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SUSTAINABILITY INTERNSHIPS

Positions: Eco-Investment Accelerator Toolkit Internship – Research and Writing Interns
Organization: GCCM – Canada, a project of Faith & the Common Good
Location: anywhere in Canada

Period of Part-time Internship: June – September, 2021, to start immediately
Renumeration: $1,500.00

Faith & the Common Good (FCG) is a national, interfaith charitable network dedicated to supporting diverse faith and spiritual communities contribute to greener, healthier, more resilient neighbourhoods. The Global Catholic Climate Movement – Canada chapter (GCCM Canada), is a program of FCG works for the advancement of values expressed by Pope Francis in the encyclical, Laudato Si’: on care for our common home. GCCM Canada is initiating the Catholic Eco-Investment Accelerator, one year undertaking to encourage Catholic institutions, organizations and Bishops to follow Pope Francis call for a shift to an Ecological Economy.

Are you inspired by working with a team to plan and develop a user-friendly tool to help faith-based organizations divest and reinvest funds from fossil fuels to an integral economy, putting people and the planet first? Are you interested in the intersection between religious teaching, mitigating projected climate change outcomes and using institutional economic planning to drive social change?

The GCCM Canada Catholic Eco-Investment Accelerator project is looking for two creative and environmentally minded interns to join our team from June to Sept., 2021.

Responsibilities:

Working with the Coordinator of GCCM Canada and a Usability Specialist, Interns’ duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Research and develop three user personas for the Catholic Eco-Investment Accelerator Toolkit; religious communities, Bishops and Executives of post-secondary institutions
  • Assist with task analysis and goal setting
  • Research website requirements to deliver a clear and user-friendly virtual toolkit
  • Conduct and evaluate a content inventory
  • Assist with development of a prototype toolkit
  • Plan for toolkit launch in September 2021

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education with preference for Christian social teaching or environmental action;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Experience with online engagement;
  • Excellent written communications;
  • Knowledge of website design concepts an asset;
  • Familiarity with Encyclical, Laudato Si’: On Care of Our Common Home an asset.

To Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to: gccm-canada@faithcommongood.org

Deadline: June 18, 2021

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 8 2021    ID: 60201