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    12 / 15 / 16

  • Outreach and Engagement Officer – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – Manitoba Chapter

    Description:

    We are seeking an energetic and inspiring Outreach and Engagement Officer to join our growing team.

    Are you passionate about conservation and connecting people to nature? Do you want to help protect our land, water and wildlife?

    Join the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society in our fight to Keep Manitoba Wild.

    CPAWS Manitoba has been instrumental in establishing 22 parks and protected areas in our province. At nearly 40,000 square kilometers, that’s an area 1.6 times the size of Lake Winnipeg.

    With your help, we hope to protect half of Manitoba’s wild spaces.

    This is a full-time term position which may become permanent. The starting salary will be the equivalent of $45,000 to $50,000 a year.

    Responsibilities
    – Your primary responsibility will be to lead all aspects of a wilderness engagement trip within the Seal River Watershed that will connect youth from five Indigenous communities to their natural spaces.
    – You will raise awareness amongst the youth about the importance of conserving the Seal River Watershed, and plan workshops that teach youth valuable environmental monitoring techniques and engage them in traditional practices.
    – You will also support the youths’ participation in a conference in Ottawa and teach them the benefits of meaningful community service by empowering them to complete volunteer projects in their regions.
    – You will be in charge of completing quarterly reports and financial summaries to submit to the federal government.
    – Additional duties will focus on engaging the general public in conservation through direct outreach. You will play a lead role in planning events such as nature hikes and managing the efforts of interns and volunteers.
    – You will show the impact of our engagement efforts in a variety of ways including writing blogs, and shooting photos and videos during events.
    – You will support other team members as needed and report to the Executive Director.

    Qualifications
    – A university or college degree in marketing, communications, environmental sciences, education or a related discipline.
    – At least three years of experience in a related field.
    – Experience working with youth, volunteers and the general public. Experience working with Indigenous youth would be considered an asset.
    – Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong, collaborative relationships.
    – Strong presentation skills and experience planning and delivering educational workshops.
    – Excellent organizational skills and experience planning events in a professional setting.
    – Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, organize work independently, fulfill assigned tasks, and meet crucial deadlines.
    – Experience managing a grant budget would be considered an asset.
    – Strong written and verbal English communications skills.
    – The ability to work flexible hours and travel within Canada.
    – The ability to work remotely if required.
    – Clear criminal record and vulnerable sector check.
    – Priority will be given to applicants who speak Cree and/or Dene.

    CPAWS is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal and Metis persons, women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

    To apply
    Please use our onlina application form or email a cover letter and resume with references to outreach at cpawsmb dot org (subject line: Outreach & Engagement Officer).

    Applications are due by the end of day, June 8, 2020. We appreciate all applications, but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

    05 / 21 / 20

  • Finance And Development Manager – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – Manitoba Chapter

    Description:

    The Finance and Development Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of daily operations, including coordinating staff, while stewarding the chapter’s future success in resource development.

    Are you passionate about conservation and connecting people to nature? Do you want to help protect our lands, waters and wildlife?

    Join the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society in our fight to Keep Manitoba Wild.

    CPAWS Manitoba has been instrumental in doubling protected areas in our province through the establishment of 22 new parks and protected areas over the past decade. At 40,000 square kilometers, that’s an area 1.6 times the size of Lake Winnipeg.

    With your help, we hope to protect half of Manitoba’s wild spaces.

    This is a full-time position with a salary in the $55,000 to $60,000 range.

    Responsibilities
    – Manage chapter finances: responsible for bookkeeping, strategic budgetary planning, analysis and reporting.
    – Resource development: identify and pursue opportunities ranging from individual donors to grants and corporate sponsorships.
    – Grants and sponsors management: track deadlines and support the development of funding applications and reports.
    – Donor relations: Support communications with existing donors and build donor base.
    – Human Resources: Coordinate staff and manage volunteers, track vacation and sick days, act as office benefits representative, ensure compliance with provincial workplace regulations, support hiring and onboarding of new staff.
    – Office management: oversee volunteers working in the office on administrative tasks, work with EcoCentre partners, maintain and acquire supplies, answer phones and general information requests, plan meetings.
    – Assist staff and other duties as requested by the Executive Director.

    Qualifications
    – At least five years of experience in a management role at a non-profit.
    – Proven resource development skills.
    – Staff and volunteer coordination experience.
    – Advanced bookkeeping skills and a whiz at QuickBooks.
    – Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong, collaborative relationships.
    – Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
    – Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, organize work independently, fulfill assigned tasks, and meet crucial deadlines.
    – Strong written and verbal English communications skills.
    – The ability to work flexible hours and travel within Canada.
    – The ability to work remotely if required.
    – Clear criminal record and vulnerable sector check.

    CPAWS is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal and Metis persons, women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

    To apply
    Please use our online application form or email a cover letter and resume with references to outreach@cpawsmb.org (subject line: Finance Manager).

    Applications are due by 5 pm CST on June 8, 2020. We appreciate all applications but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

    05 / 19 / 20