[Sust-mar] Educ. & Outreach Intern, f/t, Cdn. Youth Climate Coalition, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Position: Education & Outreach Intern - East Coast

Organization: Canadian Youth Climate Coalition http://www.ourclimate.ca

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Education and Outreach intern will work closely with the National Director and the CYCC council to develop education and outreach materials as well as strategies for the implementation of the CYCC's Wings of Change campaign. They will also be responsible for local coordination of logistics and fundraising for the Maritimes date of the Power Summer camps this July. Throughout the summer the intern will also be involved in developing connections with local schools and universities in order to promote and disseminate the CYCC's educational materials and workshops for the coming school year.

Position details:

• Starting Date: June 20, 2011

• Compensation: $9.65 per hour, 30 hours per week, 10 weeks

• The position is 14 weeks

• Based out of Halifax, NS

Position Requirements

• Experience with environmental and climate organizing (other social justice organizing)

• Goal oriented with the ability to work independently

• Understanding of climate change, climate justice and local impacts

• Experience in group and meeting facilitation and consensus decision making

• Experience in developing education programs and materials

• Desire to create positive change towards a cleaner, more just world

• Experience organizing events or actions

• This position is funded by a grant which requires the candidate to have been a student at the end of the last semester, and planning on returning to school in the fall


• Bilingualism

• Proven fundraising experience

• Previous experience with the CYCC

• Media experience

Please send your C.V. and Cover Letter to info at Courclimate.ca to apply.

Applications will be considered on an as received basis until the position is filled.

The Canadian Youth Climate Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. People from marginalized communities, including women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, Deaf people, gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, two-spirited people, transgendered and transsexual people, and working class people are especially encouraged to apply. Please indicate in your proposal if you would like to be considered for employment equity.

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