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Community Forests International is committed to employment equity in our workplace and encourages applications from underrepresented groups such as Black, Indigenous, and persons of colour, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are a member of a marginalized community and if comfortable doing so.
Community Forests International is seeking a guest writer or video content creator to craft or co-craft a series of stories for impact. This is a paid, short-term contract opportunity.
As part of the contract funding priority, stories must seek to inspire action and educate viewers on the importance of protecting and restoring Wabanaki forests for climate and biodiversity values.
We are prioritising and strongly encourage applicants from Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey communities.
To apply, please submit a short cover letter (maximum 2-pages) explaining why you are passionate about sharing stories that inspire climate action and how your voice aligns with Community Forests’ values. Please also include:
Please submit your application to our Digital Communications Manager, Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline is Friday, 10 March, 2023.
Salary: $45,000 – $50,000 with 15 days paid vacation (in addition to 12 public holidays) and optional $100 / month health bursary. Employees are entitled to 12 days of sick leave per calendar year.
Community Forests International is seeking a Nature Based Solutions (NBS) Project Coordinator to join our ambitious and deeply collaborative team as we grow. The new team member will lead in the development and implementation of nature-based climate action projects focused on forest carbon storage, aggregated citizen-based forest care, and professional outreach & capacity building for a diverse group of stakeholders in the Wabanaki forest region.
The NBS Project Coordinator will work closely with Community Forests’ management and technical teams to expand climate-focused forest care and conservation finance projects in the Maritimes, directly contributing to critical climate, biodiversity and justice outcomes in support of a just transition to a carbon drawdown forest economy in the region.
We strive to be a caring and welcoming workplace and we are excited to receive applications from a diversity of people. Because this job involves working directly within the unceded land of the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik Nations we are especially welcoming of applications from people of these Nations, or from people who have a direct lived connection to Indigenous communities.
a) Project Planning, Coordination, and Implementation
The role will directly support the Community Forests team in delivering NBS project-specific activities including:
b) Forest Program Support
Candidates should have a relevant bachelor’s degree (BA,BS,BBA) and 3-5 years of work experience in one or more of the following areas; natural sciences, outreach and education, business administration, natural resource management, project management, or forestry. Additional essential qualifications include:
Candidates are required to be:
Beneficial Qualifications and Skills
Exceptional candidates will also display the following:
Work Location and Salary
The successful candidate can work remotely from anywhere, but with a preference for candidates located in the Maritimes. This position is a full-time permanent position and is remunerated based on 37.5 hours per week (flexible) with a starting salary range of $45,000 to $50,000 annually depending on starting experience level and offering further performance-based opportunities for growth. Community Forests recognizes 12 public holidays and starting employees receive additional paid vacation accumulated on the basis of 1 day per month (6% of wages) to a maximum of fifteen 15 days per calendar year. An additional $100 / month opt-in health bursary is available for staff who carry private health insurance. Community Forests is currently reviewing and updating all employee benefits and as these improvements come online all staff are eligible to enjoy them.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter with “NBS Project Coordinator” as the subject line to: email@example.com
If you require any accessibility accommodations for the application process, please reach out.
Applications will be received and evaluated on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is hired. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Community Forests International is committed to diversity in our workplace and encourages applications from traditionally marginalized groups such as, but not limited to: racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons from the LGBTQIA2S+ community. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are a member of an underrepresented community (if they are comfortable doing so).
Community Forests Pemba is a Tanzanian non-governmental organization founded and headquartered on Pemba Island, Zanzibar which has been working with local partners and its international sister organization, Community Forests International since 2008 to advance shared goals of social, economic, and ecological prosperity. Together we have planted over 3 million trees, innovated several new climate-smart technologies and enterprises, and demonstrated that the best solutions come directly from the people who need them most.
Mission: To overcome poverty and adapt to climate change by sharing knowledge, advancing sustainable livelihoods, and restoring the natural environment.
Vision: Zanzibar communities thrive in harmony with the natural world.
Trust is essential to strong relationships, and relationships are the foundation of our We act with honor and integrity to preserve trust between all members of our community.
Tuko pamoja – we are together. Everyone is equal and has a role to play in creating positive change. We believe in sharing our challenges and working as one.
Impact. We believe that we can change the world through innovation in We share our local lessons and stories widely to maximize our positive impact globally.
Community Forests Pemba is committed to diversity in our work environment and we encourage applications from both women and men, young and old, and persons living inside and outside of Zanzibar.
The Trade Expert will play a significant leadership role in helping grow the ethical and climate-smart horticulture trade in Zanzibar by building on existing partnerships and developing new relationships to increase overall investment and positive impact. As a key local focal point and liaison based full-time on the main island of Unguja, Zanzibar, the Trade Expert will work alongside an international executive team and local technical staff to implement a multi-year project funded by the European Union while pursuing additional complimentary growth opportunities for the organization.
The incumbent will be positioned at least part-time in Stone Town – Unguja, Zanzibar Tanzania where the project office is located. Despite that, however, considerable time will be spent travelling outside the working area for various purposes including representing the Project/CFP in various events.
To apply, please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) outlining your experience as it relates to this job description to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading ‘Trade Expert’.
The Partnership Manager will play a significant leadership role in helping grow Community Forests Pemba by building on existing partnerships and developing new relationships to increase overall positive impact and opportunity. As a key internal harmonizer and external liaison for the organization, the Partnership Manager will work alongside CFI international executive team and local CFP technical staff to implement the multi-year VIUNGO project funded by the European Union while pursuing additional growth prospects for the organization.
Organizational Development and Strategy
External Relations and Partnerships
The incumbent will be positioned mainly at CFP’s head office on Pemba Island, Zanzibar with periodic travel to Unguja Island, Zanzibar where CFP maintains a second zonal team. Occasional travel outside these working areas for various purposes including representing CFP/VIUNGO Project in partnership discovery and development initiatives will also be required.
To apply, please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) outlining your experience as it relates to this job description to email@example.com with the subject heading ‘Partnership Manager’.