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    12 / 15 / 16

  • Manitoba Eco Network Honey

     

    Our honey was harvested from Bees on the Eco Centre roof.

    For a donation of $20 ($13 of which is receiptable), you can have some Manitoba Eco Network honey.

    It’s a great gift to sweeten someone up over the holidays or as a stocking stuffer.

    Contact us at 204.947.6511 or drop by our office on the 3rd floor of Mountain Equipment Coop at 303 Portage Avenue.  

    10 / 19 / 17

  • Manitoba Parks is seeking a Student Interpreter

    Manitoba Parks is seeking a part-time Student Interpreter. 

    The ideal candidate will be: 

    • Enrolled in post-secondary education in biological/natural sciences, natural resources management, education,
      Indigenous studies, history, or recreation/tourism
    •  Strong verbal communication skills with experience delivering presentations or public speaking.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
    • Strong written skills
    • Experience using Microsoft Office or similar computer programs.
    • Knowledge of Manitoba’s provincial parks

    The job duties include: 

    • Act as a host/hostess in the Interpretive Centre by:
      o Providing a pleasant welcome to visitors
      o Engaging visitors with activities and programs
      o Answering questions
      o Disseminating park information
      o Orienting visitors to the park and the provincial park system
      o Creating a favourable impression of the park and the department
    • Provide assistance to Park Interpreters for:
      o Scheduled programming, including school groups, guided hikes, campfire talks and special events
      o Interpretive writing projects, such as trail signs, brochures and program outlines
      o Conducting trail assessments by hiking, skiing or snowshoeing trails
    • .Provide routine maintenance of the Interpretive Centre, including:
      o Restocking pamphlets in the Interpretive Centre and in pamphlet boxes outside
      o Light janitorial duties to ensure the Interpretive Centre is kept clean and tidy, organizing files, ensuring
      garbage cans have been recently emptied
    •  Advertise and promote interpretive programs and park events by:
      o Working on event poster production
      o Posting information around the park at various locations
      o Participating in scheduled roving
    •  Assist in keeping necessary statistical records, including
      o Number of visitor contacts in the Interpretive Centre
      o Number of visitors attending programs and tours

    For more information please click here.

    10 / 18 / 17