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Position: Administrative & Project Coordinator
Organization: Evergreen
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Evergreen is a charity that inspires action to green cities. Evergreen strives to solve pressing urban environmental issues by bringing people together, inspiring them with possibilities and engaging them in identifying solutions and taking action.

Evergreen is a national not-for-profit organization that makes cities more livable. By deepening the connection between people and nature, and empowering Canadians to take a hands-on approach to their urban environments, Evergreen is improving the health of our cities—now and for the future.

Overview: The Evergreen Administrative & Project Coordinator will be responsible for project coordination and administrative duties, supporting land-based programs (parks, green spaces), as well as special projects when needed.

Objectives:

  • Project coordination for assigned projects, including invoicing, task tracking and project plan updates, etc.
  • Support team with program-related administrative duties including record-keeping, expense reporting, note-taking, scheduling appointments and booking meetings, etc.
  • Act as program support on assigned Evergreen events
  • Liaise with the events team to organize special events/workshops/meetings
  • Act as primary point of contact for internal and external project stakeholders, including volunteers, as necessary, for project coordination
  • Track direct costs associated with project budgets
  • To work as part of an integrated and collaborative program team
  • Supervision of interns and volunteer leaders as required
  • Support managing director and project managers as required

Competencies:

  • Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks.
  • Communication. Speak, listen and write in a clear, confident, respectful, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Customer-focus. Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external customers to meet or exceed their expectations and receive positive feedback from internal and external customers.
  • Planning/Organization/Project Management. Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals and focus on priorities, create/implement action plans/budgets, document, evaluate, learn.

Guidelines

Reporting Relationships:

  • Supervised by: Managing Director

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education (or equivalent professional experience)
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong track record in coordinating community based programs and events
  • Leadership skills, highly organized, creative and self-motivated
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Proven commitment to environmental sustainability and education
  • Able to work occasional weekends and week day evenings

Working conditions:

  • Regular office hours (generally 9a.m. – 5p.m., weekdays)
  • Requires some evening/weekend work
  • Includes working with vulnerable sectors

Terms of contract: Full time; 40 hours/week

Cover letters and resumes can be submitted by e-mail to:
humanresources mask evergreen.ca*
Please Reference “Administrative and Project Coordinator” in the subject line

By Mail to Attention: Human Resources
Centre for Green Cities, Suite 300
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8

Evergreen welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Evergreens Accommodation policy. Applicants please make your needs known in advance. We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please.

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GoodWork ID: 42209       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Aug 11 2017