Nature Educator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Nature Educator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Nature NB
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Fredericton, Nouveau-Brunswick
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-05-07 à 2018-08-24 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 12,50 $

Are you passionate about nature and education?

Are you interested in connecting people with nature?

Nature NB is looking for a Nature Educator!

Nature NB is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to celebrate, conserve and protect New Brunswick's natural heritage through education, networking and collaboration.

The Job: Nature NB is seeking a bilingual Nature Educator for the summer months (May-August). This is a full-time position based in Fredericton, NB (35 hours/week with some evening and weekend work, $12.50/hour).

Working as a Nature Educator, educators will:

• Research environmental education themes

• Assist in the creation of bilingual nature-based educational programming.

• Travel and deliver bilingual programming across the province, this may require some evening and weekend work.

• Assist in the planning and delivery of bilingual nature based events across the province.

• Assist in bilingual outdoor education training sessions.

• Assist in creation of a bilingual youth nature based magazine.

• Communicate with resource people and naturalist clubs

• Collate, distribute, and evaluate the evaluation forms for each presentation

Ideal candidates will meet some or all of the following qualifications:

• Strong communication skills in both official languages (English and French).

• Educational background in one or more areas of natural science, including biology, environmental science, and/or forestry; OR educational background in education

• Experience working with children

• Experience in program development

• Experience in event planning

• Ability to use standard office equipment including computers, internet, photocopiers, telephone, and email.

• Demonstrated leadership skills, independence, reliability, and flexibility

• Interest in nature, the outdoors, wildlife, botany, ecology, hiking, exploring, etc.

• Interest in public outreach, communication, and education

Requirements for the position:

• Legally entitled to work in Canada

• Between 16-30 years of age at start of employment

• Current full-time university or college student intending to return to full-time studies in the fall semester

• Valid driver’s license

• Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector checks will be completed for the selected candidate

To apply: Send cover letter and résumé to Vanessa Roy-McDougall at Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: April 14, 2018.

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