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Education & Outreach Officer
Summer Contract Position

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We're seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join our team as an Education & Outreach Program Officer. As a key member of our organization, this role will actively contribute to the success of our conservation programs by leading efforts in awareness campaigns, social media management, workshop development, ambassador network expansion, and newsletter distribution.

This position will also join all Prime Earth Team Members in the planning, preparation, and delivery of special online events for our members and the public focusing on nature education and wildlife conservation.

If you have a passion for wildlife conservation and a talent for communication, we encourage you to apply for this impactful position.

Terms of employment (pending funding):

Responsibilities Include:

[1] Awareness Campaigns and Social Media Communications:

  • Actively participate on our Action Team to implement ongoing awareness campaigns, including curating content for our organization's social media platforms to engage with our target audience

  • Lead the development of content for awareness campaigns and promotional materials.

[2] Workshop Development and Delivery:

  • Collaborate with team members to develop engaging in-person and virtual workshops.

  • Assist in creating educational content aligns with our conservation goals.

  • Deliver workshops to diverse audiences, fostering a deeper understanding of our outreach initiatives and current conservation issues.

[3] Ambassador Network Expansion and Recruitment:

  • Assist with expanding and managing our ambassador network, cultivating relationships with passionate individuals.

  • Recruit new ambassadors to broaden our outreach and impact.

  • Assist Program Coordinator with providing training and support to ambassadors to ensure effective representation of our organization.

[4] Newsletter Writing and Distribution:

  • Write compelling content for ongoing newsletters to keep stakeholders informed.

  • Collaborate with various teams to gather content and updates for newsletters.

  • Ensure newsletters align with the organization's messaging and goals.

  • Coordinate the distribution of newsletters to keep stakeholders informed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred (communication, marketing, social science, humanities, environmental science, etc.).

  • Experience in creative design and online community engagement.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Passion for wildlife conservation and environmental sustainability.

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  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently.​​

  • Demonstrated ability to work respectfully and effectively on a diverse team with a variety of people from different cultures and sub-cultures, and regions. 

  • Availability to work on flex hours with Saturday morning shifts and occasional evenings. 

  • Experience in workshop development and delivery is a plus.

  • Previous involvement in ambassador programs or community outreach activities is an asset.

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to Prime Earth’s mission.

Eligibility:

This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

As per the program requirements, youth hired must meet the following criteria:
 

  • Be between 15 – 30 years of age at the start of the employment. The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

  • Be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.

  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

  • Be available to work the full work term June 24, 2024 – August 23, 2024.

 

This position will include work from home and occasional work in the office. Candidates must have access to a reliable internet connection, computer, and phone to fulfill this job position.

Recent immigrant and/or refugee candidates, Indigenous candidates, candidates from visible minorities, LGBTQIA2S+ candidates, and women in STEM are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume with a cover letter to

jobs@prime-earth.org by 5:00pm EDT on Monday, June 10th 2024 

Any applications received without a cover letter will not be considered.


Thank you to all who apply.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Got a question about the available positions? 
Email our hiring team at jobs@prime-earth.org

 
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