Opportunities with the NS3!

Job Opportunities

Executive Director

The mission of the non-profit Nanaimo Science and Sustainability Society (NS3) is to inspire children and develop their interest in science and sustainability through hands-on learning. Reporting to the NS3 Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for upholding this mission through leadership and management of the organization, staff, collaborators and to develop programming, secure funding and promote NS3 within the community. The NS3 Board of Directors is looking for someone who can take the organization to the next level through business development, fundraising and building partnerships.

Please find the full Job Description here.

Position starting date: March 2nd, 2020

Compensation: Part-time, 30 hrs/week at $25-30 per hour. Opportunity to move to full time with the growth of the organization.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to admin@nanaimoscience.org.

Summer Outreach Educators

NS3 is looking for an enthusiastic candidate(s) to join our team of outreach educators for the summer!

During the summer, NS3 offers full-day week-long science camps, a nature exploration program that includes hands-on activities to connect people to the local environment, and activities at local community events. NS3’s Summer Outreach Educators will deliver activities in conjunction with each of these programs.

Please find the full Job Description here.

Contract Period: May 25  – Aug 21, 2020; Potential opportunities to stay on in September.

Compensation: Full-time, 30-35hrs/week at $15.50 per hour; includes some evenings and weekends. *Pending Canada Summer Jobs funding

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume highlighting relevant education and experience to jamie.phillips@nanaimoscience.org (with “NS3 Summer Staff” in the subject line).  Preference will be given to applicants who are eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program, so please indicate your eligibility in your cover letter.  Deadline for applications: March 8, 2020.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers! Many of our programs would not be possible without the help of volunteers.

Upcoming volunteer opportunities include:

  • Citizen Science program
  • Summer program volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering with NS3 contact our outreach coordinator at jamie.phillips@nanaimoscience.org or click here to subscribe to our volunteer mailing list.

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