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The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA), located near Barrie, Ontario, is a public agency dedicated to innovative watershed management supporting a healthy environment, communities and lifestyles. Our jurisdiction includes ​18 municipalities in the County of Simcoe, County of Dufferin, Grey County, and the western part of the City of Barrie and spans approximately 3700 sq. km. Our watershed includes significant landform features, such as the Minesing Wetlands, the Niagara Escarpment, and the Oak Ridges Moraine.

We are seeking energetic and dynamic individuals to join our Environmental Education Program on a casual on-call (<700 hrs/yr) basis to assist in providing environmental education and recreational activities to school and community groups at the Tiffin Conservation Centre.  This position is year round.  It is ideal for someone looking to do part-time work during school hours.

You must have a diploma in Outdoor Recreation/Education or educational background in another related program along with experience with children or, have 5 years related experience. Must have or attain Standard First Aid & CPR Level C prior to starting and the ability to obtain a Vulnerable Sectors Police Records check due to the work involving children. 

Working hours will be between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday as required based on the needs of the program. Opportunities to work weekends and after hours may also be available. Hourly rate is $14.50 to $15.00 an hour (dependent on education & experience) plus 4% in lieu of vacation. 

We invite you to check out the detailed job description. Please e-mail your resume to Your application must be received by 2:00 p.m. on January 19, 2021. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.  We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  Please advise us to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

​​​​Careers at NVCA & Accessibility

NVCA welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on ​request​​ for candidate​s taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Tree Plan​ting

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​Please see ​​our events page for a complete listing ​of volunteer opportunities!​​​​

​Thanks to all our volunteers their ongoing support of our community tree planting program! Special thanks to the landowners that welcomed us to their property for the plants - together we are working to restore the health of our rivers and streams.

Thanks also to The UPS Foundation and to TD Friends of the Environment for their generous support of NVCA's community tree planting program.


​Schools & ​Groups​

If your school class or group is looking to help with a fun, outdoor community project, contact Shannon Stephens at 705-424-1479 ext 239 or

Volunteer Groups

NVCA's "Friends" groups work to maintain and enhance specific conservation areas. These active groups are always looking for new volunteers!

  • Friends of Historic ​Fort Willow
  • Friends of Minesing Wetlands
  • Friends of Utopia Park and Gristmill

Other Events

Visit our Events Page for upcoming community events near you.​​