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Position: Environmental Educator, EcoCooks (Fr/Eng preferred)
Programs: EcoCooks School & Community, Journey to Zero Waste, etc.
Organization: Elements Society
Location: Calgary, Alberta

  • Type: Part or full-time
  • Salary: $25-27/hour equivalent + benefits
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled

About Elements Society

At Elements Society, we’re on a mission to inspire environmental action through education. Our interdisciplinary, action-oriented programs equip learners with the skills they need to take environmental action at home, school and in the community.

About the Role(s)
Educators are responsible for delivering programming in classroom, community and virtual settings throughout the Calgary area. Educators guide participants through engaging lesson plans that appeal to all learning types and empower youth and community members to take personal actions towards a sustainable world. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary to fulfill this role and represent Elements Society in a professional manner.

Candidates must have experience working with youth and general knowledge of environmental topics.

Educators are expected to:

  • Work collaboratively with other staff, partners and teachers to deliver quality education programs
  • Go above and beyond to create a positive learning environment and experience for participants, teachers and parents
  • Demonstrate personal leadership, integrity and professionalism
  • Adapt or develop program lessons to meet participant needs
  • Fulfill administrative duties required for program success and assist with marketing, communications, fund development and other functions as needed

What we are looking for a candidate with:

  • Previous experience delivering education programs to youth in classroom or community settings
  • An understanding of environmental topics, particularly food systems and waste
  • Experience in food preparation and safety an asset for the EcoCooks program
  • Ability to deliver programs in both French and English is an asset
  • A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle for program delivery and transportation of props/materials
  • The ability to adapt quickly to changes in work with limited supervision
  • A collaborative approach to contribute to a team-based work environment
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs
  • Previous experience in the not-for-profit industry may be an asset

For more information or to apply: please forward your cover letter, along with a copy of your resume in English to samantha@elements-society.org .

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Elements Society programming is delivered on the traditionally territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Iyarhe Nakoda Nations, the Otipemisiwak Métis Government of the Métis Nation within Alberta District 6, and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.

Elements strives to embody its values of fairness, inclusion and justice in its hiring and employment practices and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

Elements Society seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, or people of colour and LGBTQ+ candidates.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 19 2024    ID: 70659