Job Posting

Nature Interpreter

Position Title: Nature Interpreter

Status: Temporary Part Time

Hours: April to August: 35 hours per week; September to March up to 24 hours per week

Faculty/Department: Faculty of Health Sciences& Wellness

Campus/Location: North Campus

Salary: (Min) $16.60 (Max) $25.54

Resume and Cover letter submittal:  All interested applicants must complete an online application through the Humber College Career Portal for this role.  Copy and paste the URL (https://humber.ca/arboretum/contact/jobs.html) this will re-direct you to our job page where you will find the link to the job ad within Humber College’s Career Portal to submit your online application for the role.

What you will do: 

Reporting to the Humber Arboretum Director, the incumbent is responsible for supporting all facets of environmental education in the Humber Arboretum. The incumbent will work independently as well as in close collaboration with the Coordinator of Education, Camps, and Outreach and other Arboretum environmental education staff to help realize the Humber Arboretums mission aligned with our three strategic pillars of World Ready Citizens, Healthy Communities and Thriving Nature.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering nature-focused, curriculum-connected workshops to students ranging in age from jk/sk to Grade 12.
  • Facilitating virtual and in-person programming aligned with Humber and Guelph-Humber student placements, including the Early Childhood Education program, as well as facilitating weekly workshops aligned with the Arboretum’s Learning by Leading ™ volunteer program
  •  Assist with the facilitation of the Humber Arboretum’s Leading Youth in Nature Experiences (LYNX) program, for both youth (aged 14-17) and adult audiences.
  • Facilitating our Junior Naturalist Camp for youth aged 12-13 , including assisting in the planning, development, scheduling, and facilitation of educational programming connected to weekly nature camp themes.

Assist with program and workshop set-up, development, delivery, and clean-up-Other duties will include assisting (when needed) with the implementation of the Humber Arboretum’s biodiversity enhancement plan through participation in and facilitation of various stewardship/restoration project taking place in the Humber Arboretum

What you bring to the role: 

Education 

Post-secondary education in Outdoor Education, Ecology, or Environmental Education. Equivalent experience will be considered in the absence of post-secondary education.

Experience and Skills

  • Experience in the planning and implementation of inclusive curriculum-connected ecologically focused outdoor education workshops both in-person and virtually.
  • Ability to identify common flora and fauna of Southern Ontario (identification will be a part of the interview process)
  • have the ability to effectively explain subject matter related to Southern Ontario ecosystems, flora, and fauna, especially to children and youth
  • Understanding of the inner connectedness of ecosystems and the ability to present these relationships to students ranging from kindergarten to university using age-appropriate terminology.
  • Fun loving personality with a strong commitment to professionalism and providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little or no direct supervision.
  • Hold a current certificate in First Aid, and CPR Level C
  • Have a Clear vulnerable sectors Police check
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual in French and English is an asset
  • Mental Health First Aid certificate is an asset
  • High Five certification in the Principles of Healthy Child Development is considered an asset.
  • ProjectWILD and BelowZero training through the Canadian Wildlife Federation is considered an asset.

What’s In it for you? 

  • An opportunity to have an impact with a post-secondary institution, poised to do great things.
  • Diverse, hard-working, committed team of people who care about each other.
  • Tools and technology that will allow you to succeed at your job.
  • Amazing perks
  • Highly supportive work culture

At Humber College we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it!  Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and a progressive mindset goes a long way at Humber. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, consider applying and tell us why you are a great candidate for this job. Find your Spot at Humber!

We thank you for your interest in working with Humber College. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Consideration for Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal employees in accordance with the respective Collective Agreements.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek Indigenous Peoples and individuals from equity-deserving groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment.

Accommodation

Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our HR Generalists will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

Anti-Discrimination Statement 

At Humber College, all forms of discrimination and harassment are prohibited. Students and employees have the right to study, live and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. If you need assistance on concerns related to discrimination and harassment, please contact the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion http://hrs.humber.ca/human-rights-equity-diversity.html or the Office of Student Conduct at studentconduct@humber.ca

Details

Category:
Outdoor Centre

Deadline:
2022-05-06

Website:
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Email:
jimmy.vincent@humber.ca

Phone:
(416) 629-8812