[Sust-mar] Climate Caravan Atlantic Coordinator, vol., Sierra Club Atlantic Canada

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Position: Copenhagen Climate Caravan Atlantic Coordinator

Organization: Sierra Club Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter


Location: anywhere in Atlantic Canada 

Hours: Part-time (~5 hours per week) until end of September

Pay: Potential for an honorarium of ~$500 pending approval

of grant proposals.

Sierra Club Canada is seeking a committed individual to

lead a provincial committee of 3 which will organize the

Atlantic Leg of a national Copenhagen Climate Caravan: a

bike trip aimed at raising awareness about the need for

strong action on climate change at the 2009 UN Climate

Change Conference in Copenhagen this December.

2009 UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen is the 15th

Conference of the Parties under the United Nations' Climate

Change Convention. The conference will take place from

December 7th-18th, 2009. At this meeting they will be

discussing Post-Kyoto Targets.

The bike ride will have people cycling relay-style from

each coast and rendezvousing in Ottawa. Participants may

cycle the entire distance or just do provincial stretches.

The Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter is looking for someone to

coordinate a small committee made up of members from all 

4 Atlantic Provinces who will plan the trip from Atlantic

Canada (from St. John's, through Nova Scotia and New


Preferred Qualifications:

- Knowledge of cycling and environmental groups in your province

- Experience with event planning and promotions

- Experience liaising with media

- Past fundraising experience

- Past experience with organizing cycling trips considered an asset

- Interest in climate change issues

- Love riding bikes! (the coordinator is not obligated to

participate in the ride)

Job Duties:

- Planning the route (Atlantic Provinces to Quebec border)

- Establishing contacts along the route (food and lodging)

- Arranging for documentation of the trip (collecting

stories of participants and people met along the way)

- Fundraising (in-kind and cash)

- Manage regional biking team

- Liaise with national organizing committee

- Website and blog (to communicate the findings and

experiences of the trip)

Please send an email outlining your interest and

qualifications to emilyr at sierraclub.ca by March 12, 2009.

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