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Position: Community Programs Coordinator
Description: The Programs Coordinator will be responsible for delivering community programs that encourage and support residents to adopt sustainable behaviours. The successful candidate will have experience delivering environmental outreach or similar programs and with communicating with the public.
Responsibilities: Work with residents to encourage the adoption of behaviours that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, particularly through the Green Challenge;
 Write and share stories about successes achieved by local residents for traditional and social media;
 Represent Environment Lethbridge at community events;
 Research and develop tools and materials to inspire local residents to take action on issues such as climate change and energy efficiency;
 Organize public workshops;
 Communicate with the public through the media, by developing newsletter and website content, and through social media;
 Engage with community members to promote waste reduction, food sustainability and climate change and energy; and
 Work closely with volunteers and community organizations.
Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability, climate change and related issues;
Demonstrated experience using communications tools to educate and engage; and
Experience working in a nonprofit environment.
Supporting Qualifications:
Post-secondary education in environmental science, environmental sustainability,
environmental education, community development or a related field;
Experience working with the general public and volunteers;
Experience in the use of technology and computer software, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), graphic design (Canva or Adobe), and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram);
Strong writing, speaking and presentation skills;
Well organized and detail oriented;
Able to work independently and as part of a small team in a challenging, fast-paced
office.
Benefits: Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: $24.00/hr
Location: Based from Environment Lethbridge’s office in downtown Lethbridge.
Start date: April 8, 2019
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This is a 12 month term position with the possibility of extension depending on funding.
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter as a single PDF file to [email protected] by midnight MST on February 28, 2019.
DR. FOSTER JAMES PENNY BUILDING
324 5TH STREET SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
T1J 2B5
PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321

 

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