Geoscientists in Canadian National Parks
Geologist in Residence – Pukaskwa National Park
postponed to Summer 2022


The Geologist-in-Residence program is delivered in partnership with the Canadian Federation of Earth
Sciences and Parks Canada. It is an opportunity available to an Earth Science Specialist or
Communicator, Practicing or Retired Geologist, or Upper Level Post-Secondary Student studying
Geoscience at a Canadian University. “The Geologist-in-Residence” is a volunteer position. Travel, food,
and accommodation costs incurred by the Volunteer are sponsored.
The Geologist-in-Residence will spend their 2-week residency serving as a Parks Canada volunteer.
During this time the Volunteer will educate Park visitors and staff about the geological formations and
phenomena of the Park by delivering programs and presentations.

For more information on the goals, objectives and scope of work of the Geologist-in-Residence, please
download the full opportunity description.

Due to restrictions on in-person volunteering at Parks Canada, the program will be postponed. Check
back in early 2022 for application details.

Application Process

To apply for the Geologist-in Residence position, please submit a Letter of Interest and a Curriculum Vitae to, by May 1, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by Canadian Geoscience Education Network Executive. The Geologist-in-Residence will be announced by June 15, 2021.