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Interested in social justice issues, international development, and/or global sustainability? Looking for paid employment in one of these areas? Look no further. Here are amazing opportunities to work with us as well as with our members.

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Education Intern, Falls Brook Centre

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Number of Weeks: 8

Hourly Wage: $11.00

Application Deadline: May 12, 2017

Start Date: May 29, 2017

Falls Brook Centre is a leading education and demonstration centre that inspires people to work together, using environmentally sound practices to create thriving local communities. We work with local populations to support environmental learning for all ages, with workshops and educational programming.

This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to pursue environmental education as a career or in collaboration with your future in-classroom teaching. Our education intern will work out in the field, in partnership with the Education Coordinator, for Duck’s Unlimited Project Webfoot. During this program, students visit our 98-acre demonstration site in Glassville, N.B. to learn about the importance of wetland habitats. The intern will also work in schools throughout New Brunswick for our Agriculture in the Classroom program. The program is innovative and hands-on, incorporating science, nutrition and gardening to teach students about local agriculture. There will be opportunities to develop curriculum, run workshops on topics like Bat Boxes and Pollinator Gardens, and work with our other coordinators in fields like renewable energy and permaculture.

Applicants should be passionate about the natural world and able to bring that passion to students. Someone who is outgoing, organized and bilingual would be preferred. We are based out of our Satellite Office in Fredericton and make frequent trips to Glassville, N.B. that will also include some overnight stays at our demonstration site facility.

Required:

  • Like to be outside, rain or shine
  • Criminal Background check
  • Between 15-30 years old
  • Full time student returning to their studies in 2017
  • Background working with students K-8
  • Willing to travel between Fredericton and Glassville, NB when required

Recommended:

  • Bilingual (English/French)
  • Schedule flexibility

Nice to Have:

  • Valid New Brunswick/Canadian province driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Workplace first aid and CPR-C
  • Background in environmental education

Falls Brook Centre does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. Members of any minority group are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Professor, International Development Studies Program, Saint Mary's University

The International Development Studies Program at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an eight-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2017. The successful applicant will teach five one-semester courses (equivalent to a 3/2 or 2/3 load), including the Program's required undergraduate course in research methodologies, a required course in regional development (preference will be given to candidates specializing in Asia), and three additional courses. The Program seeks candidates specializing in critical approaches to development, the political economy of development, and social justice and equity. Previous experience working with international students is an asset. Applicants should hold a PhD (or be ABD and close to completion of the PhD), with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Details on the Program and current course offerings can be found on our website: http://www.smu.ca/academics/departments/international-development-studies.html. The International Development Studies Program offers degree Programs at the undergraduate, Master's, and PhD levels, making it the largest interdisciplinary Program at Saint Mary's University.

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2017.

Applicants should submit an application package consisting of the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness and course evaluations; 4) one example of recent scholarly writing; 5) graduate transcripts; and 6) names and contact information for three referees. Please merge these documents into one PDF file.

Applications are to be submitted online using the CareerBeacon application system. Applicants should visit www.smu.ca/employment,  select the position for which they are applying, and click on the ‘Apply Online Now’ button.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. The University encourages applicants from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at www.smu.ca.

Saint Mary's is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Saint Mary’s is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located near to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

If you require further information, please contact the IDS Program Coordinators:

1) Dr. Kate Ervine, Graduate Program Coordinator, International Development Studies Program: kate.ervine@smu.ca

2) Dr. Rylan Higgins, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, International Development Studies Program: rylan.higgins@smu.ca

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Mennonite Central Committee Job Openings - Various 

MCC has various employment opportunities, both international and domestic. Positions include: Program Director (MCC Saskatchewan), Senior Accountant (British Columbia), Financial Services Assistant (Winnipeg), Administrative Assistant (Pennsylvania), Connecting Peoples Coordinator (Guatemala and El Salvador), Peace Program Coordinator (East Jerusalem), among many others!

For a detailed list of job openings, visit: http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/

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Don't see a job you are interested in? Visit the following websites for a variety of development related work - locally, nationally and internationally!

http://www.goodwork.ca/

https://sites.google.com/site/dvmjobsemplois/

http://reliefweb.int/jobs

http://www.devnetjobs.org/

https://www.developmentaid.org/#!/jobs/search