Wildsight Golden Assistant Outreach Coordinator wanted! Closing Date Changed

Assistant Outreach Coordinator

Location: Golden, BC

Employment Type: Seasonal 

Posted: Date

How to Apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Leslie Adams at Golden@wildsight.ca

Category: Office Administration and Human Resources, Social, Community and Government Services

Salary: $16.00 per hour

Expiry Date: May 22, 2020

Note: As this job is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs funding, all applicants must meet CSJ requirements.

Job Description:

Wildsight Golden Branch is looking for an outgoing, well-organized, and dynamic person to assist the Outreach Coordinator and Wildsight Golden with community programs, projects, and events. This is a 30 hour per week, minimum 7-week position that will start on or before July 2, depending on the applicant’s availability. 

Under the direction and supervision of the Outreach Coordinator, the successful candidate will help:

Respond to inquiries from the public and other members of Wildsight
Assist with the planning a facilitation of community events, celebrations, and fundraisers
Manage social media and website content, write short articles for local newspapers about ongoing Wildsight Golden programs, projects and events, create posters and sort presentations
Attend public engagement and outreach events such as the Golden Farmers’ Market
Support the Outreach Coordinator in ongoing Wildsight Golden campaigns surrounding environmental education and land use planning issues in the community
Occasional field days for data collection
Support Wildsight programs where required, including but not limited to the summer day camp and invasive plant program if support is needed.

Job Requirements:

As this job is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs funding, all applicants must fit those requirements.

The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary institution in Environmental Studies, Geography, Biology, Education or another diploma that has demonstrated relevance. The job’s goal is to educate and inspire youth, visitors and locals to appreciate and understand more about the local mountain environment and sustainable communities.