Position Vacancy – Operations Manager

Position Vacancy – Operations Manager at Cape Jourimain Nature Centre

Aerial view of Cape Jourimain prior to the construction of Cape Jourimain Nature Centre

We seek to fill the position of Operations Manager for this major non-profit, environmental centre at the New Brunswick end of the Confederation Bridge. The manager will be responsible for the day to day operation of the Centre which includes supervision and scheduling for a staff of 20-25; overseeing finances; coordinating volunteers and partners and establishing effective relationships and team building. The ideal candidate would be bilingual (French & English); have management experience with a not-for-profit group; organizational and problem solving skills; some knowledge of retail and food services; and an interest in heritage and environmental education, ecotourism and green technology.

This is a seasonal operation, for the most part April-October. Salary to be determined by qualifications.

To apply please send or email copies of the following documents to: John Baxter 925 Route 970, Baie Verte, NB Email – baxter@seaside.ns.ca

1) Letter highlighting interest and qualifications (2) Resume (3) Names and contact information for 3 or more references (not including Board members)

Applications close June 2, 2017

For further information contact: John Baxter (506)381-4809 or baxter@seaside.ns.ca

Celebrate the Anniversary of the Last Iceboat Crossing!

The Cape Tormentine Community Development Corporation is inviting the public to a celebration of 100th Anniversary of the last Iceboat Crossing between PEI and NB.

Tour the Exhibition Hall at Cape Jourimain and enjoy some complimentary refreshments on April 28 from 3 pm – 7 pm.

This is a free event but donations to the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre would be greatly appreciated.

For more information please call 506 538 7229. Or check out this article by Colin MacLean in the Amherst News Citizen-Record.


Spring has Sprung and Cape J is preparing for the Summer Season!

The Lighthouse has a fresh location and look!

An invitation is extended to all our members to join us at the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre for our Annual General Meeting on May 28 at 1 PM.

We will meet on May 28 at 10 am for our Annual Clean Up day, where we scour the side of the road and the beach, collecting debris and separating garbage from recyclables. Then join us for refreshments and a catch up.

Do you have time, energy or ideas? The staff and Board of Cape Jourimain are looking for volunteers to help with specific jobs – would you like to bartend on Fish Fridays, or act as a greeter and information officer in our front building? Other projects include the packing of Cape J branded items for the Craft Boutique. Come join us and help out! Call 538-2220 or send us an email at capejmarketing@gmail.com.

For more news from Cape Jourimain please renew your membership and you will receive an electronic newsletter with information about our new workshops and events!

Employment Opportunity for Students!

Are you a student interested in working at Cape Jourimain this summer? We are currently accepting applications for Nature & Heritage interpreters as well as positions at the Iceboat Landing Restaurant.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to operations@capejourimain.ca and ed@capejourimain.ca.

We hope to hear from you!