We’re Hiring! Temporary, Full-Time, Event / Community Educator & Fundraiser

As part of the government’s commitment to providing youth in the province of BC with meaningful summer work experiences that develop transferable skills, The Fur-Bearers is pleased to offer the position of Event/Community Educator & Fundraiser. The successful candidate will work to help the organization work to fulfill our mission to protect fur-bearing animals in the wild and confinement. This is a temporary, full-time position (approximately 16 weeks) open to students only at our Vancouver office.

Position Overview:

The Community Educator & Fundraiser plays a key role within The Fur-Bearers performing many tasks within the organization.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attend community events scheduled (bringing supplies to and from and staying the entire event)
  • Manage volunteers at events
  • Educate the public about co-existing with wildlife, raise awareness of wildlife-related issues
  • Research new and participate in existing fundraising initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Students under the age of 30 who were registered as full-time students in the previous semester and who intend to return to full-time studies in the fall
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi task in fast-paced environment
  • A willingness to learn, develop and achieve new skills for personal and professional development
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is preferred

Training and Skill Development Provided:

  • Gain practical experience and training in areas of: education, event planning, fundraising, non-profit campaign planning and wildlife co-existence
  • Refine and develop public speaking skills
  • Work within a supportive and encouraging team environment with an enthusiastic and professional staff

Please submit resume and cover letter to Executive DirectorLesley Fox by email at Lesley@TheFurBearers.com.

Application deadline is May 30, 2017. No phone calls please.

Salary: $10.85 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week for approximately 9 weeks.

Help Make A Difference

Join The Fur-Bearers today and help us provide alternatives to fur and non-lethal solutions to wildlife conflict. We receive no government funding and rely entirely on donations from supporters like you. To become a monthly donor (for as little as $10/month – the cost of two lattes) please click here and help us save lives today.

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Established in 1953, The Fur-Bearers is a charitable, non-partisan organization whose goals are to end the commercial fur trade and promote solutions for wildlife coexistence in communities. Your donation is tax-deductible.

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