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Summer Environmental Stewardship Outreach Assistant Job Posting

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Oakvillegreen is currently accepting applications for one Environmental Stewardship Outreach Assistant student intern.

To be eligible, the student must be:

  • between the ages of 15-30 years old,
  • in school full-time and returning to school in September,
  • a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and,
  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Our ability to hire a student is dependent on successful receipt of Canada Summer Jobs funding.

Overview of Position

The student will gain career-related experience while supporting Oakvillegreen’s nature restoration, environmental education and outreach activities and developing a community tree planting campaign to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation.

Qualifications:

  • undertaking post-secondary education in a relevant field
  • a passion for Oakville environmental conservation
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Google Docs/Forms, social media tools
  • ability to perform stewardship activities in the field involving lifting, bending, digging, often in inclement weather
  • willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • driver’s license and access to a car is an asset
  • experience in environmental education, event planning and working with volunteers is an asset

This is a 15 week paid intern position (30 hours per week at $11.40/hour) commencing on or around April 24th, 2017 (pending final funding agreement). Evenings and weekends are required. Please send resume and cover letter to: ed[at]oakvillegreen.org

Native Tree Sale & Pollinator Garden Kits Back for 2017

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Click here to browse our selections and place your order for Native Trees and Pollinator Garden Kits!

We are accepting orders via our online store until April 30th! This is a fundraising event that also enhances biodiversity and conservation.

Please Note: You can also call us to place your order and arrange payment.