Ducks Unlimited Canada
Application Deadline: July 1, 2021

Location: Atlantic Canada

Contact: Please submit your application through our online career center for confidential consideration.

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a confident and dedicated Outreach Specialist to join our Atlantic Canada team on an 18-month term.

In this position, you will provide assistance in delivering outreach initiatives in support of the regional conservation program and its climate adaptation and resiliency goals.

As a team member, you will:

  • Assist in developing and launching new outreach initiatives through collaborative partnerships with Indigenous communities and groups to support climate actions
  • Support and deliver outreach initiatives involving communication tactics and education delivery under the supervision by other team members
  • Support the development of new innovative resources and respectfully incorporates various knowledge systems that provides awareness of climate change and promotes conservation actions within coastal and floodplain communities.
  • Facilitate partnership development through coordinating partnership meetings and collaborations to identify unified messaging details and specific delivery approaches.
  • Facilitate the identification of key roles for each partnership representative with agreed upon set of engagement and communications principles of how each partner will work together

You are an enthusiastic team player and a self-starter, capable of seeing the bigger picture and enjoy thinking out of the box.  You are an effective communicator who builds positive working relationships.

Requirements

  • Completion of a natural resources, biology, ecology, education or communications diploma. A combination of education, skills and experience may be considered for this position.
  • Experience and knowledge of Indigenous culture and belief systems
  • Experience in knowledge gathering and sharing within an ethical space to support Indigenous-led conservation
  • Ability to collaborate within Atlantic Indigenous communities.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

How to Apply

Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff.  Let us know if making a difference is important to you.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application through our online career center for confidential consideration.

Closing deadline: July 1, 2021 (EST)

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment.

While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Sentinelles Petitcodiac Riverkeeper - YouTube

Poste à pourvoir – Coordonnateur ou coordonnatrice d’événement (étudiant d’été)

Sentinelles Petitcodiac Riverkeeper (SPR) est un organisme sans but lucratif dont le but premier est la restauration de la santé écologique des bassins hydrographiques des rivières Petitcodiac et Memramcook ainsi que de l’estuaire de la baie de Shepody, au sud-est du Nouveau-Brunswick. Les Sentinelles jouent le rôle d’enquêteurs, de scientifiques, d’agents de sensibilisation et de défenseurs des intérêts. Elles protègent et défendent nos cours d’eau en menant des activités de sensibilisation, organisant des évènements communautaires, créant des dialogues publics, répondant aux plaintes des citoyens en matière de pollution et utilisant les lois existantes pour traduire les pollueurs en justice. Elles sont les porte-paroles de nos cours d’eau et protègent notre droit collectif à une eau propre et à des bassins hydrographiques sains.


Tâches:

  • Le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement travaillera en étroite collaboration avec la directrice générale et les partenaires communautaires pour élaborer et mettre en œuvre un plan entourant les célébrations de la rivière Petitcodiac.
  • Le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement assura une communication continue avec les partenaires communautaires, soit des groupes communautaires, organismes à but non lucratif, gouvernements locaux, entreprises et autres intervenants clés identifiés par la directrice générale.
  • Le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement communiquera l’importance que représente l’ouverture du nouveau pont sur la rivière (et l’enlèvement du pont chaussé) aux partenaires communautaires et encouragera ces derniers à organiser des événements de célébration. Il/elle rapportera à la directrice générale les types d’événements de célébration prévus par les partenaires communautaires.
  • Le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement travaillera de concert avec la directrice générale pour mettre en œuvre un événement de célébration au nom des Sentinelles.
  • Il/elle sera responsable de la coordination logistique, par exemple, identifier et réserver des conférenciers, ainsi que de la création de matériel de sensibilisation.
  • Le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement aidera à développer du matériel promotionnel sous la supervision de la directrice générale et de la directrice des communications, et fera la promotion de l’événement dans les médias sociaux.
  • Le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement prendra note de statistiques quant aux succès des événements de célébrations (ex.: le nombre d’évènements communautaires, le nombre de participants, etc.) afin de partager ces données avec le conseil d’administration, les bailleurs de fonds et le public.
  • Le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement assurera le suivi postévènementiel en faisant la promotion des succès auprès des intervenants et partenaires communautaires, en publiant des
    photos et des résumés dans les médias sociaux, en menant des sondages et en présentant les résultats des sondages à la directrice générale.
  • En raison de la pandémie de la COVID-19, il est possible que l’événement organisé par les Sentinelles soit entièrement en ligne ou ait lieu dans un endroit public avec certaines restrictions. La directrice générale sera responsable de s’assurer que l’événement suit les
    directives et les protocoles de la Santé publique, et le/la coordonnateur/trice d’événement devra suivre le plan d’adaptation quant à la COVID-19.

Compétences et expérience :

  • Service à la clientèle.
  • Expérience dans la planification d’événements.
  • Capacité à travailler de manière indépendante et à communiquer efficacement avec les membres de l’équipe.
  • Compétences numériques pour aider à produire du contenu en ligne.
    Cet emploi est rendu possible grâce à Emplois d’été Canada. Les candidat(e)s doivent être admissibles au financement d’Emplois d’été Canada, c’est-à-dire avoir entre 15 et 30 ans au début de l’emploi, être citoyen(ne) canadien(ne), résident(e) permanent(e) ou personne à qui
    l’on a donné le statut de réfugié(e), et avoir un numéro d’assurance sociale valide au début de l’emploi.

Salaire : 17 $/h pendant 8 semaines à raison de 35 heures par semaine. Possibilité de prolongation.

Envoyez votre CV et lettre d’accompagnement à Krysta Cowling, info@petitcodiac.org. Date limite : jusqu’à ce que le poste soit comblé

Location: Remote work opportunity across Canada with preference for ON, NB, and AB based candidates

At Green Economy Canada we envision an economy where environmental sustainability, human well-being, and business success are synonymous.

Green Economy Canada is a national non-profit working to accelerate the business transition to a vibrant and inclusive net-zero future. We do this in three ways:

  1. We work with community organizations to launch and grow Green 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 green to inspire others to follow suit and build public and political support for the green economy.
  3. We work with policymakers and experts to inform green policies and investments that will accelerate business sustainability efforts.

With eight Green Economy Hubs, our network is engaging over 300 organizations of all sectors and sizes in taking action on climate change, building sustainability 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 thousands of businesses in changing business as usual.

The Opportunity

As we continue to grow our reach and impact, we’re looking for a stellar Communications Manager to lead all facets of Green Economy Canada’s marketing and communications efforts, positioning our network as a leader in building the low carbon economy in communities across Canada. As an ideal candidate, you thrive with a dynamic range of work including developing communications strategies, managing day-to-day communications work, planning awesome events, supporting Hubs and Green Economy Leaders to more effectively tell their stories, engaging media, and mobilizing communications campaigns. Working closely with the Executive Director, you are excited to play a critical role in enabling Green Economy Canada to meet its five year goals of building a national movement of businesses and communities who are building a better business as usual.

Ideal Start Date: Immediate
Term: Full-time permanent
Annual Compensation: $62,700 + $1500 health and wellness allowance
Location: Remote work opportunity in Canada; Ontario, Alberta, or New Brunswick preferred
Reports to: Executive Director
Perks: Flexible work environment, minimum 3 weeks vacation & awesome teammates!

What You Would Do

As the Communications Manager, you would:

Quarterback Marketing and Communications (50%)

  • Lead the development, implementation and evaluation of Green Economy Canada’s annual marketing and communications strategy
  • Regularly maintain public communications through our website, newsletter, and social media channels, ensuring content is jargon-free, engaging and up-to-date.
  • Identify and secure speaking engagements and media opportunities (writing press releases, pitching stories and op-eds), and equip the Executive Director (through speaking notes and crafting presentations) to act as a strong spokesperson for our work.
  • Act as a communications resource to support the needs of various organizational projects and activities.
  • Develop and maintain Green Economy Canada’s branding and communication guidelines, tools and resources for the network, equipping Hubs and Green Economy Leaders to credibly talk about their sustainability work and our collective impact with external stakeholders.
  • Design and deploy network-wide communications campaigns, identifying and crafting compelling stories of Green Economy Leaders, and deploying content strategically across online and traditional mediums to grow the green economy movement nationally.

Craft Inspiring Events and Reports (40%):

  • Lead the strategy, execution and evaluation of Green Economy Canada’s annual impact report, and our annual celebration event, Connect.
  • Coordinate and execute the selection process for our annual network-wide Green Economy Builder Award and associated media campaign.
  • Lead the development and execution of two network-wide webinars annually as part of fostering connections and building sustainability knowledge for Green Economy Leaders.

Supports Fundraising and Advocacy Efforts (10%):

  • Support the Executive Director in developing corporate sponsorship proposals, managing sponsor relationships, stewarding funds to Hubs, and reporting back on the investment value.
  • Support the Executive Director with annual Federal and Provincial budget submissions and in mobilizing advocacy campaigns across the network.

What We Hope You Will Bring

Relevant Experience:

  • Full-time work experience (5+ years) in communications, marketing or a related field.
  • Experience planning and executing successful events.
  • Demonstrated success in managing significant projects from conceptualization through to implementation on time and on budget.
  • Media engagement and public relations experience is an asset.

Technical Chops:

  • Exceptional writing skills to produce compelling, jargon-free copy, and a demonstrated ability to adapt tone and voice to suit different mediums and audiences.
  • Proficiency with communications tools and platforms like MailChimp, Wordpress, Google Analytics, Adobe InDesign, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Graphic design skills are an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience with business sustainability reporting and frameworks (B-Corp, GRI, TCFD, integrated reporting etc.) is an asset.

Attributes That Will Help You Succeed:

  • Conscientious and detail oriented with an ability to effectively plan and manage multiple priorities, be proactive, and build trust that work is completed with quality and care.
  • An ability to listen well and form strong relationships with team members and external partners.
  • Creativity to keep communications fresh and captivating, and to share stories in compelling ways.
  • Critical and strategic thinking to inform key decision-making, and an ability to share perspectives candidly and diplomatically to generate better solutions.
  • A learning and resourceful mindset to navigate challenges and new opportunities, and a receptivity to feedback.
  • A collaborative work ethic to support a caring, productive and positive work dynamic.
  • Excitement for working in a small but innovative non-profit with ambitious sustainability goals and awesome teammates.

To Apply:

Please tell us a bit about your interest in this role and send a resume and relevant sample of your writing to Priyanka Lloyd, Executive Director, at hr@greeneconomy.ca . Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis starting the week of May 31, 2021 until the position is filled.

We sincerely thank all applicants, however, we will only be able to personally contact those applicants who are selected for an interview. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, people of colour and persons with disabilities. Please advise if you have any accommodation needs – we are committed to ensuring you can participate fully 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.

Learn More About Green Economy Canada

Summer Job Opportunity!
UNB Design Works - Summer Camp Staff

The UNB Art Centre is seeking staff for its Design Works Summer Camp for Kids.

Instructors
10 Weeks: June 28 - Sept 3
$15/hour, 30 hours/week + 5 hours prep
  • Degree in education and/or experience teaching school age children, ideally in a camp setting
  • Background skills in Theatre, Art, Photography, and Gardening
  • Lesson planning & preparation
  • Management of small budget and supplies
  • Follow COVID-19 Operational Plan

Camp Assistants
10 Weeks: June 28 - Sept 3
$12/hour, approx 40 hours/week
  • Experience with working with school-age children, ideally in a camp setting
  • Background(s) in one or all of the following areas would be a definite asset: Theatre, Art, Photography, and/or Gaming
  • Degree or background in education and/or instruction preferred
  • Follow COVID-19 Operational Plan


Design Works Camp provide a fun, creative, educational and safe learning ecperience for children ages 6-12. If you are a person who loves working with children, and prides yourself in providing the highest quality of service, please send us your resume to join our Dessign Works team!

Please indicate which camp position(s) you are applying for. **A combination of skills and experience will be considered.
Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

A Criminal Record Check and First Aid training will be requested upon offer of employment.
Please email your resume and state which position(s) you are applying to: azza.s@unb.ca


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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