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LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA

Hiring: Community Programs Coordinator
Organization: Environment Lethbridge
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta

Environment Lethbridge is a nonprofit organization that works to encourage community action towards sustainability. Our three key focus areas are waste reduction, food sustainability and climate change and energy. Learn more about Environment Lethbridge on our website: environmentlethbridge.ca

About the position:

The Community Programs Coordinator will be responsible for the design, delivery and success of Environment Lethbridge’s community education and engagement programs. A particular focus during the term of this position will be in leading and inspiring teams of youth participants (aged 18-24) to design projects related to water conservation and green infrastructure. The successful candidate will have experience and understanding of program delivery, project management, and creating sustainable behavior change.

  • Hours of work: 32 hours per week
  • Salary: $30/hr
  • Location: Flexible. Hybrid or remote options available, must be available to deliver workshops and programs within Lethbridge.
  • Start date: October 24, 2022

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver a training program for youth with a focus on water conservation and green infrastructure;
  • Develop and deliver public workshops;
  • Create key indicators and track results;
  • Oversee and support volunteers and other temporary staff;
  • Support the delivery of other Environment Lethbridge programs;
  • Communicate with the public by developing newsletter and website content, and through social media;
  • Engage with community members to promote waste reduction, green energy, and climate resilience; and
  • Work closely with volunteers and community organizations.

Key Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability, climate change and related issues;
  • Demonstrated experience managing and delivering programs at the community level; and
  • Experience working in a nonprofit environment including the leadership of staff and volunteers and the development of partnerships.

Supporting Qualifications (nice to have, but not essential):

  • Post secondary degree in urban planning, public policy, geography, environmental science, community development, biology, environmental science, communications or a related field;
  • Three to five years of professional experience related to sustainability, climate change or environmental issues;
  • Experience with public speaking, graphic design (Canva or Adobe), and online communications;
  • Experience working with community stakeholders and a wide range of people and diverse groups;
  • Ability to approach projects in an entrepreneurial manner, with strong creative and critical thinking and problem solving skills.

This is a 12 month term position with the possibility of extension depending on funding.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter as a single PDF file to info@environmentlethbridge.org by midnight MST on September 30, 2022.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 19 2022    ID: 65715