Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – New Brunswick Chapter

Are you interested in helping the public understand nature conservation issues?

Do you want to have a job where you make a difference for nature?

 

Position Type: This is a full-time term position with health and dental benefits, with the potential to become permanent depending on resources

Salary: range $ 36,000 - $38,000, depending on experience

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick (negotiable within New Brunswick)

Deadline: October 1, 2020 (we will be reviewing applications and setting interviews as they come in, so please apply early)

Start Date: October 13, 2020, or as soon as can be arranged.

 The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter (CPAWS NB) is the provincial branch of a national conservation organization. We have worked over 15 years to advocate for the wilderness that New Brunswickers love, and the natural areas we all need. Our mission is to conserve the land, water and wildlife of New Brunswick for current and future generations. We work on the lands and waters of the peoples of the Wabanaki Confederacy, including the Wolastoqey, the Mi’gmaq, and the Peskotomuhkati Communities.

CPAWS NB is looking for an enthusiastic leader with a passion for nature and the ability to work as a key part of our environmental organization’s team. The job will ideally be based out of Fredericton, with some travel throughout New Brunswick. We are open to discussing the exact work location in New Brunswick, for the right candidate. The flexibility to work from home is an option, and we offer a generous paid vacation (on top of paid time off between Christmas and New Year).

 Job Description and Qualifications

The Conservation Engagement Coordinator is an important leader for CPAWS NB, responsible for leading public outreach activities and coordinating an exciting community service project with volunteers across the province. We need a person who is self-motivated to help accomplish our conservation mission in New Brunswick.

As Conservation Engagement Coordinator, you will perform duties as assigned by CPAWS NB’s Executive Director.  The Conservation Engagement Coordinator’s duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and leading the New Brunswick portion of the Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program project, including providing support for participants’ community projects, coordinating the NB participants’ trips to Ottawa for the final legacy conference, and writing reports to funders;
  • Coordinating our outreach programs, including the Get Outside program, and other public events, activities and promotions (on social media and in the community), and exploring partnerships and sponsorships with community organizations and businesses to help make events a success;
  • Leading the production of the chapter newsletter twice a year, including organizing the team that will write and design the newsletter.
  • Co-writing and helping to coordinate periodic e-news to supporters;
  • Assisting with the writing of briefing notes, backgrounders, action alerts, content for the website;
  • Helping to supervise and coordinate the outreach work of interns, summer students, and volunteers, including training, volunteer recruitment and volunteer engagement;
  • Helping to research potential sources of funding or support from the private sector and/or government, and writing grant proposals and reports to funders.

We are looking for someone with as many of the following skills, qualifications, or equivalent experiences as possible. We encourage you to apply if this sounds like you:

  • A post-secondary degree or related work experience in any of these fields: Environmental Studies, Communications, Environmental Policy, Education or a related field;
  • Sustained experience and proven skills in a related field communicating with the public, doing volunteer management or community outreach;
  • Strong research and writing skills, and proficiency with Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint and/or other similar software, and well-developed communications skills online, with various social media;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to track and report on the details of various aspects of projects;
  • Proven leadership abilities, ability to take initiative, ability to work independently with limited supervision and to develop own work plan to achieve assigned tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Committed to working through a lens of reconciliation, honouring Indigenous rights and upholding the principles of UNDRIP
  • A valid driver’s license, and the ability to travel throughout Canada;
  • Legally able to work in Canada;
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector background check;
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English is a requirement. Ability to communicate in French is a strong asset for this position;
  • Ability to work from home for now, as the CPAWS-NB office is open under limited capacity during the pandemic; and ability to work flexible hours on occasional evenings and weekends when required for events (note: non-standard working hours normally happen more often in the spring and summer).

CPAWS is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by human rights legislation.

 

How to Apply:

If you got excited when you read this job description and think this position is a good fit, we want to hear from you right away! We reserve the right to close applications early for the right person. Otherwise, applications will close at midnight on October 1, 2020. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume with references in a single document, describing how you meet these qualifications.  We require the names and contact information of three professional references. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Please apply by email only, before the end of day October 1, 2020 to: rclowater@cpaws.org.

 

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Do you want our children to experience all the benefits of outdoor learning? The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is a non-profit organization that creates awareness of environmental problems and advances practical solutions through research, education, and interventions. The Learning Outside project emerged out of our recognition that children today have less opportunity to explore and learn in the natural world than earlier generations.  The Learning Outside project aims to help children connect with nature by supporting teachers and schools in taking students outside for curriculum-linked activities in nature.  We develop educational materials linked to all subject areas, facilitate activities with classes, and also help schools develop outdoor learning spaces (nature trails, signage, etc.). We also work with community groups and other educators, including Indigenous knowledge sharers.

We are looking for a part-time assistant to help with all aspects of the Learning Outside project.

Responsibilities include assisting the project director in all aspects of program delivery:

  • Developing curriculum-linked modules, including activities linked to curriculum and/or subject areas and all the materials and background information required by teachers to deliver the lessons
  • Working with teachers and classes on outdoor activities
  • Researching learning opportunities linked to New Brunswick habitats and species
  • Helping develop education materials for families and the general public
  • Participating in teleconferences, meetings, etc. with our partners in outdoor nature education

Requirements:

  • Background or relevant experience in teaching/education and/or background in nature education (can include teaching Indigenous knowledge of the natural world)
  • Bachelor’s degree ( in science or education, preferred)
  • Strong interest in sharing nature, teaching about the natural world
  • Strong interest in connecting children with nature
  • Experience/interest in biology, ecology, earth sciences, citizen science, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills/ability to communicate with all ages
  • Computer skills (Microsoft, email;  must have home internet access)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

              Also considered assets:

  • Interest/experience in environmental issues (ie. watersheds,  forests, biodiversity, endangered species, climate change, invasive species)
  • Knowledge of New Brunswick habitats and species
  • Knowledge of New Brunswick curriculum
  • Proficiency in written and oral French language
  • Driver’s license

Application deadline:  September 17, 2020

Salary: starting at $20/hr, based on qualifications

Location: Fredericton, with occasional travel around New Brunswick.  

Equal Employment Opportunity

An equal opportunity employer, the Conservation Council is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements to nadine@conservationcouncil.ca

Are you interested in communicating nature conservation issues to the public?

Do you want to help protect natural areas, and have a job where you make a difference for nature?

 

Position Type: Full time, with health and dental benefits

Salary: This is an entry-level position – $15 - $17/hr depending on experience

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick (negotiable within New Brunswick)

Deadline: September 21, 2020 (we will be reviewing applications and setting interviews as they come in, so please apply early)

Start Date: September, 2020, or as soon as can be arranged.

 

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter (CPAWS NB) is the provincial branch of a national conservation organization. We have worked over 15 years to encourage the protection of our province’s wild ecosystems in protected areas on land and sea, and work to ensure that nature is a priority in parks management. We work on the lands and waters of the peoples of the Wabanaki Confederacy, including the Wolastoqey, the Mi’gmaq, and the Peskotomuhkati Communities.

CPAWS NB is looking for an enthusiastic young leader with a passion for nature and the ability to work as a key part of our environmental organization’s team. The job will ideally be based out of Fredericton, with some travel throughout New Brunswick. We are open to discussing the exact work location in New Brunswick, for the right candidate.

 

Job Description and Qualifications

As Conservation Education Assistant, you will perform duties as assigned by CPAWS NB’s Executive Director. The Conservation Education Assistant’s duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with other CPAWS NB staff, acting as the chapter’s representative for meetings and activities related to the international marine protected areas conference, IMPAC5, and helping organize activities in New Brunswick with marine conservation partners;
  • Implementing our educational programs in schools and with youth groups, and accommodating physical distancing and online learning;
  • Organizing meetings and activities to engage communities in nature conservation campaigns, and helping to provide support and guidance to our conservation projects with local organizations;
  • Writing content for social media, newsletters and websites;
  • Assisting with the New Brunswick portion of the Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program project, including providing support for volunteer community projects;
  • Helping to coordinate the work of summer students and volunteers related to your projects;
  • Helping to research potential sources of funding or support from the private sector and/or government, and writing grant proposals and reports to funders.

We are looking for someone with as many of the following skills, qualifications, or equivalent experiences as possible. We encourage you to apply if this sounds like you:

  • A post-secondary degree or related work experience in any of these fields: Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences, Environmental Policy, Environmental Education or a related field;
  • Experienced in nature conservation issues, communicating with the public, volunteer management or community outreach;
  • Strong research and writing skills, and proficiency with Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint and/or other similar software, and well-developed communications skills online, with various social media;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to track and report on the details of various aspects of projects;
  • Proven leadership abilities, ability to take initiative, ability to work independently with limited supervision and to develop own work plan to achieve assigned tasks;
  • Committed to working through a lens of reconciliation, honouring Indigenous rights and upholding the principles of UNDRIP
  • A valid New Brunswick driver’s license, and the ability to travel throughout New Brunswick;
  • A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, legally able to work in Canada;
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector background check;
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English is a requirement. Ability to communicate in French is a strong asset for this position;
  • Ability to work from home for now, as the CPAWS-NB office is open under limited capacity during the pandemic, and ability to work on occasional evenings and weekends when required for events (note: non-standard working hours normally happen more often in the spring and summer).

How to Apply:

If you got excited when you read this job description and think this position is a good fit, we want to hear from you right away! We reserve the right to close applications early for the right person. Otherwise, applications will close at midnight on September 21, 2020. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, describing how you meet these qualifications. We require the names and contact information of three professional references. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Please apply by email only, before the end of day September 21, 2020 to: rclowater@cpaws.org .

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Our website needs updating! Learning Outside, a project of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick,  has a WordPress website that requires some re-arranging and re-alignment of both the English and French sides. There are new materials to upload and possibly new features to add.

We are looking for someone with the following skills, interests, and attributes:

  • Experience in website design, ideally Word Press
  • Competent in the use of social media and related digital communication technologies.
  • Interest in creating and presenting content to ensure it is easy to access and engaging
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to problem-solve, to anticipate website design issues, and come up with solutions
  • Comfortable taking initiative and making suggestions
  • Interest in nature and nature education (it’s always good when one is interested in the content one is working on!)
  • Some knowledge of French
  • Capacity to work from home (at this time, our main offices remain closed due to COVID-19)

This position is 30hrs / week starting as soon as possible and continuing through March 2021. Salary will reflect experience and qualifications (starting rate, $15/hr). Work days and hours flexible.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An equal opportunity employer, the Conservation Council is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to nadine@conservationcouncil.ca.  

The deadline is September 17th, 2020.


Organization: Aliments pour tous N.B.
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick

Date d’entrée en fonction : le 21 septembre 2020
Horaire de travail : 3 ou 4 jours par semaine (négociable)
Durée du contrat : 9 mois, avec possibilité de prolongation selon le financement
Rémunération : 20 $ l’heure

À propos de Food For All NB | Aliments pour tous NB

Food For All NB | Aliments pour tous NB imagine un Nouveau-Brunswick interrelié, bien informé et engagé envers la sécurité alimentaire pour toutes et tous. Réseau provincial bilingue, l’organisme est guidé par une mission qui consiste à jouer un rôle de premier plan dans l’avancement de la sécurité alimentaire au Nouveau-Brunswick. Ses activités visent à informer, à relier et à engager les Néo-Brunswickois pour réaliser cette mission.

À propos du poste

Êtes-vous motivé par le désir d’améliorer la sécurité alimentaire pour tous les Néo-Brunswickois? Avez-vous le sens aigu de la communication et de la gestion de projets? Voulez-vous mettre à contribution vos compétences au sein d’une petite équipe performante? Avez-vous une expérience en élaboration et en coordination de programmes communautaires? Aliments pour tous NB est à la recherche d’une coordonnatrice ou d’un coordonnateur pour administrer et exécuter son Programme des mentors communautaires en alimentation (MCA).

Les mentors communautaires en alimentation forment un réseau provincial de quelque 600 personnes certifiées qui mettent à contribution leurs compétences en alimentation et en nutrition au sein de leur communauté. La personne qui coordonne le Programme des MCA aidera à animer, à célébrer et à mobiliser le réseau d’entraide des mentors communautaires en alimentation du Nouveau-Brunswick.

Tâches et responsabilités

  • Appuyer, maintenir et bâtir des relations avec les principaux intervenants communautaires et partenaires du programme.
  • Présider le comité consultatif des mentors communautaires en alimentation afin de l’aider à développer une trousse d’attestation, des processus d’évaluation, des outils, des cadres et d’autres ressources et processus pour le Programme des MCA.
  • Contribuer au maintien des systèmes de gestion des contacts et à l’élaboration d’un répertoire public des MCA.
  • Rester en contact avec la coordonnatrice des communications afin de mettre à jour et de maintenir le contenu du site Web du Programme des MCA et de publier des mises au point périodiques sur les plateformes de médias sociaux des MCA et en lien avec d’autres initiatives d’Aliments pour tous NB et actualités du mouvement alimentaire.
  • Contribuer à la création d’articles de fond sur les MCA.
  • Contribuer à la préparation des rapports d’évaluation de l’incidence d’Aliments pour tous NB.
  • Jouer un rôle déterminant pour établir un réseau d’entraide parmi les MCA à la grandeur du Nouveau-Brunswick.
  • Accomplir d’autres tâches associées à la coordination du programme au besoin.

La personne retenue pour ce poste possède les qualités suivantes :

  • Aisance à travailler de façon virtuelle avec un personnel décentralisé
  • Capacité à communiquer ses idées de façon claire, succincte et efficace
  • Excellence éprouvée en matière d’organisation, d’exécution de projets et de gestion du temps
  • Souplesse et adaptivité devant les horaires et charges de travail diversifiés
  • Engagement envers le perfectionnement continu et les pratiques exemplaires
  • Maîtrise des techniques d’animation de groupes
  • Grand souci du détail
  • Grande motivation personnelle
  • Expérience en élaboration et en exécution d’initiatives communautaires
  • Excellentes compétences en matière de communications écrites, orales et interpersonnelles dans les deux langues (anglais et français)
  • Capacité à utiliser une large gamme d’outils numériques

Les compétences et connaissances techniques suivantes sont considérées comme des atouts, mais ne sont pas obligatoires :

  • Certificat en éducation des adultes ou expérience éprouvée en coordination de programmes de formation
  • Participation à une série d’ateliers de formation des mentors communautaires en alimentation à titre d’apprenant ou d’organisateur
  • Connaissance et compréhension des enjeux de la sécurité alimentaire et du mouvement alimentaire

Ce que nous offrons :

  • Un salaire de 20 $ l’heure
  • La possibilité de contribuer à un régime d’avantages sociaux (après trois mois d’emploi)
  • Deux semaines de vacances
  • Un horaire flexible pour permettre le travail à domicile
  • Des collègues engagés qui contribuent à un milieu de travail agréable et collaboratif
  • La possibilité d’influencer de façon concrète l’avancement de la sécurité alimentaire au Nouveau-Brunswick Aliments pour tous NB est administré par Centraide de la Région du Centre du Nouveau-Brunswick, alors la personne retenue pour ce poste sera un employé de cet organisme.

Pour postuler

Si vous souhaitez vous joindre à l’équipe d’Aliments pour tous NB à titre de coordonnatrice ou coordonnateur du Programme des MCA et si vous remplissez les critères ci-dessus, veuillez envoyer votre curriculum vitæ et une lettre d’accompagnement décrivant ce qui fait de vous la personne idéale pour ce poste à jobs-emplois@foodforallnb.ca au plus tard le mardi 1er septembre 2020, à 17 h. Veuillez noter que le concours demeurera ouvert jusqu’à ce que le poste soit pourvu.

À Food For All NB | Aliments pour tous NB, nous nous faisons un devoir de créer un milieu de travail diversifié, alors nous encourageons toutes les personnes qualifiées à présenter leur candidature. Si nous pouvons vous faciliter la tâche en adaptant le processus de sélection pour vous accommoder, veuillez communiquer avec nous.

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