[Sust-mar] EAC Office Coordinator job posting - please circulate

Charlene Boyce Young membermail at ecologyaction.ca
Wed May 6 15:26:01 EDT 2009

*Ecology Action Centre Office Coordinator
*Job Posting
The Ecology Action Centre, established in 1971, is Nova Scotia's largest 
and most active environmental organization. We are seeking a full-time 
Office Coordinator. The position is a 14 month educational leave 
*Overview of the Position
This position is central to the effective functioning of the Ecology 
Action Centre. It reports to the Internal Director and works closely 
with all core staff.
*_EAC Office Coordinator Responsibilities
In addition to supporting the overall functioning of the Ecology Action 
Centre and other duties as required, the Office Coordinator has four 
primary areas of responsibility:

*Office maintenance & information management* involves ensuring the 
smooth functioning of the centre and maintaining a welcoming space for 
staff and volunteers. This includes organizing and maintaining the 
physical space, office systems and general communications; ensuring a 
smoothly functioning IT system; and orienting new staff and volunteers 
on office procedures.

*Financial record keeping *responsibilities are in close collaboration 
with our Financial Director and fall into the category of general 
bookkeeping, such as petty cash reconciliations, processing memberships 
and donations, tax receipting, data entry and invoicing.
Volunteer coordination *managing our team of Front Desk volunteers; 
attracting, appreciating, and managing volunteers; coordinating 
volunteer tasks; and working closely with the Volunteer Committee.

*Acting as the public face at EAC* coordinating our response to public 
inquiries and visitors; and assisting with other membership and outreach 

*Skills Required

    * Excellent organizational skills
    * Creativity and ability to take initiative
    * Excellent interpersonal communication skills
    * Friendly, outgoing, detail oriented, energetic, motivated, team
      orientated, conscientious, and with a sense of humour.
    * Environmentally concerned with knowledge of and desire to inform
      the public on environmental issues (preferred).

*Start Date: *June 22, 2009

*End Date: *early September 2010

*Hours and Wage: *35 hours/week at $15/hour; this position receives four 
weeks paid vacation per year and is eligible for EAC’s staff benefits 

*Location:* Halifax, Nova Scotia

*Application Deadline: *May 26, 2009 at 4:00pm

*Application: * Please e-mail cover letter, resume and contact 
information for two references to Maggy Burns, EAC Internal Director at 
centre at ecologyaction.ca <mailto:info at ecologyaction.ca> 
<mailto:info at ecologyaction.ca>

The Ecology Action Centre* *is committed to employment equity and 
encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such 
as women, visible minorities, First Nations, and persons with disabilities.

We thank all applicants for their time and interest, however only 
short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Maggy Burns, Ecology Action Centre
Internal Director
2705 Fern Lane
Halifax, NS B3K 4L3
(902) 429-5287
Fax: (902) 405-3716
www.ecologyaction.ca <http://www.ecologyaction.ca>

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