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Belleisle Watershed Coalition Requires a Full-Time Project Manager


If you have a certification in environmental studies, engineering, forestry, education, project management you are invited to grow a career in a community where you can put down roots. The Belleisle Watershed Coalition offers a position as project manager for the Belleisle Watershed Coalition, a non-profit, environmental, volunteer organization caring for Belleisle Bay watershed, part of the St. John River system. The ideal candidate will be the one who is willing to take on a long term challenge with an entrepreneurial spirit to build the BWC as a keystone community group.

The position involves:

  • Environmental education: initiating programs with existing community groups and schools
  • Intrapersonal skills: experience in non-profit, volunteer and citizen interaction
  • Scientific rigor: maintaining water quality data for baseline development, provincial agencies
  • Physical ability: water /land skills for freshwater mussel, fish, riparian, etc. activities
  • Collaborative ability: work with organizations such as ACAP, KWRC, WTFNB, ETF, AEI, etc.
  • Communication talent: grant and report, writing, fundraising, presentations, social media
  • Administrative ability: budget preparation, worker management, board reporting.

The position begins immediately. To be most effective and to enjoy the potential of this position, it would be ideal to live in proximity to the Belleisle Bay community. Accommodation may be made for persons wishing to combine a career with post-graduate education. Though ideal for continuing students, this position is open to anyone possessing the skills and is interested in a career change. Short-term, seasonal housing may be available as part of the employment package.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.


Please submit your resume by email to bbwatch124@gmail.com For further information on the Belleisle Watershed Coalition, Inc. Please see our FB page or www.belleislebay.ca.
Applications close May 10.

Location: Flexible (virtual staff team across Canada)
Application Deadline: 13 April 2020

Overview

About the Institute

The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is an unparalleled collaboration among more than 50 experts from across the country. We produce rigorous and independent research, analysis and insight to bring clarity to the climate challenges and transformative policy choices ahead for Canada.

The role

We are seeking a motivated and responsible individual that is currently enrolled in a Canadian postsecondary program or has recently graduated. The Research Assistant will assist the Institute in producing rigorous research and evidence-based insights on climate change policies for Canada. The Institute is dedicated to providing constructive professional experience for emerging climate policy leaders and learning from the diverse experiences and perspective of Canadian youth. To support these objectives,the Research Assistant will work with the Adaptation, Clean Growth, and Mitigation research teams to analyze data, review literature, and evaluate policies. Specific tasks the Research Assistant may undertake include conducting literature reviews, developcase studies, assisting with report writing, and data analysis.

Preferred qualifications andexperience
●Experience analyzing climate change associated policies and a broad knowledge of climate change issues across Canada
●Strong written communication skills demonstrated through coursework, contributions to reports, and inter-organization communications
●Record of effectively managing independent projects and competing deadlines through work experience and academic studies
●Proven ability towork collaboratively in a team setting
●Passion about adaptation, clean growth, or mitigation policy and issues, with interest in pursuing a related career
●Experience using excel to analyze and visualize data, with additional skills in quantitative analysis considered an asset
●High proficiency in French and English is considered a strong asset

Additional Details
●Internship positions with the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices are open to students that were enrolled as a full-time student at a Canadian university or college during the winter/spring term of 2020
●This is paid internship from May 2020 to September 2020
●A component of the work will be done in a virtual environment, in coordination with Institute colleagues, experts and advisors located across Canada

To apply

Send one PDF file including a cover letter and resume outlining your interest and qualifications to careers@climatechoices.ca. The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is committed to being an inclusive and equal-opportunity employer that cultivates and celebrates diversity within our hiring practices and organizational culture. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: ​Flexible (virtual staff team across Canada)
Application Deadline: ​6 April 2020.

Overview

About the Institute

The ​Canadian Institute for Climate Choices​ is an unparalleled collaboration amongmore than 50 experts from across the country. We produce rigorous and independent research, analysis and insight to bring clarity to the climate challenges and transformative policy choices ahead for Canada.

The role

The Institute is dedicated to learning from the unique and important perspectives of Canadian youth, and we are seeking a motivated, creative and detail-oriented individualfor a one-year, full-time paid internship. We are offering an opportunity for mentorship, hands-on learning and the chance to develop and execute engagement and communications strategies targeting youth across Canada. This position is open to youth under 30 interested in climate change and related policy who are recent graduates of Canadian post-secondary institutions or candidates who have completed at least two years of coursework. We are committed to providing a constructive professional experience for emerging climate policy leaders. The Engagement and Communications Specialist (youth internship) will assist the Institute in engaging with experts, business leaders, policymakers, and Canadians to share evidence and convene constructive discussions. This position will support youth and Indigenous engagement efforts, develop digital contentand social media assets, and help establish the Institute as a credible, independent voice in Canada’s conversation about climate choices.

The successful candidate will be a digital expert, an experienced storyteller, and capable of conveying technical information in a compelling and credible way to diverse audiences. Applicants should be familiar with Canadian news, current affairs and the climate policy context. This position reports to the Director of Engagement and will also work closely with our Engagement and Communications teams.

Preferred qualifications and experience

●Passion for climate change issues, demonstrated record of involvement inenvironmental issues, with interest in pursuing a related career.
●Experience engaging and communicating with youth audiences (18 to 30) on climate change policy or related issues.
●Experience facilitating dynamic and successful virtual meetings with youth audiences.
●Strong written communication skills demonstrated through coursework or other written material, such as involvement in student journalism.
●Digital communication skills, such as creating web content, social media assets including video, and developing audiences through social media.
●Record of effectively managing independent projects that involve attention todetail and engagement with broad audiences.
●Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
●Knowledge of Indigenous ways of knowing and doing is considered a strong asset.
●High proficiency in both French and English is considered a strong asset.

Additional Details

●Work is done in a virtual environment with Institute staff located across thecountry.
●The role is a full-time paid internship position with occasional travel, from May 2020 to May 2021.

To apply

Send one PDF file including a cover letter and resume outlining your interest andqualifications to ​careers@climatechoices.ca​. Be sure to clearly identify that you are ayouth under 30 in the first paragraph of your cover letter.
The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is committed to being an inclusive andequal-opportunity employer that cultivates and celebrates diversity within our hiring practices and organizational culture.We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Here’s your chance to join a dynamic and passionate team while contributing to New Brunswick’s environmental movement!

Employer: New Brunswick Environmental Network, a non-profit, bilingual communication network linking over 100 environmental groups across the province. The network is the heartbeat of New Brunswick’s environmental movement, with a mission “to encourage and facilitate networking and communication among member groups in order to advance their work, to protect the Earth, to promote ecologically sound ways of life and to strengthen the environmental movement in New Brunswick.”

Salary: $12.50 / hour for 37.5 hours per week

Term of employment: Summer student position (up to 14 weeks) with a flexible start date finishing by August 28, 2020; Monday to Friday during office hours, with possibility of occasional evening and weekend work

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick

Position Requirements: To be eligible for this position you must:
  • have been a full-time student in the semester preceding the job
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the job

Position’s Duties and Responsibilities:
The Education Programs Assistant will assist in the implementation of a number of projects designed to develop engagement in sustainability education initiatives. This will include:
  • Maintaining and updating content listed in Earth Ed, New Brunswick’s on-line gateway to sustainability resources for teachers,
  • Maintaining and updating content in New Brunswick’s Climate Change Educators Community Hub website and the Sustainability Education section of the NBEN website,
  • Surveying New Brunswick schools about their sustainability initiatives,
  • Assist in the delivery of Great Minds Think Outside teacher training program
  • Assist collaborative teams in their joint initiatives,
  • Assist in organizing meetings, and
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Organized and able to coordinate many moving pieces
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English and French
  • Strong computer skills

Assets:
  • Capable of working in a flexible work environment
  • Ability to work independently but also a co-operative team player
  • Quick learner and a highly motivated self-starter
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Background in the environmental or non-profit sector or pursuing a career in education
  • Interest in or passion for environmental issues

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Tzomi Burkhart, Education Programs Coordinator, nben@nben.ca

Application deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020

While the New Brunswick Environmental Network appreciates all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Here’s your chance to join a dynamic and passionate team while contributing to New Brunswick’s environmental movement! This is a great opportunity for a student to learn new software platforms and skills related to office work.

Employer: New Brunswick Environmental Network, a non-profit, bilingual communication network linking over 100 environmental groups across the province. The network is the heartbeat of New Brunswick’s environmental movement, with a mission “to encourage and facilitate networking and communication among member groups in order to advance their work, to protect the Earth, to promote ecologically sound ways of life and to strengthen the environmental movement in New Brunswick.”

Salary: $12.50 / hour for 37.5 hours per week

Term of employment: Summer student position (up to 14 weeks) with a flexible start date finishing by August 28, 2020; Monday to Friday during office hours, with possibility of occasional evening and weekend work

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick

Position Requirements: To be eligible for this position you must:
  • have been a full-time student in the semester preceding the job
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the job

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Database management for a CiviCRM database including data entry and updating.
  • Website management for a Joomla! website including adding, publishing, and updating content.
  • Office management including reception duties, organizing stock room, ensuring materials are stocked.
  • Assist in the organization of conferences and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Organizational and coordination skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English and French
  • Strong computer skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Confident and personable

Assets:
  • Capable of working in a flexible work environment
  • Ability to work independently but also a co-operative team player
  • Quick learner and a highly motivated self-starter
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Background in the environmental or non-profit sector
  • Interest in or passion for environmental issues

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Raissa Marks, Executive Director, nben@nben.ca

Application deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020

While the New Brunswick Environmental Network appreciates all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
About Us

The New Brunswick Environmental Network (NBEN, www.nben.ca) is a dynamic and innovative organization that serves as a bilingual hub for New Brunswick’s environmental movement, convening and connecting people working on environmental issues in the province. Our mission is to encourage and facilitate communication and cooperation on environmental issues and to strengthen the environmental movement in New Brunswick. Founded in 1991, the NBEN is made up of over 100 environmental groups and works with hundreds of collaborative partners and stakeholders across the province and beyond.

The Opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding leader to join a well-respected, established, provincial organization and lead a passionate staff team. The Executive Director will work closely with environmental groups and other stakeholders including provincial, federal and municipal governments, Indigenous communities and organizations, post-secondary institutions, and others in their collaborative efforts to advocate for the environment, protect nature, and carry out environmental education. The Executive Director will lead the organization in the development and implementation of a new strategic plan for the next few years.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for overall leadership of the organization as well as leadership within the province’s environmental movement, operational planning and management, program planning and management, HR planning and management, fundraising, financial planning and management, relationship-building, and risk management.

Requirements
 
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the NGO world and the mandate of a network organization, will have existing relationships in New Brunswick’s ENGO community, and will be fluently bilingual or, if not bilingual, will be committed to upholding the NBEN’s strong commitment to bilingualism. A driver’s license is required. Key skills include:
  • Strategic thinking
  • Workshop design and facilitation
  • Team building, conflict resolution, relationship building
  • Planning, problem-solving
  • Budgeting and financial management of an annual budget of ~$500,000
  • Proposal-writing and reporting to funders
  • Human resources management of a team of eight staff
  • Communications, public speaking
  • Risk management
  • Governance

Application deadline: open until filled
Start date: June 1, 2020 if possible
Salary: starting at $48,000, commensurate with experience, as well as a generous benefits package
Location: Moncton with travel around New Brunswick
Nature of job: Full-time (37.5 hours per week), permanent

Please send your resume and cover letter to Charlotte Flores at transition@nben.ca. Please note that applications will not be considered unless both a resume and cover letter are submitted.
We are hiring! Looking for someone full time starting June 1st till mid-October.
14.00/h. Must be reliable, physically capable and have a good attitude.
Work includes: planting, weeding, greenhouse work, harvesting and washing produce.
Please send resumes to wysmykalfarm@gmail.com.  
Thanks!!

Position: Executive Director
Organization: Conservation Council of New Brunswick
Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick

Join the province’s most trusted environmental organization and be a force for change.

Do you have a passion for the natural world and protecting our environment? Are you interested in advancing your career and learning from one of Canada’s leading environmental campaigners, our current Executive Director, Lois Corbett? Do you have a strong background managing teams and working on diverse projects, preferably in an environmental organization? Do you have a proven track record raising funds for environmental or similar organizations? Are you known for your strong human resource management skills? If so, this position will be of interest to you.

The Conservation Council is growing and as part of our succession planning process, we have split the Executive Director role into two positions. Lois will stay on in a Senior Policy Director role and will continue using her tremendous skills in policy direction, campaign strategy, government and funder relations, and media communications. Our new Executive Director will take on overall responsibility and accountability for the day-to-day operations of the organization, with a strong focus on fundraising.

ABOUT US

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is a charitable, non-profit, membership-based organization directed by a volunteer, community-based Board of Directors. The Conservation Council has been at the forefront of environmental organizations in New Brunswick for over 50 years. Our goal is to create awareness of environmental problems and support solutions through research, education and interventions.

THE OPPORTUNITY

As Executive Director, you will make a significant contribution to the ongoing success of the Conservation Council. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director has responsibility for the overall operations and ongoing financial sustainability of the organization.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Collaborating closely with the Board of Directors to develop comprehensive annual strategic and operational plans to ensure the organization’s key goals and objectives are met.
  • Overseeing the overall financial management of the organization, and effectively managing the annual budget to ensure revenue and expense targets are met.
  • Developing and implementing innovative and effective fundraising initiatives and campaigns that meet and exceed annual fundraising targets.
  • Actively fostering a productive, team-based work environment to ensure campaign and project work goals and objectives are met.

The Conservation Council provides a strong work/life balance with a generous vacation policy. This is a four day a week position.

THE REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal candidate is fluent in both English and French. You are passionate about the environment and climate change and are committed to making a difference. You have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and a proven track record in a leadership role, preferably with an environmental organization. You are known for your strong team building and human resource management skills, having successfully created empowering work environments where your employees are able to meet their objectives and reach their full potential. At least three years of management experience is required. You have been recognized for your creative and effective fundraising abilities, and have experience with fundraising and/or membership development plans that bring in over $100K per year. You have effectively managed budgets of $500K+, ensuring revenue and expense targets are met. Previous experience working with a Board of Directors is preferred.

THE LOCATION

The position is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Our office is located downtown at Conserver House close to the riverfront walking trails and the local Farmer’s Market.

TO APPLY

Please e-mail your resume and covering letter in confidence to Stephanie Coburn at: scoburn@nb.sympatico.ca

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