1. School Engagement Coordinator

Start date**: ASAP

Hours: 20 - 30 per week

Wage: Starting from $25/hr

Location: Ottawa, ON


A worm bin is a great classroom learning tool to teach children about nature, a circular food system and composting! We want to help Ottawa's classrooms adopt wormies as their classroom pets and help teachers to use the worm bin as a learning aid and a practical solution to compost fruit and veggie scraps from snack boxes!

Duties and responsibilities

  • Create relationships with school principals, board members and teachers in Ottawa to encourage adoption of worm bins in their classrooms
  • Conduct hands-on demonstration on vermicomposting 101 in classrooms across Ottawa
  • Build curriculum for teachers on vermicomposting to help them use the worm bin as a learning tool
  • Engage with school stakeholders to facilitate the creation of outdoor composting learning greenspaces

Knowledge and skills

  • Practical knowledge of vermicomposting, composting, soil health and permaculture
  • Great people skills specially with children
  • Experience with creating Ontario classroom curriculum for different grades  

**Must be 30 years or younger at the start of the contract to be eligible for the government's youth funding program.

To apply, please send an email to with the title 'School Engagement Coordinator' and briefly tell us what makes you a good candidate! Videos and voice notes are encouraged!