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$25/h
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Lessons offered by Jody
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Ecology
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

Environmental advocate passionate about educating others about the importance of the natural world

Methodology

I enjoy having discussions with my students and I ask a lot of thought-provoking questions. A typical class with me would involve some teaching and lots of discussions. My goal is to help students think critically about subject matter and improve their problem-solving skills.

Background

I am the Founder and President of the Connecting Communities Association. I have experience teaching and tutoring English as a Second Language to youth and adults. I have done outdoor environmental education and I have created a Sustainability Education Program to educate people about the importance of sustainable development. I have completed a BSc. in Environmental Management at RRU.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $ 23/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $110
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $200

Details

Classes must be cancelled 24 hours in advance to prevent any charges. If a class is cancelled more than 12 hours in advance the fee will be 50% of the full amount of the class. If the class is cancelled within 12 hours of the class start time the fee will be for the full amount of the class.

Lessons offered by Jody
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Ecology
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

Jody's Resume


JODY HOLMES
7750 Ellis Road, Prince George, B.C. V2N 6E2


OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position that is focused on education.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2017 Emergency First Aid-Level C
2014 Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate

2012 - Laurier Competency Development Centre
• Completed the French Second Language program - Level 5

2010-2012 - Royal Roads University BSc. Degree in Environmental Management
• Excellent teamwork skills through discussions and assignments
• Great critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Significant knowledge about sustainability and water issues
• Understand the importance of environmental stewardship
• Excellent ability to research, compile, and present information

2011 WHMIS Refresher course
2009 Flat water Canoe Certification - Level Two

2007-2009 - Douglas College Associate Degree in Environmental Science
• Enthusiastic and captivating presentation skills
• Exceptional data collecting and report writing skills
• Studied biology, ecology, and marine biology including invertebrates

1999 - Prince George Secondary School Grade 12 Diploma

RELEVANT SKILLS

• Enjoy educating people, including youth, about environmental issues
• Experience developing a NPO including business planning and financial management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work well independently and with others
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Experience teaching people about the environment and sustainability
• Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and own a reliable vehicle
• Experience preparing and presenting educational material for children and adults
• Experience preparing for, and participating in, community events

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

• Genuinely passionate about the protection and preservation of the natural environment
• Ability to learn quickly and be a flexible employee
• Enthusiastic participation in environmental stewardship initiatives
• Reliable worker and an enthusiastic employee
• Great physical condition and very energetic
• Organized and responsible for all work duties assigned

WORK EXPERIENCE

Connaught Youth Centre 2016-2017
Prince George, BC
Youth Program Coordinator
• Develop and implement programs for youth

Camp Trapping 2016
Prince George, BC
Youth Counsellor
• Supervise and interact with young offenders to teach them positive life skills

Elevated Videography – Taking promotional photos and videos to higher levels 2016-2017
Prince George, BC
Owner
• Established a small social enterprise business to generate personal income and raise funds for the Connecting Communities Association

Connecting Communities – Helping to protect humanity and our planet 2016-2017
Prince George, BC
Founder and President
• Created a non-profit organization that is focused on sustainable development
• Developed a Sustainability Education Program to educate youth about sustainability
• Delivering class presentations to educate youth about sustainability
• Writing grant proposals and coordinating projects

Artful Acre 2015
Knowlesville, NB
Carpenter Assistant
• Helped with construction of a wood shed and some work on a straw bale house

Wilderness Stewardship Foundation 2014
Gold Bridge, BC
Program Coordinator
• Educated people about the sustainable use of natural resources
• Delivered presentations to potential partner groups

Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF) program 2014
Australia
• Learned about permaculture and sustainability while working on organic farms

River Watch 2013
Edmonton, Alberta
Crew Leader
• Was responsible for managing daily operations
• Coordinated trips with clients

The Renaissance Learning Center 2012
Laval, Quebec
Tutor
• Taught elementary school students reading, grammar, and math

Canada College 2011
Montreal, Quebec
Teacher
• Taught English as a second language to adults

Sylvis Environmental Services Inc. 2009-2011
New Westminster, BC
Environmental Technician
• Learned about the sustainable solutions for wastewater treatment residuals
• Completed mine reclamation activities such as seeding and planting
• Collected environmental samples and recorded data
• Data management and report writing
• Supervised field operations

Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society 2009
White Rock, BC
Marine Interpreter
• Led beach walks and educated people about the marine environment
• Worked at community events interacting with and educating the public
• Collected data and formulated reports

Surrey Parks, Recreation and Culture (Co-op work term) 2008
Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP)
Surrey, BC
Habitat Restoration Team Member
• Learned to identify many native and invasive plant species
• Learned effective strategies to restore disturbed habitats
• Participated in some urban forest trail construction and maintenance
• Attended community events to help educate the public
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Mountain-biking, hiking, canoeing, camping

Volunteer Director for the PG Dome Society 2015-2016

Volunteer with the Connaught Youth Centre 2016

Volunteer with Junior Achievement BC 2016-2017

Volunteer with Sierra Club BC 2016-2017

Volunteer Facilitator for the UVIC Chronic Pain Self-Management Program 2016

Volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters – Prince George 2015-2016

Volunteer work at the Greater Vancouver Zoo 2006-2009
• Assisted with some conservation research and outreach
• Assisted with the “Radical Raptors” birds of prey presentations
• Educated the public about the animals in the zoo

Volunteer work at the Mountainview Conservation and Breeding Society 2006-2007

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