[Sust-mar] Communic. & Educ. Coord., summer job, Community Forests, Sackville, New Brunswick

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Position: Communications and Education Coordinator
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Community Forests International
Website: http://www.forestsinternational.org
Location: Sackville, New Brunswick

Community Forests International is pleased to announce two summer jobs for full time students. If you are interested in being part of a hard working team dedicated to creating a better future by promoting sustainable land use, please apply!

Imagine if the solution to climate change came from those that need it the most. CFI believes that a network of individuals and communities have the skills, work ethic, compassion and inspiration necessary to innovate solutions for a better tomorrow. We want to learn how to live in balance with natural systems, work with mentors and professionals, and share and innovate with the public. We want to show that working on the land can restore nature and help to build a truly sustainable economy. We do this by demonstrating new ideas, hosting workshops, and building relationships that can help us achieve our goals.

Communications and Education Coordinator

As an environmental start-up, CFI demonstrates how permaculture, organic agriculture, sustainable forestry and alternative energy can be used to fight climate change and rebuild rural economies in the process. The Communications and Education Coordinator will work with the Community Forests International (CFI) team to help share the organization’s work in fostering rural innovation through action.

The position will involve facilitating CFI’s public events in addition to creating videos, print material and web-based media to communicate our work. The organization is looking for a highly motivated individual capable of thinking outside of the box in a dynamic not-for profit work environment.

• Must be a full-time student returning to school full-time in the fall
• Experience coordinating events and activities
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
• Experience with video, print and web-based media
• Experience with environmental work and/or outdoor work
• Background in Science or Environmental studies is an asset

• Promote workshops and manage event registration
• Write blog posts, press releases and social media updates
• Help maintain Permaculture food forest and native tree nursery
• Support other organizational projects as required
• General Office work and administration

• Start Date: May 11th 2015
• End Date: July 12th 2015
• Duration: 10 weeks
• Compensation: $12/hour at 35 hours per week
• Application Deadline: April 24th 2015

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to:
jobs at forestsinternational.org


CFI encourages everyone to apply including those from traditionally underrepresented groups including women and members of visible minority.

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