[Sust-mar] Project Assistant, contract, Evergreen, Halifax, Nova Scotia
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JOB POSTING / CONTRACT
Position: Project Assistant
Organization: Evergreen http://www.evergreen.ca
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Evergreen is a charity that inspires action to green cities. Evergreen strives to solve pressing urban environmental issues by bringing people together, inspiring them with possibilities and engaging them in identifying solutions and taking action.
Overview: This Halifax position is an opportunity for a motivated individual to assist with the outreach, planning and implementation of 100in1Day Halifax a one day festival of citizen-driven action on June 6, 2015. S/he will also work closely with Evergreen staff in the Toronto office.
Support the development and execution of Halifax festival, including workshops, citizen engagement efforts, launch event, and outreach as assigned
Help build relationships with external parties to collaborate on the planning and delivery of selected projects
Provide Communications team with project information as required; support the development of promotional materials
Coordinate media outreach and publicity
Monitor the 100in1Day email account and respond to inquires
Develop systems for tracking project deliverables and outcomes
Track expenses and manage project budgets
Support program fundraising, including contributions to grant proposals and reports
Represent Evergreen and 100in1Day at public events
Train and supervise volunteers as required
Models Evergreens Core Values
Collaboration, innovation, accountability and systems approach
Proactivity/Enthusiasm/Persistence. Act without being told what to do. Passionate and excited over work. Can-do attitude, goes the distance to get something done.
Communication. Clear communicator, good listener and proficient in the use of social media
Collaborative: Build solid relationships with a diversity of partners at the community and professional levels
Creative: Bring new ideas and non-traditional approaches to delivering projects and solving problems
Detail oriented: ability to keep clear and up to date records
2 years post-secondary education or equivalent relevant experience
Proven organizational skills and ability to put ideas into action
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; active user of social media
Experience facilitating workshops and outreach activities to diverse audiences
Experience working with volunteers
Computer literacy and fluency with Microsoft Office required
Familiarity with Evergreens work and mission an asset
Valid drivers license an asset
Generally working 16 hours a week from home with some evening and weekend work.
Ability to travel throughout the HRM
Reporting Relationship: Supervised by: Program Coordinator, Halifax Region
Terms: This is a part-time consultant position; January 2015 to June 30th 2015.
Cover letters and resumes can be submitted by e-mail to:
halifax at evergreen.ca
Please Reference Project Assistant in the subject line
By Mail to Attention: Human Resources
Centre for Green Cities, Suite 300
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8
Evergreen welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Evergreens Accommodation policy. Applicants please make your needs known in advance.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please.
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