to create memorable learning experiences for both the employee and the visitors. The candidate will present information to museum visitors and outreach participants through innovative gallery tours, demonstrations, experiments, crafting and baking activities, storytelling, and drama presentations.

University or college student who has completed at least one year of study. Field of study may include Education, Child Care, Theatre Arts, Fine Arts, Heritage, Natural Science (including Biology, Chemistry, Botany, Geology, Environmental Science, and Environmental Geoscience), or Public Relations. Excellent spoken and written skills in French, as well as some reading and speaking skills in English.

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