Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

SUMMER STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

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 14 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 2021

  • 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 using the button below.

DEADLINE to APPLY: Thursday, April 23rd 2021