Monday , 19 October 2020

LICA Job Opportunity

Education and Outreach Coordinator

LICA is looking for a qualified individual to fill this exciting and dynamic position!

The Education and Outreach (E&O) Coordinator is responsible for developing and
delivering environmental education programs within the LICA region.


1. Plan, coordinate, and facilitate:
• Environmental education and outreach initiatives including:
oYouth programs
o Classroom presentations
oEducation and outreach activities such as presentations, forums,
and community events and workshops
• E&O Committee meetings
2. Develop, create, and manage:
• New programs, presentations, events, campaigns, and workshops
• LICA website content
• Brochures, newsletters, and other publications
• Social media content and advertisement
• Budget for E&O programs and related expenses
3. Contribute to:
• Preparation of grant applications and required reporting
• Preparation of E&O content within the Annual Report
• Preparation of Annual General Meeting
4. Membership and Volunteers:
• Inform and train current members and volunteers for upcoming events and
• Promote membership and volunteer registration
5. Projects:
• Assist with specific projects and associated contracts as needed
6. General:
• Attend conferences/workshops as directed
• Adhere to all Board policies and procedures, including specified deadlines
• Attend meetings as requested
• Provide direction to temporary employee(s) as required


• Experience working with youth and children
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple initiatives
• Strong computer skills, using Microsoft Office and Adobe
• Self-motivated and passionate about the environment and education
• Innovative, creative, and enthusiastic
• Flexibility in work schedule
• Valid Driver’s license
• Access to a reliable vehicle and willing to travel throughout the LICA region


• Degree and/or diploma in Environmental Sciences and/or Education, or related
field (geography, biology, forestry, agriculture)
• 2 years’ experience in Education and Outreach program coordination and
• Experience working in the non-profit sector

For more information about LICA, visit www.lica.ca or call us at (780) 812-2182.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to LICA by October 16th,
2020 to:
Lakeland Industry & Community Association (LICA)
ATTENTION: Kristina Martel, Executive Director
P.O. Box 8237
Bonnyville, AB T9N 2J5
Email: [email protected]
(Quote “EDUCATION & OUTREACH POSITION” in subject line)

We thank you for your interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will
be contacted.

About Christa Jelschen

Christa is our Content Creator & Graphic Designer. She is a mother of two children, aged 3 and 6. Living in Bonnyville most of her life where she met her partner David at the fresh age of 18. Her favorite things to do are camping and fishing with her family, or sitting at home watching her favorite shows. She strives to reach above and beyond.