Stewardship Ambassador

Stewardship Ambassador

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Location - Christina Lake, BC
Deadline - Until FIlled

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Job Title: Stewardship Ambassador

Wage: $25 – $30/hour depending on experience

Hours: 21-28 hrs/week

Job Overview:

Join Christina Lake Stewardship Society (CLSS) as the Stewardship Ambassador and become the voice for the mission to preserve and protect the quality and health of the Christina Lake watershed. The Stewardship Ambassador is responsible for providing information pertaining to local flora and fauna to our interpretative gallery visitors. They will also be responsible for grant applications, environmental monitoring initiatives, public outreach, assisting in event coordination and much more.

As a non-profit, charitable organization, CLSS is committed to safeguarding the health of Christina Lake and its surrounding ecosystems through community education and local environmental monitoring. We are seeking a passionate individual who will work closely with our Board of Directors, embodying our mission while providing expert guidance for the various initiatives of CLSS.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serve as the public face of CLSS during community events and outreach sessions, providing expertise on local flora, fauna, and environmental concerns.
  • Facilitate popular CLSS run community events including Lake Clean-Up Day, the Christina Lake Watershed Management Plan Annual Review and the CLSS Annual General Meeting.
  • Coordinate volunteer efforts regarding kokanee enumerations, garden maintenance and various other activities.
  • Manage and curate the Interpretive Gallery, showcasing educational materials on topics such as WildSafe BC, local plant and wildlife species, species at risk, and aquatic invasive species.
  • Conduct applications to numerous grants to secure essential funding for this position, as well as various programs and projects, ensuring responsible management and reporting.
  • Foster and maintain long-term community partnerships with key stakeholders, facilitating collaboration with organizations such as the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, Boundary Invasive Species Society, the Conservation Officer Service, and many more.
  • Implement goals outlined in the Christina Lake Watershed Management Plan, driving initiatives aimed at environmental conservation and sustainability.
  • Conduct environmental monitoring activities including invasive mussel sampling, water quality testing, and kokanee enumerating.
  • Process data entry and reporting for environmental monitoring programs through online reporting portals as well as Excel files.
  • Provide training for the Summer Stewardship Assistant, and assist with numerous community outreach sessions, Youth Programs, and the preparation of Resort Packages.
  • Work closely with the Stewardship Manager to collaborate on the various programs, projects and events facilitated by CLSS.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in environmental science, biology, or a related discipline.
  • Experience working in Environmental Sciences or a similar field.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to coordinate community events and projects effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, essential for engaging with stakeholders, writing and requesting letters of support and applying to various grants.
  • Comfortable presenting in front of large crowds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office, Excel and Adobe and willingness to learn new software applications as needed.
  • Prior experience with Canada Summer Jobs and Gaming Grant application processes.
  • Flexibility to assist with office maintenance and organizational tasks.

Application Process:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to clss@shaw.ca

For inquiries, please call (250) 447-2504 or email clss@shaw.ca.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $25.00-$30.00 per hour

Expected hours: 21 – 28 per week

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Flexible schedule

Education:

  • Secondary School (preferred)

Experience:

  • Customer service: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Smart Serve (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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Please submit your resume through this form  if you are interested in being a part of the Sasuchan team.

If we are currently not hiring, we will keep your resume on file and potentially match you with future opportunities.

If you have any questions about this particular position, please email us at hr@sasuchan.ca

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