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Positions: Canvasser, Membership Recruitment Team
Type: permanent or student jobs, flexible hours
Organization: Ecology Action Centre
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Ecology Action Centre one of the most active and outspoken environmental charities in Atlantic Canada and we are seeking outgoing, enthusiastic individuals who want to make a difference in their communities by joining our membership canvassing teams.

Canvassing both door to door throughout the HRM and at the street level in areas of high foot traffic, our teams work five days a week between Monday-Sunday with a variety of daytime and early evening hours to accommodate flexible schedules.

This is the perfect summertime job especially if you love the outdoors, are a people person and care about the environment. This is your chance to dip your toes into the charitable sector, gain meaningful employment to help build your career and cultivate lifelong valuable skills in communications and fundraising.

Membership canvassing is an incredibly important position at the Ecology Action Centre and is valued as such. Door canvassers travel door-to-door to different communities in our province and invite new membership to our organization. Street canvassers work exclusively in the HRM and engage the community on busy sidewalks to increase membership. Hours are Monday to Sunday, 5 days a week, 30-35 hours a week.

We offer:

  • $16-$17.50 per hour, 30-35 hours per week.
  • A diverse supportive team who genuinely care about developing your skills and career.
  • Opportunities to advance into a variety of positions at the Ecology Action Centre
  • Being a part of organization that is local, impacts your life and the environment which sustains us all.
  • Access to contract and benefits

Join an organization that values diversity and respect for community development and the protection of our natural environment. We hope to hear from you today!

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume and two references to , and let us know which medium of canvassing you are applying for if you have a preference.

We thank all applicants for their time and interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Ecology Action Centre is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from individuals in traditionally marginalized groups such as: racialized people, Indigenous people, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and queer people, and persons with disabilities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of a marginalized community. Diversity is a stated value of the Ecology Action Centre. Moreover, diversity in the EAC community is a strength that we seek to cultivate. It is the responsibility of every employee of EAC to foster a culture that embraces and promotes diversity.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 17 2019    ID: 53618