Work term: 35 hours/week for 16 weeks between May and August
Reporting to: Outreach and Education Coordinator
Number of positions: 4
TRACKS is a growing initiative developed in partnership with the Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences (IESS) Program at Trent University and the Kawartha World Issues Centre. We take an Indigenous-and-Environmental approach to science education, delivering both free programming with First Nations and urban Indigenous community partners as well as a series of fee-for-service camps and workshops for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth.
TRACKS Outreach and Education instructors should have a strong background/interest in STEM subjects and Indigenous traditional ecological knowledge. These Instructors will deliver classroom workshops in schools in May and early June, and facilitate week-long day camps in July and August. All TRACKS programming takes place within a 100km radius of Peterborough, or at Trent University.
We are seeking 4 full-time staff members to support TRACKS Outreach and Education throughout the Summer.
Please note that the availability of this position is conditional on funding.
Required Skills and Qualifications
TRACKS strives for equity in its hiring and specifically welcomes applications from all qualified candidates including those experiencing marginalization, including women, people with disabilities, people of colour, Indigenous people (including First Nation, Metis, Inuit and non-status), those identifying as two-spirit or LGBTQ, parents and caregivers, and those dealing with adversity in their lives. We commit to making reasonable accommodations for those needing additional support, as much as possible within the expectations and requirements of this position.
Indigenous applicants will be given special consideration as we strive to honour Indigenous knowledge and strengthen Indigenous leadership within our program.
Other Qualifications and Assets
Applicants must fulfill all requirements of funding through Green Spaces United Nations Association of Canada, including being between the ages of 15-30 and the intent to return to school in Fall 2019. For more info visit: http://unac.org/green-spaces/
Why work for TRACKS?
TRACKS places high priority on providing training and professional development opportunities for all employees. By working with TRACKS, you can expect to be immersed in an environment that will grow your resume and build competencies which are valuable to future employers. These include:
You will also have the opportunity to be involved in various types of training and have the freedom to pursue your individual interests related to Indigenous ways of knowing. This position will also allow you to access resources available through Trent University.
Application and further information:
Please submit the following in a single .pdf document with title in the format of LASTNAME_Outreach:
Please submit the above on our website at the following link:
It is important that you follow all the guidelines for submission stated here and on the website.
Direct any questions regarding the application process to Kelly King, Outreach & Education Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applications will remain open until March 1st. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date publiée : Feb 7 2019 Numéro : 51095