Forward to a friend Tweet this Share this on Facebook Share:

Home | Job Postings


Position: French-language Program Assistant
Type: summer job / summer student position
Reports to: French-language Program Manager
Organization: Ontario EcoSchools
Location: 360 Dufferin Unit 102, Toronto, ON

Start date: Monday, July 9, 2018
End date: Thursday, August 30

Duration: 4 days (30 hours) per week for 8 weeks (240 hours total)
Wage: $17/hour

Background on Ontario EcoSchools

Ontario EcoSchools strives to nurture environmental leaders, reduce the ecological impact of schools, and build environmentally responsible school communities. To do this we certify K-12 schools, create a vibrant provincial network, support strong EcoTeams, and share environmental toolkits and resources. We serve a network of over 1,800 schools and 56 school boards across Ontario. Please visit our website for more information at Our workplace is a dynamic, open, creative environment where you will be part of a small and passionate team that is committed to being part of sustainable environmental change.

In addition to providing an engaging and dynamic work portfolio, we offer our staff:

  • A collaborative and fun office culture

  • Opportunities for growth and professional development

  • Flexible schedules

  • An environment that supports self-care, openness, balance, and inclusivity

Position Summary

Reporting to the French-language Program Manager, The French-language Program Assistant will support the development of the EcoSchools certification program for the Ontario Francophone and (if applicable) the Indigenous communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft communications and educational resources for the Francophone and Indigenous communities

  • Conduct research on community needs

  • Support data collection and program evaluation

  • Support the development of our digital platform and database

  • Research and write stories about French-language schools for newsletters

  • Other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years of related experience and/or enrollment in post-secondary training or education, preferably in Environmental Studies, Education, or Translation

  • Interest in environmental issues and/or environmental education

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Resourcefulness, initiative, and flexibility to function collaboratively as part of a small team

  • Proficiency in Google Suite programs and Microsoft Office

  • Fluency in French with strong oral and written skills

  • Experience working with Indigenous communities considered a strong asset


This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program. In order to be eligible, the candidate must be:

  1. between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;

  2. registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;

  3. intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;

  4. a student in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP (Quebec only), vocational or technical program;

  5. a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;

  6. legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations

Please send a cover letter and resume in a single PDF to jobs mask* by Friday May 25, 2018 (6:00pm). Interviews will be conducted on Friday June 1st, 2018. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

Ontario EcoSchools is committed to recruiting, nominating and supporting skilled candidates that reflect the diversity of our program participants and Ontario at large. Ontario EcoSchools encourages applications from women, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members who live outside of the downtown core, and members of Indigenous, LGBTQ, cultural, religious and linguistic communities.

Lorsque vous enverrez votre candidature, merci d’indiquer que vous avez vu cette offre d’emploi sur le site

*Remarque: Les adresses courriel ci-haut, ont été masquées pour réduire le pollupostage. Pour former correctement l'adresse courriel, vous n'avez qu'à joindre les deux portions séparées par un @.

Share this on Facebook   Tweet This!  Email this to a friend   Share this on LinkedIn   Add this to Google Bookmarks   Print this page

Remarque: Cette publication est présentée telle quelle et à des fins d'informations générales seulement. People et Planet (aussi connu sous le nom de ''GoodWork")'') n'est pas responsable du contenu, de la précision, du délai de réponse, de l'exaustivité, de la légalité, de la fiabilité, de la qualité ou de la pertinence de cette publication. Nous n'évaluons pas ou n'approuvons pas les organisations ou individus concernés. Si vous décidez d'accepter une offre d'emploi, de bénévolat ou tout autre offre, vous le faites à vos propres risques et il est de votre responsabilité de prendre toutes les mesures requises pour vous protéger contre toute blessure, abus, non-paiement, ou toute autre perte. Veuillez lire en détail tous les termes et conditions.

Numéro : 45637       Date publiée sur May 11 2018