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Rural and Community Carbon Zero Planning Facilitator: Southwest Nova Scotia

Acadia University

  Posted: April 27, 2023

  Location: Wolfville, NS

  Internship Program: ImpAct

  Salary Range: $30,000 - $40,000

  Hours per Week: 35

  Start Date: June 5, 2023

  End Date: September 1, 2023

Job Description

The trainee will hone community strategic planning and facilitation skills to support rural areas in South West Nova Scotia to develop leadership and strategies leading to net carbon neutral communities adopting the UN's 17 SDGs as the guiding framework. This will be actualized by developing training materials and conducting in person, hybrid, and on-line community leadership training as well as providing customized development strategies to address unique local challenges.

Duties and Responsibilities

Identify and solicit cooperating communities to co-develop SDG based, net carbon neutral sustainable strategies.
Prepare and Implement Program Promotion Strategies
Prepare and tailor training programs and dissemination modalities to suit rural community needs.
Identify best practices for implementing SDG initiatives in rural communities.
Conduct strategic level community SDG goal setting.
Evaluation and continuous improvement of training programs.
Continuous assessment of training effectiveness

Knowledge and Skills

Community Based Strategic Planning Theory and Practice
Sustainability Strategies Theory and Practice
Community Facilitation Theory and Practice
Program Assessment and Evaluation

Education Required

Bachelors degree prefereably BA Environmental & Sustainability Studies (ESST), or Bachelor of Community Development with with ESST or BCD or equivalent..

Certification Required

Valid Canadian Drivers License

  How to Apply

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