Are you interested in helping people connect to nature and parks?
Do you want to practice your communications, education, or science skills? The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter (CPAWS NB) is the provincial branch of a national conservation organization. We encourage the protection of our province’s wild ecosystems in protected areas, and work to ensure that nature comes first in parks management. CPAWS NB is looking for enthusiastic young leaders with a passion for nature and the ability to work as a key part of our environmental organization’s team this summer. The job will be based out of Fredericton, with some travel in New Brunswick throughout the summer, accompanying other staff members to events and activities. Responsibilities include:
Participating in training to learn basic skills, then organizing nature-focused events and activities in communities and parks during the summer of 2018; Promoting the events by writing notices, designing and posting posters, staffing information tables, and promoting online - with particular focus on writing French content; Traveling to events, accompanied by CPAWS NB staff or senior-level volunteers, to assist with outreach, especially to francophone members of the public; Writing materials to help educate people about nature and parks issues in New Brunswick; Writing reports on each event to track outcomes, results and feedback received from participants; Helping engage volunteers in CPAWS NB’s conservation work and education projects.
Required Qualifications are: A current post-secondary student, under the age of 30, who is studying Environmental Studies, Outdoor Education, Natural Sciences, Communications, STEM, or a related field with an interest in working in the conservation sector. The student must be planning to return to school full-time in the fall; Experience and interest in conservation issues, communicating with the public, or event management and promotions; Basic understanding of conservation and parks issues in New Brunswick; Ability to communicate fluently in both of New Brunswick’s official languages is a strong asset for this position. For one of the positions, the student will need to be very comfortable engaging with the public directly in French, and will need at least intermediate verbal and written communications skills in French; 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 the project; Proven leadership abilities, ability to take initiative, ability to work independently with limited supervision and to develop own work plan to achieve assigned project tasks; A valid New Brunswick driver’s license is required, and the student must be able to legally work and travel throughout New Brunswick; Priority will be given to Indigenous peoples, women studying in the STEM fields, persons with disabilities and students who are members of visible minorities, and candidates have the option of identifying themselves as one of these groups if they so choose.
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, describing how you meet the qualifications for this position. We require the names and contact information of three professional references who know your work. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Please apply, by email only, before April 7, 2018 to:
Job Title: Executive Director
Location: St. Andrews, NB
Start Date: Negotiable
Hours: Negotiable (Minimum 30 hours per week)
Starting Salary: $50,000 (at fulltime) + Health Insurance/Drug Plan, Life Insurance, 3 wks Paid Vacation
Open Until Filled: First round of interviews to be held in early April
Fundy North Fishermen’s Association represents small-scale commercial fishermen from St. Martin’s to St. Stephen, NB including the communities of Deer Island and Campobello Island. We also represent commercial river fishermen who work the Saint John and Magaguadavic River Systems, and provide the staffing for the Fundy Weir Fishermen’s Association who fish for inshore herring. For over 25 years, Fundy North has had a strong community ethic and has worked tirelessly to preserve the fishing livelihood for the next generations. FNFA works collaboratively with local communities, other Atlantic Canadian fishermen’s associations, NGOs, and universities. (For more information see
Job Description: This is a full-time position within a 200-member commercial fishermen’s association. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and oversees the day-to-day operation of the organization. Tasks may include (but are not limited to) the following: Communications (with membership, government, public), Conflict Resolution, Supervising Staff (3 staff plus students), Grant Writing, Attending Government and Industry Meetings, Lobbying, Project Management, Budgeting
Qualifications: Excellent written and oral communication skills, experience in community organizing, strong but collaborative nature, knowledge of the inshore commercial fisheries, the ability to work well with a board of directors and with minimal supervision, good working knowledge of: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Valid Drivers license and vehicle. Please send your Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 References (by email) to: Maria Recchia, Executive Director of Fundy North Fishermen’s Association St. Andrews, NB Email:
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.*

  • 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
  • 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
Nature NB Student Position: Climate Change Adaptation Project Assistant

At Nature NB, our mission is to celebrate, conserve, and protect New Brunswick’s natural heritage through education, networking, and collaboration. We are looking for an energetic, organized summer student to assist with our ongoing climate change adaptation program. The student will work to help ensure our communities remain safe and resilient in the face of a changing climate. If you’re passionate about climate change, nature, and related topics, this may be the ideal position for you! Nature NB is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to hire persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual/gender orientation and status with regard to public assistance, disability, sex, or age.

What you will do:
Support coordination of the Maritime Natural Infrastructure Collaborative (MNIC), a multi-sector group of organizations working to explore natural solutions to the impacts of climate change;
Conduct research on natural solutions to climate change;
Develop communications materials on climate change, ecosystem services, and other related topics;
Assist with project management, meetings, and workshops;
Participate in peer learning and training opportunities to grow personal knowledge and expertise;
Provide administrative support to Nature NB staff.

What is required:
Returning as a student to a post-secondary education institution full-time;
Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or legally entitled to work in Canada;
Be no more than 30 years of age at the start of employment;
Driver’s license Background in environmental studies/science, planning, geography, biology, or related discipline;
Project and time management skills, ability to work independently in group setting;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, etc.);

What we would like you to have:
Keen interest in conservation, ecosystem service science, climate change adaptation, and land-use planning;
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
Experience with GIS considered an asset;
Bilingualism considered an asset;
Willingness to work some evenings/weekends.

Details: Job located in Sackville, NB for 35 hours per week for 8 weeks, beginning May 29, 2018. Please send a cover letter and resume to by May 14, 2018. For questions and inquiries contact Adam Cheeseman at 506-939-2232 or at
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.

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

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
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