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Do you want our children to experience all the benefits of outdoor learning? The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is a non-profit organization that creates awareness of environmental problems and advances practical solutions through research, education, and interventions. The Learning Outside project emerged out of our recognition that children today have less opportunity to explore and learn in the natural world than earlier generations.  The Learning Outside project aims to help children connect with nature by supporting teachers and schools in taking students outside for curriculum-linked activities in nature.  We develop educational materials linked to all subject areas, facilitate activities with classes, and also help schools develop outdoor learning spaces (nature trails, signage, etc.). We also work with community groups and other educators, including Indigenous knowledge sharers.

We are looking for a part-time assistant to help with all aspects of the Learning Outside project.

Responsibilities include assisting the project director in all aspects of program delivery:

  • Developing curriculum-linked modules, including activities linked to curriculum and/or subject areas and all the materials and background information required by teachers to deliver the lessons
  • Working with teachers and classes on outdoor activities
  • Researching learning opportunities linked to New Brunswick habitats and species
  • Helping develop education materials for families and the general public
  • Participating in teleconferences, meetings, etc. with our partners in outdoor nature education

Requirements:

  • Background or relevant experience in teaching/education and/or background in nature education (can include teaching Indigenous knowledge of the natural world)
  • Bachelor’s degree ( in science or education, preferred)
  • Strong interest in sharing nature, teaching about the natural world
  • Strong interest in connecting children with nature
  • Experience/interest in biology, ecology, earth sciences, citizen science, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills/ability to communicate with all ages
  • Computer skills (Microsoft, email;  must have home internet access)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

              Also considered assets:

  • Interest/experience in environmental issues (ie. watersheds,  forests, biodiversity, endangered species, climate change, invasive species)
  • Knowledge of New Brunswick habitats and species
  • Knowledge of New Brunswick curriculum
  • Proficiency in written and oral French language
  • Driver’s license

Application deadline:  September 17, 2020

Salary: starting at $20/hr, based on qualifications

Location: Fredericton, with occasional travel around New Brunswick.  

Equal Employment Opportunity

An equal opportunity employer, the Conservation Council is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements to nadine@conservationcouncil.ca

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Our website needs updating! Learning Outside, a project of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick,  has a WordPress website that requires some re-arranging and re-alignment of both the English and French sides. There are new materials to upload and possibly new features to add.

We are looking for someone with the following skills, interests, and attributes:

  • Experience in website design, ideally Word Press
  • Competent in the use of social media and related digital communication technologies.
  • Interest in creating and presenting content to ensure it is easy to access and engaging
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to problem-solve, to anticipate website design issues, and come up with solutions
  • Comfortable taking initiative and making suggestions
  • Interest in nature and nature education (it’s always good when one is interested in the content one is working on!)
  • Some knowledge of French
  • Capacity to work from home (at this time, our main offices remain closed due to COVID-19)

This position is 30hrs / week starting as soon as possible and continuing through March 2021. Salary will reflect experience and qualifications (starting rate, $15/hr). Work days and hours flexible.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An equal opportunity employer, the Conservation Council is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to nadine@conservationcouncil.ca.  

The deadline is September 17th, 2020.


Organization: Food For All NB
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick

Start Date: September 21st, 2020
Work Hours: 3-4 days/week (negotiable)
Timeline: 9 months, with possibility of extension dependent on funding
Compensation: $20/hour

About Food For All NB | Aliments pour tous NB

Food For All NB envisions a New Brunswick that is informed, connected, and engaged in food security for all. Food For All is a bilingual, provincial network, guided by the mission to provide leadership in the advancement of food security in New Brunswick. Its activities seek to inform, connect, and engage New Brunswickers towards this purpose.

About the position

Are you motivated to improve food security for all New Brunswickers? Do you have keen project management and communications skills, and want to apply them within a small and focused team? Are you experienced in developing and coordinating community-level programming? Food For All is currently seeking a Coordinator to administer and implement the Community Food Mentors (CFM) Program. Community Food Mentors comprise a province-wide network of over 600 program graduates who share their skills in food and nutrition within their own communities. The CFM Program Coordinator will help activate, celebrate, and connect New Brunswick’s dedicated peer support network of Community Food Mentors.

Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Support, maintain, and build relationships with key community stakeholders and partners
  • Chair the Community Food Mentor Advisory Committee to develop a CFM graduation package, evaluation processes, tools, and frameworks, and CFM resources and processes
  • Contribute to the maintenance of contact management systems and support the development of a public CFM directory
  • Liaise with the Communications Coordinator to update and maintain the CFM website content and to share regular updates on social media sites of CFM and other Food For All NB’s initiatives and current events in the food movement
  • Support the creation of featured CFM stories
  • Contribute to Food For All impact evaluation reporting
  • Play an integral role in establishing a peer support among CFMs across New Brunswick
  • Other program coordination support as needed

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Comfortable working virtually with a distributed workforce
  • Able to communicate ideas clearly, succinctly, and effectively
  • Proven excellence in organizational, project, and time management skills
  • Flexible and adaptive to different levels of workloads and schedules
  • Committed to continual improvement and best practice
  • Excellent group facilitation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Experience developing and implementing community-level initiatives
  • Excellent bilingual (English & French) written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with a diverse array of digital tools

The following technical skills and proficiencies are considered assets but are not requirements for the successful candidate:

  • Certificate in Adult Education or demonstrated experience coordinating training programs
  • Graduate of or organizer of a past Community Food Mentor workshop series
  • Familiarity with and understanding of food security and food movement issues

What We Offer:

  • Hourly wage of $20/hr
  • Option to pay into a benefits package (after 3-month period)
  • Two weeks’ vacation
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate remote home office solutions
  • Committed colleagues who promote a fun and collaborative work environment
  • The opportunity to have a real impact on advancing food security in the province of New Brunswick

Food For All NB is administered by the United Way of Central New Brunswick. The successful candidate will be employed by the United Way of Central New Brunswick.

How To Apply

If you would like to join the Food For All NB team as CFM Program Coordinator and meet the above criteria, please send your cover letter and resume outlining what makes you an ideal fit for this position to jobs-emplois@foodforallnb.ca, subject: "CFM Program Coordinator" no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020. This position will stay open until filled.

Food For All NB is strongly committed to creating a diverse workplace community and all all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the selection process, please contact us.

Are you interested in communicating nature conservation issues to the public?

Do you want to help protect natural areas, and have a job where you make a difference for nature?

 

Position Type: Full time, with health and dental benefits

Salary: This is an entry-level position – $15 - $17/hr depending on experience

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick (negotiable within New Brunswick)

Deadline: September 21, 2020 (we will be reviewing applications and setting interviews as they come in, so please apply early)

Start Date: September, 2020, or as soon as can be arranged.

 

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter (CPAWS NB) is the provincial branch of a national conservation organization. We have worked over 15 years to encourage the protection of our province’s wild ecosystems in protected areas on land and sea, and work to ensure that nature is a priority in parks management. We work on the lands and waters of the peoples of the Wabanaki Confederacy, including the Wolastoqey, the Mi’gmaq, and the Peskotomuhkati Communities.

CPAWS NB is looking for an enthusiastic young leader with a passion for nature and the ability to work as a key part of our environmental organization’s team. The job will ideally be based out of Fredericton, with some travel throughout New Brunswick. We are open to discussing the exact work location in New Brunswick, for the right candidate.

 

Job Description and Qualifications

As Conservation Education Assistant, you will perform duties as assigned by CPAWS NB’s Executive Director. The Conservation Education Assistant’s duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with other CPAWS NB staff, acting as the chapter’s representative for meetings and activities related to the international marine protected areas conference, IMPAC5, and helping organize activities in New Brunswick with marine conservation partners;
  • Implementing our educational programs in schools and with youth groups, and accommodating physical distancing and online learning;
  • Organizing meetings and activities to engage communities in nature conservation campaigns, and helping to provide support and guidance to our conservation projects with local organizations;
  • Writing content for social media, newsletters and websites;
  • Assisting with the New Brunswick portion of the Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program project, including providing support for volunteer community projects;
  • Helping to coordinate the work of summer students and volunteers related to your projects;
  • Helping to research potential sources of funding or support from the private sector and/or government, and writing grant proposals and reports to funders.

We are looking for someone with as many of the following skills, qualifications, or equivalent experiences as possible. We encourage you to apply if this sounds like you:

  • A post-secondary degree or related work experience in any of these fields: Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences, Environmental Policy, Environmental Education or a related field;
  • Experienced in nature conservation issues, communicating with the public, volunteer management or community outreach;
  • Strong research and writing skills, and proficiency with Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint and/or other similar software, and well-developed communications skills online, with various social media;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to track and report on the details of various aspects of projects;
  • Proven leadership abilities, ability to take initiative, ability to work independently with limited supervision and to develop own work plan to achieve assigned tasks;
  • Committed to working through a lens of reconciliation, honouring Indigenous rights and upholding the principles of UNDRIP
  • A valid New Brunswick driver’s license, and the ability to travel throughout New Brunswick;
  • A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, legally able to work in Canada;
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector background check;
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English is a requirement. Ability to communicate in French is a strong asset for this position;
  • Ability to work from home for now, as the CPAWS-NB office is open under limited capacity during the pandemic, and ability to work on occasional evenings and weekends when required for events (note: non-standard working hours normally happen more often in the spring and summer).

How to Apply:

If you got excited when you read this job description and think this position is a good fit, we want to hear from you right away! We reserve the right to close applications early for the right person. Otherwise, applications will close at midnight on September 21, 2020. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, describing how you meet these qualifications. We require the names and contact information of three professional references. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Please apply by email only, before the end of day September 21, 2020 to: rclowater@cpaws.org .

Location: Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick
Employment type: full-time, temporary
Salary: $15-$17/hr depending on experience
Start date: August, 2020
Eligibility: applicants must be eligible to work in Canada

Job Purpose and Organization Description
The Office Manager will ensure the administrative requirements associated with ECW's operations are completed, updated, and continually improved to increase operational efficiency, and will help ensure a high standard in correspondence when dealing with ECW's stakeholders, which include volunteers, funders, government agencies, community groups and other clients. This position is a maternity/child care leave replacement and will last for a term of one year.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Manage accounting data input, bank reconciliations, and Simplii Accounting application
  • Manage and update accounts payable and receivable, issuing T4 slips, HST reconciliation, and correspondence and reporting to accountant and CRA, according to generally accepted accounting principles and the predetermined needs of the Board of Directors
  • Collect, coordinate, and organize ingoing in-going and outgoing mail
  • Provide satisfactory customer service for all clients
  • Perform general office duties including filing, faxing, answering the telephone, checking voicemail and taking messages, document production, addressing general public inquiries made via telephone or in person, and helping to keep the office premises tidy
  • Documenting project finances and submitting financial claims to funders
  • Improvement and maintenance of filing systems
  • Assist with building and equipment upkeep
  • Assist with project activities and organizational promotion as needed
  • Assist with the documentation of policies and procedures
  • Maintain the requirements associated with the organization's legal status
  • Minute taking and record keeping for project events and committees
  • Assist with data entry and management for various projects and contracts
  • Assisting with general laboratory duties as needed
  • Provide administrative service to ECW's water testing service, including the scheduling of sample collection, billing and receivables, signing in dropped off samples, and answering frequently asked questions about the service for potential clients.
  • Maintaining credit card receipts, deposit records, and reconciliation
  • Traveling in to the field to collect residential water samples when required

QUALIFICATIONS

Education
  • Relevant post-secondary coursework in business administration, accounting, non-profit management, or similar topic
  • Practical experience working with the public will be considered an asset, provided other essential qualifications are met
  • Candidates with interest or experience in environmental science will be looked upon favourably

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years of relevant professional work experience in the fields of customer service and/or business administration
  • Significant experience with Simplii Accounting software and principles of bookkeeping
  • Administrative experience in a non-profit setting, including familiarity with Canada Revenue Agency requirements for Canada charities and non-profits
  • Familiarity with Microsoft software - Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Experience maintaining professional correspondence
  • Experience with website, social media, and publishing software

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to info@ecw.ngo with the subject line "Office Manager Application". This position will be filled when a suitable candidate is identified. We thank all those who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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