[sust-mar] Youth Outreach Coordinator, f/t, New Brunswick Environmental Network, Moncton, New Brunswick

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Position: Youth Outreach Coordinator
Organization: New Brunswick Environmental Network
Location: Moncton, with occasional travel around New Brunswick

Application deadline: July 15, 2016
Start date: early August
Salary: commensurate with experience
Nature of job: Full-time, contract until December 2017 with possibility of extension (part-time considered if preferred by the candidate)
Schedule: Regular business hours with occasional weekend and evening work

The New Brunswick Environmental Network is hiring a Youth Outreach Coordinator. The idea candidate is someone who can develop, inspire, and support an inclusive and enthusiastic community of New Brunswick high school and post-secondary environmental leaders who are working towards a sustainable future. This position will empower youth with the resources and support needed to develop and hone their critical thinking skills, to apply these skills to the environmental issues of concern to them and links to expand their work to their broader community. The position will demand effective engagement, planning, and coordination skills.

Interested candidates should be prepared to:
• Engage and inspire high-school and post-secondary youth around environmental issues through school presentations and outreach
• Build and sustain active youth environmental leadership in New Brunswick
• Plan and organize events and gatherings
• Coordinate the Branch Out Make Waves Challenge, which challenges youth in New Brunswick to plant trees and clean-up shorelines
• Provide follow-up, support, and resources for youth environmental groups
• Work collaboratively with the NBEN team, member and associate groups, and partners
• Achieve the vision of an empowered youth environmental movement in New Brunswick

• Strong communications skills in English and French
• Strong organizational and coordination skills
• Leadership skills
• Networking and partnership skills
• Driver’s license

• Experience in project coordination and event organization
• Background in New Brunswick’s environmental movement
• Knowledge of key environmental issues of concern to youth
• Experience with youth groups and organizations
• Ability to work independently but also a co-operative team player

The New Brunswick environmental network is a non-profit communications network linking over 90 environmental groups across the province. The network is the heartbeat of the environmental movement, with a mission “to encourage and facilitate networking and communication among member groups in order to advance their work, to protect the Earth, to promote ecologically sound ways of life and to strengthen the environmental movement in New Brunswick.”

While the New Brunswick Environmental Network appreciates all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send cover letter and resume to: New Brunswick Environmental Network, 22 Church Street, Suite T390, Moncton, NB E1C 0P7:
nben at nben.ca


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