Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

**New Opportunity

Summer Student

4-H Youth Ambassador – Central Region

 

Based in Charlottetown Office

Wage - $12.75/hour

 

Requirements:

  • Be an active student returning to school in the next school year,

  • Have completed grade 10; be 16 to 29 years of age

 

Term – July 8 to August 31, 2019 (8 weeks)

40 hours per week - days, evenings, and weekends

Some Provincial Travel Required

Access to a vehicle is an asset

 

Tasks:

 

  • Planning and executing promotional activities at various Island fairs, exhibitions, festivals, and events

  • Assisting with office administrative work

  • Assisting with other 4-H activities at various events

  • Helping with the creation of fun educational resources

Skills/Attributes:

  • Time management, and organizational skills

  • Self-motivated and reliable

  • Must have own transportation to events

  • Experience using MS Word and various social media platforms

  • Communication Skills - able to interact positively with the public in person, on the phone, via email, and online

  • Creative

Deadline to apply – Sunday, June 30th, 5 pm

To Apply:

Attn: Mary Jane MacPhee, 4-H Specialist Central

 

Email: maryjmacphee@pei4h.ca

Fax: 902-368-6289

Address: Royalty Centre, 40 Enman Cres., Suite 235, Charlottetwon

Summer Student

4-H Youth Ambassador – Western and Eastern Regions

APPLICATIONS CLOSED!

 

2 Positions available

Position 1 – Kensington 4-H Office

Position 2 – Souris 4-H Office

 

Wage - $12.25/hour

 

Requirements:

Age  – 16 to 30 years

Term – July 8 to August 31, 2019 (8 weeks)

37.5 hours per week – days, evenings, and weekends

Some Provincial Travel Required

Access to a vehicle is an asset

 

Tasks:

  • Planning and executing promotional activities at various Island fairs, exhibitions, festivals, and events

  • Assisting with office administrative work

  • Assisting with other 4-H activities at various events

  • Helping with the creation of fun educational resources

 

Skills/Attributes:

  • Time management, and organizational skills

  • Self-motivated and reliable

  • Must have own transportation to events

  • Experience using MS Word and various social media platforms

  • Communication ability - able to interact positively with the public in person, on the phone, via email, and online

  • Creative

 

Deadline to apply – June 1st

To Apply for the Western Region

Jackie Harlow, 4-H Specialist West

 

Email: jlharlow@pei4h.ca

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8

Fax: 902-368-6289  

To Apply for the Eastern Region

Katie MacCormack, 4-H Specialist East

 

Email: kamaccormack@pei4h.ca

Mailing Address:

15 Green Street, Souris, PE C0A 2B0

Fax: 902-687-7091  

2019 4-H PEI Exhibition Specialist

APPLICATIONS CLOSED!

Contract Position

Estimated: May 13, 2019 – September 27, 2019 (20 weeks)

Hours will vary each week – busiest in July & August

Total Estimated Hours of Contract 400 hours

Total Contract Value $7,500

4-H PEI is looking to hire an outgoing, organized person to assist with Fairs & Exhibitions across PEI this summer. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Will look after all elements of the Exhibition events for 4-H PEI (Alberton, Evangeline, Crapaud, Old Home Week, Dundas & Eastern Kings)

  • Will be the main liaison with all Agriculture Exhibitions staff & volunteers and manage all 4-H activities at each event

  • Will work with District and Club representatives to ensure required volunteers are in place

  • Work Closely with Office Admin on Registration & Clerking sheets and receive assistance from Summer Student & Regional Specialists where needed

  • Develop new resources and marketing tools to encourage more people to explore opportunities in 4-H

  • Attend other community festivals with display opportunities where possible

  • Recruit & Manage the Sponsorship Opportunities for all fairs.

  • Manage Non Livestock Circuit including transportation of projects, set up, judging and take down.

  • Will keep solid records and develop a binder for future use

  • Submit a final report of summer activities

 

Qualities and Skills:

  • Experience in managing special events, coordinating volunteers,

  • Excellent written and oral English. French would be an asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

  • Demonstrated interest and knowledge of the 4-H program and positive youth development.

  • High degree of efficiency and attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Proficiency and experience with Microsoft software and social media platforms.

  • Self-directed, with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and time-management skills.

  • Valid drivers license and clear driving record.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with travel across the province, including evening and weekends.

 

Interested applicants must submit a Resume (including 2 references)  AND Cover Letter to:

Administrative Director Rayanne Frizzell

  • by email to:            rfrizzell@pei4h.ca

  • by fax to:                 902-368-6289

  • in person to:           Room 235, 40 Enman Crescent, Charlottetown, PE

 

DEADLINE to APPLY: Monday, April 22, 2019, 5pm

 

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

4-H PEI SUMMER ASSISTANT

APPLICATIONS CLOSED!

 

SUMMER is one of the busiest times in the 4-H year!


Each year (pending funding) the Provincial Council hires a post-secondary summer student to work FULL-TIME assisting the provincial staff team from mid-May to the end of August  (estimated 16 weeks) 

 

The Summer Assistant will be responsible for helping to ensure the success of: 

  • Club and District Achievement Days (June & July)

  • Junior Camp (June)

  • Fairs and Exhibitions Island-wide (July & August)

 

4-H Summer Assistant will also work with 4-H staff on projects such as:

  • Club Reorganization preparation

  • Marketing & Promotion of the 4-H Program

  • Communications

 

Qualifications 

  • Outgoing, enthusiastic and professional demeanor

  • Excellent communication and customer-service skills

  • Experience working with youth

  • Ability to work and problem-solve independently and as a team member

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong computer skills and experience with word processing and database software

  • Comfortable working in an office setting and at public events

  • Familiarity with the 4-H program

  • Safe Food Handling Certificate and/or First Aid Training is an asset

  • Spoken and written French is an asset.


Applicants Must:

  • Have completed at least a year of post-secondary education, or equivalent, and be planning to attend a post-secondary institute in Canada in September 2019

  • Have a valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle

  • Be prepared to work flexible hours and overtime, including evenings and weekends

  •  Be able to complete tasks involving physical labour, which might occasionally involve heavy lifting

  • Successfully pass a Police Record Search (including Vulnerable Sector Screening)

 

Interested applicants must submit a Resume (including 2 references)  AND Cover Letter to:

Administrative Director Rayanne Frizzell

  • by email to:             rfrizzell@pei4h.ca

  • by fax to:                 902-368-6289

  • in person to:           Room 235, 40 Enman Crescent, Charlottetown, PE

 

DEADLINE to APPLY: Monday, April 8, 2019

Interviews will take place during the first week of May (dates and times TBA).

 

4-H EXPLORATION CENTRE

APPLICATIONS CLOSED for 2018

  • Who - 4-H Members (15 -21 as of January 1 of the current 4-H year)

  • What- 4-H Ambassador for the Exploration Centre at Old Home Week.

  • When - August 9-18 

  • Where - Old Home Week - Eastlink Centre

  • Wages- $12.00 / hr

CLICK HERE for Job Application - Closed

(The Application is fillable on-line!)