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SNAP Urban Forest Outreach Team Member, contract, Green Timbers Heritage Society - Surrey's Natural Areas Partnership, Surrey, BC (13/07/20)

  • 26 Jun 2020 5:32 PM
    Message # 9063223
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Term: September 8 – October 31, 2020

    Hours: 35 hours/week, Tuesday – Saturday, with some evening work

    About Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership:

    Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP) is a unique partnership between three local non-profit organizations and the City of Surrey. SNAP’s goals are to restore and enhance Surrey’s urban forest; to promote environmental stewardship; and to empower youth as future leaders in environmental conservation.

    Position Description:

    Urban Forest Outreach Team Members will implement public outreach duties (e.g. park hosting and roving) in Surrey parks and neighbourhoods, under the direction of the Urban Forest Outreach Team Leader. This is a field-based position.


    Communicate with the public as an ambassador of SNAP and our partner organizations

    Ensure work is completed in a safe and efficient manner

    Assist the Urban Forest Outreach Team Leader with data collection and daily record keeping

    Assist with developing educational materials about Surrey parks

    Other related duties as required

    Required Qualifications:

    Some post-secondary study in a related field such as education, urban forestry or environmental studies

    Experience in a communications or educational role (preferably in an environmental organization)

    Strong public relations, interpersonal and communication skills (particularly verbal)

    Knowledge of ecological principles

    Demonstrated willingness and ability to perform repetitive work in all weather conditions

    Valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence with a safe driving history, and willingness to submit a driver’s abstract

    Valid Level 1 First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain prior to the start of employment)

    Completion of a Police Information Check will be required as a condition of employment

    As a condition of pending Canada Summer Jobs program funding (note, these criteria are subject to change):

    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 and be legally entitled to work in Canada and BC

    Fluency in additional languages, particularly Punjabi, is an asset

    To apply:

    Submit a cover letter expressing why you are interested in the position and how you meet our required qualifications

    Submit a resume that clearly outlines your relevant work and volunteer experience

    Ensure the subject line of your email reads “Urban Forest Outreach Team Member – [first and last name]”

    Send your application to snap.program@gmail.com by July 13, 2020

    While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information on the SNAP program, please visit our website: http://www.surreysnaturalareaspartnership.com.

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