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Environmental Health Programs Coordinator

 

Are you interested in learning, connecting, and engaging with a range of groups, individuals, agencies and organizations working on Environmental Health in New Brunswick?  Do you like working with people, organizing meetings and events, and have experience in teamwork?

 

The NBEN (www.nben.ca) is a dynamic and innovative organization that functions as the New Brunswick environmental movement’s “central station” – a hub that serves to convene and connect people working on environmental issues in the province.  We are currently looking for a motivated individual to fill the position of Environmental Health Programs Coordinator.

 

This is a 7-month contract and part-time position with possibility of renewal and/or move to full-time hours contingent on availability of funding.

 

The ideal candidate will be well-organized and independent, but also a good team player. They will have experience in leading groups through consensus-based processes, and will be able to work in a multi-faceted environment where the digital interface is an integral part of the work.

 

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Coordination of the New Brunswick Children’s Environmental Health Collaborative, a network of over 400 people from nearly 150 agencies and organizations that are working to ensure that children in New Brunswick have healthy environments in which to learn, live, and play.
  • Coordination of the New Brunswick hub of the ECHO (Environment, Community, Health Observatory) project, a five-year research project looking at cross-sectoral responses to the health impacts of resource development, in partnership with Université de Moncton and University of Northern British Columbia in collaboration with other staff.
  • Coordination of related caucuses, which are mini-networks of environmental groups working together on common environmental health concerns such as herbicide spraying and environmental rights.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years experience in program management resulting in strong organizational, planning, and management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in networks and partnerships
  • Commitment to a career in the non-profit sector
  • Strong computer skills (Joomla, Canva, CiviCRM, Microsoft Office, Facebook, etc)
  • Functionally bilingual (EN/FR) with strong oral and written communications skills in either English or French
  • Driver’s license

 

Assets:

  • Facilitation skills
  • Experience in event organization
  • Experience in the non-profit, health, and/or environmental sector
  • Experience with the academic/research sector
  • Interest in or passion for environmental health issues

 

Application deadline: July 12th, 2021, 10am

Start Date: August 2nd, 2021

Salary: $18-$22 per hour, depending on experience, with generous group benefits package and yearly raises in accordance with our employee retention policy

Location: Moncton with occasional travel around N.B. Candidates from other localities within N.B. are invited to apply and explain how they would successfully work remotely.

Nature of job: Part-time contract, 22.5 hours per week, until March 31, 2022 with renewal contingent on availability of funding.

 

The NBEN values diversity in its workplace. We recognize that people who experience structural oppression and marginalization have a lot to offer our community, and are therefore strongly encouraged to apply and may mention so in their cover letters.

Our office space is wheelchair accessible with a short ramp leading up to its street level entrance. Please don’t hesitate to call us if you have questions about how your reduced mobility or other disabilities could be an asset or a challenge.

 
 
Please send your resume and cover letter to nben@nben.ca

 

 



Location:
Fredericton, NB, other locations in NB possible
Position details: Full time permanent
Salary range: $62,875-78,570 – pay commensurate with experience

Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for a motivated and energetic NB Stewardship Manager to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the plants and animals they sustain.

NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its supporters have protected 14 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.

Position Summary

The NB Stewardship Manager leads the stewardship work in New Brunswick (NB). They are tasked with the supervision and oversight of the provincial stewardship program, under the direction of the Atlantic Region Director of Stewardship. Externally, they will work with government and partners, funders, community groups, local landowners, and volunteers to accomplish stewardship actions.  Internally, they will work closely and cooperatively with other Conservation department team members within the provincial programs and Atlantic Regional staff in delivery of stewardship objectives and management of the program. 

1. Land Management and Program planning (55%)

  • Develop a provincially specific strategic 3-5 year stewardship plan, annual workplans, and budgets for stewardship;
  • Supervise the provincial Conservation Biologist, to ensure all fieldwork, GIS work and science integration work is completed;
  • Assist in the field as needed, and review property baseline inventories;
  • Develop and implement Property Management Plan’s for NCC properties, ensuring actions within Species at Risk recovery plans are incorporated;
  • Develop and implement monitoring for key biodiversity targets and conservation actions, ensure science data and monitoring results are integrated into stewardship actions;
  • Assist in the identification of knowledge/research gaps and assist with university/partner engagement to fill those gaps;
  • Ensure annual monitoring of all NCC properties occurs, using a variety of methods (staff visits, remote, volunteers); 
  • Undertaking monitoring of conservation easements, and ensuring remedy plans are on track;
  • Respond to and manage urgent property management issues as they arise; proactively address new emerging issues; work with the public and partners to abate critical issues;
  • Implement priority Property Management Plan actions for NCC properties, including working with partners and contractors on restoration projects;
  • Assist with hiring/training/supervision of interns or other seasonal staff as needed;
  • Coordinate the running of the Johnson’s Mills Shorebird Interpretive Centre each summer, with other regional staff.

 2. Community and Partner Liaison (30%)

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with landowners, local conservation and community groups, indigenous groups, volunteer stewards, and government partners;
  • Represent NCC on committees and at meetings or workshops related to land conservation;
  • Maintain relationships and communicate regularly with property stewards, and meet new property stewards in the field;
  • Help plan and attend Conservation Volunteer events;
  • Attend outreach initiatives such as open houses, and community outreach as needed; 

 3. Fundraising and Communication (10%) 

  • Work with regional staff to set provincial stewardship budgets and goals during business planning, raise funds for the stewardship programs; write proposals, attend asks as requested, manage funding deliverables and reporting;
  • Assist Development staff in identifying new stewardship funding sources and programs, and keep them updated on funding priorities for stewardship needs;
  • Represent NCC in external communications, including public talks and meetings to build awareness and support for conservation work;
  • Assist with the communication of NCC’s conservation message through media as requested by Communications staff, and proactively provide story ideas;
  • Ensure property and interpretive signs are created, installed and maintained.

 4. Property Administration (5%)

  • Ensure that accurate and complete property information is kept up to date in NCC’s Land Information System (LIS);
  • Ensure the Conservation Biologist is keeping the stewardship GIS database up to date, and field technology is working efficiently;
  • Ensure all liability issues are dealt with promptly and accurate records are maintained;
  • Ensure the conditions of all agreements (land-holding agreements, leases, etc) are administered in a timely fashion;
  • Ensure volunteer information and communications is provided to Regional staff for tracking.

Position Requirements

  • University degree in landscape ecology, conservation biology, natural resources management or related field 
  • Working knowledge of New Brunswick landscapes, communities, species and conservation issues, and knowledgeable of the principles of conservation biology and planning
  • A strong commitment to the cause and mission of the Nature Conservancy of Canada
  • Excellent project management skills, including attention to detail, multitasking, and problem solving, ability to meet fixed deadlines
  • Experience with preparing grant proposals and applications and managing budgets
  • Experience working with volunteers and with partnership work, supervising staff and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills; ability to make decisions, and exercise sound judgment 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; demonstrated drive and ability to listen and learn from colleagues and partners
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, capable of easily communicating with a wide range of people in public and private sectors, comfortable with all forms of media.
  • Fluently bilingual (French/English) preferred
  • Experience with tools (GPS, GIS) and techniques to assist with conservation field workand have botanical and wildlife inventory skills
  • Physically able to do fieldwork as needed, and hike distances through a variety of rough terrain
  • Flexibility to travel throughout the province, work flexible hours at times, and work in remote areas.
  • Drivers license, and high proficiency with common computer software

How to Apply

NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations through our Career Centre

NCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We value and incorporate diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. This is our continuous commitment: to promote healthy people, healthy communities and a healthy planet for everyone.

Apply here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=b0f3dbb9-c0c3-450e-b942-8ef0c3d60ac5&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_CA&jobId=9200100376462_1&source=EN

 Sentinelles Petitcodiac Riverkeeper - YouTube
Job Description

Sentinelles Petitcodiac Riverkeeper (SPR) is a not-for-profit organization. Our main objective is to restore the ecological health of the Petitcodiac and Memramcook River watersheds, including the Shepody Bay Estuary, located in southeastern New Brunswick. We play the role of
investigator, scientist, educator, and advocate. We protect and defend our rivers by educating the public, organizing community events, gathering input through public dialogues, responding to citizen pollution complaints, and using existing laws to bring polluters to justice. We act as a
public voice for our waterways, protecting our right to clean water and healthy watersheds.


Tasks:

  • The Event Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and community
    stakeholders to develop and implement a plan for the Petitcodiac River Celebrations. 
  • The Event Coordinator will be responsible for communicating with community
    stakeholders including community groups, non-profits, local government, businesses, and other
    stakeholders as identified by the Executive Director. 
  • The Event Coordinator will help communicate the importance of the new bridge on the Petitcodiac River (and removal of the causeway) to community stakeholders and highlight the value of having community stakeholders also host their own celebration events. 
  • The Event Coordinator will communicate to the Executive Director the types of celebration events community stakeholders are planning.
  • The Event Coordinator will be responsible for working with the Executive Director to implement a celebration event on behalf of SPR. This event will involve coordinating speakers and creating
    educational materials to share with the public.
  • The Event Coordinator will help develop marketing materials under the supervision of the Executive Director and Director of Communications, as well as promote the event on social
    media.
  • The Event Coordinator will be responsible for tracking participation metrics for the events to share with the Board of Directors, funders, and the public. (i.e., number of community events, number of participants).
  • The Event Coordinator will be responsible for post-event wrap-up, including communicating successes to stakeholders and community partners, posting event photos and summaries on social media, creating and sharing event surveys, and organizing survey results to review with
    the Executive Director. 
  • Due to COVID-19, SPR’s events may take place entirely online or with restrictions. The Executive Director will be responsible for ensuring the event follows Public Health guidelines and protocols, and the Event Coordinator will be responsible for following the COVID-19
    adaptation plan. under supervision of the Executive Director.

Skills And experience:

  • Experience in event planning 
  • Customer Service
  • Experience in event planning
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively with team members
  • Digital skills to help produce online content
  • This job is made possible through Canada Summer Jobs. Applicants must be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs funding which includes being between the ages of 15 and 30 at the start of employment, being a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee
    protection has been conferred, and having a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment.

Wage: $17/hr for 8 weeks at 35 hours per week. Possibility of extension.

Resume and Cover Letter can be emailed to Krysta Cowling at info@peticodiac.org , applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

Ducks Unlimited Canada
Application Deadline: July 1, 2021

Location: Atlantic Canada

Contact: Please submit your application through our online career center for confidential consideration.

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a confident and dedicated Outreach Specialist to join our Atlantic Canada team on an 18-month term.

In this position, you will provide assistance in delivering outreach initiatives in support of the regional conservation program and its climate adaptation and resiliency goals.

As a team member, you will:

  • Assist in developing and launching new outreach initiatives through collaborative partnerships with Indigenous communities and groups to support climate actions
  • Support and deliver outreach initiatives involving communication tactics and education delivery under the supervision by other team members
  • Support the development of new innovative resources and respectfully incorporates various knowledge systems that provides awareness of climate change and promotes conservation actions within coastal and floodplain communities.
  • Facilitate partnership development through coordinating partnership meetings and collaborations to identify unified messaging details and specific delivery approaches.
  • Facilitate the identification of key roles for each partnership representative with agreed upon set of engagement and communications principles of how each partner will work together

You are an enthusiastic team player and a self-starter, capable of seeing the bigger picture and enjoy thinking out of the box.  You are an effective communicator who builds positive working relationships.

Requirements

  • Completion of a natural resources, biology, ecology, education or communications diploma. A combination of education, skills and experience may be considered for this position.
  • Experience and knowledge of Indigenous culture and belief systems
  • Experience in knowledge gathering and sharing within an ethical space to support Indigenous-led conservation
  • Ability to collaborate within Atlantic Indigenous communities.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

How to Apply

Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff.  Let us know if making a difference is important to you.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application through our online career center for confidential consideration.

Closing deadline: July 1, 2021 (EST)

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment.

While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Remote work opportunity across Canada with preference for ON, NB, and AB based candidates

At Green Economy Canada we envision an economy where environmental sustainability, human well-being, and business success are synonymous.

Green Economy Canada is a national non-profit working to accelerate the business transition to a vibrant and inclusive net-zero future. We do this in three ways:

  1. We work with community organizations to launch and grow Green Economy Hubs, which bring together, support and celebrate local businesses (Green Economy Leaders) in setting and achieving sustainability goals.
  2. We share success stories of businesses going green to inspire others to follow suit and build public and political support for the green economy.
  3. We work with policymakers and experts to inform green policies and investments that will accelerate business sustainability efforts.

With eight Green Economy Hubs, our network is engaging over 300 organizations of all sectors and sizes in taking action on climate change, building sustainability into their operations, and creating a better future for generations to come. Our five year goal is to support a network of 20 Green Economy Hubs across Canada engaging thousands of businesses in changing business as usual.

The Opportunity

As we continue to grow our reach and impact, we’re looking for a stellar Communications Manager to lead all facets of Green Economy Canada’s marketing and communications efforts, positioning our network as a leader in building the low carbon economy in communities across Canada. As an ideal candidate, you thrive with a dynamic range of work including developing communications strategies, managing day-to-day communications work, planning awesome events, supporting Hubs and Green Economy Leaders to more effectively tell their stories, engaging media, and mobilizing communications campaigns. Working closely with the Executive Director, you are excited to play a critical role in enabling Green Economy Canada to meet its five year goals of building a national movement of businesses and communities who are building a better business as usual.

Ideal Start Date: Immediate
Term: Full-time permanent
Annual Compensation: $62,700 + $1500 health and wellness allowance
Location: Remote work opportunity in Canada; Ontario, Alberta, or New Brunswick preferred
Reports to: Executive Director
Perks: Flexible work environment, minimum 3 weeks vacation & awesome teammates!

What You Would Do

As the Communications Manager, you would:

Quarterback Marketing and Communications (50%)

  • Lead the development, implementation and evaluation of Green Economy Canada’s annual marketing and communications strategy
  • Regularly maintain public communications through our website, newsletter, and social media channels, ensuring content is jargon-free, engaging and up-to-date.
  • Identify and secure speaking engagements and media opportunities (writing press releases, pitching stories and op-eds), and equip the Executive Director (through speaking notes and crafting presentations) to act as a strong spokesperson for our work.
  • Act as a communications resource to support the needs of various organizational projects and activities.
  • Develop and maintain Green Economy Canada’s branding and communication guidelines, tools and resources for the network, equipping Hubs and Green Economy Leaders to credibly talk about their sustainability work and our collective impact with external stakeholders.
  • Design and deploy network-wide communications campaigns, identifying and crafting compelling stories of Green Economy Leaders, and deploying content strategically across online and traditional mediums to grow the green economy movement nationally.

Craft Inspiring Events and Reports (40%):

  • Lead the strategy, execution and evaluation of Green Economy Canada’s annual impact report, and our annual celebration event, Connect.
  • Coordinate and execute the selection process for our annual network-wide Green Economy Builder Award and associated media campaign.
  • Lead the development and execution of two network-wide webinars annually as part of fostering connections and building sustainability knowledge for Green Economy Leaders.

Supports Fundraising and Advocacy Efforts (10%):

  • Support the Executive Director in developing corporate sponsorship proposals, managing sponsor relationships, stewarding funds to Hubs, and reporting back on the investment value.
  • Support the Executive Director with annual Federal and Provincial budget submissions and in mobilizing advocacy campaigns across the network.

What We Hope You Will Bring

Relevant Experience:

  • Full-time work experience (5+ years) in communications, marketing or a related field.
  • Experience planning and executing successful events.
  • Demonstrated success in managing significant projects from conceptualization through to implementation on time and on budget.
  • Media engagement and public relations experience is an asset.

Technical Chops:

  • Exceptional writing skills to produce compelling, jargon-free copy, and a demonstrated ability to adapt tone and voice to suit different mediums and audiences.
  • Proficiency with communications tools and platforms like MailChimp, Wordpress, Google Analytics, Adobe InDesign, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Graphic design skills are an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience with business sustainability reporting and frameworks (B-Corp, GRI, TCFD, integrated reporting etc.) is an asset.

Attributes That Will Help You Succeed:

  • Conscientious and detail oriented with an ability to effectively plan and manage multiple priorities, be proactive, and build trust that work is completed with quality and care.
  • An ability to listen well and form strong relationships with team members and external partners.
  • Creativity to keep communications fresh and captivating, and to share stories in compelling ways.
  • Critical and strategic thinking to inform key decision-making, and an ability to share perspectives candidly and diplomatically to generate better solutions.
  • A learning and resourceful mindset to navigate challenges and new opportunities, and a receptivity to feedback.
  • A collaborative work ethic to support a caring, productive and positive work dynamic.
  • Excitement for working in a small but innovative non-profit with ambitious sustainability goals and awesome teammates.

To Apply:

Please tell us a bit about your interest in this role and send a resume and relevant sample of your writing to Priyanka Lloyd, Executive Director, at hr@greeneconomy.ca . Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis starting the week of May 31, 2021 until the position is filled.

We sincerely thank all applicants, however, we will only be able to personally contact those applicants who are selected for an interview. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, people of colour and persons with disabilities. Please advise if you have any accommodation needs – we are committed to ensuring you can participate fully in the recruitment process.

Green Economy Canada is an equal opportunity employer where a diverse mix of talented people do their best work because of, not in spite of, our differences. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff, volunteers, members, subcontractors, and vendors in all our activities and operations, regardless of race, color, religion (creed), gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), dis/ability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Learn More About Green Economy Canada

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