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Positions:
Farm Safety Special Events Organizer (Summer Student)
Location:
Charlottetown
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
May 11th, 2020 End date- June 20th, 2020 (possible ext to August 28th, 2020)
Duration:
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
This is a seven-week position with possibility of extension dependant on funding.
Required Skills:
Must be enrolled in a Post-Secondary Program, preferably Agriculture related.
Comfortable with public speaking with large or small crowds.
Knowledge of office software programs, able to multitask, have strong organizational capabilities and have experience presenting to different age groups, from diverse backgrounds.
A strong working knowledge of the Island Agriculture and tourism sector is a must.
Strong reading and writing skills will be mandatory as this job requires sending correspondence to partners.
We appreciate your interest in our organization. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Description:
The Summer Student will be expected to be able to work alone and in groups to assist in the tasks required to the development of specialized farm safety events for the Federation members and the general public. The successful applicant will be responsible for organizing rentals, booking itineraries and collaborating with shareholders to obtain sponsorship and support of PEIFA hosted events. The successful applicant will work with agriculture professionals and will gain experience in a professional office setting. They will work as a part of a team, to assist in the development of innovative, educational events and activities that will cater to a diverse group of participants. The successful candidate will receive one on one mentoring throughout the summer.
Wages:
$13.50/hour for 37.5 hours/wk
To Apply:
PEI Federation of Agricuture 
Candidates are invited to provide a resume and cover letter by: March 9th, 2020 by 5pm
Please email to cfullerton@peifa.ca