[Sust-mar] Green Schools Nova Scotia - Program Consultant, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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Green Schools Nova Scotia School

Position: Program Consultant -- part time (50%)

Start Date: January 9, 2012 -- March 31, 2012 (with potential for renewal)

Organization: Clean Nova Scotia, 126 Portland Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia


Green Schools Nova Scotia is a unique program designed to promote sustainability in Nova Scotia's Schools. Building on existing strengths within participating schools, Green Schools Nova Scotia staff help schools to plan for sustainable change over time within their whole school community, to engage their school population, and to connect to resources and opportunities that augment those plans. Currently a pilot project until March 2012, the Green Schools Nova Scotia program works with 16 schools across the province and is recruiting and adding more schools in the New Year.

Our aim is to facilitate a culture of sustainability in Nova Scotia's schools, create leaders, help them to track the improvements they make, and to share success stories and learnings with other schools and the greater population.

Clean Nova Scotia is a fun, diverse workplace with a laid-back style and passionate staff. We house a variety of programs allowing opportunity for cross-pollination and relationship building with other organizations. Our approach is always collaborative and team oriented.


• Work with and develop new program partners

• Research and develop resources and tools with team input

• Write and edit program materials upon request

• Provide consultation for engagement teams with respect to resources and partners

• Collation of information and assistance with proposal and report preparation


• Valid Nova Scotia Driver's license

• A Bachelor of Education degree and/or experience in the Nova Scotia school system are considered strong assets

• Interest or experience in any of the following sustainable elements is considered an asset: Energy, Waste/Recycling, Water, Food, Greening School Grounds, Transportation, Operations, Procurement, Learning Opportunities

• Experience in partnership building, group facilitation and engagement

• Familiarity with social media tools and standard 'office' software

• Ability to work independently and in a team environment

• Goal oriented

• Strong work ethic

To apply:

Resumes will be accepted until midnight January 2, 2012. Please send cover letter and resume in one document to Marlene Parsons: mparsons at clean.ns.ca . We appreciate all interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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