Zero Waste Advisor

NEC Native Education College Publié : le 23 Juil 2020
Lieu
Vancouver, British Columbia
Type de stage
Catégorie
Échelle salariale
$20/hr
Heures par semaine
35
Date de début
2020/08/31
Date de fin
2020/12/05

Description

The Zero Waste Advisor assists the Native Education College with reducing, reusing and recycling products for sustainable consumption and minimal environmental impacts. The advisor works with staff in the building service, information technology, food service and instructional service to coordinate supply purchases for zero waste and to reduce, reuse and recycle waste to move closer to zero waste production. The advisor works with college students to assist with setting up their households to move closer to zero waste. The advisor will provide learning opportunities on waste effects on health, water, consumption, climate and the environment. Traditional Indigenous spiritual connection with the cosmos will form the framework for discussing our relationship with creation and respect for all things.

Tâches et responsabilités

Promote reducing, reusing and recycling products for sustainable consumption and minimal environmental impacts.

Work with college staff in the building service, IT, food service and instructional service to coordinate supply purchases for zero waste.

Coordinate reusing and recycling systems at the college to move closer to zero waste production.

Provide information and learning activities for college students to set up their households to move closer to zero waste.

Provide community learning opportunities on waste effects on health, water, consumption, climate and the environment.

Promote traditional Indigenous spiritual relationship with creation and respect for all things.

Connaissances et compétences

Lived experience with traditional Indigenous spiritual practices regarding relationship to creation that are from a specific land-based Indigenous culture and accountable to traditional Indigenous knowledge holders.

Knowledge of sustainability practices in an institutional setting that contribute to zero-waste operations.

Understanding of the effects of consumer waste on health, water, consumption, climate and the environment.

Demonstrated ability to research, compile and present accurate information on sustainability and zero waste.

Experience providing learning materials, workshops, talking circles or informational activities to the general public.

Demonstrated innovation and critical thinking in developing new procedures and systems in organizations.

Demonstrated professionalism, accountability and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Scolarité requise

Traditional Indigenous cultural education through community ceremonial participation.

Post-secondary courses in Indigenous studies or environmental studies.

 

Certifications requises

College certificate in environmental studies or equivalent.

Eligibility criteria

Les stagiaires admissibles :

  • Sont âgés de 15 à 30 ans au début du stage
  • Sont citoyens canadiens, résidents permanents ou détenteurs du statut de réfugié au Canada1
  • Sont légalement autorisés à travailler en vertu des lois et règlements provinciaux et fédéraux applicables
  • Sont disponibles à travailler pour une durée flexible allant jusqu’à 6 mois d’ici le 1er mars 2021
  • N’ont pas été employés par l’employeur avant le début du stage (ne s’appliquent pas aux placements ou stages étudiants antérieurs, mais cela doit être clairement identifié par l’employeur)

1Le statut de réfugié doit être conféré aux termes de la Loi sur l’immigration et la protection des réfugiés. Les personnes en attente du statut de réfugié et celles qui détiennent un visa de séjour temporaire, visa d’étudiant ou permis de travail, ne peuvent participer à une initiative de la Stratégie emploi jeunesse.

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