Position: Summer Program Coordinator
Positions available: 1
Deadline to apply: June 17th, 2022
Scope: 32 hours/week
Start Date: July 5, 2022
End Date: Aug 30, 2022
Location: Fernie, BC
Wildsight Elk Valley – Summer Program Coordinator
Are you passionate about your community and the environment? If so, consider joining us as our Summer Program Coordinator (15-30 years old) to work 30-hours a week for an 8-week period between July 3rd to August 28th, 2022. Applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and reside in the Elk Valley.
The Wildsight Elk Valley Summer Program Coordinator will coordinate the Little Sprouts program as well as work with the Community EcoGarden, ToolShare, Mountain Market, and Local.
- Coordinate Little Sprouts
- ToolShare Assistant
- Gardening with the Community EcoGarden
- Work at the Mountain Market
- Retail shift at Local
- Engage with other Wildsight programs
- Transportation between sites (bikeable distance)
- Communicate online via the online management platform
- Attention to detail
- Time management
- Physical labor
- Work weekends
- Past retail, coordination, work with children, or gardening experience is an asset
How to Apply
Wildsight is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring processes and works environment and we encourage women, people of color, people of indigenous ancestry, and LGBTQ2+ individuals to apply for this position.
Deadline to apply is Friday June 17th, 2022. We will respond via email to all applicants by June 20th, 2022. Please confirm in your cover letter that you meet the funding requirements of being between 15-30 years old and reside in the Elk Valley.
Please send your resume (maximum 1 page) and cover letter (maximum 1 page) to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Elk Valley Branch of Wildsight is a BC registered non-profit organization, governed by an engaged Board of Directors and supported by active members and volunteers. Our work aims to promote environmental stewardship and conservation in our community.
Food security, access to locally produced food and food-growing space are priorities for the Elk Valley Branch. Our passionate volunteers built and manage the Community EcoGarden, the Cold Climate Seed Library, ToolShare and recently launched a social enterprise store, Local, which aims to support community-powered food. The Fernie Container Farm will be operated as a social enterprise. We work together with Wildsight Regional and the five other Wildsight branches.
Wildsight’s vision is to inspire a shared community desire to protect our natural world for future generations. We envision extensive and connected wild spaces for wildlife—from grizzly bears to woodpeckers to trout. We envision clean air and clear water running from mountain watersheds to our lakes. We see thriving and sustainable communities made up of engaged and educated citizens.