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Stewardship Youth Ranger Program

Value

Varies

Description

Stewardship Youth Ranger Program lets you spend 8 weeks working outdoors on natural resource management projects in your own community. You could be on a team composed of 4 Rangers and an experienced Team Lead. For 8 weeks you work in and around your own community on natural resource management projects. There are teams located in communities across the province.

As a Ranger you:

  • get hands-on work experience, education and training
  • develop personal and professional skills
  • develop career and community networks
  • receive minimum wage
  • earn 2 high school co-op credits (not available at all locations)
  • will work outdoors the majority of the summer performing physical tasks in various terrain and in a variety of weather conditions

As a Team Lead you:

  • provide group leadership, motivation and supervision to a team of Stewardship Youth Rangers on a variety of field projects
  • research and identify learning opportunities for the group
  • ensure the availability of required resources and equipment
  • ensure compliance with workplace safety regulations
  • work cooperatively with community partners to plan and implement stewardship projects
  • work on seasonally recurring contracts of up to 3 months

Eligible Applicants

As a Ranger:

  • were born in 2003 (16 turning 17 sometime in 2020, but not turning 18 before December 31, 2020)
  • are eligible to work in Canada

As a Teamlead:

  • hold a valid Ontario driver’s licence – class “G” or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario
  • hold or have the ability to obtain a valid Standard First Aid Certificate
  • hold or have the ability to obtain a valid Pleasure Craft Operators Card
  • meet other specific criteria in the job ad

Eligible Expenses

Stewardship Youth Rangers take part in a wide range of projects that could include:

  • creating habitat for species at risk
  • monitoring the health of forests
  • maintaining provincial parks (campsites, trails, beaches)
  • rehabilitating wetlands
  • helping with environmental and cultural community events

You might even have an opportunity to work in backcountry wilderness, which may involve overnight canoe trips to clear portages and maintain campsites.

Deadline Date

  Open and closes.

Contact

Contact Name: Ontario Careers

Phone Number: 1-800-667-1940

E-mail Address: nrisc@ontario.ca

Website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/stewardship-youth-ranger-program

Industry: Employment, Location: Ontario ,
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