Summer Program Coordinator – Harvest Moon Society

Responsibilities Include:
Facilitate outdoor, experiential learning activities for school field trips, youth agency visits, and university courses.
Assist with developing cross-curricular sustainability education packages for teachers that make use of the on-site learning infrastructure; including a greenhouse and gardens, water conservation projects and interpretive nature trail.
Assist with preparing outlines, handouts, visual aides and lesson plans that meet the learning outcomes of the Manitoba curriculum.
Prepare, collect and analyze exit slips and surveys to evaluate the success of the activities and programs.
Enhance the presence of indigenous teachings and opportunities for cultural appreciation in Harvest Moon Society programs.
Lead activities at day camps for children aged 7 to 11 and youth aged 12 to 15.
Create social media posts, newsletter articles and other promotional materials, highlighting the sustainable education programs at the Harvest Moon Learning Centre.
Consult with local experts and volunteers to develop learning tools that transmit the local history of the region; from stories of historical and contemporary life in rural Manitoba, to transformations in agricultural practices, as well as the stewardship and conservation of natural resources.

Applicants must have:
Excellent organizational skills
Strong communication skills and experience leading activities to a variety of ages and educational levels
Able to work independently and solve problems resourcefully
Knowledge of environmental sustainability and food security issues
Between the ages of 15-30
Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred
Eligible to work in Canada
Priority will be given to applicants in the fields of education, environmental science, geography or related subjects
Valid driver’s licence and registered vehicle
Accommodation may be available.

Submit your resume and cover letter to:
Application Deadline: April 5, 2021.