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Title: Greater Victoria Green Team (GVGT) Coordinator
Organization: Green Teams of Canada
Location:
Greater Victoria (Work virtually from home and a variety of indoor and outdoor settings)

  • Eligibility: age 30 & under (see below)
  • Term: Full-time starting ideally Sept 6th 2022, term ends April 3rd 2023 (extension very possible)
  • Compensation: $43K per annum
  • Deadline to apply: Aug 13th, 2022 by 5pm Pacific Time. (If the position is not filled, we will repost and interview candidates on a rolling basis)

We are running a leadership program to support someone 30 years old or under who is on the path to becoming a community organizer, build their skill sets and take it to the next level.

If you are passionate about the environment and community we are looking for you! You will co-lead the award-winning Greater Victoria Green Team (GVGT) and support the growth of Green Teams of Canada!

This position will most appeal to someone who is interested in:

  • Gaining leadership and community organizing experience
  • Working collaboratively in a close-knit team
  • Improving their communication skills (e.g. public speaking, communicating science, written, active listening and using non-verbal cues)
  • Developing critical and creative thinking skills
  • Learning how to conduct outreach (e.g. using multiple social media outlets effectively and reaching a wider diverse demographic)
  • Working from home virtually a large percentage of the time and outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions
  • Gaining practical ecological restoration skills
  • Learning what it takes to turn an idea into action

We require experience and/or education that demonstrates you are committed to environmental community engagement.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of Position

  • Co-lead environmental community action projects (invasive plant removals, planting of native species and clean-ups)
  • Provide environmental educational and supervision to community members
  • Take quality photos & videos of community members
  • Participate in GTC’s first Advisory Working Committee to provide recommendations on and support the development of policies and Operational Plan
  • Co-create and implement a Community Outreach Plan that focuses on reaching a wider diverse audience
  • Co-manage GVGT’s social media
  • Strategize and support the creation of new partnerships to enhance and increase the number of GVGT activities run
  • Support fundraising activities (e.g. grant writing)
  • Research and add new educational content to hands-on outdoor environmental education activities
  • Follow safety protocols to prevent the spread of communicable disease
  • Conduct administration like timesheets, expenses, creating invoices and reports for partners, entering data and ensuring accuracy
  • Perform other related duties as required by supervising staff

All candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements. They must be:

  • Aged 30 or under;
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have Canadian refugee status;
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Available and willing to work weekends;
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Record Check;
  • Able to lift tents, tools, tables, bags of supplies etc.

Candidates who do not meet all eligibility requirements will not be considered.

Ideally, candidates have their own computer, internet connection and phone to use in this position; however, this is not a requirement.

GTC welcomes applications from eligible candidates from all backgrounds

How to apply:

Stage 1:

  1. Respond to eligibility requirement questions (<--CLICK) using the same email address you use to email your cover letter and resume from.
  2. Forward a resume and respond to the below questions in one page in a single pdf file and name it: “your first name, your last name”, by August 13, 2022 at 5pm Pacific Time via email to Info@greenteamscanada.ca
  • What interests you most about this position?
  • What is your experience with environmental community organizing?
  • Why are you the best candidate for this job?
  • What motivates you to do your best and thrive?
  • Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Stage 2:

Candidates who will move onto the interview stage will be selected and emailed starting Aug 14th. Please have 3 references ready to forward to us if requested. We expect interviews to take place virtually starting on August 15, with the successful applicant starting by September 6, 2022.

We kindly ask that applications be sent by email only and that you do not phone.

Only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

For more info, please visit: https://www.greenteamscanada.ca

This position is supported in part by the Victoria Foundation, Eco Canada, Chawkers Foundation, RBC Foundation and other supporters


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 21 2022    ID: 65179