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by Community Forests International on April 13, 2016

Community Forests International is pleased to announce an employment opportunity for full time students: Event and Communications Coordinator. If you are interested in being part of a hard working team dedicated to creating a better future by promoting sustainable land use, please apply!

 

CFI believes that a network of individuals and communities have the skills, work ethic, compassion and inspiration necessary to innovate solutions for a better tomorrow. We want to learn how to live in balance with natural systems, work with mentors and professionals, and share and innovate with the public. We want to show that working on the land can restore nature and help to build a truly sustainable economy. We do this by demonstrating new ideas, hosting workshops, and building relationships that can help us achieve our goals.

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@forestsinternational.org

 

As an environmental start-up, CFI demonstrates how permaculture, organic agriculture, sustainable forestry, sustainable and green infrastructure, and alternative energy can be used to fight climate change and rebuild rural vibrance in the process. The Event and Communications Coordinator will work with the Community Forests International (CFI) team to help share the organization’s work in fostering rural innovation and restorative land use through action.

The position will involve facilitating CFI’s workshops, public events and restoration projects in addition to creating web content, print material and social media updates. The organization is looking for a highly motivated individual capable of thinking outside of the box in a dynamic not-for profit work environment.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a full-time student returning to school full-time in the fall
  • Experience coordinating events and activities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Experience with video, print and web-based media
  • Experience with environmental work and/or outdoor work
  • Background in Science or Environmental studies is an asset

Responsibilities:

  • Promote public events, information sessions and media distribution 
  • Write blog posts, press releases and social media updates
  • Assist with project implementation and public events
  • Organize public events including preparation, registration, and facilitation
  • Support other organizational projects as required
  • General Office work and administration

Details:

Extended Application Deadline: May 11th 2016

Start Date: May 24 2016

Wage: $12/hour, full-time

 

CFI is committed to employment equity and encourages everyone to apply including those from traditionally underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous people, and members of visible minority groups.

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@forestsinternational.org

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