Clayoquot Sound . . .
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Clayoquot Sound . . .
Protecting What We Love, Together!

Friends of Clayoquot Sound Logo

Clayoquot Sound . . .
Protecting What We Love, Together!

FOCS is Hiring a Summer Student!

Apr 13, 2017 | General News, Jobs


Position Start Date: Beginning in June, concluding at the end of August.

Position Details: 20-30 hours/week with essential occasional weekend and evening work.

Position Location: Tofino, working in traditional territories of the Tla-o-qui-aht, Ahousaht, and Hesquiaht First Nations.

Position Wage: $13/hour.

Friends of Clayoquot Sound (FOCS) stands to promote the wellbeing of the ecological and cultural diversity through education, research, and advocacy to sustain ecosystems, local communities and a healthy relationship with the environment in Clayoquot Sound. FOCS has a summer employment opportunity for a returning student with passion and skills. The Summer Outreach Coordinator will report to the FOCS Staff and Board of Directors being responsible for:

  • Supporting the planning and organizing of various events and activities including the “Trail building with friends” project and the Clayoquot Salmon Festival
  • Organizing and managing FOCS’ information booth at the weekly summer Tofino Public Market.
  • Educating both locals and tourists about environmental issues in Clayoquot Sound.
  • Contributing to the management of the FOCS’ social media.
  • Engaging in research and information gathering related to healthy forests and oceans.
  • Coordinating with staff and board members around volunteer engagement.
  • Assisting staff and volunteers with daily office activities such as research and data entry.

Canada Summer Jobs Requirements:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age.
  • Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and registered to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.
  • Are Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (international students are not eligible).
  • Are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant BC legislation and regulations.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

German Ocampo, Community Organizer


Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Summer Employment Opportunity – 2017



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