[Sust-mar] Climate Change Adaptation Intern, f/t, Eastern Charlotte Waterways, Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick
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Position: Climate Change Adaptation Intern
Type: full-time paid internship, 24 weeks (see below)
Organization: Eastern Charlotte Waterways www.ecwinc.org
Location: Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick
Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc. (ECW) is a not-for-profit environmental resource and research centre in southwestern New Brunswick. In partnership with the Government of Canada's Science Horizons Youth Internship Program, ECW is seeking candidates for a six-month temporary position. The successful candidate will assist with the development of community-based adaptive planning in response to climate change. The internship will be based at the ECW office in Blacks Harbour, NB.
Assist with the implementation of community vulnerability assessments of climate change effects in five Charlotte County, NB municipalities
Complete and summarize a literature review on sustainable theory and the role of community governance in the development of climate change adaptation strategies
Engage representatives from participating Charlotte County municipalities in the collection of historical information including community maps, emergency plan information, historical flood information, and aerial photography
Identify and engage suitable candidates for a climate change adaptation working group in each of the participating municipalities
Translate scientific and technical information provided by experts in to everyday language for use by the working groups
Consult with other eNGOs to explore the feasibility of a provincial network of community-based sustainable development advisory councils
Prepare a final report that will combining the information from the literature review, with the lessons learned during the implementation of the community vulnerability assessments, and the feasibility study, in a report that outlines a potential community governance strategy in New Brunswick
Contribute to other ECW environmental projects when necessary
Assist with ECW clerical tasks as directed
Prior experience in stakeholder engagement
Knowledge of the causes and effects of climate change
Experience in organizing and executing public events
Experience analyzing environmental policy
Strong communication skills with a proven ability to present technical concepts
Valid driver's license
Fluency in both English and French
Have graduated with a degree or diploma from a university, college, post-secondary school of technology, post-secondary institution or CEGEP. These may be privately or publicly funded institutions.
Are not attending school.
Are unemployed or under-employed (working in a position that requires less than a person's knowledge, skill or ability).
Are not in receipt of Employment Insurance during the position.
Are aged 30 years or under (at the commencement of the project).
Are legally entitled to work in Canada (includes individuals who are Canadian citizens, those with permanent Canadian residency status, those with a valid Canadian work permit to work on a full time basis, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada).
For more information visit: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/default.asp?lang=En&n=B58899DC-1
The deadline to apply is 4:00PM ADT on July 26th, 2013.
The internship will begin on August 5th, 2013 and conclude on January 17th, 2014.
The salary for the internship is $14/hr for 37.5 hours/week over 24 weeks.
Please submit a current CV and cover letter to ECW's Executive Director:
info at ecwinc.org
881 Main Street
Blacks Harbour NB E5H 1E5
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