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Paid Internship Opportunity: Conservation Communications Coordinator
Organization: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Ottawa Valley Chapter 
 virtual position, with occasional in-person meetings, including meetings at the office and in the community / Gatineau QC

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is a national charity dedicated to the protection of public land, freshwater and ocean.

The CPAWS Ottawa Valley chapter is looking for a Conservation communication intern to work on the creation of the Noire and Coulonge Rivers Protected Area under the supervision of the Conservation Director. This proposed protected area is located in the Pontiac MRC in the Outaouais region of Quebec.


  • Write bilingual media content in collaboration with the communication team, including press releases, social media posts and newsletter,
  • Organize and participate in bilingual consultations with Indigenous communities related to the project,
  • Organize and participate in consultations with stakeholders, including the public, municipalities, the MRC Pontiac, recreation and tourism groups and other potential stakeholders as required,
  • Organize and facilitate working groups to ensure ongoing outreach of project allies,
  • Identify new community outreach possibilities and opportunities,
  • Review, update and enact the communication plan for the project.


  • BILINGUALISM REQUIRED (French and English, written and oral)
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work effectively both in a team and independently
  • Valid driver’s license considered an asset
  • Experience in project management or public consultation considered an asset

Job Conditions:

This is a full-time, one-year paid internship, starting in early August 2022 with possibly for extension / permanent position at the end of the on-year internship. Compensation provided is $22,00 CAD per hour, with health and other benefits provided after 6 month of employment. Work hours are flexible and will primarily take place remotely with occasional in-person attendance as needed. The CPAWS Ottawa Valley office is located in Gatineau Quebec.

If you are interested, please email your resume to the position supervisor, Geneviève Le Blanc, CPAWS OV Conservation Director, at .

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Applications will be received until such time as a suitable candidate has been identified. This internship is funded by the Government of Canada, through the Clean Leadership Foundation and to be eligible for consideration, you must be aged 30 years or less and be a Canadian Citizen or otherwise be permitted to work in Canada.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 21 2022    ID: 65167