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Do you…

  • Love our oceans and want to get kids excited about our oceans?

  • Want to help make the world a better place, and have fun doing it?

  • Think it’s important to connect kids to nature?

  • Love to mentor and inspire youth?

  • Believe in the power of individual and community action?

Then working with Sea Smart is perfect for you!

Sea Smart is looking for dynamic change-makers to join our passionate group of science communication and environmental educators! You can help develop and deliver high impact student, teacher and community programming to thousands of participants across Metro Vancouver. We are looking for people who have passion and commitment to inspiring hope in youth so they can make a positive impact on environmental issues.


Available Positions


Positions currently available at Sea Smart

  • Science Communication Program Manager

  • Office Manager

Science Communication Program Manager

Job Description

Some of the key roles of the Science Communication Program Manager’s are:

  • Create Sea Smart’s communications such as: key messaging, curriculum, reports, evaluations, web presence, and teacher communications

  • Co-develop, manage, and teach school workshops, after school programs and summer camps

  • Develop and prepare science and sustainability curriculum and teaching materials with a focus on oceans and environmental issues affecting our oceans

  • Manage the operations of Sea Smart’s programs including registrations, scheduling, promotion, and delivery

Qualifications

Some of the key qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong background in science, environmental issues or sustainability

  • At least two years experience working with youth (ages 5-17), ideally in a teaching environment

  • Experience with science and sustainability curriculum development for youth

  • Proven leadership skills and exceptional teamwork abilities

This is a full-time position that starts on January 2, 2019. Please submit your application by December 7, 2018. We will review applications as we receive them, so it is best to apply as soon as possible.

To see the full job description and more detail on responsibilities and qualifications click below

Ready to apply for the position? Please complete the following:

  1. Complete the employment survey by clicking on the link below

  2. Email a cover letter and CV to Aaron Purdy - info@seasmartschool.com 

Office Manager

Job Description

Some of the key roles of the Office Manager are:

  • Ensure the smooth smooth running of our office through a range of administrative, financial, and managerial tasks

  • Develop procedures and policies to increase office efficiency

  • Develop systems to track impacts of education programs

  • Bookkeeping

  • Ensure filing systems are current and maintained

  • Plan and coordinate public outreach and fundraising events

  • Research and apply for grants

  • Schedule meetings and appointments for Sea Smart team

  • Recruit, train, and on-board staff

  • Maintain social media channels

  • Providing general administrative support to our employees

Qualifications

Some of the key qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong background in office administration

  • Proven experience as an Office Manager, Front Office Manager or Administrative Assistant

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work

  • High attention to detail and creative problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment

This is a full-time position that starts on January 2, 2019. Please submit your application by December 7, 2018. We will review applications as we receive them, so it is best to apply as soon as possible.

To see the full job description and more detail on responsibilities and qualifications click below

Ready to apply for the position? Please complete the following:

  1. Complete the employment survey by clicking on the link below

  2. Email a cover letter and CV to Aaron Purdy - info@seasmartschool.com 


These positions are part of the Canada Green Corps program. Applicants for these positions must:

  • be between the ages of 18 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection;

  • be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada;

  • be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations;

  • not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits at the time of the placement (*Please note that the cancellation of EI benefits may cause some delay in the hiring process);

  • not be full-time students or co-op students during the period of employment;

  • not have participated in a youth project or program funded by the federal government within one year. If youth have participated in a federally-funded youth program, they must have been continuously unemployed throughout the following year, and their application will be subject to review;

  • must be able to commit to a full-time job placement


About Sea Smart

Sea Smart delivers innovative, engaging education programs based on science and current ocean issues to empower youth to be environmental champions in Metro Vancouver.

Sea Smart uses fun, hands-on games and activities to teach youth in Kindergarten to Grade 12 about current issues impacting our oceans and get them brainstorming solutions in our school workshops, after school programs, and summer camps. Created by marine biologist Dr. Elaine Leung, Sea Smart helps youth understand the role they play in making the world a better place, while building essential life skills such as creative thinking, personal awareness, and social responsibility.

No oceans, no us. Sea Smart’s innovative curriculum teaches youth about ocean issues with a solutions-based approach that is much needed in this day and age when environmental problems are overwhelming and it is easy to lose hope.

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