Job Opportunity: summer positions
Community engagement specialist
Location: Based near Orillia, positions may involve local travel for outreach
Duties will include:
-assist with the coordination and delivery of community outreach programming including presentations, displays, and turtle blitzes, promotion of the turtle hotline
-monitor the turtle hotline and co-ordinate effective response from field teams, as well as responding directly to calls when appropriate or required
-assist with the development of new strategies for community engagement within the target region, and the development of volunteer training and related efforts
Duration: Varies with position, approximately 10-16 weeks
Salary: $490 - $560 / week depending on the position funding
Strong organizational and communications skills required. Positions require attention to detail, multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, and calmness when dealing with stressed callers. Familiarity with MS Office and Google suite software and web applications required. Positive attitude and commitment to conservation are essential. Valid G or G2 driver’s license and good driving record required. Flexibility regarding scheduling is important. Knowledge of local geography is an asset. Shared accommodation may be available on-site. The ability to thrive as part of a close-knit team in challenging situations and a live/work environment is important.
To apply: Please complete the Google Form found here:https://tinyurl.com/2020APPSNP . At the conclusion of the questionnaire, you will be prompted to upload a resume, cover letter, and references as a single PDF file, 4 pages or less. If you can’t upload after completing the questionnaire, you may send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with “AQ completed, CE specialist” in the subject line. Cover letters should be addressed to Kelsey Bedard. Resumes will be reviewed beginning March 1, and applications will continue to be accepted after that date.
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