Education Officer

WWF Hong Kong (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 21 days ago

Principal Functions of the position:


WWF organizes a wide range of educational programmes, working to educate today’s youth and community in line with different parties, with objectives to promote stronger commitment from the community for conservation through fun, engagement and real-life experience. The incumbent should be dedicated to nature conservation.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Guide WWF centre-based, outreach and online/digital Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programmes which target community, families, school students and corporate groups.
  • Implement community engagement programmes, and other thematic events promoting nature conservation and sustainable living.
  • Partner with school sector to develop and deliver Environmental STEM, Life-wide Learning, Moral and Civic Education programmes related to nature conservation and sustainability.
  • Assist in the management and implementation of projects/programmes targeting public visitors, community, families and corporate partners.
  • Assist in Eco-guide training programme.
  • Develop and manage existing education materials and facilities at all WWF Centres.
  • Contribute to the development and production of new WWF educational publications and online materials.
  • Assist in operations and administration which are related to education programme deliveries.


Requirements:


  • Degree holder in Education, Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, Tourism, Social Science or any discipline related to nature conservation.
  • Possessing postgraduate certificate related to formal education is preferred.
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience, i.e. teaching at primary/secondary school, organizing and leading outdoor activities, experience related to nature interpretation, or community engagement projects planning and implementation.
  • Experienced in both developing and conducting online and digital teaching and learning activities using multi-media.
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English (preferably Putonghua as well).
  • Proficient in ordinary applications of MS Office.
  • Physically fit to guide outdoor learning programmes and willing to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Nature interpretation, first aid, cycling, swimming or lifesaving skills would be of added benefit
  • Working during weekends and public holidays is a must.
  • A team player with good organizing, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Accepts personal and team’s responsibility, and shows civility and respect to colleagues.
  • Outgoing and solution provider.


We offer a 5-day work week and competitive rewards and benefits packages to the right candidate.. Only shortlisted candidate will be notified. 

All information provided will be used for recruitment-related purpose only.  It is our policy to retain the personal data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purposes for a period of six months.

WWF, the World Wide Fund for Nature, a non-profit organization, with headquartered in Switzerland, is one of the world’s most recognizable and respected independent conservation organisations. 

Founded in 1981, WWF-Hong Kong is an integral part of the WWF global network, with a mission to stop the degradation of the plant’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans thrive with nature. We have in total four visitor centers, namely Central, Island House, Hoi Ha Wan, Long Ping and Mai Po.  Our work began with managing Mai Po Nature Reserve and conserving iconic species. Over the years, we have expanded our mission to better serve Hong Kong’s conservation and education needs and align ourselves with WWF’s global strategy.

To find out more about us, please visit our website at wwf.org.hk now.



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