Position: Digital Tools Program Assistant - 2021
Organization: Food For All NB
Location: anywhere in Canada, must supply their own laptop and internet connection

Wage: $18 an hour/ 35 hours a week
Anticipated work term: late September - late March 2022
Eligibility: open to high school or post-secondary graduates under 30 years old.
Language: bilingualism is considered an asset.

About Food for All NB: Our vision is a New Brunswick that is informed, connected, and engaged in food security for all. Our mission is to provide leadership in the advancement of food security in New Brunswick through:
  • Networking
  • Knowledge and information sharing
  • Public Relations and Building partnerships

We work with a variety of partners; community leaders, business owners, educators, government, and non-profit organizations to offer resources, information, and support to address food issues across New Brunswick.

The role:

The Digital Tools Program Assistant will support Food For All’s growing IT needs for website maintenance, outreach and engagement for the launch of our Community Food Mentor public directory, and updating the NB Food Programs Map. The successful candidate will also provide technical support during Food For All’s online events related to the Community Food Mentors Program, school food programming, and “Loud About Food!”.

Team:

You will work across Food For All’s diverse projects in collaboration with our dream team! You’ll have the opportunity to learn a variety of digital skills, and all about Food For All’s core offerings and programming. Your internship will be supervised by our management team (Network Manager and Network Director).

Upskilling: 

We’re keen to support your professional development goals and will work with you to understand your strengths and interests to develop a learning plan together.

Work environment:

Our team works remotely, in many different NB communities. We communicate regularly by phone, Zoom, email, Slack, and use Asana for project management.

An internet connection and a computer will be essential tools for this position.

Responsibilities & IT Skills Learning Opportunities:

  • Enhance Food For All’s client management database CiviCRM
  • Support Community Food Mentors to create and maintain online directory profiles via CiviCRM
  • Support process improvements and records management throughout Slack, Asana, G Suite, MIRO, and Canva platforms
  • Support communications staff to compile and evaluate social media and communications data
  • Supporting leadership to develop effective IT systems processes
  • Liaise with communications coordinator & web developer for trouble-shooting/ website improvements
  • Support audit on design and functionality of our current website
  • Support as Tech Host during provincial Food For All events using advanced zoom settings

Other Tasks and Learning:

  • Research food security related community programming as needed
  • Connect with the team and attend weekly check ins with your direct supervisor
  • Develop a plan for accessing professional development upskilling
  • Communicate with team mates, and external partners
  • Learn the structure and operations of a non-profit organization

Assets: Bilingualism is considered an asset.

We are very interested in inclusivity and diversity on our team and in our communities. You have the option of letting us know in your application if you feel that you have a diverse perspective to add.

To Apply:

Please apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs-emplois@foodforallnb.ca by October 1st at 5:00pm AST.

Please indicate what time zone you are working in, as well as your language skills in the cover letter. Because of our funding requirements, this is an opportunity for applicants under 30 years of age. Only applicants that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.

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Position: Climate Forest Technician
Organization: Community Forests International
Location: based in Sackville, New Brunswick. Position is virtual from anywhere in the Maritimes, with regular travel to southern NB for fieldwork.
Type: Full-time

Organization

Community Forests International believes the most important climate solutions can be found wherever people live and work closely with forests. That's why we work to protect and restore the climate by empowering communities and forests to thrive together.

Job Description

Community Forests International intends to hire a Climate Forest Technician to work alongside our ambitious and deeply collaborative team to expand forestland securements, climate-smart forest management and education, and forest carbon inventories. The Climate Forest Technician will organize and oversee active forest management of the organization’s forested properties primarily throughout southern New Brunswick. The Climate Forest Technician will work closely with the Forest Program Director, and will be responsible for:

Land Securement
  • Identifying and securing high-priority forest properties for Community Forests’ programs in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island;
  • Establishing trusted community and network connections that aid in program delivery and facilitating various land transfer scenarios ranging from donations to fair-market acquisitions.

Forest Inventories
  • Completing forest inventories on Community Forests’ properties and for clients, including inventorying regeneration, timber, and carbon, and cataloging tree species diversity;
  • Inputting and analysing data following Community Forests’ established inventory process;

Forest Management Planning & Operations
  • Creating management plans, including climate-adaptive silvicultural interventions, for Community Forests’ properties;
  • Implementing management plans for Community Forests’ properties by organizing and managing forest management activities including related contractor services;
  • Working with reforestation partners to deliver on the operational aspects of Community Forests’ annual tree-planting sub-program;
  • Managing ArcGIS maps and databases;

Program Development
  • Liaising with Indigenous organizations, clients, local forest product marketing boards and co-ops, researchers, landowners, and the general public to further Community Forests’ programs;
  • Delivering workshops and training for capacity building of forestry professionals, landowners, and the public;
  • Contribute to project and funding proposal development; and,
  • Participating in other Community Forests’ programs and activities as needed.
Essential Qualifications

Candidates should have either academic or work experience in forestry or another natural science-related field — we are interested in candidates with diverse experiences that could fit this position. Additional essential qualifications include:

  • Skill and comfort in navigating solo through the woods with online/offline maps, GPS, and compass;
  • Experience organizing and overseeing forest management activities, including harvesting and road building;
  • Experience in forest and/or natural science sampling techniques or traditional forest knowledge techniques;
  • Comfortable speaking with landowners and in public presentations;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Tree identification in the Wabanaki-Acadian Forest;
  • Completion of at least one course or work experience using ArcGIS 10; and,
  • Competence using Microsoft Excel & Office.

Essential Qualities

Candidates are required to be:
  • Engaged in the full spread of Community Forests’ programs and mandate;
  • Able to work both alone and as part of a team; and,
  • Self-directed and able to organize their own work.

Beneficial Qualifications and Skills

Exceptional candidates will also display the following:
  • Strong statistical background;
  • Knowledge of English, French, and other local languages is an asset;
  • Familiarity with climate-smart forest management interventions;
  • Experience in forest mensuration; and,
  • Comfortable staying overnight at field sites in rustic accommodations.

Work Location and Salary

The successful candidate can work remotely, from anywhere in the Maritimes, with regular travel to southern NB and throughout the Maritimes for fieldwork. This position is a full-time permanent position, and is remunerated based on 37.5 hours per week (flexible) with a starting salary range of $40,000 — $45,000 annually depending on experience.

How to Apply

Candidates are asked to submit their curricula vitae and a cover letter with “Climate Forest Technician” as the subject line to:
jobs@forestsinternational.org by September 24, 2021.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview, and interviews will be held beginning September 27, 2021.

Community Forests International is committed to diversity in our workplace and encourages applications from traditionally marginalized groups such as, but not limited to: racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are a member of an underrepresented community.

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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