[sust-mar] Atlantic Canada Programs Coordinator, f/t, Sierra Club, Atlantic Canada
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Position: Atlantic Canada Programs Coordinator
Type: 3-month f/t contract, options for long-term (see below)
Organization: Sierra Club Canada Foundation - Atlantic
Location: Atlantic Canada (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland & Labrador)
We are looking for an energetic and dedicated individual to coordinate programs and volunteers in the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club Canada Foundation. This is a three month position with an option to renew, depending on performance and outcomes. You will be working closely with the National Program Director (based in Halifax) and take direction from the Atlantic Canada Executive Committee.
About Sierra Club Canada Foundation - Atlantic Chapter
Sierra Club Atlantic is a vibrant grassroots organization that empowers people to protect, restore, and enjoy a healthy safe planet. We are a chapter of Canadas only national grassroots environmental organization, working to bring your communitys concerns to the attention of regional and national leaders. Together, we are a credible, influential voice, working to make a better world a reality. The Atlantic Chapter works through education and action to green the economy and protect the environment. We engage in projects designed to connect children to nature, protect wildlife and wild spaces, and to offer solutions to climate change.
Coordinating local volunteers, staff, and contractors delivering programming in Atlantic Canada (some projects include: Wild Child, Watch for Wildlife, Energy and Climate Change, and Re-imagining Halifax Harbour)
Program development and fundraising
Education, empowerment, and awareness regarding the endangered blue whale
Promoting clean energy and energy conservation in Atlantic Canada through events, stakeholder engagement, and policy development
Collaborating with Sierra Club entities on programs on issues of regional, national, and international scope
Coordinating with the national organization on fundraising and proposal writing activities
Supporting the Chapter Executive Committee
Event planning and coordination
Responding to media inquiries and performing outreach on traditional and social media platforms
Passion for environment and movement building
Experience in fundraising
Managerial experience, both in terms of working with paid staff and contractors and volunteers
Excellent communication skills
Proficiency in French and English an asset
This is a short term staff position ending Dec. 31st. with options for longterm employment depending on performance and outcomes. Pay rate is minimum $18/ hour, with range depending on experience, F/T position.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and CV to Gretchen Fitzgerald at gretchenf at sierraclub.ca by 4 pm Atlantic Time Nov. 4th. For more information on the position, please call 902-444-7096.
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