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Be The Change Earth Alliance (BTCEA) is a charitable non-profit that focuses on global sustainability through education that empowers personal and collective change. This is predominately accomplished through curriculum materials for middle and secondary school teachers, workshops & training for student and teacher champions, and specialized programs taught in schools or in the community. Topics we focus on include resource conservation, waste reduction, food systems and choices, consumer awareness & habits, ‘connection’ with nature, community, ourselves and others, and various social justice issues such as water privatization, food security, gender, poverty and more. BTCEA is also currently developing new school and community programs.

BTCEA is looking for the following full-time positions: a Research and Program Assistant and a Program and Operations Assistant. Please see below for more details.

Ready to apply to either of the positions below?

  1. Send your resume and cover letter to admin@bethechangeearthalliance.org
  2. Applicants need to be Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, or have landed Refugee status to qualify for our summer student grant funding and be in full-time studies in the 2016/17 year.
  3. Complete the employment survey at the bottom of the page.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly. Interviews will be schedule during the first and second week of May.

We are particularly looking for individuals with passion, knowledge, skills, or strong interest in one or more of the following:

  • Education as a means of empowering change
  • Curriculum development and/or facilitation
  • Community Resiliency
  • Community and School Connectedness
  • Social Emotional learning
  • Familiarity with Intersectional work
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Bridging communities such as schools, neighborhoods, city, regions, and beyond
  • City and Regional Plans & Policies (especially regarding sustainability and emergency preparedness)
  • Zero Waste
  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge or Indigenous Ways of Knowing
  • Community and Sustainability Planning
  • BC Education – in particular the BC Ministry of Educations redesigned curriculum
  • Change Theories


BTCEA Research and Program Assistant

We are looking for a full-time Research and Production Assistant to join our dynamic and dedicated team and organization. Priority will be given to someone who has previous experience, knowledge, and a genuine interest in working on environmental and social justice issues and education, is personable and accountable, and has strong research and writing skills. Preference may be given to applicants with sound knowledge and some hands on experience of qualitative and quantitative research methods and data analysis.

Term: May 16 – Aug 30, 2017


Structure and Hours: 32-35 hours a week, generally from 10am-5pm, based in office and some off-site time; some work would happen outside these hours.

Roles and responsibilities include:

Environmental Educators Research

Your primary role will be supporting research and data collection for a Social Innovation Lab on environmental education. You will support the lead researcher in the following tasks:

  • Identifying and contacting relevant educational stakeholders for interviews

  •  Coordinating research logistics such as booking interviews, and managing lead researchers interview schedule

  • Transcribing interviews

  • Coding and analysis of data

  • Report and grant writing

  • Additional research as needed.  

Programming and Curriculum Support

You will be assisting with revisions and the ongoing upkeep and development of BTCEA’s educational materials, such as the Student Leadership in Sustainability (SLS) or Waste Watchers programs.  There is strong potential for support in the development of new programs and project materials as well as assisting in program evaluation and reporting. Revisions include conducting online or in-person research, editing and formatting documents, developing program content, and more.

 

BTCEA Program and Operations Assistant

We are looking for a full-time Program and Operations Assistant to join our dynamic and dedicated team and organization. Priority will be given to someone who has previous experience, knowledge, and a genuine interest working on environmental and social justice issues, had any curriculum, program development or facilitation experience, is personable, detail-oriented and collaborative, along with key writing and administration skills.

Term: May 16 – Aug 30, 2017


Structure and Hours: 32-35 hours a week, generally from 10am-5pm, based in office and some off-site time; some work and events may happen outside these hours.

Roles and responsibilities include:

Production Support

You will support general BTCEA operations as needed, including outreach, data entry, ongoing updates of website content and contacts, organizational calendars, and various social media channels. You will support the creation and upkeep of teacher and student accounts and ‘pathways’ and well as research on various projects and processes as needed. Strong preference may be given to applicants with NationBuilder experience.   

Programming and Curriculum Support

You will be assisting with revisions and the ongoing upkeep and development of BTCEA’s educational materials, such as the Student Leadership in Sustainability (SLS) or Waste Watchers programs.  There is strong potential for support in the development of new programs and project materials as well as assisting in program evaluation and reporting.  T Revisions include conducting online or in-person research, editing and formatting documents, developing program content, and more.  Strong preference for people with knowledge and skill associated to our interest areas started in this posting.

 

 

 

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