CEI Careers

computer communications technician

We are looking for summer student to help us with the technological side of things for at least 8 weeks (with the potential for longer) here at the Cochrane Ecological Institute!

The Position:

-Will last at least 8 weeks, ideally starting on May 1st, but a later start date is also acceptable. There is potential for a longer position, awaiting Government approval.

-The position is 35 hours/week at $15/hour and is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. 

 To be eligible, you must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period.

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

  • have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

  • be comfortable working with dogs and cats, and potentially other wildlife.

Task 2: Website Upkeep.
Proof reading the website for spelling or grammatical errors to be fixed. Ensuring that the content on our website is up to date, and organized in a neat and professional manner. Adding information, news, or events to our website as directed by supervisors.

Task 4: Helping at Happy Tails (As Time permits).
Working with the Public receiving the dogs and cats coming to Happy Tails Pet Retreat. Working with the Public, preparing dogs/cats to be returned to their owners and ensuring that everything they brought with them (leashes, toys, etc. ) leaves with them. Preparing feed and feeding dogs and cats, maintaining data on dogs and cats received from, and returned to their owners (PetAdmin Software). Handling and walking the dogs.

Task 1: Social Media Management.
Updating our various social media platforms with images and videos of patients at CEI. Including educational
content, and progress reports on patients in our care. Taking pictures of animals under the guidance and supervision of the lead animal care
technician. Coming up with creative content to reach a wider audience and spread the word about CEI. Look through various other rehabilitation facilities for ideas and inspiration for content

Task 3: Communication with Public and
Possible Donors.
Potentially doing education presentations to schools and other organizations to raise awareness of wildlife problems, rehabs, and wildlife safety. Developing creative, but cost effective, events to raise
money for the CEI. Going out and speaking with the public regarding possible donations, and spreading the word about CEI .

Please email us with a cover letter and your CV to ken.weagle@nucleus.com OR cei@nucleus.com if you are interested in the position.
We look forward to hearing from you!