Seaquaria Education Assistant, vol., World Fisheries Trust, Victoria BC
Date posted to RCEN & PlanetVolunteer: Apr 4 2017

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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Seaquaria Education Assistant
Organization: World Fisheries Trust
Location: Victoria, British Columbia

We are searching for outgoing and knowledgeable volunteer educators to assist with the delivery of school programs and/or tank monitoring. Volunteers will gain valuable experience and workplace skills in childhood education, environmental not for profits, and marine biology. There is a potential to grow within the organization, and we always strive to connect volunteers with interesting opportunities and various community initiatives. This is a group of people you want to get involved with!

The Seaquaria Education Assistant will:

  • Provide hands-on and inquiry based learning for students of all ages;
  • Assist with educational programs at the Gorge Waterway Nature House, in schools, and at beaches;
  • Educate youth on the vast biodiversity along our coast and the role these animals (and the students themselves!) have in ocean ecosystems;
  • Educate youth on the concept of a watershed and interconnectivity.

While no experience is necessary, prior knowledge of marine organism diversity, ecosystem functions, and experience with children are an asset!

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a resume and completed application package to:
volunteering mask worldfish.org*
by April 21st, 2017. Please note that you will also need to submit a criminal record check. Upon successful application you will be invited to an orientation and training session April 23rd, 24th, or 25th to your start.

For more information regarding our organization please visit our website at http://www.worldfish.org or our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/WorldFisheriesTrust



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