Conservation Education & Outreach Assistant- Summer Postition

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – New Brunswick Chapter (CPAWS NB) is the provincial branch of a national conservation organization. We are dedicated to the long-term protection of our province’s wild ecosystems in protected areas, and work to ensure that nature comes first in parks management. CPAWS NB is looking for enthusiastic young leaders, with a passion for nature and the ability to work as a key part of our environmental organization’s team this summer.

The job will be based out of Fredericton, with some travel in New Brunswick throughout the summer, accompanying other staff members to events and activities.

Responsibilities include:

a) Participating in training to learn basic skills in conservation education, engaging people in nature-oriented activities, outdoor safety, and event promotion;

b) Helping to organize and promote nature-focused events, outreach and activities for the public during the summer of 2022. This may include setting up CPAWS NB booths at existing events, fairs or markets, or organizing special nature-themed activities in parks; and creating and distributing online outreach and promotional materials;

c) Traveling to event sites (appropriate to COVID-19 recovery procedures, and following safety protocols), to assist with outreach;

d) Writing reports on each event to track outcomes, results and feedback received from participants;

e) Finding ways to promote CPAWS NB’s work in the community, including designing and creating promotional and education materials for nature-focused events and outreach activities. As well as writing and posting to social media;

f) Helping to revise or update CPAWS communications, awareness and educational materials, and helping prepare materials for our education programs

Required Qualifications are:
  • A current post-secondary student, under the age of 30, who is studying Environmental Studies, Outdoor Education, Natural Sciences, Communications, STEM, or a related field with an interest in working in the conservation sector. One position requires the student to be planning to return to school full-time in the fall
  • Must be a resident of New Brunswick or a First Nation community in New Brunswick, and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection applies.
  • A valid New Brunswick driver’s license is required, and the ability to drive a rental car,
  • Experience and interest in conservation issues, communicating with the public, or event management and promotions,
  • Basic understanding of conservation and parks issues in New Brunswick,
  • Ability to communicate fluently in both of New Brunswick’s official languages is a strong asset for this position. One position requires a student who is very comfortable engaging with the public directly in French, and will need at least intermediate verbal and written communications skills in French,
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canva and/or other similar software, and well-developed online communications skills with various social media platforms
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to track and report on the details of various aspects of the project,
  • Proven leadership abilities, ability to take initiative, ability to work independently with limited supervision and to develop own work plan to achieve assigned project tasks,
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings,
  • Priority will be given to Indigenous peoples, women studying in the STEM fields, LGBTQ+ persons, persons with disabilities and students who are members of visible minorities. Candidates have the option of identifying themselves as one of these groups on their application, if they so choose.
Full time position for the summer of 2022.

35 hours per week, with occasional weekends and evenings

Hourly wage: $14 per hour

TO APPLY

Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet these qualifications and why you think you would be a good fit for this position at CPAWS NB. Send your résumé and cover letter in one file to dhak@cpaws.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Learn more about the postion and CPAWS New Brunswick on our website: https://cpawsnb.org/conservation-education-outreach-assistant/

Seasonal Employment – Environmental Technician

June – August 2022

(1-2 Positions)

The Belleisle Watershed Coalition is looking for motivated and environmentally inclined candidates to fill 1 or 2 Environmental Technician positions. The technicians will assist with providing technical support to the BWC’s field and office-based projects including water quality monitoring and research, aquatic assessment, fisheries and wildlife, and community outreach projects.

These positions require a candidate with the initiative to work with minimal supervision. Candidates should have a preference for work outside in all weather conditions, with good communication and interpersonal skills and safety awareness is a must. This is a seasonal full-time position (35 hours per week) for 8 -10 weeks commencing in late June; Salary is $15.00/hour depending on experience and funding.

Candidates will have the following characteristics:

  • Likes the outdoors and is interested in environmental issues;
  • Ability to communicate orally with community members and stakeholders;
  • Report writing and documenting skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, statistical software Excel, SPSS or R, and social media tools;
  • Valid standard first aid certification;
  • Class 5 New Brunswick Drivers License, and;
  • Own personal transportation to Belleisle and field sites.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm ADST on May 31st 2022. For more information or to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting qualifications and interest to belleislewatershed@gmail.com
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UNESCO Biosphere Regions are places where people share a way of living with nature that builds a future we're proud of. We model solutions for a sustainable future, celebrate cultural and biological diversity, and empower people to engage with one another and with nature in healthier ways. The Fundy Biosphere Region contributes to building vibrant and resilient human and environmental communities through conservation and promotion of sustainable development in the Upper Bay of Fundy region.

Fundy Biosphere Region is looking for an enthusiastic Finance Administrator for the management of the organization’s multiple financial accounts including payables, receivables, projects, payroll, and preparation of financial statements. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team of multiple ENGOs and will manage bookkeeping for a group of organizations. Attention to detail and good organizational skills will be required to thrive in this position. Training for this position is available so we encourage all interested individuals to apply.

Responsibilities:
  • Familiarize yourself with the collaborative’s missions, visions, and projects
  •  Manage multiple financial accounts, record keeping, reporting, and remittances
  •  Reporting directly to Executive Directors of the collaborative

The following duties may be assigned.
  • Prepare and distribute all payables bi-weekly
  • Prepare and distribute all receivables
  • Reconciliation and submission of HST, if applicable
  • Responsible for deposits and bank reconciliations
  • Financial Recordkeeping of physical and electronic for the current year and historical years
  • Oversee payroll, information slips, remittances to employees bi-weekly
  • Submit and reconcile employee taxes, CPP & EI on monthly basis to CRA
  • Prepare employee T4’s annually
  • Prepare and submit annually, Form 100 as well as proper reporting of any workplace incidents to WorksafeNB
  • Prepare financial statements on a quarterly basis or as requested
  • Prepare documentation for all financial audits and annual reviews
  • Ensure Governance and Finance procedures/policies are followed
  • Preparing submissions for, and financial reporting and auditing on funding projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications (essential):
  • Post-Secondary Education in Accounting/Financial Management or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced computer skills in SAGE, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage efficient financial reporting systems and regular reporting schedules for time-limited projects, as well as provide the Executive Director and board members with (minimum) quarterly budget updates and financial reports upon request

Asset Qualifications (non-essential)
  • Bilingual in both official languages
  • Residing within the Fundy Biosphere Region


Term and rate: Part-time or full-time hours available. Work-from-home or office available. Typically weekdays with some/rare evenings/weekends, 35h per week, remuneration based on experience.

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@fundy-biosphere.ca as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Dingman at (506) 874-3272.

Directeur(ice) général(e) du RENB

 

À propos de nous

Le Réseau environnemental du Nouveau-Brunswick (RENB, www.renb.ca) est une organisation dynamique et innovatrice qui sert de centre bilingue pour le mouvement environnemental du Nouveau-Brunswick, rassemblant et mettant en contact les personnes qui travaillent sur les questions environnementales dans la province. Notre mission est d’encourager et faciliter la communication et la coopération sur les questions environnementales et de renforcer le mouvement environnemental au Nouveau-Brunswick. Fondé en 1991, le RENB est composé de plus de 110 groupes environnementaux et travaille avec des centaines de partenaires et parties prenantes à travers la province et au-delà.

L’opportunité

Ceci est une excellente occasion pour un leader exceptionnel de rejoindre une organisation provinciale bien établie et respectée et de mener une équipe d’employés passionnés. Le/la/lia directeur(ice) général(e) travaillera en étroite collaboration avec des groupes environnementaux et autres parties prenantes, incluant les gouvernements provinciaux, fédéral et municipaux, les groupes et les communautés autochtones, les institutions post-secondaires et autres, dans leurs efforts de défense de l’environnement, de protection de la nature et d’éducation de la nature. Le/la/lia directeur(ice) général(e) mènera l’organisation dans l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre d’un nouveau plan stratégique dans les prochaines années.

Responsabilités
Rendant compte au conseil d’administration, le/la/lia directeur(ice) général(e) est responsable de la direction générale de l’organisation ainsi que du leadership au sein du mouvement environnemental de la province, de la planification et de la gestion opérationnelle, de la planification et de la gestion des programmes, de la planification et de la gestion des ressources humaines, de la collecte de fonds, de la planification et de la gestion des finances, de l'établissement de relations et de la gestion des risques.

Compétences nécessaires
Le/la/lia candidat(e) idéal(e) aura une bonne compréhension du monde des ONG et du mandat d’une organisation de réseau, aura des relations existantes dans la communauté des ONGE du Nouveau-Brunswick et sera parfaitement bilingue ou, si il/elle/iel ne l’est pas, s'engagera à respecter l'engagement ferme du RENB en matière de bilinguisme. Un permis de conduire est requis. Les compétences clés comprennent :

  • Pensée stratégique
  • Conception et animation d’ateliers
  • Formation d'équipes, résolution de conflits, établissement de relations
  • Planification, résolution de problèmes
  • Budgétisation et gestion financière d'un budget annuel d’environ 500 000$
  • Rédaction de propositions et rapports aux bailleurs de fonds
  • Gestion des ressources humaines d'une équipe de huit personnes
  • Communications, prise de parole en public
  • Gestion des risques
  • Gouvernance

Date limite pour les candidatures: Les candidat(e)s intéressé(e)s sont encouragé(e)s à postuler dès que possible, car les candidatures seront examinées au fur et à mesure, avec une date limite de candidature ferme fixée au 1er juin 2022.

Date de début : dès que possible.

Salaire : À partir de 55 000 $, en fonction de l'expérience, ainsi qu'un ensemble d'avantages sociaux généreux.

Lieu de travail : Bureau basé à Moncton, avec possibilité de travailler à domicile à l'occasion et de voyager dans tout le Nouveau-Brunswick. Veuillez noter que nos bureaux sont situés au deuxième étage d'un immeuble auquel on n'accède pour l'instant que par une volée d'escaliers, avec deux toilettes non genrées et une cuisine sur place. Veuillez nous contacter au sujet de nos politiques de masquage ou de l'accessibilité de nos bureaux si vous avez des questions ou des préoccupations concernant la sécurité de COVID-19 ou d'autres aménagements sanitaires ou physiques dont vous pourriez avoir besoin.

Nature de l'emploi : Temps plein (37,5 heures par semaine), permanent

Le RENB valorise la diversité dans son milieu de travail. Nous reconnaissons que les personnes qui subissent une oppression et une marginalisation structurelles ont beaucoup à offrir à notre communauté. Elles sont donc fortement encouragées à poser leur candidature et peuvent le mentionner dans leur lettre de présentation.

N'hésitez pas à nous appeler si vous avez des questions sur la façon dont votre handicap ou votre identité pourrait être un atout ou un défi.

Veuillez envoyer votre CV et votre lettre de motivation à Adam Cheeseman à l'adresse transition@nben.ca.  Veuillez noter que les candidatures ne seront pas prises en considération si elles ne sont pas accompagnées d'un curriculum vitae et d'une lettre de présentation.

Bien que le Réseau environnemental du Nouveau-Brunswick apprécie toutes les candidatures, seuls les candidat(e)s sélectionné(e)s pour une entrevue seront contacté(e)s.

Location: Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, Bayfield, NB
Work term: 24/05/2022 – 30/08/2022 (later start date possible for eligible high school students).
Hourly wage: $13.75

Description

Serving in the Interpretation Department, the Nature and Heritage Interpreter will spearhead the delivery of Cape Jourimain’s interpretive services and will serve as the public face of the Nature Centre. Duties will include, greeting visitors, answering public questions, leading programs and tours, delivering activities on event days, developing new interpretive content, and assisting with cleaning, maintenance, and other operational tasks. Every day will be a bit different and there will be lots of opportunities to learn and get creative.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be energetic, positive, and resourceful, with a desire to learn. Applicants must be comfortable with public speaking and working in a team environment. The ability to effectively communicate in both English and French is an asset, but not required.

A candidate pursuing a degree in environmental studies, history, or education would be preferred. Experience in outdoor education and working with the public would be considered an asset. Certification in first aid and possession of a Class-5 driver’s license would be considered an asset.

How to Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter describing how you meet the above qualifications to ed@capejourimain.ca. Please include the job title in the email subject line.

Additional information

Cape Jourimain is located in a rural area with limited opportunities for renting. A vehicle may be required for commuting to work.

For more information about Cape Jourimain, visit our website: www.capejourimain.ca

For questions about the position, contact ed@capejourimain.ca
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