Printed on: June 16, 2021


Employer The Elk River Alliance
Salary $25-30/hr subject to experience
Terms Ongoing part time with possibility of full time
Start Date Position available for immediate start, ongoing, casual term of employment.
Requirements Formal qualification(s) in education or science, or equivalent background (certification, BSc, MS etc.)
Criminal record check (or able to pass one)
Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email etc.)

Strong communication skills
Education experience (children and adults)
Ability to work independently and within a team
Must have an interest in environmental science and environmental sustainability
Experience in the following an asset: Reporting, grant writing, general fieldwork
Current first aid certification an asset
Project management skills an asset
Class 4 or 5 driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle
Programs: Nationbuilder, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canva, Gsuite, GIS, video editing,

The Elk River Alliance (ERA) has an immediate opening for a part-time Communication and Education Coordinator.
The applicant will join a small, fast-paced not-for-profit charity with a varied workload focused on community education, communication, and volunteer and member management.
They will contribute across ERA’s projects and programs, creating and managing social media, press releases, signage, video, infographics, webinar, website, workshops and other means of communication professionally and efficiently.
A basic understanding of environmental science and processes is essential. In addition to stated duties, the applicant will contribute to ERA projects and programs as needed, including fieldwork, grant writing, project development, data analysis, and community consultation.

The position is part-to-fulltime (20+ hrs/week), with potential for full-time work as funding permits. The successful applicant will be comfortable expanding the scope of work to include other aspects of ERA activities.
As a small organization, workload and focus may shift over time, as required by projects and programs.

The Elk River Alliance is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive working environment and does not discriminate based on sex, gender identity, religion or ethnicity. Where possible, employment is offered to minority and equity-seeking groups,
including indigenous and racialized (BIPOC) individuals, women in STEM, LGBTQ2S+, young professionals and recent immigrants.

Your resume or CV demonstrating relevant experience and qualifications
Two or more references, including contact information

One three-minute or less video uploaded to YouTube with a link. Please test first. In the video, answer the following questions:
Why you want this position.
Why you think you would be great for this position.
Describe how you overcame a significant hurdle on a previous project
An informative and interesting fact about the elk river ecosystem

Duties Event coordination and development (including workshops, webinars, stewardship events)
Manage ERA social media (Facebook, Instagram) and media (press releases)
Curate and manage the ERA website
Produce and contribute to the ERA newsletter
Develop and manage stewardship, community education and communication projects and project components, including video, infographics, pamphlets
Assist with restoration, stewardship and research activities
Assist project and program development and execution
Assist with multifaceted project delivery, including fieldwork activities

To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing.
Résumé Via Email
Contact Name
Location Fernie
Date Posted 2021-05-26
Date Ending 2021-06-30