Summary of Position
The community partner for this Summer Environmental Educator position through the Clean Leadership program will be The Town of Wolfville, reporting to Nick Zamora, Community Recreation, Health and Wellness.
In this position, you will be responsible for the development, promotion, and leadership delivering the Town’s environmental youth camps and community environmental education initiatives. The Environmental Educator will have a broad range of responsibilities. They will be responsible for developing the storyline for 5 distinct day camps. Planning and delivering staff training for the summer camp staff (2 additional) They will also be responsible for planning and attending promotional events leading up to the camps. The Environmental Educator must have excellent communication skills (parents follow up, reports, social media updates), be able to work independently, think and lead all risk management activities related to the camps, campers, and staff and guests.
The Town of Wolfville is located in the Annapolis Valley and is Canada’s first FairTrade town. The Town has recently invested in a Climate Change Mitigation Coordinator and works towards a sustainable lifestyle. The recently formed Parks and Recreation department is committed to promoting the use of our outdoor spaces for both enjoyment and education.
Duties and Responsibilities
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Must be a Canadian citizen or legally entitled to work in Canada;
Must be between the ages of 15 and 30;
Must be a full-time student and intending to return to school in fall 2020;
Is not a member of immediate family of community partner;
Have an aptitude for safe work practices and the ability to multi-task in a busy work environment;
Be able to work productively as part of a team while responding to feedback;
Demonstrated interest in future employment in the environmental or ‘green’ sector is considered an asset;
Be able to provide criminal and child abuse registry checks:
Be able to follow all town occupational, health and safety polices and procedures:
The camps take place outdoors in all areas of the Town, including parks and woodland trails.
Physical activity and willingness to work outdoors.
All applications will be equally assessed; in support of our Indigenous Leadership stream, in some cases, preference will be given to students who self-identify as Indigenous
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