The Fredericton Area Watersheds Association (FAWA) was founded in 2002 as a non-profit community-led organization dedicated to actively protecting and improving the wellbeing of the watersheds (streams, rivers, wetlands) of greater Fredericton. Projects have included tree-planting, trail creation, student-led restoration projects, water quality monitoring, education and outreach. FAWA’s board of directors is inviting expressions of interest from members of all residents of Fredericton and vicinity, especially minority, indigenous and other under-represented groups within our province for the following positions within the organization:

-Directors (Volunteer positions; involves on-going engagement in governance of organization, policy direction setting and operations oversight), and

-Executive Director (responsible for the operations of FAWA as guided by the Board of Directors. This is presently a volunteer position pending funding being secured, at which time interviews will be conducted).

Please send a few words about yourself, your possible contribution to one or both of the above positions, and area of expertise (climate change, adaptation, stream ecology, biology, hydrogeology, sociology, ecology, recreation, other) to frederictonareawatersheds@gmail.com  on or before Friday, November 29th (for invitation to a special meeting) or December 13 for all others. We will acknowledge all emails; only those selected for further engagement will be contacted.

Civil society groups like FAWA are critical for a functioning democracy and healthy ecosystems. Please consider getting involved. For more information, find us on Facebook: “Fredericton Area Watersheds Association.”   

Les responsabilités :

La direction générale sera responsable de la gestion quotidienne et le bon déroulement de La Bikery.  Les responsabilités comprennent :

  • Assurer la viabilité financière de l’organisme sous la direction du conseil d’administration (comprend les demandes de subvention, la génération de revenues, la gestion de budgets, le parrainage, l’augmentation du nombre de membres, etc.);
  • Former les bénévoles et les employés (étudiants d’été et postes à durée déterminée);
  • Gérer l’atelier et coordonner les bénévoles, faire l’inventaire et commander la marchandise pour l’atelier;
  • Assurer la maintenance générale et l’organisation de l’atelier;
  • Gérer le programme de recyclage de vélo, les services de location de vélo et de casiers de vélo;
  • Développer et / ou soutenir les programmes et projets de La Bikery;
  • Contribuer à l’organisation d’événements;
  • Gérer les relations publiques et médiatiques à travers les médias traditionnels et nouveaux.
  • Élaborer des processus internes pour une entreprise en développement;
  • Travailler avec les partenaires communautaires;
  • Susciter l’engagement des membres et des bénévoles;
  • Présenter un rapport mensuel au Conseil d’administration;

Expériences / qualifications

  • Habiletés d’entreprenariat et d’auto-motivation;
  • Capacité d’adaptation et pensée innovatrice;
  • Amical, social et très organisé, et qui  possède de bonnes aptitudes en communication interpersonnelle, en coordination et en supervision;
  • Une expérience de travail (rémunérée ou bénévole) au sein d’organismes communautaires;
  • Une aptitude à travailler avec un conseil d’administration et des bénévoles;
  • Bilingue, français et anglais (un atout définitif);
  • Possédant une connaissance pratique de la mécanique du vélo (un atout).

Envoyez votre CV et une lettre d’accompagnement à director@labikery.ca, avant le 21 octobre 2019.

Poste contractuel accompagné de primes, salaire selon les qualifications. L’échelle salariale est de 35 000 $ à 40 000$.

 

POSITION Project Leader
TERM Full-time 6-month contract,with possibility of renewal
LOCATION Katimavik House inone of the following locations:
     •Nanaimo, BC
     •Calgary, AB
     •Saint Boniface, MB
     •Sudbury, ON
     •Quebec City, QC
     •Moncton, NB

Position Overview

Are you a natural team leader and a creative problem-solver? Do you enjoy giving back to the community and inspiring others to do good? Katimavik is looking for open-minded, resourceful individuals to lead youth development projects from January to June and July to December.This challenging and rewarding position provides leadership for up to eleven youth at a time, guiding them through a six-month experience of volunteerism, learning, discovery, growthand accountability. The project leader will reside in-house with the group

To Apply and for more information, Click here

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is a private, non-profit organization that prides itself on its entrepreneurial, science-based approach to achieving conservation success through direct action. Since 1962, NCC and its supporters have protected more than 2.8 million acres (1.1 million hectares) 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.

Purpose and General Description:

Inspire others to take part in hands-on conservation work with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) by joining the Conservation Volunteers (CV) team in Atlantic Canada. As the Conservation Volunteers Assistant, you will assist with the coordination and delivery of volunteer events designed to engage individuals of all ages in priority stewardship work on NCC’s conservation properties. Additionally, you will help with recruiting and training longer term volunteers and property stewards. You will assist with all aspects of events in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and assist remotely with recruitment and data management for Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, as needed. You will also aid in ongoing NCC conservation communications and partner and community relations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the planning, logistics and running of volunteer events held between August and April in NB and PE and preparing for events in 2020, and assist with the logistics of other outreach activities;
  • Work with the NB & PEI Stewardship Coordinator and the Communications Manager to develop communications materials to promote volunteer events and the volunteer program in both official languages;
  • Undertake volunteer recruitment through group partnerships, print, radio and TV media, with follow-up stories after events with media;
  • Follow-up with interested volunteers to become property stewards, provide training and volunteer materials, and manage volunteer assignments;
  • Compile and track volunteer data and event metrics (event summaries, evaluations, participant follow-up) for events throughout the region;
  • Synthesize volunteer event and field data for year-end reporting and newsletter;
  • Manage volunteer program database and ensure necessary correspondence and metrics are uploaded to data management platforms;
  • Ensure regular staff correspondence with volunteers is tracked;
  • Update message board of volunteer portal regularly and post educational content related to areas of interest;
  • Work with Communications to enhance volunteer section of NCC website, and information about accessing NCC properties;
  • Assist with funding proposals as needed;
  • Assist NB & PEI Stewardship Coordinator as needed;

Required Skills and Attributes:

This posting is targeted to someone possessing the following skills and abilities:

  • Attention to detail with excellent time management and organizational abilities;
  • Self-starting, proactive and capable of working independently;
  • Work well in a dynamic setting, including office and outdoor environments, under various weather conditions (e.g. temperature and precipitation extremes) and in variable terrain;
  • Outgoing and enjoy working with people/volunteers of all ages in outdoor settings, interest in public engagement and communicating environmental topics;
  • Demonstrated interest in natural history and land conservation, basic plant and wildlife identification skills and an understanding of conservation issues;
  • Highly motivated with creative thinking abilities in both office and field settings;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact with the public to convey a conservation message, and comfortable speaking to groups as well as the media, familiarity with social media (Twitter, Facebook);
  • Fluency in English; fluency in French a strong asset;
  • Wilderness or Standard First Aid training;
  • Photography skills a strong asset;
  • Familiarity with common computer software (Microsoft Office Suite, graphics programs);
  • Valid Driver’s License, and able to rent a car (must be at least 21 years of age to rent).

Terms of Employment:

  • This is a full-time, 8-month, 35-week (August 19 – April 17) position. Salary is $17/hour ($637.50/week). Start and end dates may be flexible.
  • Position will be based in Fredericton, NB, with travel throughout NB & PEI to prep for and attend events and meet partners. Most events take place on weekends and some will require overnight travel. Travel expenses will be reimbursed and time off granted for weekend work.
  • Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and resume to: Email: atlantic@natureconservancy.ca In your submission email, please include the following: Attention: Jennifer White, NB & PEI Stewardship Coordinator

To Apply:

  • Cover letter and resume in English and as one pdf document
  • Reference position title “NB Volunteer Program Assistant” in subject line

Application Deadline: JULY 26, 2019

No telephone calls please. Late applications will not be considered.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest in the Nature Conservancy of Canada; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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