Position: Engagement and Outreach Officer
Organization: Youth for Wildlife Conservation
Location: remote / virtual (applicant can be located anywhere in the world)
About Youth for Wildlife Conservation
Youth for Wildlife Conservation (Y4WC) is a global network of early-career conservationists catalyzed by the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife held in September 2016. Our members are leaders in wildlife conservation projects from the four corners of the globe. We are pioneers, innovators, and instigators that drive positive change and do not accept the status quo. Our work covers a wide-range of geographies and utilizes a range of approaches to solve the environmental challenges we face. The common threads that connect us all is our passion for wildlife and nature. This translates into a strong commitment to robust and innovative projects led by youth that are active as community leaders in wildlife conservation around the globe.
ENGAGEMENT AND OUTREACH OFFICER
CONTRACT: 6 months part-time (5-6 hours per week) voluntary role. Successful applicant will have the possibility of longer term employment subject to availability of funding.
REPORTING TO: Communications Committee Lead
The Engagement and Outreach Officer will take on a leading role within the Communications Committee to ensure that all Y4WC resources are fully extended to the existing global online network. Working alongside other committees, the officer will lead initiatives to increase Y4WC’s reach and visibility, including to marginalized and indigenous youth. The officer will play a crucial role in the maintenance of Y4WC online platforms (website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), ensuring they are coherent and up-to-date.
DESIRED REQUIREMENTS (OR A WILLINGNESS TO DEVELOP THE FOLLOWING SKILLS):
Please send CV and one-page cover letter to:
Mark your applications: Engagement and Outreach Officer.
The closing date for applications is Friday the 15th December 2017. A shortlist of suitable candidates will be made, and will be invited for interview via Skype the following week for work to start in early January.
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GoodWork ID: 43186 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Nov 30 2017