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.

Êtes-vous intéressé à établir des liens avec différents groupes, individus, agences et organisations qui travaillent sur la biodiversité au Nouveau-Brunswick ? Aimez-vous travailler avec les autres et organiser les réunions et évènements ? Avez-vous de l’expérience en travail d’équipe ?

Le RENB ( est un organisme dynamique et innovateur qui fonctionne comme une « station centrale » pour le mouvement environnemental au N.-B. Nous recherchons présentement une personne motivée pour combler le poste de coordinateur / coordinatrice des programmes de biodiversité.

Le ou la candidat(e) sera bien organisé(e), autonome tout en sachant travailler en équipe, aura assez d’expérience pour diriger des groupes dans des processus basés sur le consensus, sera capable de travailler dans un environnement aux facettes multiples où l’interface numérique est une partie importante du travail.

Les responsabilités de l’emploi sont les suivantes :
• Coordination du Collectif pour la biodiversité au Nouveau-Brunswick, un effort de diverses parties prenantes qui s’occupent de la biodiversité en travaillant ensemble pour améliorer les activités d’intendance sur le terrain et créer une approche globale pour la protection de la biodiversité dans la province.
• Coordination des caucus qui travaillent sur les enjeux reliés à la biodiversité comme l’arrosage de glyphosate et la gestion des forêts.

Exigences de l’emploi
• Au moins 3 années d’expérience en gestion de programmes, ayant engendré de fortes compétences en organisation, planification et gestion.
• Leadership et des compétences en relations interpersonnelles.
• Expérience dans les réseaux et partenariats.
• Engagement à s’investir dans une carrière dans le secteur à but non-lucratif.
• Excellentes compétences en informatique (y compris les sites Web).
• Fortes compétences en communication à la fois en français et en anglais.
• Permis de conduire.

• Compétences en animation de groupes
• Expérience en organisation d’événements
• Expérience avec le secteur sans but lucratif, de conservation et/ou de l’environnement
• Intérêts ou passions pour les enjeux reliés à la biodiversité

Date limite pour l’application: le 2 aout 2019
Salaire: 17-20 $ par heure, adapté selon l’expérience
Location: Moncton avec des voyages occasionnels à travers le Nouveau-Brunswick.
Nature de l’emploi : Contrat à temps partiel, 15-20 heures par semaine, jusqu’au 31 mars 2020 avec possibilité de renouvellement

Veuillez envoyer votre curriculum vitae et votre lettre de présentation à
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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