Environmental camp animator will work with NDG day campers and teach them about the environment (including 3R themes, composting, responsible consumption, etc). The children will have the opportunity to learn about the environment in an outdoor setting, through workshops, games and activities. In addition, the animator will offer the camps resources such as recycling bins, brown bins or vermicomposters, to allow the campers hands-on experience.
• Plan & offer environmental workshops to campers in all NDG day-camps;
• Plan & offer environmental workshops to seniors groups, ethnic populations and community groups;
• Reduce the amount of waste generated by day-camps;
• develop educational materials for local schools (to be used throughout the year).

Food waste collection: When there are no workshops planned at the day-camps, the animator will promote the food waste collection throughout NDG. In this way, the animator will greatly contribute to the ecological health of NDG.
• Check the brown bins and write up courtesy tickets;
• Offer workshops;
• Follow-up on requests for brown bins;
• Reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills by promoting the 3RVs.

Finally, the animator will also join the rest of the summer staff for various activities.
Other tasks:
• offer environmental kiosks in NDG;
• Man the Éco-quartier NDG office with the team;
• Develop / assist with communications (emails, website, monthly newsletter, etc);
• Working with the team, plan & realize activities in NDG;
• When necessary, support the staff in other projects (door-to-door promotion, kiosks, green alley, gardening, etc).

All activities will take place throughout NDG. Summer camps are distributed throughout the borough, including the St Raymond, Walkley, Benny, Westhaven, Patricia Park, Manoir, etc day camps.
Sensitization of businesses will take place on the major commercial streets including Sherbrooke West, Cote St Luc, de Maisonneuve, St Jacques, Décarie, etc

Requirements:
• must be between 17 AND 30 YEARS OLD (INCLUSIVE) at the start of employment;
• be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
• be legally entitled to work in Canada according to relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations;
• bilingual: English & French (written & spoken);
• knowledge of Microsoft Office software;

Assets:
• Employment experience related to environment, nature, ecology, land use or horticulture;
• Member of an Aboriginal community or a visible minority, or handicapped student;
• Teamwork and group animation experience;
• Able to carry on a conversation in French and English;
• Have a bicycle;
• Previous animation experience;
• Can work independently or as part of a team;
• Ease in communicating with the public;
• Organized;
• Responsible / dynamic.

How to apply:
Send your Curriculum Vitae with a letter of introduction specifying the work sectors you prefer (see attached document) and indicate that you are between 17 and 30 years old, that you are registered as a full-time student and that you wish to return to full-time studies.

Send your application via email, document(s) required :
– CV
– Cover letter
– References

Working conditions :
Tuesday through Saturday (finishing some nights as late as 8pm)
$13.00 / hour for 30 hours / week (# of weeks awaiting confirmation of funding)
Must be willing to submit to a criminal back-ground check

Please send your cover letter & C.V. by email to the attention of Nicole Schiebel to ecoquartier@gmail.com

Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.