Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000 annually 

Position Summary: 

Eastern Charlotte Waterways, located in Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, is a not for profit environmental organization featuring an ISO 17025 accredited microbiology laboratory. The organization is currently seeking a Laboratory/Quality Control Coordinator to assist the Laboratory Manager in the analysis of water samples for coliform bacteria. In addition, the  successful candidate will participate in business development activities focused around the planning and progress of the laboratory expansion here at Eastern Charlotte Waterways. This position is full time permanent and can start immediately.  

Duties: 

  • Conduct A1 Direct Medium method of fecal coliform analysis of seawater (35%):
    • Production of media for fecal coliform analysis of seawater.
    • Determining water quality characteristics (pH, salinity)
    • Managing and maintaining stock and working cultures. 
    • Ensure proper sterilization of contaminated media and materials. 
    • Inoculate A1 media tubes, following FCA method and aseptic technique, as well  as reading and reporting results.  

  • Conduct MPN coliform analysis of drinking water samples via Colilert method (20%):
    • Travel locally to collect and/or receive water samples from residents and  businesses.
    • Take payments and maintain records related to testing and associated payments.
    • Reporting of results to customers and assisting to identifying next steps/solutions.
    • Ensure proper destruction and/or sterilization of testing materials.
    • Perform testing via Colilert method as well as reading and reporting results. 

  • Performing all QA/QC procedures at varying frequencies (daily, weekly, etc) (35%):
    • Ensure all documentation, systems and equipment comply with ISO/IEC  17025:2005 standard.
    • Creation of non-conformance reports and conducting related investigations, and  identifying preventative actions. 
    • Liaise with third-party laboratories to achieve additional testing externally.  

  • Assisting other ECW staff with internal or external research projects (5%): 
    • Provide laboratory testing services to support research projects. 
    • Assist ECW in field work activities throughout various waterways in the region.
    • Carry out all activities safely, in accordance with the ECWL Safety Manual 

  • Other duties as required (5%): 
    • Participate in business development activities related to laboratory expansion  planning, identifying necessities for success (staff, methods, equipment).
    • Define areas of improvement in current and future testing capabilities.
    • Carry out various duties of the Laboratory Manager’s in his/her absence. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • B. Sc., Laboratory/Environmental Technologist diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience performing analytical testing for bacteria using aseptic technique.
  • Experience working with and maintaining bacterial cultures, media or agar.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance and quality control procedures in a laboratory setting.
  • Data management and experience with record-keeping (electronic and/or paper).
  • Experience with the use, maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment.
  • Experience maintaining ISO 17025 standards and procedures including internal and external audit. 
  • Able to work flexible hours (some activities may be weather and/or tide-dependent).
  • Able to act impartially with ability to ensure the confidence of testing and procedures.
  • Field work and/or boating experience is considered an asset.  
  • Must hold a valid drivers license.  


Details: 

  • The position is a full time, permanent position.  
  • The position is based at ECW’s office, 881 Main Street, Blacks Harbour.
  • Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000 annually 
  • Work will take place from Mon.- Fri. (37.5 hours) 
  • Flexibility will be required in the timing of the daily work schedule.
  • If interested, submit a CV and cover letter to: 

Briana Cowie
Executive Director info@ecw.ngo 
881 Main Street Blacks Harbour, NB E5H 1E5

VALORĒS, situé à Shippagan au Nouveau-Brunswick, est à la recherche de 2 personnes pour agrandir son équipe de recherche appliquée. Les postes à pourvoir sont des postes à temps plein (35h/semaine) pour une durée de 1 an avec possibilité de renouvellement conduisant à un emploi régulier menant à la permanence. L’entrée en fonction se fera au plus tard au printemps 2022.

Fonction :

Relevant de la directrice de la recherche, les personnes recrutées auront pour mandat de réaliser des activités de recherche et développement; de participer à la rédaction de demandes de subventions et contribuer à la rédaction de documents scientifiques dans les domaines reliés aux secteurs de l’aquaculture, de la mariculture, et des pêches. Les personnes recrutées devront :

  • Assurer la conduite de projets en veillant à respecter les livrables, 
  • Développer et entretenir des partenariats utiles à la réussite des projets, 
  • Être garante de l’excellence méthodologique incluant les modes d’acquisition des données, leur traitement et leur valorisation.
Mandat :
Les personnes recrutées seront invitées à contribuer au développement d’activités de recherche propres à chacune de leurs expertises. Un intérêt particulier sera porté aux candidatures faisant preuve d’expérience / de connaissances en :

  • Pêches en Atlantique (homard, crabe, crevette, hareng, sébaste ...)
  • Aquaculture en Atlantique (salmonidés, mollusques ...)
  • Gestion et valorisation de ressources halieutiques
  • Mariculture
Les premières activités à effectuer seront en lien avec le développement de bio-indicateurs de survie d’espèces et de bio-indicateurs environnementaux associés d’une part à l’aquaculture et d’autre part à certaines pêches dans un contexte de changements climatiques et de gestion durable de ressources.

Conditions de travail :

  • Temps plein (35h/semaine).
  • Contrat avec possibilité de renouvellement annuel.

Rénumération :
Selon la formation, l’expérience et l’échelle salariale en vigueur chez VALORĒS.

Avantages sociaux
:
Assurance collective et régime de pension.

Profil recherché :
La candidature de jeunes diplômé(e)s est encouragée.

Compétences :

  • Formation universitaire : Doctorat dans l’un des domaines précités ou autres domaines connexes. Un niveau « maîtrise »
    justifiant une expérience (plus de 10 ans) significative pertinente pour le poste pourrait être considéré.
  • Communication (orale et écrite) en français et en anglais. Le bilinguisme est un atout.
  • Rédaction d’articles scientifiques.
  • Gestion et planification de projets.
  • Analyses statistiques.
Aptitudes :
  • Esprit créatif et goût pour l’innovation
  • Facilité d’adaptation
  • Entregent et travail d’équipe
  • Autonomie et rigueur
  • Organisation et respect des échéanciers
  • Aisance orale, esprit de synthèse
  • Bonne gestion du stress
Acte de candidature :
Lettre de motivation et CV à soumettre par courriel à marion.tetegan@umoncton.ca
VALORĒS, situé à Shippagan au Nouveau-Brunswick, est à la recherche de 1 personne pour agrandir son équipe de recherche appliquée. Le poste à pourvoir est un poste à temps plein
(35h/semaine) pour une durée de 1 an avec possibilité de renouvellement conduisant à un emploi régulier menant à la permanence. L’entrée en fonction se fera au plus tard au printemps 2022.

Fonction :
Relevant de la directrice de la recherche, la personne recrutée aura pour mandat de réaliser des activités de recherche et développement; de participer à la rédaction de demandes de subventions et contribuer à la rédaction de documents scientifiques dans les domaines reliés aux secteurs de la salubrité. La personne recrutée devra :
  • Assurer la conduite de projets en veillant à respecter les livrables,
  • Développer et entretenir des partenariats utiles à la réussite des projets,
  • Être garante de l’excellence méthodologique incluant les modes d’acquisition des données, leur traitement et leur valorisation.
Mandat :
Les premières activités à effectuer seront en lien avec le développement d’indicateurs environnementaux de santé aquatique côtière dans un contexte de changements climatiques et de gestion durable de ressources.

La personne recrutée sera invitée à contribuer au développement d’activités de recherche propres à son expertise. Un intérêt particulier sera porté aux candidatures faisant preuve d’expérience / de connaissances en :
  • Microbiologie
  • Bactériologie
  • Microbiologie de l’eau / Biochimie de l’eau /Chimie de l’eau
Conditions de travail :
  • Temps plein (35h/semaine).
  • Contrat avec possibilité de renouvellement annuel.

Rénumération :
Selon la formation, l’expérience et l’échelle salariale en vigueur chez VALORĒS.

Avantages sociaux
:
Assurance collective et régime de pension.

Profil recherché :
La candidature de jeunes diplômé(e)s est encouragée.

Compétences :

  • Formation universitaire : Doctorat dans l’un des domaines précités ou autres domaines connexes. Un niveau « maîtrise »
    justifiant une expérience (plus de 10 ans) significative pertinente pour le poste pourrait être considéré.
  • Communication (orale et écrite) en français et en anglais. Le bilinguisme est un atout.
  • Rédaction d’articles scientifiques.
  • Gestion et planification de projets.
  • Analyses statistiques.
Aptitudes :
  • Esprit créatif et goût pour l’innovation
  • Facilité d’adaptation
  • Entregent et travail d’équipe
  • Autonomie et rigueur
  • Organisation et respect des échéanciers
  • Aisance orale, esprit de synthèse
  • Bonne gestion du stress
Acte de candidature :
Lettre de motivation et CV à soumettre par courriel à marion.tetegan@umoncton.ca
The Canada Border Services Agency is looking to hire an Environmental Coordinator for a 1 year term contract (renewable). The work entails the coordination and the implementation of work related to environmental compliance and energy management across the Agency’s nineteen (19) ports of entry between Canada and USA in the Province of New Brunswick.

The CBSA was named the top federal government department to work for as part of the Canada’s top 100 employers.

Roles & responsibilities:
  • Program and project link between Environmental Operations (EO) and Real Property (RP)
  • Program and project delivery and coordination of environmental compliance aspects including potable water, wastewater, storage tanks, contaminated sites, environmental assessments,impact assessments, species at risk, halocarbons, asbestos, radon, hazardous materials.
  • Program and project delivery and coordination of greening government aspects including energy and GHG reduction, climate change resiliency, water preservation, operational & construction waste management and charging stations deployment.
  • Drafts reports, project documents, and monthly status reports
  • Participates in preliminary assessment of environmental impacts of property management projects / activities / decisions
  • Participates in the development and/or implementation of corrective actions as well as in meetings and/or working groups
  • Performs recurrent environmental tasks and activities linked to the defined sector of
  • Environmental Operations which supports the monitoring of adherence to existing standards and regulations
  • Assists in the conduct of environmental assessment studies, and compliance and energy audits
  • Provides input to the drafting of scopes of work and cost estimates for contracts with outside firms or consultants, and assists in the monitoring process
  • Performs analysis responding to external and/or senior management request outlining year over-year energy consumption and performance;
  • Develops an extensive understanding of all mechanical and electrical systems in the Agency;
  • Collaborates in optimizing sustainable measures by providing support and recommendation on improving building durability, carbon footprint performance and efficiency;
  • Aid in the Agency sustainable development and project pursuits as they relate to energy and climate change resiliency;
  • Assist in deliverables such as searching, collecting and synthesizing information into charts, tables and graphics.
  • Support the development of sustainability reports, including outlining, writing and editing content and other communications.
Salary ranges from $64,352 to $76,115. Also includes benefits and pension program.

Please send your résumé to:
Jascha.Jacques@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
Gaia Project

The Indigenous Programming Coordinator will provide culturally relevant Indigenous perspectives to allow all students to connect with The Gaia Project’s content across varying cultural differences and norms. The Indigenous Programming Coordinator will balance outreach and engagement to ensure that all youth can take action on climate change. Relevant skills include, but are not limited to, Indigenous engagement experience, understanding of reconciliation and decolonization strategies, experience in educational program delivery, and Indigenous environmental knowledge systems. Bi- or multi-lingual skills are an asset to this role to increase outreach to more demographics. Experience with cross-cultural exchanges, research, networking, and educational programming will be integral to day-to-day operations within the role.

At The Gaia Project we are committed to reconciliation, the UN Declaration on the Independence of Indigenous Peoples, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action, and thus we are committed to finding an Indigenous-identified applicant who can provide perspectives in that vein and with these goals in mind. Ideally, we are looking for someone who can identify where relevant Indigenous Knowledge and considerations can be implemented, with the goal being that of multicultural understandings of environmental action shared across all peoples of Canada. Connection or relation to the Indian Act and its systems is not required for this position as we recognize the many flaws of the Act and how it has negatively impacted Indigenous communities and peoples in the past and present.

Contract length: 12 months
Expected start date: 2021-10-18
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $40,000.00-$45,000.00 per year

Benefits:
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Paid time off
Work from home

Schedule:
8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Our team of educators are taking all health precautions and recommendations as directed by the local government. We have the ability to visit schools both virtually and in-person this school year, but while visiting schools will be wearing masks.

Education:
Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Experience:
Indigenous community outreach: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:
Drivers License (preferred)
Willingness to travel:
25% (preferred)

Work remotely:
Temporarily due to COVID-19

EOS Eco-EnergyEOS is an award-winning not-for-profit organization focused on helping communities address climate change in the Memramcook-Tantramar region and beyond. We are partnering with the Town of Sackville on a Climate Change Coordinator position. We’re looking for an outgoing, engaging, dynamic individual to coordinate municipal climate change projects for the Town of Sackville, NB. The Climate Change Coordinator will work out of the EOS office in beautiful Sackville, New Brunswick office (following all COVID-19 safety procedures) and will work to implement the Town of Sackville's adaptation and emissions reduction action plans, educate Town staff and Council, and raise public awareness about climate change impacts and actions at the local level.

Responsibilities:
* The Climate Change Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the municipality’s climate change priorities. The Coordinator will contribute to the development and implementation of organizational changes at the municipality that will lead to operational savings and the reduction of GHG emissions. The Coordinator will also be responsible for responding to projects identified by Council as they may arise. Other duties and responsibilities may include:
* Research and development of relevant policies and regulations to support mitigation and adaptation work.
* Coordinate projects such as the installation of a downtown EV charging station and related public engagement.
* Preparation and presentation of regular updates to the Town (including Town Council) and EOS Eco-Energy.
* Lead and support community education and awareness programs and collaborate with environmental organizations in Sackville.
* Establish and maintain partnerships with other organizations.
* Preparation and submission of project reports and funding proposals.
* Attend meetings of the Mayor’s Roundtable on Climate Change, Chignecto Climate Change Collaborative, etc.
* General help with office tasks, public inquiries, attend EOS meetings, project budgeting, report writing, liaise with funders and partners, communicate with EOS members and volunteers, etc.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills:
* Strong knowledge and experience in the areas of GHG emissions reduction, climate change adaption and mitigation, and sustainable development within the context of municipal government.
* Strong research and analytical skills and a good ability to conceptualize.
* Excellent presentation, and facilitation skills. Strong written and verbal communication abilities.
* Community outreach experience and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community stakeholders.
* Experience working with the public.
* Experience writing funding applications is an asset.
* Strong multi-tasking, organizational skills and understanding of the community-based project management process.
* Eagerness to learn new skills and participate in training opportunities.
* Ability to work independently and in a team setting on a variety of assigned tasks.
* Strong computer skills with knowledge of various computer software packages including Apple, Microsoft Office and the Adobe Suite of programs and effective social media skills.

Qualifications:
* At least a Bachelor’s degree and some work experience in community development, environmental planning, environmental studies, sustainable development or related field is required.
* Fluency in English (French an asset).
*Valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to a vehicle would be helpful.
* The successful applicant enjoys small town living and is outgoing, engaging, creative, confident, responsible, energetic, has excellent time management and interpersonal skills, good judgement, and is self-motivated.
* Must be 30 or under; unemployed, underemployed, or a recent grad; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status.

Position Details:
September 2021 to at least March 2022. The position is 40 hours a week with a flexible schedule. Become part of our energetic EOS team and enjoy a fun, relaxed atmosphere in our beautiful Main Street office overlooking the Bay of Fundy. Potential for extension, depending on funding. Salary range of $19-23 per hour dependent on experience.

Application Procedure and Deadline:
Please forward a cover letter and resume to eos@nb.aibn.com by 5pm AST Sunday, September 12, 2021. EOS thanks everyone who applies, but only those granted an interview will be contacted.

Click here for full details on this position.


The KWRC is hiring again as we have successfully attained some funding from Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans to help improve understanding on Eurasian Water Milfoil and other invasive species in the lower watershed and how they might impact aquatic habitat.  This position will help us complete a research project where the goal is to generate a database on existing EWM data and sturgeon data to help link impacts and possible mitigation actions.  The candidate should possess a post secondary education with a natural science discipline.  Be comfortable working as part of a team and possess great organization and networking skills.  Email your resume and cover letter to ben.whalen@kennebecasisriver.org.
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Green Economy Canada
At Green Economy Canada we envision an economy where
environmental sustainability,
human well-being, and business success are synonymous.

Green Economy Canadais a national non-profit workingto accelerate the business transition to a vibrant and inclusive net-zero future. We do thisin three ways:
  1. We work with community organizations to launch andgrowGreen Economy Hubs, which bring together, support and celebrate local businesses(Green Economy Leaders) in setting and achieving sustainability goals.
  2. We share success stories of businesses going greento inspire others to follow suit and build public and political support for the green economy.
  3. We work with policymakers and experts to inform greenpolicies and investments that will accelerate action on climate change and othersustainability challenges.

With eight Green Economy Hubs, our network is engagingover 300 organizations of all sectors and sizes in taking action on climate change, buildingsustainability into their operations, and creating a better future for generations to come.Our five year goal is to support a network of 20 Green Economy Hubs across Canada engaging thousandsof businesses in changing business as usual.

The Opportunity

As we continue to grow our network and impact, we’relooking for a stellar Network Expansion Manager to lead our work supporting the developmentand launch of Green Economy Hubs in Quebec and communities across Canada. As an idealcandidate, you thrive with a dynamic range of work from coaching and building strong workingrelationships with community organizations, to systematizing support in our HubLaunch Process to set us up well for continued network scaling. Working closely with ourSenior Manager of National Expansion, you are excited to play a critical role in enabling GreenEconomy Canada to meet its five year goals of growing a national movement of businesses and communitieswho are building a better business as usual. 

Ideal Start Date: Immediate
Term: 32 hours/week, 12 month contract (with potentialfor extension into a full-time permanent position)
Salary: $51,200 + $1200 health and wellness allowance
Location: Remote work opportunity in Canada
Language: French and English proficiency required
Reports to: Senior Manager, National Expansion
Perks: Flexible work environment & awesome teammates!

What You Would Do
As the Network Expansion Manager, you would:
Coach & Support Launching Hubs (60%):
  • Guide organizations through Green Economy Canada’s7-step Hub Launch Process (HLP), ensuring they receive high quality, timely,and tailored support to advance their local Hub exploration and development.
  • Specifically over the next 6 months, work closelywith our lead partner, Quebec Net Positif (QNP) to explore the potential of a GreenEconomy Hub in Quebec.
    • Collaborate with QNP using Green Economy Canada’sHub Launch process and resources to deliver virtual community workshops,execute market research conversations, craft a business plan for Hub operations,and develop a public-facing summary report.
  • Oversee logistics and administration of Hub Launchwork including scheduling meetings and managing partner contracts.
  • Lead high quality reporting to all relevant funderssupporting our Hub Launch work.

Set Up Strong Systems that Facilitate Network Expansion (30%):
  • Refine and systematize the process, resources, training,and peer learning that form the Hub Launch Process. Proactively identify opportunitiesfor new development or improvements and implement those changes.
  • Improve and execute our evaluation approach to capture feedback from Launching Hubs and apply learnings to inform improvements for futurenetwork expansion work.

Support Strategic Network Growth (10%):
  • Support the development of our national expansionstrategy, including identification of new communities and partners to work with, and testingnew approaches in the way we expand our network.
  • Support with the assessment of organizations applyingto begin Hub Exploration or Development work.
  • Support with crafting engaging recruitment collateraland execute marketing and communications efforts related to network expansion.

What We Hope You Will Bring
  • Relevant work experience (5+ years) or accredited formal education in sustainability, business, or a related field.
  • Bilingual proficiency (oral and written) required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with an abilityto listen well and form strong relationships with team members and external partners.
  • Experience effectively facilitating conversationswith large groups, coaching one-on-one, and speaking to stakeholders on behalfof an organization.
  • Conscientious and detail oriented with an abilityto effectively plan and manage multiple priorities, be proactive, and build trust that workis completed with quality and care.
  • Project management skills, with demonstrated successin managing significant projects from conceptualization through to implementation ontime and on budget.
  • Critical and strategic thinking to identify opportunitiesto improve systems and processes and inform key decision-making, and an abilityto share perspectives candidly and diplomatically to generate better solutions.
  • A collaborative work ethic to support a caring, productiveand positive work dynamic.
  • A learning and resourceful mindset to help find solutionsto challenges while growing your knowledge and skills and Green Economy Canada’scapabilities.
  • Receptivity to feedback, learning from experiencesand integrating those learnings in a thoughtful way to achieve stronger outcomes in thefuture.
  • Excitement for working in a small but innovative non-profit with ambitious sustainability goals. You enjoy having diverse butfocused work, a flexible and evolving working environment, and opportunities to learn andgrow alongside wonderful people.

To Apply:
Please tell us a bit about your interest in this roleand send a resume to Melissa Gerrard, Senior Manager of National Expansion, athr@greeneconomy.ca.Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis starting the week of August 30th, 2021until the position is filled.

We sincerely thank all applicants, however, we willonly be able to personally contact those applicants who are selected for an interview. We encourageapplications from Black, Indigenous, people of colour and persons with disabilities. Pleaseadvise if you have any accommodation needs – we are committed to ensuring you can participatefully in the recruitment process. Green Economy Canada is an equal opportunity employer where a diverse mix of talented people do their best work because of, not in spite of, our differences. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff, volunteers, members, subcontractors, and vendors in all our activities and operations, regardless of race, color, religion (creed), gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), dis/ability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

What’s it Like Working at Green Economy Canada?
At Green Economy Canada, we seek to blend the nimblenessand autonomy of a small team with the influence and opportunities afforded to anational network.
  • We are bold, ambitious and optimistic. Our visionis for an economy that makes environmental sustainability, human well-being, andbusiness success synonymous.
  • We care about what we each accomplish, not where wework from or how many hours we put in.
  • We want working together to feel effortless and theways we work together to be intuitive.
  • We embrace innovation: we’re willing to take risks,we know we’ll make mistakes along the way, and we push ourselves to apply what we learneach time. At Green Economy Canada, it’s okay to fail.
  • We have fun, enjoy working together, and laugh often.
  • We’re not satisfied with the status quo: we don’tthink “because that’s how it’s always been done” justifies a course of action. We challengeeach other, think critically, and strive for objective decision-making.
Together with our network of Hubs and partners, we’rebuilding a better business-as-usual.

Learn More About Green Economy Canada

 
  • Term: full time, permanent – 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday
  • Compensation: gross annual salary - $40,000.00 CAD
  • Benefits
    • 10 paid vacation days & up to 5 paid sick days per year
    • Health Spending Account - $1,000/year
    • Personal IT Support Credit (phone/internet) - $65/month
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Reports to: Manager of Programs
  • Location: Anywhere in Canada (we are working remotely for the foreseeable future; our offices are based in Toronto, ON)
  • To apply: please send cover letter and resume to samantha@LSF-LST.ca

About Us
Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) is a small Canadian charity founded in 1991. Our goal is to integrate sustainability education into the school system to prepare students for the environmental, social and economic challenges of the 21st century. We take a holistic, vertically-integrated approach, working at all levels (governments, businesses, community members, school boards, faculties of education, teachers and students) to create whole-systems change towards Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

Our main programs include:
  • Resources for Rethinking (R4R)®, an online database of sustainability-focused classroom resources
  • Our Canada ProjectTM web platform for youth to share their actions towards Canada’s sustainable future
  • Youth Forums engaging grade 5-12 students in understanding local sustainability issues, equipping them with the skills needed to take action, and empowering them to act in making change in their communities
  • Action Project Funding supporting student-led sustainability projects
  • Professional Development for teachers focused on teaching through a sustainability lens, teaching topics related to climate change, and outdoor learning, all through the use of transformative learning strategies
  • Climate Change Education & Research
  • Policy and networking events such as galas, symposia, knowledge mobilization sessions, roundtables, etc.

About the Team

You will be joining a team of 4 existing full-time staff (with additional part-time student interns, consultants, etc.). Our staff are working remotely from home for the foreseeable future (our office is located in Toronto at York University).

Duties and Responsibilities
As an independent nonprofit organization with a small staff, employees have ample opportunity to express their creativity, flexibility and initiative while gaining experience in a wide variety of areas, which include the following tasks:
  • Program coordination
    • Includes ongoing delivery of LSF programs (Youth Forums, Action Project funding, in-school programs, Professional Development Institutes, etc.), promotion, admin, communications, event coordination, etc.
  • Event coordination
    • Includes identifying and developing partnerships, coordinating logistics, creating event materials/content, event delivery/public speaking, etc.
  • Marketing & communications
    • Includes collaborating with the team to develop and implement an effective communications strategy, creating and implementing marketing and communication campaigns, writing/editing/designing and distributing content including publications, flyers/posters, press releases, website content, social media, e-newsletters, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization's activities, products and/or services in both English and French
  • Web maintenance/content creation
    • Includes updating and creating content for LSF’s main site and various program websites
  • Fundraising
    • Includes researching new fundraising opportunities, writing grant proposals, brainstorming new program ideas or activities to meet funding expectations, etc.

Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate should have experience or skills in the following areas:
  • Bilingual – proficient in written & verbal communication in both English and French (essential—applicants will be required to complete a short oral and written assessment in their non-native language)
  • Understanding of the concepts and principles of sustainability (through academic studies and/or experience in related field)
  • Understanding of the Canadian education system
  • Communications and/or marketing
  • Program and event delivery/coordination
  • Research and writing
  • Adaptability and flexibility, ability to manage competing priorities
  • Working collaboratively in a team, with ability to self-direct and take initiative
  • Education/teaching and/or previous experience working with youth
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Strategic and creative mindset.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Organized and self-motivated with a keen interest in driving strategic messages to key internal and external role-players.


Location:
Moncton

Are you passionate about the outdoors, conservation and working with young people?

The WILD Outside program across Canada is looking for adults over 18 who can volunteer as mentors and help lead youth in our exiting program alongside our CWF staff.

WILD Outside is a free extracurricular national conservation-based youth leadership program designed for any youth ages 15 to 18, no experience or prerequisites, just interest. By participating in this immersive program, young Canadians will experience opportunities for personal growth while developing and encouraging their own “conservation ethic”. Learning from CWF facilitators & volunteers alongside their peers, youth who join the WILD Outside program will get outdoors on adventures and connect with other local participants in the planning and delivery of community-based conservation action projects in their own community. The goal of the WILD Outside program is to inspire youth participants to develop a passion for conservation, an awareness of their natural environment and a deeper appreciation for wildlife. It’s a fun, educational program where youth can participate in a variety of conservation-themed activities, meet new friends and discover an appreciation for the outdoors in a safe, structured environment.

WILD Outside Adult Volunteers will need to go through our volunteer screening and training.

WILD Outside Adult Volunteers are asked to be available for one or two events a month (evenings and weekends).

If interested please email us:
tiriane@cwf-fcf.org
subject: Adult volunteer

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