[Sust-mar] Canvass Coordinator, p/t, Ecology Action Centre, Halifax NS

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Position: EAC Membership Canvass Coordinator (P/T)

Organization: Ecology Action Centre http://www.ecologyaction.ca

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia


Would you like to promote a great organization and help

Nova Scotia's environment? We invite you to apply for what

is a challenging and exciting position for someone who has 

a background and interest in marketing and outreach. The

Ecology Action Centre and the environmental movement 

need your skills.


The Ecology Action Centre, established in 1971, is Nova

Scotia's largest and most active environmental organization.

We work on sustainable transportation, marine and coastal

issues, wilderness issues, forestry issues, urban issues,

green buildings, sustainable food production, climate change

and renewable energy, well all of it, really. The motto of

the EAC is 'Action is our Middle Name' and over the years

the Centre has achieved numerous conservation successes.

Membership is an essential component of the Centre. Our

members direct our work, support us and give us a mandate.

EAC has approximately 1000 members and during the six week

canvass we plan to significantly increase our membership


* Develop a dynamic team of 6-10 canvassers and build

momentum for a successful canvass and membership campaign,

including hiring, training, coaching and ensuring canvassers

meet targets

* Canvass with your team

* Organize and manage all the logistics of the canvass

including schedules, routes, and receipts

* Report to and work with the Development and Outreach


* Participate in and support the overall work of the Ecology

Action Centre


* Experience and enthusiasm for marketing and outreach 

and ability to strengthen these skills in others

* Experience training, managing and supervising staff

* Detail oriented and comfortable with administrative processes

* Available evenings and weekends and willing to travel

within HRM

* Knowledge of environmental issues an asset

* Experience working in nonprofit, volunteer-driven organizations

* Canvassing experience required

* Valid Nova Scotia driver's license

* Access to a vehicle an asset

* Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, internet and email


15-20 hours per week @ $16.00/hr for 8 weeks

Start date: 1 September 2009


Email, send or drop off a cover letter and resume

(including 3 references) to:

Charlene Boyce-Young

Development and Outreach Coordinator

Ecology Action Centre

2705 Fern Lane

Halifax NS  B3K 4L3


outreach at ecologyaction.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The 

Ecology Action Centre is committed to employment equity 

and encourages applications from qualified women and men,

visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and persons with


Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

DUE BY 5:00 pm August 24, 2009.

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