EECOM is seeking a contractor to provide communications services to help us achieve our objectives. The contractor will present EECOM as a professional, organized, bilingual network that offers high value to our target audiences. They will increase exposure to and engagement in EECOM for the purposes of achieving our mission and advancing our goals.

Compensation: $25/hr for up to 360 hours annually (30 hours/month average)

Location: Contractor can be located anywhere in Canada

Posting Open Date: July 18, 2018

Posting Close Date: August 12, 2018

Contract Awarded By: September 1, 2018 (anticipated)

Preferred Start Date: September 15, 2018

Other: This is a contract position which may be renewed annually

Submission: Please submit resume, cover letter, and any relevant accompanying documents to communications@eecom.org
Job Description:
Falls Brook Centre is an environmental non-profit that works to foster thriving local communities through education. We support schools and communities to support environmental learning for all ages, with workshops and educational programming.

This is a wonderful 8-week opportunity for anyone looking to pursue environmental education as a career or in collaboration with your future in-classroom teaching. Our Education Intern will work out in the field, in partnership with the Education Coordinator, for Duck’s Unlimited Project Webfoot. During this program, students visit the Muddy Boots wetland center in Florenceville, N.B. to learn about the importance of wetland habitats. The intern will also work in schools throughout New Brunswick for our Agriculture in the Classroom program. The program is innovative and hands-on, incorporating science, nutrition and gardening to teach students about local agriculture. There will be opportunities to develop curriculum, run workshops on topics like Bat Boxes and Pollinator Gardens, and work with our other coordinators in fields like renewable energy and permaculture.Applicants should be passionate about the natural world and able to bring that passion to students. Someone who is outgoing, organized and bilingual would be preferred. We are based out of our office in Fredericton and make frequent trips to Carleton and Victoria counties. There are some overnight stays in the Glassville, NB area to accommodate multi-day programming.

*This position is funded through Canada Summer jobs and all applicants must be eligible though this funding system.*

 Required:
  • Like to be outside, rain or shine
  • Criminal Background check
  • Between 15-30 years old
  • Full time student returning to their studies in 2018
  • Background working with students K-8
  • Willing to travel between Fredericton and Florenceville, NB when required
Recommended:
  • Bilingual (English/French)
  • Schedule Flexibility
Nice to Have:
  • Valid New Brunswick/Canadian province driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Workplace first aid and CPR-C
  • Background in environmental education
Falls Brook Centre does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. Members of any minority group are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Internship
Salary: $11.25 /hour , guaranteed 30 hours/week
Are you interested in learning, connecting, engaging with the multi-faceted groups, individuals, agencies and organizations working on sustainability education 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 Sustainability Education Programs Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be well-organized, independent yet a good team player, 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 Sustainability Education Alliance of New Brunswick, a network of over 300 people from nearly 100 agencies and organizations that are working to inspire and nurture a culture of education for sustainability in New Brunswick.
  • Coordination of Great Minds Think Outside, a hands-on, curriculum-linked, outdoor professional development program that gives educators the skills and resources they need to teach their students outside.
  • Coordination of collaborative working groups addressing sustainability education policy and other goals.
Requirements:
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in project management resulting in strong organizational, planning, and project management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and inter-personal skills
  • Experience in networks and partnerships
  • Commitment to a career in the non-profit sector
  • Excellent computer skills (including websites and social media)
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English and French
  • Driver’s license
Assets:
  • Facilitation skills
  • Experience in event organization
  • Experience in the non-profit, environmental, and/or education sector
  • Interest in or passion for sustainability education
Application deadline: May 31, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Moncton with occasional travel around New Brunswick.  
Nature of job: Permanent, 30 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend work.    
Please send your resume and cover letter to raissa.marks@nben.ca
Climate Change Projects Assistant – Summer Student Position

EOS is an award winning non-profit organization focused on helping local communities reduce and adapt to climate change in the Tantramar region. We are looking for a dynamic post-secondary student to assist with a number of exciting community-based projects linked to climate change issues and watershed research. The student will work out of our Sackville, NB office.

Duties:
Project coordination assistance, help raise public awareness about water, energy and climate change issues in creative ways, research into climate change issues, write news articles, and social media posts, assist with meetings, workshops and information booths (some weekend & evening hours required)
Help facilitate children’s activities around water, climate and energy
Assist with water sampling and riparian health assessments
Assist with administrative tasks (EOS newsletter, membership drive, office tasks, tracking data, etc.)

Experience and knowledge required:
Interest/experience in environmental issues (ie. watersheds, climate change, energy, sustainability)
Project coordination, event planning, working with the public and youth
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Experience working independently as well as part of a team
Knowledge of the Tantramar region
Experience with water sampling is an asset
Ability to identify riparian and invasive plants is an asset
Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset

Qualifications:
Registered as a full-time post-secondary student currently and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the fall preferably in environmental studies, community planning, geography, biology, chemistry, environmental science and/ or a related field
Be no more than 30 years of age at the start of the employment
Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and legally entitled to work in Canada
Be creative, energetic, organized, diligent, responsible, and have attention to detail

Contract details: 40 hours per week from mid-May to August 2017
Location: Moncton, NB with some travel around New Brunswick
Position Status: 6 month position
Hours: Full-time [37.5 hours per week]
Wage: $15 per hour
Start Date: ASAP but position will remain open until filled

New Brunswick Environmental Network is a non-profit, bilingual communication network linking over 100 environmental groups across the province. The network is the heartbeat of the environmental movement, with a mission “to encourage and facilitate networking and communication among member groups in order to advance their work, to protect the Earth, to promote ecologically sound ways of life and to strengthen the environmental movement in New Brunswick.”

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