Position: Community Outreach Coordinator
Organization: CPAWS Yukon
Location: the successful candidate for this position will ideally be based out of Whitehorse, although we welcome applications from people living in a Yukon community.
Strong preference will be given to applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit.
As part of the CPAWS Yukon team, the successful candidate will be responsible for engaging and building relationships with First Nation governments and citizens, community members and the Whitehorse public.
At CPAWS Yukon we believe that public awareness, engagement, grassroots community organizing, education and empowerment are key to achieving wilderness protection. Support, both for and from First Nations Governments and community members, is something that CPAWS Yukon will continue to dedicate time towards as we feel that wilderness conservation in the Yukon cannot be rightfully achieved without it. The Community Outreach Coordinator will play a key role in this work.
Reporting to the Outreach Manager, the Community Outreach Coordinator is a critically important member of the CPAWS Yukon team. They will perform the following duties:
Community Outreach (60%)
Program Planning (20%)
Preferred candidate background:
Hours: This is a full-time (30-37.5 hrs/week) position. We’re open to discussing a shorter work week if the applicant desires this.
Pay: $27/hr + 4% vacation pay and paid Statutory Holidays. CPAWS Yukon offers a health & dental benefits plan after 3 months, and the option of joining a RRSP after 12 months.
Duration: This position is for 12 months. The start date is flexible and depends on the candidate’s availability. We are confident the position will extend beyond one year, but with all positions within the nonprofit sector, they are dependent on securing funding.
Schedule: Regular office hours are 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. CPAWS Yukon offers flexible work arrangements, including the possibility to work from home.
About CPAWS Yukon’s office: The CPAWS Yukon team consists of seven passionate people with diverse backgrounds, and two office dogs. Our office is located near Main Street in downtown Whitehorse. Don’t expect a cubicle-environment: we’re located in an old house that’s been used as our home base for many years. With a couch room (a.k.a. meeting room), fully equipped kitchen and sunny front yard, this is a welcoming place to spend your workdays.
Pandemic note: CPAWS Yukon has a pandemic operating plan in place – this plan changes irregularly as we follow Yukon’s pandemic’s situation and update the plan as required. Depending on the pandemic’s situation, we reserve the right to adjust the position as necessary. It’s mandatory for the successful candidate to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as they’ll be working directly with vulnerable people in Yukon communities.
Hiring process and timeline: We want to hear from you right away if you think this position is a great fit! CPAWS Yukon reserves the right to close applications early for the right person. Otherwise, applications will close at midnight on Sunday October 31.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, we will not consider your job application.
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To make an inquiry about this position contact our Outreach Manager Joti by phone at 867-393-8080 or send an email to email@example.com
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 1 2021 ID: 61499