Environmental Awareness Patrol: Blue Patrol and Green Patrol agents (Regroupement des Éco-quartiers)

Environmental Awareness Patrol: Blue Patrol and Green Patrol agents 
(Regroupement des Éco-quartiers) 
 
The work involves raising awareness within the population of Montreal on various environmental issues, including water management, waste management and urban forest management. Patrols are college or university students welcomed to work from Mai 1 to June 2 as Blue Patrol and possibly extend the mandate as Green Patrol from June 6 to August 15, 2017.
In close collaboration with the City Public Works Department team, the patroller carries out various awareness-raising and environmental education activities, including door-to-door tours, kiosks in public places and activities in day camps. The patroller also participates in a variety of projects executed by the Department. The patrollers receive training on environmental education and awareness themes and techniques. Several Patrollers have free access to a BIXI during their term.

Duration:
Starting date: May 1
End of term: June 2, 2017 (Blue Patrol)
Possibility of extension from June 5 to August 15, 2017 (Green Patrol)

Salary: $ 13.25 / hour
 

Work schedule: 32 hours / week (with possibility of working evenings and weekends)

 
Requirements:
• study in a field related to the environment, political science, communications, sociocultural
animation, or in any field deemed relevant;
• aged between 17 and 30 (INCLUSIVELY) at the time of employment;
• had been enrolled as a full-time student during the previous school year and expect to
pursue full-time studies during the subsequent academic year;
• be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or designated refugee under the Immigration
and Refugee Protection Act;
• be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with the laws and regulations in force
in the province or territory concerned. 

Advantages:
• Work experience in a field related to employment;
• Teamwork experience;
• Experience in animation (day camp, etc.);
• Bilingualism (or more);
• Interest in municipal policy;
• Volunteer experience;
• Involvement within community organizations;
• Be comfortable in cycling and have a bike helmet.

TO APPLY:
Application deadline for Blue Patrol: April 14, 2017
Application deadline for Green Patrol: May 14, 2017
Send your resume with a letter of intent by email to regroupementeqcv@gmail.com
In your letter of intent, list all neighborhoods areas where you can work:
• Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Saint-Laurent;
• Montréal-Nord, Saint-Léonard, Anjou, Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles;
• Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Ville-Mont-Royal, Côte-Saint-Luc, Outremont,
Westmount
• Verdun, LaSalle, Le Sud-Ouest;
• Ville-Marie, Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
• Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie, Le Plateau Mont-Royal; Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension
• Lachine, Pierrefonds-Roxborro, Beaconsfield, Kirkland, Ile-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève 

 

WHAT IS THE REGROUPEMENT DES ÉCO-QUARTIERS?
The Regroupement des Éco-quartiers (REQ) is a network strongly rooted in the entire territory of Montréal. The eco-quarters members of the REQ form the basis of many projects of sustainable development, citizen involvement and education related to the environment. Investing in projects ranging from composting, water conservation, urban agriculture and control of the emerald ash borer, eco-quartiers serve 90% of the population of Montréal. For more information visit www.eco-quartiers.org

 
The Regroupement des Éco-quartiers is committed to a policy of equal access to employment. It is imperative to meet the above requirements, as proof will be required on your first day of work confirming that you are aged between 17 and 30 years old, that you are enrolled as a fulltime student in the winter 2017 and that you are registered for the fall 2017 session.
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