Internship: NLEE Marine Environmental Education Researcher (Deadline for applications, Dec 3)

Job description: Identify groups involved in marine Environmental Education in NL; Research, contact and collect information from groups and individuals involved in marine environmental education in NL; Encourage membership in NLEE of marine environmental educators; Gather information regarding successful NL related marine education programs and activities and make accessible via electronic means; Explore funding programs and work with the NLEE board to prepare submissions for funding; Review NL K12 curriculum outcomes to find marine related outcomes and those that could be marine related; Website updating, brochure preparation; Plan informal meetings regarding marine environmental educators on the NE Avalon and Clarenville areas; Organize training programs for marine environmental educators; Organize day to day office operations including answering emails, phone calls and simple budgeting; Write letters to teachers, letters to the editor regarding sustainable education and how it relates to marine education in NL; Liaise with NL Teachers Association regarding increasing marine environmental education in NL. Applicants must meet ALL eligibility criteria for the program in order to be considered: between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the time of placement; not receiving Employment Insurance benefit; a graduate of a post-secondary education program; be unemployed; or underemployed (working 20 hours or less on a regular basis); or working in a job that does not match your area of educational study; out of school; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee status has been conferred; legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; have a social insurance number; willing to complete a Police Records Check. Note: Youth who previously participated in the Youth Eco Internship Program will not be considered. Resumes and three references accepted until December 3rd midnight. Send with job name in subject line to This position is scheduled to begin approx Dec 13.