Community Outreach Interns

(Student Summer Positions)


ACAP Cape Breton | 90 Esplanade, Sydney, NS
2 positions | 8 weeks starting June 17

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver educational programming to introduce local environmental issues (such as pollinator promotion, water conservation, piping plover habitat protection, and climate change issues) to community groups

  • Ecological landscaping, maintenance of pollinator and rain gardens

  • Coordinate engagement projects with children to provide and maintain pollinator habitat

  • Develop educational materials & facilitate workshops

  • Plan, promote, set up, and manage events in the community

  • Contact community organizations & summer event organizers to book educational children’s presentations

  • Plan games and activities for the Blue Zone Booth at Petersfield Park on Canada Day

  • Erect booths at community events

  • Take Tappy the water drop mascot to various community events

  • Aid in execution of a large citizen science event including identifying organisms and sharing those identification skills with participants of all ages

  • Assist with other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Well-developed communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • This position is open to youth (15-30 years of age on the start date)

  • Due to funding guidelines must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, of 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

 

This position will be open to youth who self-identify as being part of a group that is underrepresented or who have additional barriers to the labour market, including recent immigrant youth and recent refugee youth, indigenous peoples, visible minorities, LGBTQ2 youth, and women in STEM. Please state on your application if you wish to be considered as an individual from one of these groups or who has additional barriers to the labour market.

 

To apply for this position please submit your cover letter and resume to acapcb@acapcb.ns.ca with the job title in the subject line.
Submissions are due May 31st
 

Community Outreach Interns

(Student Summer Positions)


ACAP Cape Breton | 90 Esplanade, Sydney, NS
2 positions | 14 weeks beginning May 27, 2019

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver educational programming to introduce local environmental issues (such as pollinator promotion, water conservation, watershed protection, and climate change issues) to community groups

  • Ecological landscaping, maintenance of pollinator and rain gardens

  • Coordinate engagement projects with children to provide and maintain pollinator habitat

  • Develop educational materials & facilitate workshops

  • Plan, promote, set up, and manage events in the community

  • Contact community organizations & summer event organizers to book educational children’s presentations

  • Research sustainable products, develop related educational material, and share the information with local businesses to help them become more environmentally friendly

  • Plan games and activities for the Blue Zone Booth at Petersfield Park on Canada Day

  • Erect booths at community events

  • Take Tappy the water drop mascot to various community events

  • Aid in execution of a large citizen science event including identifying organisms and sharing those identification skills with participants of all ages

  • Assist with other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Have been enrolled in a post-secondary institution during the 2018-19 school year and be returning to school full-time in September 2019

  • Well-developed communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

To apply for this position please submit your cover letter by and resume to acapcb@acapcb.ns.ca with the job title in the subject line.

Submissions are due by 5pm on May 17th.

We would like to begin by acknowledging that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Mi’kmaq Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet), and Passamaquoddy Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1726. 
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