Are you ready for one of the most rewarding jobs in BC? Join us where you can put your skills towards conserving the environment and wetlands every day and see your impact on the ground! The BC Wildlife Federation’s Wetlands Education Program is growing, and is looking for a Program Assistant. The Wetlands Education Program (WEP) was created in 1996 to deliver quality wetland education that builds the capacity of individuals and groups to conserve wetlands in their communities. Over the years, WEP has also expanded to contribute to the restoration of degraded wetland habitat. This competitive 12-month position (with opportunity for extension) provides hands-on experience for individuals who are interested in a career in environmental education and/or conservation. As a WEP Program Assistant, you will have the unique opportunity to get involved in rewarding conservation and stewardship workshops, and restoration projects throughout BC!
The Wetlands Program Assistant will work closely with the Wetlands team and will be involved in all aspects of planning, delivery and budgeting of the programs and projects. This includes some travel in BC to deliver programs and projects.
Key Tasks of this Position Will Include:
Other Duties and Responsibilities Will Include:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Required license or certification:
The Program Assistant will be involved in many aspects of the planning and delivery of workshops and projects. Below is a sample of a Field Season from 2019 with the WEP team:
Position Terms: This is a full-time, 12-month position, with potential for extension. This position is based at the BCWF office in Surrey (101-9706 188th St), conveniently located close to Hwy 1 and the Golden Ears Bridge. Bus stops are also nearby. This position will require travel throughout the province as noted above.
Compensation: $16.50 to $19.50/hr (please note: compensation will reflect previous experience); This position is for an average of 40 hours/week - some weeks may require more time than others based on the nature of the work, weekend work is occasionally required; staff are expected to sign averaging agreements that balance their time over a 4 week period.
Start date: January 3, 2020
End date: January 3, 2021 (with possibility of extension)
Deadline for applications: December 15, 2020
To apply, please send the following as a single, combined word or pdf file to:
For more information, you may contact:
Alyssa Purse, Wetlands Education Program Coordinator, BC Wildlife Federation
T: 604.882.9988 ext 239 | firstname.lastname@example.org
We kindly ask that applications be sent by email only (no fax or mail applications please). Due to the high number of applications we receive, only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in the BC Wildlife Federation. For other career opportunities, please visit our website - http://www.bcwf.bc.ca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date publiée : Nov 27 2019 Numéro : 55268