Position: Policy Coordinator
Organization: The Atmospheric Fund
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Role summary: Explore, analyze and help advance implementation of policy solutions to save energy and reduce carbon emissions in cities.
The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) advances innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollution in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). Decarbonizing our cities requires the formulation and adoption of new policies and programs at all levels of government to accelerate implementation of technologies, practices, investments and other low-carbon solutions. While focused on the GTHA, TAF works with stakeholders across Canada to identify, implement, and replicate policies and programs with the potential to dramatically reduce energy use and emissions.
Working at TAF
TAF is seeking a highly organized, policy-savvy individual to coordinate TAF’s policy research and engagement activities.
Talk to our staff and they will tell you that working at TAF comes with many advantages. We’re on the leading edge of urban climate change solutions and our work makes a tangible difference. We build meaningful relationships with all kinds of stakeholders – from world-class thought leaders to the people who implement change on the ground. Our strong, dedicated team fosters healthy collaboration and learning. And as part of a small and effective organization, we each see the value and impact of our work.
This is a full-time, one-year contract position with the possibility for extension. The salary is $47,000.
Reporting to the Director of Policy & Programs and the Grants Manager & Policy Advisor, you will be responsible for the following key activities:
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We Welcome Your Application
To apply, please send your resume and a short cover letter explaining how your experience suits this opportunity, combined as a single PDF document to Jaime Klein at email@example.com by 5:00PM on Friday, July 20, 2018. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank everyone who applies.
Committed to employment equity, The Atmospheric Fund encourages applications from Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and other equity-seeking groups.
Founded in 1991, The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) invests in urban climate solutions in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area to reduce carbon emissions and air pollution. TAF is supported by dedicated endowment funds provided by the City of Toronto (1991) and the Province of Ontario (2016) and has invested more than $50 million to date.
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GoodWork ID: 46467 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 13 2018