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  • Outreach Coordinator – Manitoba Eco-Network


    Outreach Coordinator

    The primary responsibility is to manage our social media and build our contact base to grow the presence of the Manitoba Eco-Network (MbEN). The Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director.

    * Post regularly on social media platforms and build the organization’s connections online
    * Coordinate and support the distribution of relevant information and articles on social media
    * Maintenance of membership and donation database
    * Contribute to Eco-Journal newsletter
    * Update and redesign website with new content
    * Provide support to tenants in Eco-Centre (3rd Floor – 303 Portage Avenue)
    * Provide recommendations for improvement on organizations usage of social media tools

    Experience required
    * Fluency in using various social media platforms; Facebook, Twitter, MailChimp and Word Press
    * Proficient knowledge of and skills in social media platforms
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    * Self-motivated, driven, and organized with good time management skills
    * Passion for social and environmental justice and experience volunteering or working in a related field
    * Experience with using/developing databases

    A total of 280 hours at $15 per hour will be rewarded for this position and some flexibility on a work schedule can be arranged on completing the tasks between June 1 and August 30th.

    Application details

    Manitoba Eco-Network is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

    Canada Summer Jobs Prerequisites

    • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
    • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
    • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

    Send resume and cover letter to

    05 / 16 / 19

  • Outreach Coordinator – Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition



    Role Overview

    The primary responsibility of the Outreach Coordinator is to collaborate with the Outreach team and coordinate summer outreach activities to increase MEJC’s engagement with community and build our network. Summer is an important time for MEJC to reach new folks, build relationships, and grow the energy justice movement in Manitoba. The Outreach Coordinator will work with an Outreach Team to plan and attend canvasses and tabling, as well as attend the events of allied groups and causes. Relationship building and intentional engagement with members of marginalized and front-line communities is essential to ensure an inclusive environment that accurately represents and strengthens our community. The successful applicant should be passionate about energy justice, have some experience with organizing volunteers, and be comfortable engaging in conversation with new people. They will work closely with the other summer students and receive regular support from a dedicated mentor from the Outreach and/or Core team.

    Specific roles and responsibilities

    Outreach events:

    Identify opportunities for outreach and add them to the MEJC outreach calendar
    Coordinate and attend outreach events (or assign a lead from the Outreach team for events you cannot attend)
    Work with the volunteer coordinator and core team to support planning, facilitation and coordination of the summer community the BBQ series
    Connect with relevant organizations and look for outreach opportunities
    Coordinate with the data entry team after each outreach event to pass on new sign ups
    Coordinating outreach team volunteers:

    Assist in on-boarding and training new outreach volunteers
    Follow-up with volunteers after each outreach event
    Coordinate and support training sessions for outreach volunteers. Following-up with volunteers after each outreach event to receive feedback and build relationships,
    Support scheduling of outreach volunteers
    Create and maintain Outreach team to-do list, tracking which volunteers are assigned to which tasks and following up to foster a culture of accountability and timeliness.
    Training and experience required

    Experience managing staff or volunteers an asset, but not required
    Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, participate in democratic decision-making, and take direction from supervisor and the larger community
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Self-motivated, driven, and organized with good time management skills
    Passion for social and environmental justice and experience volunteering or working in a related field
    Knowledge of internal communications and tasks platforms (e.g. Slack, Trello, Google Drive) an asset
    Experience volunteering with MEJC an asset

    Gain experience working as a part of a grassroots team doing unique work in the environmental sector in Winnipeg
    Build connections to a community of people with shared values and concerns
    Develop relationships with leaders in the environmental sector across Manitoba through the existing and growing network of MEJC
    Play a critical role in growing the movement for climate and energy justice in Manitoba through volunteer engagement
    Spend your summer doing meaningful work and developing skills which will aid you in future work
    Time and wages

    All three positions involve 30hrs/week for 8 weeks at $15/hour. The majority of the work is flexible and can be done on the coordinator’s own time. The coordinator will be required to attend an initial meeting with the core team, and then regular meetings and phone check-ins with their direct supervisor as scheduled.

    Application details

    We encourage all those aged 15-30 to apply, and especially welcome applicants from Indigenous and frontline communities. We are understanding of folks’ different circumstances, experiences, and backgrounds and aim to provide as much support and flexibility as possible in these positions. While MEJC is operated primarily by volunteers, we believe these paid positions will allow people who are not able to volunteer their time to get involved and to support our volunteer base.

    To apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter to with the subject “Summer Student Application 2019” Feel free to include links to any of your previous related work.

    Application deadline: May 19th, 2019, or until positions have been filled

    05 / 15 / 19