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Northern Environmental Action Team
10027-100 St
Fort St John, (Canada)

Phone: 250-785-6328
Web: neat.ca

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Eco Advisor: Food Secure Kids


col-wide

Job ID:

6201

Employment Type:

Full Time/Part Time

Posted:

03.12.2019

Salary:

Job Description:

The Eco-Advisor for the Food Secure Kids Program based in Fort St John, BC will report to the Education Coordinator.  The Eco-Advisor will:
  • Execute NEAT’s Food Secure Kids program in Kindergarten to Grade 6 classes at local schools
  • Prep lesson supplies ahead of class schedule (lesson plans are provided)
  • Guide students through three classroom lessons and one planting session
  • Be a personable resource for food security programming within the classroom
  • Support teachers where appropriate with supplemental lesson plans
  • Help teachers and students maintain on-site gardens where appropriate
  • Provide research and data analysis for various waste reduction programs; and
  • Provide other duties as required.

This position requires a varied workweek schedule to accommodate special events and other activities.

Job Requirements:

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Sensitivity to and knowledge of environmental issues primarily focused on food security.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills.
  • Proven ability to communicate with tact and discretion in settling requests, complaints or clarifying information.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate motivation and initiative.
  • Ability to work varied hours.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and use of the Internet.
 

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Post-secondary education, classroom experience
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and access to vehicle may be required for trips outside town.
  • Meets requirements for working with children
  • Subject to security review

 

TERM OF POSITION

  • This is a temporary full-time position. Hours of the position would vary according to the activities being undertaken, averaging 30-35 hours a week.
  • Compensation negotiable and based on experience
  • Reimbursement for use of personal vehicle at $.54/km. 

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to ed@neat.ca



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