Position Title: Environmental Project Coordinator for the South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN)
Contract: Three months starting March 6, 2023, to June 2, 2023. The position consists of a 35-hour work week with some evenings and weekends required. The office is based in Alliston with a work from home option.
Salary Range: from $25 to $27 per hour to start with career opportunity to earn $30 plus per hour.
Job Description: The coordination and implementation of SSSN tree planting and in-stream restoration projects as well as management of ongoing SSSN programming under the guidance of the Environment Liaison and SSSN Committee. General activities and tasks:
Coordination of SSSN Committee meetings, partner consultations, and project promotions
Community outreach and events organizing
Project site planning, volunteer coordination, and field supervision
Project reporting and data management
Program financials such as budgeting, materials procurement, and funding submissions
Post secondary education in ecosystem restoration, fisheries biology, natural resource management or related environmental field or an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.
Self-starter with ability to work independently or as a team both in office and field settings
Budget and/or funding management experience
Strong computer, writing and verbal communication skills
Reliable transportation and Driver’s license required
Understanding of ecosystem restoration techniques; recognition of aquatic and terrestrial plants and animals; and participation relating to climate change, species at risk and/or invasive species
Experience in writing funding proposals and/or fundraising involvement
General knowledge of non-profits, municipal, business and agency governance
Background in construction and/or project management
Familiarity with public speaking, networking, and social media
About South Simcoe Streams Network: The South Simcoe Streams Network is committed to improving water quality and stream habitat along local waterways in the southern region of Simcoe County. Established under Nottawasaga Futures in 2008, this grass roots non-profit program is designed to involve multiple partners and resident communities to help protect and promote a healthy natural environment. This volunteer-based committee includes municipal, agency, industry, and community representatives. The focus is on stream improvement projects that incorporate a public outreach component. Partnership projects range from streamside tree planting to riverbank stabilization to monitoring activities. See https://youtu.be/jxF2wylpn-w that highlights reasons and rewards of multi-partner river restoration efforts in which the SSSN plays a role.
Application Deadline: Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 10, 2023.