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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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

The Fredericton Area Watersheds Association (FAWA) was founded in 2002 as a non-profit community-led organization dedicated to actively protecting and improving the wellbeing of the watersheds (streams, rivers, wetlands) of greater Fredericton. Projects have included tree-planting, trail creation, student-led restoration projects, water quality monitoring, education and outreach. FAWA’s board of directors is inviting expressions of interest from members of all residents of Fredericton and vicinity, especially minority, indigenous and other under-represented groups within our province for the following positions within the organization:

-Directors (Volunteer positions; involves on-going engagement in governance of organization, policy direction setting and operations oversight), and

-Executive Director (responsible for the operations of FAWA as guided by the Board of Directors. This is presently a volunteer position pending funding being secured, at which time interviews will be conducted).

Please send a few words about yourself, your possible contribution to one or both of the above positions, and area of expertise (climate change, adaptation, stream ecology, biology, hydrogeology, sociology, ecology, recreation, other) to frederictonareawatersheds@gmail.com  on or before Friday, November 29th (for invitation to a special meeting) or December 13 for all others. We will acknowledge all emails; only those selected for further engagement will be contacted.

Civil society groups like FAWA are critical for a functioning democracy and healthy ecosystems. Please consider getting involved. For more information, find us on Facebook: “Fredericton Area Watersheds Association.”   

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is a private, non-profit organization that prides itself on its entrepreneurial, science-based approach to achieving conservation success through direct action. Since 1962, NCC and its supporters have protected more than 2.8 million acres (1.1 million hectares) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.

Purpose and General Description:

Inspire others to take part in hands-on conservation work with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) by joining the Conservation Volunteers (CV) team in Atlantic Canada. As the Conservation Volunteers Assistant, you will assist with the coordination and delivery of volunteer events designed to engage individuals of all ages in priority stewardship work on NCC’s conservation properties. Additionally, you will help with recruiting and training longer term volunteers and property stewards. You will assist with all aspects of events in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and assist remotely with recruitment and data management for Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, as needed. You will also aid in ongoing NCC conservation communications and partner and community relations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the planning, logistics and running of volunteer events held between August and April in NB and PE and preparing for events in 2020, and assist with the logistics of other outreach activities;
  • Work with the NB & PEI Stewardship Coordinator and the Communications Manager to develop communications materials to promote volunteer events and the volunteer program in both official languages;
  • Undertake volunteer recruitment through group partnerships, print, radio and TV media, with follow-up stories after events with media;
  • Follow-up with interested volunteers to become property stewards, provide training and volunteer materials, and manage volunteer assignments;
  • Compile and track volunteer data and event metrics (event summaries, evaluations, participant follow-up) for events throughout the region;
  • Synthesize volunteer event and field data for year-end reporting and newsletter;
  • Manage volunteer program database and ensure necessary correspondence and metrics are uploaded to data management platforms;
  • Ensure regular staff correspondence with volunteers is tracked;
  • Update message board of volunteer portal regularly and post educational content related to areas of interest;
  • Work with Communications to enhance volunteer section of NCC website, and information about accessing NCC properties;
  • Assist with funding proposals as needed;
  • Assist NB & PEI Stewardship Coordinator as needed;

Required Skills and Attributes:

This posting is targeted to someone possessing the following skills and abilities:

  • Attention to detail with excellent time management and organizational abilities;
  • Self-starting, proactive and capable of working independently;
  • Work well in a dynamic setting, including office and outdoor environments, under various weather conditions (e.g. temperature and precipitation extremes) and in variable terrain;
  • Outgoing and enjoy working with people/volunteers of all ages in outdoor settings, interest in public engagement and communicating environmental topics;
  • Demonstrated interest in natural history and land conservation, basic plant and wildlife identification skills and an understanding of conservation issues;
  • Highly motivated with creative thinking abilities in both office and field settings;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact with the public to convey a conservation message, and comfortable speaking to groups as well as the media, familiarity with social media (Twitter, Facebook);
  • Fluency in English; fluency in French a strong asset;
  • Wilderness or Standard First Aid training;
  • Photography skills a strong asset;
  • Familiarity with common computer software (Microsoft Office Suite, graphics programs);
  • Valid Driver’s License, and able to rent a car (must be at least 21 years of age to rent).

Terms of Employment:

  • This is a full-time, 8-month, 35-week (August 19 – April 17) position. Salary is $17/hour ($637.50/week). Start and end dates may be flexible.
  • Position will be based in Fredericton, NB, with travel throughout NB & PEI to prep for and attend events and meet partners. Most events take place on weekends and some will require overnight travel. Travel expenses will be reimbursed and time off granted for weekend work.
  • Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and resume to: Email: atlantic@natureconservancy.ca In your submission email, please include the following: Attention: Jennifer White, NB & PEI Stewardship Coordinator

To Apply:

  • Cover letter and resume in English and as one pdf document
  • Reference position title “NB Volunteer Program Assistant” in subject line

Application Deadline: JULY 26, 2019

No telephone calls please. Late applications will not be considered.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest in the Nature Conservancy of Canada; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Executive Director will be responsible for the management and daily operations of La Bikery.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Secure financial viability of the organization with direction from the board of directors (includes, grant writing, revenue generating, sponsorships, membership growth, banking, budget management, etc.)
  • Train and manage volunteers and a small staff (summer students and term positions).
  • Manage shop by coordinating volunteers, doing inventory and ordering shop merchandise.
  • Ensure general shop maintenance and presentation.
  • Manage programs and services such as Recycle-a-Bike, rentals and bike lockers.
  • Develop and/or support La Bikery’s programs and projects.
  • Coordinate events.
  • Manage public and media relations through traditional and new media. 
  • Work with community partners.
  • Engage the membership and volunteers.
  • Report to the Board at monthly meetings and as required.


  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated. 
  • Adaptive and innovative thinker.
  • Outgoing, friendly, highly organized person with interpersonal communication, coordination, and supervisory skills.
  • Previous work or volunteer experience in community-based organization
  • Able to work collaboratively with Board of Directors and volunteer members
  • Bilingualism is a definite asset
  • Skilled in bicycle mechanics and general knowledge of bicycle parts and tools an asset.

Compensation: Contract position with added bonus, compensation varies based on qualifications. Salary range is $35,000 to $40,000.

Applicants should send their resumé and letter of motivation to director@labikery.ca by October 21st, 2019. La version française de cette annonce se trouve sur le site Web de La Bikery.

POSITION Project Leader
TERM Full-time 6-month contract,with possibility of renewal
LOCATION Katimavik House inone of the following locations:
     •Nanaimo, BC
     •Calgary, AB
     •Saint Boniface, MB
     •Sudbury, ON
     •Quebec City, QC
     •Moncton, NB

Position Overview

Are you a natural team leader and a creative problem-solver? Do you enjoy giving back to the community and inspiring others to do good? Katimavik is looking for open-minded, resourceful individuals to lead youth development projects from January to June and July to December.This challenging and rewarding position provides leadership for up to eleven youth at a time, guiding them through a six-month experience of volunteerism, learning, discovery, growthand accountability. The project leader will reside in-house with the group

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