Outdoor Education Assistant Position

NLESD Western Region is hiring an outdoor education assistant (term position) to help with the spring delivery of our Residential Outdoor Education Program at Killdevil Camp in Gros Morne National Park.  There are more details in the attached job ad. Please distribute to your contacts. 

Note that the deadline to apply is coming up soon – Wednesday, May 6 – with the position to start May 20th.   Resume and cover letter should be emailed, faxed, dropped off or mailed to the school board office in Corner Brook as per the attached job ad (not emailed to me).

I can answer any questions about the position or explain the likely work schedule.  Best contact is by email – margaretmckeon@nlesd.ca

Job Opportunity: Energy Efficiency Program Coordinator

Employment Opportunity
Conservation Corps of Newfoundland and Labrador (CCNL) is a non-profit organization with a mandate to provide young people with meaningful work, training and educational opportunities in the areas of environmental and cultural heritage conservation and enhancement. CCNL is now accepting applications for the following position.

Energy Efficiency Program Facilitator
In partnership with the Office of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Newfoundland Power, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro and the Department of Education:
The successful applicant will have primary responsibility for facilitating an energy efficiency program, designed for grades K-6, through presentations in schools throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

• Initiate contact with schools to promote energy efficiency presentations and resources;
• Deliver energy efficiency presentations to schools throughout the province;
• Participate in outreach events that help raise awareness of the Office of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Newfoundland Power, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro and CCNL;
• Maintain a detailed database of outreach activities, including numbers of people reached;
• Perform a variety of administrative support duties as required including evaluation and reporting.

The successful candidate will have:
• Ability to deliver presentations in French an asset;
• Excellent facilitation and presentation skills;
• Strong organizational ability;
• Experience working with youth, educators and schools;
• Strong writing and public speaking ability;
• Media and public relations experience would be an asset;
• Experience/knowledge of energy efficiency would be an asset;
• Applicant must hold a valid class five driver’s license and have access to a vehicle with appropriate insurance;
• Successful candidate for this position will be required to provide a Criminal Records Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Check.

Location & Salary:
Position is based in St. John’s with travel throughout the province. Salary for the above position is based on $35,000 per annum for 35 hours per week for approximately 36 weeks. Anticipated start date of September 15, 2014. Funding approval for this position is pending. As such, CCNL reserves the right to cancel this position, should funding approval be declined.

How to Apply:
Please apply with cover letter, résumé and three references before September 5, 2014. Applications to be forwarded by mail, fax, or email to:

Hiring Committee, Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador
Suite 103, 10 Austin Street, St. John’s, NL, A1B 4C2
Phone: (709) 729-7266, Fax: (709) 729-7270
Email: applications@ccnl.ca Website: http://www.ccnl.ca or http://www.climatechangeeducation.ca

Due to the large number of applications anticipated, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Job Opportunity – Conservation Corps

Conservation Corps of Newfoundland and Labrador is a non-profit organization with a mandate to provide young people with meaningful work, training and educational opportunities in the areas of environmental and cultural heritage conservation and enhancement. Conservation Corps is now accepting applications for the following internship position.

Project Coordinator Intern

In partnership with the City of Mount Pearl

The Intern will work with communications staff to develop and implement a communication strategy designed to prevent littering through education and awareness. The Intern will engage corporate partners to take ownership of corporate grounds and ensure they are free of litter.  The Intern will work with municipal enforcement staff to develop an enforcement strategy and monitor results.  In addition, the successful candidate will organize community clean up events and promote them to encourage participation by residents, with a goal of creating a sustainable community commitment toward a clean and green city. Candidates for this position should have strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills; strong public relation skills and leadership ability; project coordination skills; the ability to work with minimal supervision; a demonstrated interest in environmental conservation and waste management issues would be considered an asset. Valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle with appropriate insurance considered an asset. Position based in Mount Pearl.

Salary for the above positions is $15.00 per hour for 35 hours per week for 27 weeks with an anticipated start date of June 16th, 2014. CCNL is a youth serving not-for-profit, therefore successful individuals to the above positions must be between the ages of 16 and 30.

Please apply with cover letter, resume and three references. For more information on Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador please visit www.ccnl.ca

Application Deadline is Monday June 9th, 2014.

Applications should be forwarded to:

Selection Committee, Conservation Corps Newfoundland & Labrador

Suite 103, 10 Austin Street

St. John’s NL, A1B 4C2

Tel: (709) 729-7266

Fax: (709) 729-7270

Email: applications@ccnl.ca

Student Job Opportunity: Ducks Unlimited


Summer Employment Opportunity – Environmental Educator

Location: Corner Brook, NL

Job Description: The Environmental Educator will work as part of a team to deliver Ducks Unlimited Canada’s “Project Webfoot” outdoor field trips to elementary school students and facilitate wetland education activities and events. Some travel may be required. Other duties will involve assisting the Conservation Programs Specialist with ongoing conservation projects.

Start Date: May 20th, 2014

End Date: July 4th, 2014

Hours: 35 hours/week. Daytime business hours, Monday – Friday (some evenings and weekends may be required)

Wage: $12.00/ hour

Qualifications: Applicants must

  • Have experience working with children
  • Have experience with outdoor education programs
  • Possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • Have enthusiasm for the outdoors, wildlife and conservation
  • Be energetic and love working with children and the public
  • Knowledge of wildlife/wetland biology an asset
  • Fluency in French an asset
  • Possess valid first aid and CPR training

Other Requirements: Applicants must be a youth between the ages of 15 and 30, have attended post-secondary school full time in 2013-14 and be returning to school full time in September 2014. Upon hiring, a certificate of conduct is also required.

How to Apply: To apply for this position please email your cover letter, resume and the names of three references to du_newfoundland@ducks.ca by April 30th, 2014. While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Student Internship – Campus Food Strategy

Memorial Campus Food Strategy Group Summer Internship This summer – Dig in – to food on campus!

The Sierra Youth Coalition and Meal Exchange are looking for Memorial students to intern with us for the summer to work on Memorial Campus with the Campus Food Strategy Group.

As a Campus Food Strategy Group Coordinators, you’ll be getting hands on, field experience with your campus food supply, from farm to plate. Really! You will meet farmers, work with food service directors and chefs, plan courses and events.

You’ll be supported by a national network of students as well as full-time staff at Meal Exchange and the Sierra Youth Coalition.

Coordinators will:

● Participate and share with the national network of Campus Food Systems Project campuses.
● Coordinate the different initiatives and goals of the group on campus and in the community.

● Support ongoing initiatives and start new projects
● Plan and coordinate engagement events on campus and in the community ● Facilitate Applied Student Research Opportunities
● Connect with Community Organizations and Members

Desired Attributes:

  • ●  Knowledge of food issues
  • ●  Excellent interpersonal, self-management and organizational skills
  • ●  Excellent communication skills
  • ●  Ability to take initiative and engage in active learning
  • ●  Openness to new perspectives and desire to do solutions-focused work with a diverse

    group of stakeholders


  • ●  15-30 years old
  • ●  Returning Student
  • ●  Eligible to work in Canada

    Internships available from 7 weeks at 35hours/week (flexible hours at $10/hour) Interested?! Get in touch today at national@studentfood.ca

Job: Environmental Education Assistant

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Environmental Education Assistant


This position is ideal for a high energy individual, with a background in or a desire to enter the education field. The successful candidate must be confident, well-spoken and organized.

The Environmental Education Assistant will:

  •   deliver Trading Books For Boats marine science program (grade 8 students)
  •   lead Erosion Field Trips (grade 3 and 4 students)
  •   coordinate Environment Week/ Ocean’s Day public education events.

    This position will be based out of Corner Brook with some travel throughout the Bay of Island and Humber Valley regions required.

    April 28th, 2014
    8 weeks
    35 hours/week. Daytime business hours, Monday – Friday. $15 – $20 / hour

    The ideal candidate would be:

  •   experienced or trained working with large numbers of youth
  •   comfortable working in an outdoor environment and aboard a passenger


  •   knowledgeable of marine science (including demonstrating use of water

    quality testing equipment) and local natural history

  •   confident with public speaking
  •   a licensed driver and have access to a reliable vehicle

    Resumes, including 3 references, must be received by ACAP Humber Arm no later than 4:00pm, Friday, April 18th.

    Resumes may be mailed to: P.O. Box 564, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6E6 Or, emailed to: speddle@acaphumberarm.com

Start Date Duration Hours
Wage Qualifications

Application Process

ACAP Humber Arm thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be conducted. Successful candidate will be required to provide a recent Certificate of Conduct prior to employment commencing.

P.O. Box 564 Corner Brook, NL A2H 6E6 info@acaphumberarm.com