Internship

Program Coordinator

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship


  Posted: May 19, 2021

  Location: Remote, Ontario

  Internship Program: Impact

  Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

  Hours per Week: 37

  Start Date: November 30, 2021

  End Date: March 31, 2022

Job Description

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) is seeking a Program Coordinator to support its SDGs programming and its youth climate action fund, FES will be transforming its current SDGs programming to put a greater emphasis on building and activating SDGs on campuses across North America. Reporting directly to the Program Manager, the Program Coordinator will primarily be responsible for supporting the Program Manager in performing research, outreach, and duties to develop activations for the “moveable middle” in Canada to better engage post-secondary students in climate action. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the “Activate” program and will support its counterpart in developing the Boost cast competition for May 2022.

The Program Coordinator will also handle some administrative tasks as necessary. Note, this position is dynamic and exciting – meaning that everyday can look different.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Program Coordinator will have duties within each of our programs at SDGs LAB: Launch, Activate, Boost:

Boost
Assist with researching, networking, and securing funding opportunities for SDGs case competition
Coordinating operational logistics for SDGs case competition
Assisting with invitational outreach for SDGs case competition, connecting with students and raising awareness about the event

Activate
Program Development for Activate program: strategizing execution and building out operations
Partner relationship building with Canadian sustainability network for Activate program
Assist with researching, networking, and securing funding opportunities for SDGs case competition
Marketing Activate program: developing marketing materials and strategy for students
Outreach: preparing outreach strategy for Activate program

Launch
Facilitating SDGs Launch program sessions either as main facilitator or back end support
Administrative assistance with event coordination and logistics

Knowledge and Skills

Minimum 1 year of experience in sales and customer relations required (this can be satisfied through work, internship/co-op, volunteer, and extracurricular activities).
Demonstrated experience in leadership roles or other positions with significant responsibility.
Strong experience with Canva and Google Workspace.
Research and research compilation skills.
Strong understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals and the United Nations.
Demonstrated interest in relevant domains (ie. sustainability, environment, education, youth engagement and action) is considered an asset.
Proficient with using word-processing, database and spreadsheet software (most notably Microsoft Office suite, Google Docs and Excel).
Strong command in English, both written and oral. Professional competency in French highly preferred.

Education Required

High school diploma

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to jess@FESplanet.org.

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