[Sust-mar] Chapter Coordinator, p/t, Sierra Club, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Position: Interim Chapter Coordinator
Organization: Sierra Club Canada Foundation
Website: http://atlantic.sierraclub.ca
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sierra Club Canada Foundation - Atlantic Chapter is searching for an experienced, energetic, and organized individual to help coordinate Chapter volunteers & campaigns. This position also includes leading our participation in an environmental assessment for the Black Point Quarry.

About Sierra Club Canada Foundation

The mission of the Sierra Club Canada Foundation is to advance the preservation and protection of the natural environment with charitable resources. The Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club has a long history of working with children and youth to teach them about local ecological features and how to become active in their communities. Our Atlantic Canada Chapter works on issues and programs in all four Atlantic provinces, including: fracking, protecting the Gulf of St. Lawrence, education & awareness of endangered and vulnerable species (like the blue whale and sharks), Wild Child Nature Immersion, mine and quarry impacts, and promoting solutions to climate change.

• Facilitate development projects: lead proposal writing & submission, corporate and direct fundraising
• Coordinate participation in Black Point Quarry environmental assessment (organize community meetings, work with consultant, report writing)
• Help create and maintain project budgets
• Provide support to campaign coordinators and Chapter leadership committee
• Work planning and tracking
• Volunteer coordination
• Administration: ensuring paperwork, financial info is organized and on track (National office performs bookkeeping tasks)
• Reports to: Chapter Steering Committee & National Operations Director & Board

• Experience and success in fundraising
• Background in environmental science, biology, or related field
• Experience working in the non-governmental sector
• Excellent communication skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Experience in managing projects & reporting to funders
• Ability to prioritize tasks and develop work plans
• Familiarity with environmental assessment processes an asset

Term: February 1 – July 31, 2015

Hours: Part time, ~408 hours over 6 months or average 2 days a week. Please note hours worked per week may vary depending on project deliverables.

Renumeration: Dependent on experience.

Deadline to apply: 5 pm, Atlantic Time, Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Please send cover letter, resume and references to Gretchen Fitzgerald at: 
gretchenf at sierraclub.ca 
or call 902-444-3113 for more details.

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