Position: Program Coordinator - Maternity Leave Contract
Organization: Lake Windermere Ambassadors
Location: Columbia Valley, BC
Deadline to apply: February 29, 2020
Term: April 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021 (dates flexible for right candidate, possible opportunity to extend)
Compensation: $25/hour plus GST, up to 1,345 hours
We are looking for a passionate water steward and community leader to join our organization.
Please read the full job description below, and follow the instructions at the bottom of the page for how to apply.
Thank you for your interest in working with the Lake Windermere Ambassadors!
The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are a community-based environmental stewardship NGO working in the East Kootenay region of BC. The Ambassadors have a vision of an ecologically healthy Lake Windermere with balanced management approaches that support recreation and traditional uses, high fish and wildlife values, and economic prosperity in the region.
A Board of Directors representing a diversity of stakeholders in the Lake Windermere watershed guides the organization. The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are currently leading lake water quality monitoring and conducting water-related education and stewardship programs. They also encourage the implementation of policies & guidelines in the Lake Windermere Management Plan in their appointed role as Lake Management Committee. The Ambassadors have received accolades for their collaborative initiatives and are being used as a model for community-based water stewardship by Living Lakes International, Living Lakes Network Canada, and Friends of Kootenay Lake.
The Coordinator position provides an exciting opportunity to help foster community-based water stewardship work through grassroots initiatives aimed at watershed monitoring, planning, and community engagement. Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Coordinator is responsible for implementing all aspects of the program, including water quality and quantity monitoring, public outreach and education, restoration and maintenance, and program administration. The Coordinator supervises summer staff, but otherwise is the sole employee of this organization.
Duties and Responsibilities:
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
Additional Desired Qualifications:
This is an independent contractor position, as contractor, you may set your own hours (a typical workweek varies from 20-40 hours, depending on the time of year and current granting cycle) and your own work location (an office space is provided for your use). Some evenings and weekends may be required.
Please submit a brief cover letter describing how you meet the above qualifications and your CV or resume, AS ONE FILE, electronically (.docx or .pdf only) to: Hiring Committee, Lake Windermere Ambassadors Society firstname.lastname@example.org Subject line: “Program Coordinator Position”
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 10 2020 ID: 55999