Overview

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship Regional Coordinator Contract in Calgary, AB

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship

Branch Calgary AB CA

Position:
Regional Coordinator
Location:
Calgary, AB

Managing booking logistics within the region alongside the national team. About FES & the 3% Project. Start date as soon as possible – July 31st, 2018 with…

Timelines: Start date as soon as possible – July 31st, 2018 with possibility of extension

Locations: Hiring four regional coordinators, one per select region. Work from home position with some flexibility to travel within region.

  • British Colunbia
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan and Manitoba
  • Ontario (Ontario outside the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area)

Deadline to submit application: January 31st, 2018

About FES & the 3% Project

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) is a youth-serving sustainable development
organization. FES is a not-for-profit corporation whose registered charity number is 801430307 RR0001. We are an accredited organization by the United Nations and have special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). FES is home to two signature programs: 3% Project and SDGs Youth Training. Visit www.fesplanet.org for more information.

3% Project mobilizes 1,000,000 Canadian youth – that’s 3% of Canada – through 5 national tours across 700 schools. It provides youth-friendly and holistic education on climate change and empowers them to take action on solving climate change in their local communities today. As a result, we achieve more consensus across Canada that climate change is happening, mainly caused by human activities. Visit www.3percentproject.com for more information.

The Positions:

FES seeks 4 passionate individuals looking to represent their regions as FES Regional Coordinators. Regional Coordinators are sustainability mentors in their province. They have extensive knowledge of the geography and demographics of their region and are able to use their network to achieve 3% Project objectives.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Functions:

• Managing booking logistics within the region alongside the national team
• Act as a mentor to local high school students in impact project implementation
• Record and maintain data and impact stories as they relate to action projects
• Liaising with high school teachers, administration, and students to achieve regional goals
• Develop communications and promotional materials for their region
• Be trained on and help train students in implementation of projects. Topics include but not
limited to; Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Consumption and Production,
Awareness, Policy Advocacy
• Provide ongoing support to schools and students as it relates to 3% Project goals
• Develop and expand community and/or influencer outreach efforts
• Manage volunteers and other community stakeholders in preparation of evening events,
assembly requirements, and weekend events

Qualifications:

• Keen interest in climate change and sustainability issues
• Dependable, self-starter who is comfortable working independently
• Entrepreneurial attitude with an ability to perform multiple and disparate tasks simultaneously
• Project management training and experience will be considered an asset
• Knowledge and some experience in the environmental sustainability, renewable energy, carbon
reduction strategies, youth engagement and/or policy advocacy
• Enjoys building and maintaining customer relationships, online and offline
• Strong social media skills and presence are highly desired
• Strong digital communications
• Attended high school in the region you are applying for
• Strong preference for those who had leadership experiences in high school e.g. Student Council,
Student Trustee, Social Justice club, business competitions, etc.
• Strong preference for those who are well connected with schools and relevant stakeholders in
the region you are applying for

To Apply:

All interested candidates, please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Please add to the subject heading: Regional Coordinator, add Province when applying.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Please add to the subject heading: Regional Coordinator, add Province when applying.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11
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