Location: Flexible (virtual staff team across Canada)

About the Institute
The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices was established to provide an integrated, evidence-based perspective on the climate policy choices ahead as Canada works to address and adapt to climate change. We are doing this by developing rigorous, independent, non-partisan research, analysis and insight, and engaging with partners and stakeholders every step of the way to ensure our advice is practical and relevant for decision makers and Canadians.

The Role
We are seeking a motivated and responsible individual that is currently enrolled in a Canadian postsecondary program or has recently graduated. The Research Assistant will assist the Institute in producing rigorous research and evidence-based insights on climate change policies for Canada. The Institute is dedicated to providing constructive professional experience for emerging climate policy leaders and learning from the diverse experiences and perspective of Canadian youth. To support these objectives, the Research Assistant will work with the Adaptation, Clean Growth, and Mitigation research teams to analyze data, review literature, and evaluate policies. Specific tasks the Research Assistant may undertake include conducting literature reviews, develop case studies, assisting with report writing, and data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
  • Experience analyzing climate change associated policies and a broad knowledge of climate change issues across Canada
  • Strong written communication skills demonstrated through coursework, contributions to reports, and inter-organization communications
  • Record of effectively managing independent projects and competing deadlines through work experience and academic studies
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
  • Passion about adaptation, clean growth, or mitigation policy and issues, with interest in pursuing a related career
  • Experience using excel to analyze and visualize data, with additional skills in quantitative analysis considered an asset
  • High proficiency in French and English is considered a strong asset

Additional Details
  • Internship positions with the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices are open to students that were enrolled as a full-time student at a Canadian university or college during the winter/spring term of 2020
  • This is paid internship from September 2020 to December 2020
  • A component of the work will be done in a virtual environment, in coordination with Institute colleagues, experts and advisors located across Canada
  • Interviews are expected to be held the week of August 24th and August 31st

To Apply
Send one PDF file including a cover letter and resume outlining your interest and qualifications to careers@climatechoices.ca by end of day Friday, 14 August 2020.

The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is committed to being an inclusive and equal-opportunity employer that cultivates and celebrates diversity within our hiring practices and organizational culture.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Gaia Project is a Fredericton-based educational non-profit with the mission to empower youth to take action on climate change. The organization is currently seeking a new environmental educator to work with kindergarten to grade 8 students in Francophone schools across New Brunswick.

The Gaia Project works directly with teachers in schools across the province to offer authentic learning experiences to students focusing on topics such as waste, energy, water, food and transportation. The successful applicant will work remotely with a flexible schedule facilitating educational projects with multiple schools across the province. This position will activate and encourage positive environmental actions and experience working with students and teachers.We offer highly competitive wages based on level of experience. Group benefits packages also available.

Why join The Gaia Project team?
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Work remotely
  • Young and energetic staff team
  • Cooperative atmosphere
  • Group benefit plan available
  • Competitive wages

  • High fluency in reading, writing and speaking of French language.
  • Strong capacity in reading, writing and speaking in English.
  • A degree or diploma in a field related to the position is desirable (i.e. education, environmental, technology, science).
  • The applicant must be comfortable with elementary and middle school level (K-8) students and subject material.
  • A valid class 5 driver's license is required for this position since the successful candidate will have to occasionally travel by car across the province.
  • The applicant must be comfortable speaking in front of groups as teaching is an integral part of this position.
  • Ability to work in a team is essential. The successful candidate will be collaborating with other team members.
  • Must bring passion and creativity to their work.

Send Resume and Cover letter to: contact@thegaiaproject.ca
Deadline: August 19th, 2020
Location: national headquarters at Oak Hammock Marsh (just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba) or from another DUC provincial office (Surrey, Edmonton, Regina, Brandon, Barrie, Québec, Fredericton, Lewisporte, Amherst, Charlottetown, Whitehorse)

The Opportunity
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), a leader in Canadian habitat conservation, is looking for a dynamic individual with a positive inspiring attitude, to join our National Education team.

As National Education Coordinator, you will:
  • provide support for the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of our action-oriented youth education programs, primarily our national network of Wetland Centres of Excellence partnerships
  • coordinate the national Wetland Centres of Excellence online networking events
  • manage and update the Wetland Centres of Excellence website
  • create engaging social media content for youth
  • write stories highlighting youth taking conservation action
  • assist in the development of educational content
  • engage diverse urban and rural communities across Canada
  • assist with strategic planning and goal setting towards achieving DUC’s conservation mission through education
  • establish and manage relationships with partners, educators, students, funders, DUC staff and volunteers
  • support education fundraising efforts
Your ability to translate science to plain language, combined with good interpersonal skills, will be essential as you collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders and establish strategic partnerships. Your coordinating skills and ability to innovate will be assets while working with regional, communications and fundraising staff, as well as volunteers.

As a successful candidate, you are a creative thinker able to act on your own initiative. You have excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to network effectively and cultivate successful working relationships.

Your three to five years of experience in environmental education or communications, with a demonstrated understanding of conservation and sustainable development, will make you the ideal candidate for this position.

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, biology, resource management, communications or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including functional French
  • Proficient in report writing, negotiating and delivering presentations
  • Experience utilizing a variety of communication mediums, including social media and distance education tools
  • Experience in managing social media accounts on different platforms
  • Experience in capturing short footage, images made for social media with limited equipment, some experience in film editing is preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize, and manage time effectively to maximize productivity and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Ability to travel nationally, as needed
This full-time position will have the flexibility to be based from our dog-friendly national headquarters at Oak Hammock Marsh (just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba) or from another DUC provincial office.

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

Please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration.

Closing deadline: July 31, 2020 (EDT)

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. Learn more at ducks.ca.

While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick

Tír na nÓg Forest School is a play-based, all-outdoors, all-weather outdoor preschool and Elementary program. We are seeking adventurous and enthusiastic educators to join our team. Our program’s philosophy is inspired by the belief that all young children have the innate capacity to wonder, create, and develop their gifts through self-directed play and time in nature. We offer full-day preschool programs Mondays through Thursdays, and full-day Elementary programs Mondays through Fridays.

Please visit our website at http://www.tirnanogforestschool.com to review our practises, programs and policies.

Required qualifications:
  • Early Childhood Education diploma, or Bachelor of Education degree (elementary)
  • Current First Aid with CPR-C (or able to complete prior to start date)
  • Clear criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and social development check
  • Experience working with young children and experience working in an outdoor setting
  • Physically capable of performing teaching duties with enthusiasm regardless of the weather (rain, sleet, snow, heat) including the ability to walk distances and over uneven terrain, carry a backpack and supplies
  • Interest in the Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, or Waldkindergarten approaches to early childhood education, and an appreciation for emergent learning philosophies
  • Understanding of the benefits of risk taking, movement, and physical development in the early years
  • Familiarity with the local flora and fauna, to include poisonous plants and their location, or be willing to seek outside training or self-study
  • Interest in learning about and improving upon your outdoor skills including knots, shelter building, self-care/appropriate clothing, leave-no-trace practices and interacting with local wildlife

  • Researching, planning and implementing a dynamic Forest School program
  • Ensure the safety of all children including, but not limited to, forest play, hiking, climbing trees or while in close proximity to such things as standing water, streams and other terrain
  • Daily preparation of learning areas and materials
  • Responsible for the maintenance of program tools and equipment
  • Working closely with co-teacher to plan, prepare, and co-create seasonal activities and projects utilizing natural materials, locally foraged or sourced
  • Implement mentorship strategies that are individually focused and age appropriate, with an emphasis on compassion and respect
  • Willingness to attend staff trainings, educator meetings, parent meetings and Forest School related events
  • Communicate with parents effectively, in person, by phone, or e-mail regarding the program and the progress of their child or children

To apply, please e-mail cover letter and resume to:

We thank all applicants for their interest however only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
The Salvus Clinic Executive Director works directly with the health, housing, and other staff to provide seamless services to clients. Salvus Clinic supports recovery for individuals in the community with long term mental illnesses, substance use issues and homelessness by providing a range of health, housing, social, and educational activities and services. The Executive Director oversees the activities of the Clinic and its staff to ensure the activities are carried out in a manner that is consistent with the Clinic’s mission, values, and vision.

Executive Director Job Responsibilities:

Management and Support of Staff
  • Retains a diverse/highly-qualified and caring staff/volunteers by providing career coaching/ training/ team building for their growth and personal development
  • Provides leadership, management, and performance reviews to clinic project staff ensuring appropriate resource selection via job postings, interviewing, employment contract signing, salary administration, and scheduling
Planning, organization, and administrative direction of the organization’s operations and programs
  • Oversees financial management consistent with accounting policies, procedures, and reporting/metrics
  • Implements the strategic plan
  • Accountable to board of directors and reports the organization’s results
  • Recommends facilities, staff, and equipment needs with supporting documentation
  • Prepares and communicates accurate/timely analysis of grants/fundraising results, variances, and performance trends
  • Prepares and/or supervises the grant/funding development results and implementation for the continuation of the existing project base as well as incremental areas identified within the clinic scope
  • Coordinates and leads budget reviews and periodic forecast as required for each project area undertaken
  • Ensures funding relationships are robust enough to meet or exceed strategic goals
Community Linkages
  • Develops and maintains links with various community, business, and governmental agencies
  • Maintains proactive media and community liaisons (via social media/print/radio/TV/HART & local committees/councils)
Work Hours, Salary & Benefits:
  • Part Time - 20 hours per week position with possibility of increasing up to full-time position
  • While overtime hours are not required in role, hours may be irregular, dependent on need
  • Starting salary range: $30K – $40K per year based on experience; 4% vacation pay and 11 paid stat holidays

Executive Director Qualifications / Skills:
  • Demonstrates leadership, financial, and administrative management skills
  • Collaborative and able to multi-task with stress tolerance
  • Takes initiative, works independently, and has creative problem-solving skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and social media
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the medical lead for clinic
  • Organized, flexible, dynamic, and enthusiastic
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Administration, Social Sciences, Social Work, Health, Planning, etc.)
  • Not for Profit work experience in public/social welfare areas
  • Non-profit management experience in an operational environment
  • Five (5) or more years management or supervisory experience

Applications Deadline (including letter of interest vitae): August 14th, 2020
Contact: Board of Director Chair Person, Salvus Clinic Inc.
Email: edsalvusclinic@gmail.com
Website: www.salvusclinic.com
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