[Sust-mar] Green Mobility Grant Coord., p/t, Ecology Action Centre, Halifax NS

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Tue Apr 17 14:35:12 EDT 2007

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Position: Green Mobility Grant Coordinator
Organization: Ecology Action Centre

Date posted to GoodWorkCanada.ca: Apr 17, 2007
Application deadline: Apr 30, 2007
Start date: May 7, 2007
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The TRAX project of the Ecology Action Centre is seeking 
a part-time coordinator to develop and administer a Green
Mobility Grant Program. The coordinator will publicize,
award and monitor approximately five to seven small-scale
infrastructure grants. The grants will be issued to
community groups and municipalities throughout Nova Scotia
for initiatives such as purchasing an accessible van,
constructing a trail that connects a neighbourhood to a
transit terminal, and installing bike racks. The coordinator
will work closely with, and report to, the TRAX Project

Coordinator's Responsibilities:

- Forming a project advisory committee
- Developing and issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP)
- Responding to applicant inquiries
- Coordinating the evaluation and selection of submissions
- Monitoring project implementation, providing support
where needed
- Completing project evaluation, including final report
- Organizing a media event to celebrate the completed
projects, and
- Participating in, and supporting, the overall work of the
Ecology Action Centre.

Desired Skills and Experience:

- Knowledge of environmental, health and economic benefits
of sustainable transportation and community planning
- Familiarity with urban and rural Nova Scotia
- Experience developing and reviewing funding proposals
- Experience working with NGOs and municipal governments
- Experience with financial management
- Strong interest in promoting sustainable transportation
- Strong organizational and administrative skills
- Strong communication skills
- Strong time management skills
- Experience working with the media
- Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
- Computer literacy in MS Office, including Word, Excel,
- Persistent, diplomatic, optimistic approach

Duration: May 7, 2007 - March 31, 2008

Wage: $19.66/hour; 20 hours/week

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia. Telecommuting is an option
for Ecology Action Centre employees.

Deadline: Monday, April 30th, 2007 at 4:00pm

Application: Please e-mail cover letter, resume and three
references to Stephanie Sodero and Laena Garrison, TRAX
Coordinators at trax at ecologyaction.ca

We thank all applicants for their time and interest,
however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Interviews will take place the week of May 1, 2007.

TRAX has actively promoted sustainable transportation in
Nova Scotia since 1999.The Ecology Action Centre was 
founded in 1971 and is one of Nova Scotia's most active
environmental organizations. The Centre welcomes new 
members and volunteers: http://www.ecologyaction.ca

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