Yellowhead Flyway Birding Trail Association Inc. (YFBTA)

Summer Program Facilitator Position

  

The Yellowhead Flyway Birding Trail Association Inc. (YFBTA) is a not-for-profit charitable organization which works to be a group engaged in learning about, advocating on behalf of and celebrating the natural world.

The mission of the YFBTA is to attract people of all ages to the organization, its programs and trails within our geographic area.

The area of the Yellowhead Flyway Birding Trail Association extends from the
Manitoba border west to #9 Highway. The Southern part of the area begins with the Qu’Appelle Valley and its northern boundary lies north of # 10 Highway.


YFBTA is looking for an energetic, creative, responsible, and detailed-oriented individual to coordinate, promote and deliver environmental indoor & outdoor activities within the area of YFBTA as well as act as a resource liaison for local teachers.  

Term: Full-time from April 25, 2019 to August 25, 2019 with some flexibility.

Travel: if YFBTA provides vehicle logged & receipted gas and incidentals will be paid. If facilitator provides vehicle compensation will be based on kms traveled for programming and YFBTA business.

Accommodation : to be arranged with YFBTA supervisory and support committee, depending on facilitator's circumstances

Responsibilities include:

Work with area schools (3 or 4) with supervision for May and June

Work in a variety of community groups/milieus depending on interests of applicant and local opportunities that exist or may arise.

While a high degree of initiative and innovative thinking/contacting/planning is welcomed and expected the successful applicant will be expected to take guidance/direction from, and work with, the YFBTA Summer Student Facilitator Committee.

Keeping an accurate record of expenses, contacts, activities, participant numbers and demographics is an essential component of the job.

 
Attributes and Skills:

Self-motivated and able to work independently with direction from a team

Make group/public presentations

Organizational and computer skills

Knowledge of Saskatchewan prairie flora and fauna an asset

Valid Driver’s License (including clean driving record) and vulnerable sector Criminal Record Check;

Preference given to individual with First Aid and CPR certification;

Persons of minorities are encouraged to apply

Must be 15-30 years of age and does not need to be returning to, or entering post-secondary education

 

Wages - $20.00/hour (Flexible hours worked within a work week)

 

For information about the communities, schools, history of the program and 2016 possibilities, contact:

Walter 306-744-2214 or farq.bluheron@sasktel.net .

To submit a resume, (along with cover letter, resume and 3 references) contact:

Monique Smith yellowheadflywaybirding@gmail.com .

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