[Sust-mar] Job Posting-Movie Outreach Coordinator

Heather McKibbon membermail at ecologyaction.ca
Wed Aug 2 08:08:21 EDT 2006

Position: Ecology Action Centre Movie Outreach Series Coordinator 

The Ecology Action Centre (EAC), founded in 1971, is Nova Scotia's most
established independent environmental organization. For this position
the applicant will work with two of the seven active committees of the
EAC - the Energy Issues Committee and the Transportation Issues
Committee. The Movie Outreach Series has two components. The first is to
show, during the school week, the film "An Inconvenient Truth" to as
many high school students throughout the province as possible. These
showings will be introduced with a presentation by the coordinator who
will also lead a discussion after the film. The second aspect is a
number of evening film showings targeted at adults, also preceded by an
EAC presentation and followed by a discussion. The films for the Film
Series will include, "An Inconvenient Truth," as well as three other
topical documentaries. The coordinator will be expected to liaise with
schools and teachers and may assist a consultant in developing
curriculum outcomes around the film and supporting material for

Design and implement a workable schedule that accomplishes both aspects
of the EAC Movie Outreach Series 
Manage a budget and provide regular reports, including a final report 
Conduct promotion in schools and targeted communities to ensure a good
Develop and deliver a presentation applicable to the specific audiences
and films connecting the main messages with the mission of the EAC 
Debrief each movie showing with a guided discussion about the movie and
related topics 
Report to and work with the Energy Issues Committee Coordinator 
Raise awareness about the EAC, including building relationships with new
and existing EAC members and with community groups 
Participate in and support the overall work of the Ecology Action Centre


An excellent knowledge of environmental issues 
Strong communication skills including public speaking and writing skills

Excellent project management skills and demonstrated leadership skills 
Experience working with schools, youth and community groups 
Exceptional facilitation skills 
A familiarity with, or an ability to quickly acquire an understanding
of, the issues surrounding energy usage, climate change, emissions and
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, internet and email 
Experience working in non-profit, volunteer-driven organizations an
Applicants must have a valid Nova Scotia driver's license and either own
a car or be over 25 (to be insurable as a driver for a rental vehicle) 

This position will be based at the Ecology Action Centre, Halifax, Nova
Scotia but will also involve travel throughout the province over a
period of months. 


Part-time (15 to 20 hours per week) @ $17.75/hr. for between sixteen and
twenty-one weeks, beginning around the end of August, 2006 


Send resume and cover letter to:
Maggy Burns 
2705 Fern Lane 
Halifax, NS  B3K 4L3 
Fax (902) 405-3716 
steerclean at ecologyaction.ca   

Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

DUE BY: August 14, 2006 

Are you a member of the EAC? We need your 
support to continue our work! Please join, 
renew or donate today. Call (902) 429-2202

Heather McKibbon
Outreach Coordinator


Ecology Action Centre
2705 Fern Lane
Halifax NS
B3K 4L3


p. 442-0198
f. 405-3716
e.outreach at ecologyaction.ca


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