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

Website Manitoulin Eco Park and Dark Sky Preserve

Are you ready to turn your love for nature into an exciting adventure? Join us as a Nature Interpreter on the breathtaking Manitoulin Island and lead our visitors on unforgettable ecological tours!

Nature Interpreter

Details:

Design and Lead Interactive Ecological Tours:

Develop engaging and informative nature hikes and interactive ecological tours on Manitoulin Island.
Tailor programs for large, mixed-age groups, accommodating diverse learning styles.
Ensure safety protocols are adhered to during outdoor activities.

Create Educational Materials:

Research and produce informative documents, displays, signage, pamphlets, flyers, and e-newsletter articles.
Review, revise, and update displays, adapting them for special events.
Collaborate with Marketing and Social Media staff to provide engaging educational content.

Public Inquiry Handling:

Respond to questions from guests and the general public through various channels (in-person, email, phone, website chat, social media messaging).
Provide information on programs, ecological initiatives, and local ecology.

Event Ticket Sales and Reporting:

Oversee ticket sales for The Circle for Change event.
Provide reports as requested by lead coordinators.

Multimedia Presentations:

Develop multimedia presentations for inclement weather, ensuring they are engaging and educational.

Collaboration:

Collaborate with Marketing & Social Media staff to provide content.
Coordinate with onsite staff for guest directions, report ecosystem observations, and offer recommendations for caregiving or flora, fauna, water, and stone formations.

Qualifications:

Educational Program Experience:

Proven experience in providing experiential educational programs for diverse groups with varied learning styles.

Local Ecology Knowledge:

In-depth knowledge of the local ecology of northern Ontario and Manitoulin Island.

Communication Skills:

Enthusiastic storyteller and confident public speaker.
Clear communication with staff, community members, and the public, including conflict resolution skills.

Outdoor Comfort:

Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions.

First Aid and Safety:

Basic First Aid/CPR required; Wilderness First Aid encouraged.

Technical Proficiency:

Fluency with Google (Gmail, Drive, Calendar), Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and WhatsApp.
Familiarity with Square for financial transactions and Wix for website-related tasks.

Additional Preferences:

Driver’s License preferred, but not required
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs/27 kg, with accommodations possible.
Aptitude for languages in addition to English.
Encouragement for applicants of minority identities, or who are differently-abled 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