Two Exciting Job Postings!

The Deanery Project is hiring a Programming Coordinator (11 mo.) and a Communications & Outreach Coordinator (6 mo.) Deadline for applications is Nov. 24. Please send resume and 2 referees to:   shipharbour.thompson@gmail.com

POSITION: PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR

Type: Full-time 30/hr/wk
Organization: The Deanery Project
Location: Lower Ship Harbour, Eastern Shore Nova Scotia
Application deadline: Nov. 24, 2016
Approximate start date: As soon as possible.
Term: 11 month contract with option to renew

The Deanery Project is an exciting rural learning centre and demonstration site. We provide education and tools to strengthen communities and the environment through innovative, hands-on learning programs in permaculture, the arts, natural building, restorative forest management, food sovereignty and healthy living choices.

We are seeking a versatile, energetic programming coordinator to continue with several existing programs and to develop new learning opportunities for both the general public and schools.
Applicants should have a passion for the environment and community and an interest in the arts.

The Programming Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and report to Programming Committee.

Duties include
• Development, promotion and delivery of community and school programs
• Working with staff and volunteers on communications to support program outreach through website, Face Book, contact management, membership etc.
• Networking with other environmental educators
• Creating systems within the organization which build program efficiencies and sustainability
• Being responsible for program evaluations and report writing
• Helping build a volunteer base which supports program development
• Coordinating our four annual signature events
• Project budgeting
• Supporting basic maintenance of program spaces with other staff and volunteers
• Assisting with hands-on project needs as they arise

Qualifications
• Passion for the environment
• Experience in event planning
• Experience in working with youth
• Computer literate especially with Word, Excel and Google Drive
• Strong communication skills
• Self-starter who is comfortable working in a team environment
• A eye to overall workplace safety

Assets
• Currently located on the Eastern Shore or willing to locate
• Experience in fund raising and social enterprise

Remuneration:
This is an 11 mo. position supported through the Dept. of Labour & Advanced Education with options for long term employment. Pay rate is minimum $12.00/ hour, with range depending on experience.

The Deanery Project operates an equal opportunities employment policy.
To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and 2 referees to Kim Thompson shipharbour.thompson@gmail.com
For more information on the position, please call 902-845-1888. http://www.thedeaneryproject.com

POSITION: COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Type: Full-time 35hr/wk
Organization: The Deanery Project
Location: Lower Ship Harbour, Eastern Shore Nova Scotia
Application deadline: Nov. 24, 2016
Approximate start date: As soon as possible
Term: 6 month contract. NOTE: Applicants must have been EI eligible in the last 3 years.

The Deanery Project is an exciting rural learning centre and demonstration site. We provide education and tools to strengthen communities and the environment through innovative, hands-on learning programs in permaculture, the arts, natural building, restorative forest management, food sovereignty and healthy living choices.

We are seeking a creative, experienced communications and outreach coordinator. The successful candidate will update our website and our contact data base (Nation Builder). They would also be responsible for creating new publications, including a brochure, and strengthening our volunteer and membership base.

The Communications and Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and report to Programming Committee. Applicants should have a passion for the environment and interests in the arts and working with people.

Duties include
• Review and update of our web site
• Working with staff and volunteers on communications through our website, Face Book, newsletters, contact management system, membership etc.
• Working with program staff and board to create posters and other communication tools as needed
• Documentation of special events at the Deanery Project
• Creating systems within the organization which build program efficiencies and sustainability
• Helping build a volunteer base which supports sustainability for the organization
• Project budgeting, evaluations and report writing as related to communications
• Supporting basic maintenance of program spaces with other staff and volunteers
• Assisting with hands-on project needs as they arise

Qualifications
• Strong writing and graphic design skills
• Computer literate especially with Word, Excel and Google Drive
• Experience with Word Press and ideally with Nation Builder platforms
• Passion for the environment
• Self-starter who is comfortable working in a team environment
• A eye to overall workplace safety

Assets
• Currently located on the Eastern Shore or willing to locate
• Experience in fund raising and social enterprise
• Photography and video skills

Remuneration:
This is a six month position supported through the Dept. of Labour & Advanced Education with options for long term employment. Applicant must have been eligible for Employment Insurance benefits during the last three years.Pay rate is minimum $12.00/ hour depending on experience.

The Deanery Project operates an equal opportunities employment policy. To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and 2 referees to Kim Thompson shipharbour.thompson@gmail.com
For more information on the position, please call 902-845-1888. http://www.thedeaneryproject.com

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