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Environmental Education Assistant

  • Location: Winthrop WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation
  • Time Required

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Saturday as required

  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Garden Maintenance
    • Tour Guides, Information, & Heritage
  • Training

    on the job training available

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    • Acceptance of the principles, policies, aims and objectives of the City of Melville’s Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre.
    • A passion for environmental education.
    • Friendly and willing to help and enjoys working with children and the community.
    • Ability to accept and follow directions from Environmental Education Officer
    • Ability to give directions and assistance to students.
    • A basic knowledge of either native flora and fauna &/or sustainable living practices, or the desire to learn (with guidance)
    • Effective communication skills including actively listening and responding.
    • Good team member.
    • Be approachable to the participants of the tour and be willing to answer questions.
    • Willingness to attend relevant training, should it be required or requested.
    • Attend building induction and training at Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre, prior to first tour.
    • Working with Children Check (for school tours)

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

• Assist the Environmental Education Officer to deliver Education Programs to schools and community workshops run at PLEEC. • Assist with participants sign in, set up and pack up of tables and chairs, take photos and prepare and clean up food/catering. • Respond to children attending the excursion: answering questions, assisting with worksheets, assisting in minibeast hunt, water sample (macroinvertebrate) identification, etc. • Conduct tours/information sessions for schools/community activities (adults and children) on week-ends &/or night-walks • Assist Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre staff in their delivery of bushwalks and/or building tours (training provided) • To maintain strict confidentiality in regard to all matters according to the policies specified by the City of Melville. • Any further duties as discussed