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"Are You Ready to Join Our Team? Tips for Applying to Work with Us"

Updated: Jun 14


Our application process requires you to submit a resume, coverletter and reference.


Your resume and coverletter need to include this content and format in order to be considered.


Resume

In your resume, you should include the following:

  1. Black and White, in word or PDF Format

  2. Summary or Highlights of Experiences and Skills section at the top

  3. Education section

  4. Relevant experiences and extra curricular activities

  5. Interests


Here is an example resume from the University of Toronto:

Sample Resume
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Please do not include images or other unrequested information to ensure a fair, unbiased, equitable application process for all applicants.


For more examples and support for your resume, we recommend exploring the career resources from the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto:


Coverletter

In your cover letter, you should address the following questions:

  1. What position are you applying for?

  2. What department would you like to work in?

  3. When (eg. July 1 to December 30 2024) are you available?

  4. Why do you want to work at our organization specifically and why are you interested in your chosen role?

  5. What relevant skills/experiences do you have that would support your ability to be in this role?

  6. What do you hope to gain from working with us?


For examples of formatting your cover letter, we recommend exploring the career resources from the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto:



Reference

A reference is a letter of recommendation that can support your application by confirming an individual's personality, academic, work experience or other. We accept both academic references and professional references. Unfortunately we are unable to accept references from friends and family members at this time.


What should be included in a reference:

  • Type of Relationship and how referee knows the applicant

  • Referee's perspective of the Experience/Skills/Attributes of the applicant

  • Name and contact details of referee


For more information on references, we recommend exploring the career resources from the University of Toronto: https://utsc.utoronto.ca/aacc/references 


You can submit your application by sending us an email to: info.helpingourplanetearth@gmail.com


Best of Luck! We look forward to receiving your application.



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