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Entomica Published: November 7, 2017
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The Sault Ste. Marie Insectarium is looking for two Outreach Program Coordinators for its Science for Seniors Program

Job Description

The Sault Ste. Marie Insectarium, also known as Entomica, wants to develop a pilot program that engages seniors in science and learning about the environment, the natural world and miracles of nature, using its inventory of exotic insects from all over the world for inspiration and teaching.

The Outreach Program Coordinator(s) will

  1. develop a variety of program options for monthly presentation,
  2. develop relationships with senior facilities to discuss, develop and promote program options,
  3. pilot test the Science for Seniors program in local senior facilities,
  4. coordinate, inspire, train and supervise volunteers for program delivery, and
  5. organize and implement interactive live-insect presentations in selected locations between Hornpayne in the North and Elliot Lake in the East

Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required

  • Interest in Biology
  • Comfortable handling live insects
  • Outgoing
  • Excellent personal interaction skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

Working Conditions

  • This is a 30 hours per week, 1 year contract apprenticeship with weekly stipend provided by Ontario Job Creation Partnership Program
  • Benefits: The SSMI does not have a benefit package
  • Eligibility requirements: Applicants must meet Ontario Job Creation Partnership Program (OJCP) guidelines, must be unemployed and have been an EI recipient within last three years
  • Applicants must have a current Police background check
  • Applicants must have valid driver’s license and vehicle access.


How to Apply:

 Applicants are invited to drop off their resumes and cover letter to Sault Community Career Centre at 503 Queen Street East, send by email: or via fax: (705) 759-3367. Closing date for this posting is Friday November 24th, 2017 at 4pm.

Please quote job # 4880