Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association (VBGA), joint operating partner of VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory with the Vancouver Park Board, is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator to further our mission to engage people in the importance of biodiversity to our lives, and to foster a lifelong love of plants and gardens.
Reporting to the Director of Education and working closely with all members of the Education Department, the Community Outreach Coordinator will implement innovative indoor and outdoor learning experiences for all ages at the Garden and Conservatory including teacher professional development, tours, and field trips. The Community Outreach Coordinator will attend festivals, fairs and other events throughout Metro Vancouver to engage the community more broadly, enhancing awareness of VBGA programs and the biodiversity of the Garden and Conservatory.
Coordinate Teacher Professional Development Program:
Support Field Trips at VanDusen and Bloedel:
Expand Weekend programs at VanDusen and Bloedel:
VanDusen-based and Community Events:
Promotion and Administration:
Education and experience:
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, professional development opportunities and a flexible work environment.
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter by Friday February 22, 2019 to: Gillian Drake, Director of Education:
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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