Position title: Energy Benchmarking Program Internship – Geographic Analysis
Organization: Greening Sacred Spaces (GSS) Ottawa / Faith and the Common Good
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Eligibility: under the age of 30 and a Canadian citizen (see below)
Are you inspired by working with individuals and communities to help them minimize their environmental footprint? Are you interested in helping people better understand the importance of measuring their building’s energy use in order for them to better manage and develop sustainable energy conservation strategies? Are you interested in the links between environmental stewardship and faith communities in the Ottawa area?
The GSS Energy Benchmarking Program (EBP) is looking for one or two creative, engaged, and environmentally minded youth to join our dynamic team from Aug. 15th, 2020 - Feb. 15th, 2021 for 30 hours a week. Work will largely be done from home but this is dependent on ongoing public health regulations due to COVID-19. Reporting to the Program Manager (& Coordinator) for the EBP, the intern will be responsible for tasks which may include but are not limited to:
The intern will be given opportunities to work on many different aspects of the Energy benchmarking program, and may work with a number of Faith Communities within the Ottawa area. Benefits of this work term include: on-the-job training in GIS skills and geographic analysis, research and analytic skills training alongside research ethics training; basic training in research translation and knowledge exchange; training in data visualization and data storytelling; basic project management experience. The position entails a flexible schedule to accommodate one’s school and personal life.
Please send your CV & a cover letter for the internship to:
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ABOUT GSS Ottawa:
Greening Sacred Spaces (GSS) is the longest-running program of Faith & the Common Good, a national, interfaith charitable network dedicated to assisting and inspiring religious congregations and spiritual groups of all backgrounds to take collective action in creating more sustainable communities. At its heart GSS is a practical program that assists faith communities with both the educational and spiritual dimensions of greening, as well as, the “how to” side of green audits, retrofits, and the general reduction of a faith community’s footprint.
Greening Secret Spaces adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices and is committed to an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 8 2020 ID: 56993