Position: Network Innovation Coordinator
Organization: Green Economy Canada
Location: Applicant must be located in Northern Ontario - Work from home in Northern Ontario
Eligibility: age 30 & under (see below)
Green Economy Canada is a national non-profit working to accelerate Canada’s transition to a vibrant and sustainable low carbon economy. We do this in three ways: 1.) We work with community organizations to launch and grow Green Economy Hubs, which bring together, support and celebrate local businesses (Green Economy Leaders) in setting and achieving sustainability goals. 2.) We share success stories of businesses going green to inspire others to follow suit and build public support for the green economy. 3.) We work with policymakers and experts to inform green policies and investments that will accelerate action on climate change and other sustainability challenges.
With seven Ontario-based Hubs — including one in Northern Ontario — and the Edmonton Corporate Climate Leaders Program, our network is engaging over 300 organizations of all sectors and sizes in demonstrating a more sustainable economy is possible. Two new Hubs are in development in Ontario and New Brunswick. By 2024, our goal is to support a network of 20 Green Economy Hubs across Canada engaging thousands of organizations in changing business-as-usual.
The Network Innovation Coordinator (NIC) will directly support Green Economy Canada’s scaling work, contributing to the growth of our network (including an expanded reach in Northern Ontario), and the number of Green Economy Leaders engaged through Hubs. In collaboration with the Senior Manager of National Expansion, the NIC will seek to accelerate the speed and impact of our Hub Launch Process, primarily through the development of new and improved processes, innovative strategies to expand reach, and systematized resources and trainings for Hub staff. The NIC will also test innovations in how we deliver the Hub model by helping us design and deliver virtual business support and workshops.
What does the Network Innovation Coordinator Do?
Hub Launch Process Innovation & Systematization (40%)
Support the creation of a systematized Hub Launch Process (HLP), which will benefit the development of additional Hubs in Northern Ontario and across the country, including:
Strengthen Support to New & Existing Launching Hubs (60%)
Key Skills and Characteristics Required to Succeed in this Role:
Please send a resume and cover letter to Priyanka Lloyd, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please indicate in your email how you learned about this opportunity, and include Network Innovation Coordinator in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, and interviews will begin the week of October 5th. We sincerely thank all applicants, however, we will only be able to personally contact those selected for an interview.
Green Economy Canada is an equal opportunity employer where a diverse mix of talented people do their best work because of, not in spite of, our differences. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff, volunteers, members, subcontractors, and vendors in all our activities and operations, regardless of race, color, religion (creed), gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), dis/ability, marital status, or sexual orientation.
What’s it Like Working at Green Economy Canada?
At Green Economy Canada, we seek to blend the nimbleness and autonomy of a small team with the influence and opportunities afforded to a national network.
We are bold, ambitious and optimistic. Our vision is for an economy that makes environmental sustainability, human well-being, and business success synonymous.
We care about what we each accomplish, not where we work from or how many hours we put in.
We want working together to feel effortless and the ways we work together to be intuitive.
We embrace innovation: we’re willing to take risks, we know we’ll make mistakes along the way, and we push ourselves to apply what we learn each time. At Green Economy Canada, it’s okay to fail.
We have fun, enjoy working together, and laugh often.
We’re not satisfied with the status quo: we don’t think “because that’s how it’s always been done” justifies a course of action. We challenge each other, think critically, and strive for objective decision-making.
Together with our network of Hubs and partners, we’re demonstrating a more sustainable economy is possible,
Learn More About Green Economy Canada
Check out our most recent Impact Report
Join the conversation on Twitter @greeneconomyca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 14 2020 ID: 57557