[Sust-mar] Newfoundland Climate Action Campaign Coord., Sierra Club of Canada, St. John's NF, Jun 16 deadline

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Mon Jun 5 16:50:02 EDT 2006

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[plus topical links and resources, below - ed ]


Position: Newfoundland Climate Action Campaign Coordinator
Organization: Sierra Club of Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter

Date posted to GoodWorkCanada.ca: Jun 5, 2006
Application deadline: Jun 16, 2006
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland

Start date: As soon as practical
Salary: Commensurate with experience


The Climate Action Campaigner will implement a multi-
faceted province-wide campaign to push the envelope on
energy efficiency and accelerate the adoption of renewable
green energy in ways which will enhance community
economic development. We will be working with a broad
spectrum of partners throughout the region to make
Atlantic Canada a centre for sustainable energy

Duties will include public outreach, networking, media
relations, participating with other groups in joint activities,
maintaining a website, researching and writing funding
proposals and preparing reports to funders.


Besides having a passion for protecting the environment
and wanting to work in an environmental advocacy
organization, the successful candidate will have excellent
writing and speaking skills. They will be highly motivated
and self-directed, comfortable working in an unstructured
environment both independently and as part of a team,
willing and able to assume a high level of responsibility for
a project from start to finish, show initiative to seize and
develop new opportunities. A post-secondary degree is an
asset, along with a talent for grassroots networking and
education as well as fundraising. A strong knowledge of the
issues of climate change and renewable energy is
important. Knowledge of economic development will also
be an asset.

This is a one year position with the potential to evolve into
a permanent position. There is some flexibility in number
of hours worked.


Send cover letter and resume including three references
(email preferred) to:

Emily McMillan
Director, Sierra Club of Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter
1657 Barrington St., Suite 507
Halifax, NS, B3J 2A1
emilym at sierraclub.ca
Phone: 902-444-3113
Fax: 902-444-3116

Application deadline: June 16, 2006

* Note that only applicants who are selected for an
interview will be contacted. We thank you in advance
for applying.


[GoodWork Editor adds... topical links, resources & opportunities:

Sierra Club of Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter


Climate Change -- links, resources, organizations
Sierra Club http://www.sierraclub.ca/atlantic/energy.htm
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_warming
Portal: http://www.planetfriendly.net/climate_change.html
Directory: http://directory.google.com/Top/Society/Issues/Environment/Climate_Change/
News: http://news.google.ca/news?ned=ca&q=%22climate+change%22
Search: http://www.google.com/search?q=%22climate+change%22


Renewable Green Energy -- links, organizations, opportunities


Newfoundland - general info and links

Newfoundland Environmental Groups and Organizations


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