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Environmental Educator at Kendrick’s Park - 1 position - Contract / Contrat

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Frontenac Arch Biosphere

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Industry Sector: Sports and Recreation / Sports et loisirs

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The Frontenac Arch is the ancient granite bridge from the Canadian Shield to the Adirondack Mountains. Its incredibly rich natural environment and history was recognized in 2002 when it became a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, part of a world-wide network of 669 Biosphere Reserves in 120 countries. FAB is dedicated to protecting globally important heritage through sustainable community development.

The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network (FABN) has a suite of programs to engage the community and encourage it to become a global model for sustainable development. Each FABN program reflects the four pillars of sustainability: nature, livelihood, wellbeing and culture. In this next decade, we intend to further our work within the community by expanding our programs to cover and include all sectors.

 The Frontenac Arch Biosphere, as designated by UNESCO, is a globally significant and unique treasure, and yet widespread knowledge of its identity and the role of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network  remains a    challenge. Going forward, we will meet the identity challenge by engaging local residents, all levels of  governments and other organizations in this region in collaborative programs and projects to build a sustainable community.

 The Frontenac Arch Biosphere is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee territories. With gratitude and respect we acknowledge the significant contributions Indigenous Peoples have, and continue to make, on these lands.

Job Listing #17402

Environmental Educator at Kendrick’s Park - 1 position • Contract / Contrat

Date Posted: 24 Jan 2023

Application Deadline: 01 May 2023

Location: Leeds and Grenville

Category: Sports and Recreation / Sports et loisirs

Hours Per Week: 40-44 hours per week

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $17

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

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Summary of Position/Job Description

Our Environmental Educators will work alongside our Senior Environmental Educator and Program Manager, to implement the FAB Summer Camp program at Kendrick’s Park.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.) Represent the FABN at the Kendrick’s Park location - a Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands Property.

2.) Participate in one week of training.

3.) Demonstrate leadership and assist with campers’ needs, who are between the ages of 5-13.

4.) Assist in implementing the FAB Nature Camp program.

5.) Maintain the FAB philosophy and mandate.

6.) Provide a safe, fun experience for all campers - on land and on water.

7.) Ensure that the facility is clean, organized, and litter free.

8.) Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas.

9.) Willingness to be in the water during each swim session, with their designated group.

10.) Complete the full length of the contract, without exception.


Qualifications - Required

1.) Must be 18 years or older.

2.) High School Diploma.

3.) Interest in working with children and in the outdoors.

4.) First Aid/CPR/AED certified.

5.) Police Record Check with the Vulnerable Sector Check (Valid within the last 6 months).

6.) Willingness to work Monday-Friday, rain or shine for their full 11 week contract

7.) Personal means of transportation to and from Sand Lake.

8.) Able to walk 5 kilometers and lift 50 pounds.

Qualifications - Assets

1.) Bilingual

2.) Outdoor enthusiast, naturalist, and survival skills preferred

3.) National Lifeguard Certification NLS - priority will be given to applicants with this certification

Additional Requirements: Lifeguard Certification Preferred

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