Dairy Educator

UPDATED: August 14, 2023 01:14 PM EDT

Dairy Farmers of Ontario’s dairy education program has been supporting Ontario schools since 1995. We are currently seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join this elite team of educators. The ideal candidates will possess knowledge of the dairy industry and have experience leading children in a group setting.

Dairy educators are responsible for the promotion, coordination, and implementation of the local dairy education program in a specified region. Program elements include live school presentations, and email correspondence to elementary level students on various dairy-related topics.

The dairy education program offers a flexible work schedule and makes an ideal supplemental income opportunity.  It is anticipated the dairy educator will work 3-4 days per week during school hours from September to June. Professional development and community event opportunities exist during July and August. Dairy Farmers of Ontario fosters a healthy work-life balance and family-first focus.

This exciting, highly interactive position has the following requirements and qualifications:

· Experience working with groups of school-age children in a leadership role
· Demonstrated effective group management skills
· Enjoyment working with elementary school children
· Knowledge of the dairy industry
· Access to a vehicle
· OCT Certification would be considered an asset
· Bilingualism (English/French) would be considered an asset 

We currently have vacancies in the following regions:

· Algoma
· Brant
· Carleton 
· Cochrane
· Durham
· East Sudbury-West Nipissing
· Rainy River/Kenora
· Renfrew
· Temiskaming
· Thunder Bay
· Toronto
· Wentworth

For confidential consideration, please submit your cover letter and resumé indicating your region of interest to:
Dairy Education Program Manager
Attn: Sandy Hunt
Dairy Farmers of Ontario
6780 Campobello Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 2L8
Email: education@milk.org
Dairy Farmers of Ontario maintains an accommodation policy and will provide accommodation to job applicants with disabilities during the hiring process. Please contact us should you require accommodation.

Job Types: Contract for service; one-year contract with a strong possibility for annual renewal
Remuneration: $35/presentation, $25/hourly for promotion and communication, compensation for mileage and training

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