Employment and volunteer opportunities
Youth Engagement Lead
Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) is looking for someone with passion, who enjoys working on a team, setting precedents, and is committed to true Indigenous Climate Justice to serve as its Youth Engagement Lead in a REMOTE full time position. ICA has no centralized office and all staff and employees work from various locations across the country.
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Reporting to the Director of Programs and the Executive Director of ICA, the Youth Engagement Lead will be responsible for developing and implementing youth engagement campaigns on behalf of ICA and in line with funding requirements.
The primary responsibility of the Youth Engagement Lead will be developing and implementing the youth-focused engagement program. This program will build the capacity of Indigenous youth and support participation in Indigenous-led climate solutions at the grassroots, regional, national and international levels. This position will require engagement with Indigenous youth ages 18-29, and Indigenous youth organizations and groups from across the country to carry out initiatives to promote Indigenous-led climate solutions and affirming Indigenous rights and knowledge while amplifying achievements through our media and communication campaign. Through this program, youth will increase their awareness of climate change, the benefits of utilizing Indigenous rights-based approach to climate solutions in their community, and build their personal and professional skills.
The Youth Engagement Lead will also support other youth engagement activities of ICA, including creating youth-focused communications, representing ICA at conferences, events, and mobilizations, working on the Indigenous rights climate justice campaign, supporting the Director of Programs with education and public engagement initiatives, and other duties as required.
The position requires demonstrated competency in the following areas:
- verbal and written communications;
- interpersonal relations;
- strategic planning;
- organizational, analytical, and time management;
- public speaking and networking expertise;
- social media creation and management; and
- working independently and remotely.
The Youth Engagement Lead's duties are as follows:
- develop strategic ICA Youth Program plans including branding, communications and outreach strategies, as well as participant recruitment and selection processes (when required);
- develop and implement youth climate justice training, including preparing all schedules and logistics;
- develop a process of criteria, network and follow-through with the implementation of ICA Youth Council;
- work with Director of Communications to curate, create content, and updates on ICA social media accounts and website for a public engagement campaign, including the creation of multimedia (and creative projects such as a zine), to promote Indigenous youth engagement in climate justice in Canada;
- host training webinars for youth with Indigenous and climate experts and encourage youth to participate in writing blogs, delivering webinars, writing and submitting papers, etc.;
- promote, develop, and implement strategic partnerships through identifying and developing contact lists with Indigenous communities, nations, groups, organizations, and settler allies to support campaigns (to be included in our CRM)
- post secondary education, degree or diploma or other related fields an asset;
- demonstrated commitment to youth development, engagement, and education through previous employment or volunteer experience;
- strong project planning skills, with the ability to set goals and achieve results;
- experience organizing meetings and/or events;
- strong group and workshop facilitation skills;
- strong communication skills, including ability to engage the public in conversations of Indigenous rights, climate change, equity, and social and climate justice;
The position is full time and entails a 30-hour work week based on ICA’s current 4 day work week policy. However, some travel and evening/weekend hours may be required depending upon future lifted COVID restrictions. The successful candidate must be willing to be flexible and work hours required to meet ICA expectations. A Criminal Record Check along with Child and Adult Abuse Registry checks are required conditions of employment. ICA can assist with this process.
To learn more and read the full job posting visit https://www.indigenousclimateaction.com/careers
Application deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021 5 EST
To apply: Please send your resume along with your cover letter to email@example.com with the subject 'Application - Youth Engagement Lead'
posted: January 20, 2021
Drafting and Product Development
Job Location: 255 Hutchings St, Winnipeg, MB
Employment Type: Full-time
Shape Industries Inc. is a custom manufacturing company that specializes in creating unique products and furnishings made out of metal, wood and stone. We work together with clients and designers to create custom creations.
This position is for a draftsperson who will work with our sales and manufacturing team to produce product drawings for construction. The applicant should be very comfortable in a busy environment and be willing to take initiative and be very familiar with drafting and 3D modelling software. Preferred experience with AutoCAD or TurboCAD, Solidworks (3D), graphic design programs such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. Also helpful if the applicant has prior knowledge of metal and wood construction.
All interested applicants, please send your resume to Jaime Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
posted: January 14, 2021
Land Use Planner
The Peace River Regional District invites applicants for the full-time position of Land Use Planner at our office in Fort St. John, BC. This position will be of interest to those seeking a planning career in a developing rural setting that is at the heart of BC’s energy resources sector.
Reporting to the General Manager of Development Services or designate, responsibilities include processing and review of development applications, report and mapping preparation, conducting public meetings, and responding to inquiries from the public, other staff, elected officials and government referrals. There will also be opportunity to conduct
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- a post-secondary degree in planning or a related discipline and two years of related experience;
- eligibility for Planning Institute of B.C. (PIBC) membership;
- effective communication and inter-personal skills, using written and oral presentations;
- expertise in and knowledge of inter-agency liaisons including provincial, municipal and regional districts;
- word processing, data base and BC Online computer experience;
- general introductory knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS).
Applicants should demonstrate a sound knowledge of planning practice and public processes. The position requires the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of people.
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.
The after probation rate of pay for this union position is $34.93/hr, plus benefits.
Application deadline: October 9, 2020
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three references to:
Peace River Regional District
Attn. Kori Elden, Human Resources
P. 250-784-3231 F. 250-784-3220
PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC
See the Land Use Planner job posting for full details.
posted September 18, 2020