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: 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.

Position: Project Coordinator
Organization: Canadian Council on Invasive Species
Location: Fredericton NB (flexible)
Duration: until March 31, 2020 with possibility for extension
Hours: Full-time (37.5 per week)
Wage: $20.00 - 23.00/hour
Start date: August 6 or sooner

About us
The Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) is a non-profit multi-agency organization that works collaboratively to support actions and share information that can help reduce the threat and impacts of invasive species. The New Brunswick Invasive Species Council (NBISC) is a collaborative initiative involving a number of agencies formed to enhance coordination and collaboration on addressing invasive species within the province of New Brunswick. This position will implement a collaborative initiative between CCIS and NBISC.

Job Description & Responsibilities
This is an exciting opportunity to take a lead role in education and outreach strategies to motivate New Brunswickers to change their behavior and take action against invasive species. The full time project coordinator will implement a program to protect our freshwater ecosystems, economy and way of life.
  • Planning and delivery of outreach events, workshops and activities that provide practical actions to prevent the spread of invasive species.
  • Building capacity with partner organizations on implementing behaviour change programs.
  • Build web and social media presence and increase awareness on invasive species.
  • Facilitating collaboration and coordination on invasive species related matters across the province
  • Tracking and reporting project activities.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience, preferably in leadership position
  • Field of study related to biology, communication, or education.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
  • Bilingual, with oral and written fluency in French.
  • Curious, self-motivated, and capable of building lasting relationships.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Able to work occasional weekends and week day evenings.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter as a single document to with “Project Coordinator” as the subject line. Only those selected for
interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline: July 22, 2019

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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Are you interested in learning, connecting, engaging with the multi-faceted groups, individuals, agencies and organizations working on biodiversity in New Brunswick? Do you like working with people, organizing meetings and events, and have experience in teamwork?

The NBEN ( is a dynamic and innovative organization that functions as the New Brunswick environmental movement’s “central station” – a hub that serves to convene and connect people working on environmental issues in the province. We are currently looking for a motivated individual to fill the position of Biodiversity Programs Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will be well-organized, independent yet a good team player, will have experience in leading groups through consensus-based processes, and will be able to work in a multi-faceted environment where the digital interface is an integral part of the work.

Job responsibilities will include:
• Coordination of the New Brunswick Biodiversity Collaborative, a multi-stakeholder effort to address biodiversity by working together to enhance stewardship activities on the ground and provide a comprehensive approach to the protection of biodiversity in the province.
• Coordination of caucuses addressing topics related to biodiversity such as glyphosate spraying and forest management.

• At least three (3) years’ experience in program management resulting in strong organizational, planning, and management skills
• Strong leadership skills and inter-personal skills
• Experience in networks and partnerships
• Commitment to a career in the non-profit sector
• Excellent computer skills (including websites)
• Strong oral and written communications skills in English and French
• Driver’s license

• Facilitation skills
• Experience in event organization
• Experience in the non-profit, environmental, and/or conservation sector
• Interest in or passion for biodiversity

Application deadline: August 2, 2019
Salary: $17-$20 per hour, depending on experience
Location: Moncton with occasional travel around New Brunswick.
Nature of job: Part-time contract, 15-20 hours per week, until March 31, 2020 with possibility of renewal.

Please send your resume and cover letter to
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