[Sust-mar] Green Job Coordinator, summer, Sierra Club, Halifax NS

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Position: Green Job Coordinator

Organization: Sierra Club Canada - Atlantic Chapter http://www.sierraclub.ca

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The student will build on existing knowledge and connections

to conduct a research study to determine the potential for

green jobs in Atlantic Canada. The student will collaborate

with organizations and individuals concerned with economic

opportunities and social justice issues such as GPI

Atlantic, labour unions, Nova Scotia Community College, and

Halifax Coalition Against Poverty. The student will also

work closely with experts in the School of Resources and

Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University and civil

servants at the municipal and provincial level.

Working with these groups and under the supervision of the

Chapter Director, the student will research the potential

for green jobs in Atlantic Canada and develop

recommendations for creating green jobs and evaluate

obstacles and opportunities in the green job sector. Key

tasks will include initiating and coordinating monthly

meetings of an advisory group, meetings with key officials

and experts, researching and evaluating economic data, and

writing a report on key findings.

Pay Rate and Term: $9.20 / hour for 35 hours per week 

for 10 weeks.


* Ability to read and write English fluently, while French

would be considered a strong asset.

* Background in subjects including environmental studies,

economics or social science.

* Experience working with volunteers and youth an asset.

* Must have an understanding of MS Office programs and

experience with Microsoft Powerpoint is essential.

* Interest in website maintenance an asset.

Application deadline May 26, 2010.

This position is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs

Program. Before applying, please ensure you meet their

criteria by checking here:


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Gretchen

Fitzgerald at gretchenf at sierraclub.ca. Due to time

contraints, only candidates selected for an interview will

be contacted. For mor edetails on this position, please call

Gretchen at 902-444-3113.

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