• Part Time
  • Seasonal
  • Tehkummah
  • August 9, 2024

Website Manitoulin Eco Park and Dark Sky Preserve

Get ready for an exciting opportunity at Manitoulin Eco Park and Dark Sky Preserve!

Combination of front desk work and working nature/ astronomy events/presentations

DETAILS: 

Design and lead interactive ecological tours, nature hikes, & other forms of engaging educational events at the beautiful Manitoulin Eco Park and Dark Sky Preserve.
Research and create documents and displays to support public educational initiatives such as signage, pamphlets, flyers, e-newsletter articles, and other materials. 
Review, revise, and maintain displays in our Community Nature Centre, adjusting as needed for special events.
Answer questions (in person, via email, phone, website chat, social media messaging) from MEP campground guests and the general public interested in observing and participating in programs.
Oversee Manitoulin Eco Park event ticket sales.
Provide reports as requested by management.
Create engaging multi-media presentations for inclement weather.
Collaborate with Marketing & Social Media staff (eg. provide engaging educational content: photos, videos, language).
Collaborate with Grounds staff (eg. report observations of ecosystem health, recommendations for caregiving or flora, fauna, water, stone formations at the Eco Park).

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience providing experiential educational programs for the general public in large, mixed age groups with a variety of learning styles.
Knowledge of local ecology of northern Ontario / Manitoulin Island.
Enthusiastic storyteller and confident public speaker.
Comfortable being outdoors in all weather conditions.
Able to engage in clear communication with other staff, community members, and the public, including participating in conflict transformation.
Basic First Aid/CPR required; Wilderness First Aid encouraged.
Commitment to provide inclusive experience for a diverse range of program participants.
Fluency with Google (esp. Gmail, Drive, Calendar), Microsoft Suite (esp. Word, Excel, Powerpoint), WhatsApp.
Fluency with or ability to quickly learn use of Square for financial transactions and Wix for website-related tasks related to the position.
Drivers License preferred, but not required
Preference for individual able to lift up to 60bs/27kg, but accommodations are possible. 
We appreciate staff with aptitude for languages in addition to English.
Applicants of minority identities are encouraged to apply

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter, attached as a PDF and address Kati with the subject line ‘Summer Job Application [Your Name]’ to jobs@manitoulinecopark.com.
Please feel free to apply for any or all positions. But we’ll only hire you for one 

 

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@manitoulinecopark.com