The Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre has been educating people about wildlife and helping to foster an appreciation of the natural world for 30 years.
Duration: 14 weeks; 20 hours/week
Rate of Pay: $14.25/hour
Tasks and Responsibilities
Research and develop education programs that can be delivered on-line or that adhering to physical distancing guidelines. Topics include Wildlife Biology and Behaviour, Importance of Wetlands and Conservation Biology. Audiences are children, youth, seniors and new Canadians. The goal is to educate about local natural environment and ways to enjoy and protect it.
Capacity building - Research opportunities for on-line giving potential, potential donors and social media presence.
Website updating and administrative tasks –Assist in a range of tasks involved in the day-to-day operations of a small organization, including, updating website, developing education materials, providing resources to a range of audiences including, municipalities as well the community, etc.
Science field of study such as: Wildlife Biology; Environmental Science; Animal Biology and Behaviour and Ecology.
Able to multitask
Strong organizational skills
A passion for wildlife and nature
Dependable and responsible
Able to work independently
To be eligible, students must:
be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
Please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
subject: Nature Interpreter
Interpretation Canada c/o Kerry Wood Nature Centre 6300 45th Ave Red Deer, AB, Canada T4N 3M4