Conservation Programs Coordinator
Algonquin to Adirondacks Collaborative
Posted: May 21, 2021
Location: Remote, ON
Internship Program: ImpAct
Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000
Hours per Week: 35
Start Date: June 5, 2023
End Date: December 1, 2023
About the A2A Collaborative:
The A2A Collaborative is a U.S., Canadian, and First Nations partner organization that
works with scientists, policy-makers, and a variety of conservation groups to protect and
enhance the unique ecological features and functions of the Algonquin to Adirondacks
Our vision is a resilient, ecologically connected A2A region that sustains a full range of
native wildlife and enhances people’s quality of life for generations to come.
The Conservation Programs Coordinator is responsible for coordinating day-to-day operations of the organization’s programs (conservation-related), administration, communications and fundraising efforts. The position would be focused on supporting projects such as A2A Collaborative’s Trail Guide, Conservation Action Planning and Road Ecology work, both on the Canadian and US side. It would also support key administrative work such as organizing meetings and preparing agendas and communications work, preparing our monthly newsletter, posting regular social media updates, and maintaining our website. The Coordinator will also be responsible for supporting partner and membership outreach efforts. Finally the Coordinator will support fundraising efforts, including research, writing and reviewing of funding applications, developing donor campaigns and organizing a fundraising gala for the organization in the fall of 2023.
Duties and Responsibilities
Completing the development of A2A Collaborative’s Official Trail Guide in partnership with the TD Environmental Leaders’ Program and University of Ottawa using the STQRY app
Publishing and sharing Trail Guide and providing ongoing support of the Trails outreach
Working with partners such as Frontenac Arch Biosphere to further develop CAPs in the A2A region
Developing materials for and building public support for Canadian-side Road Ecology Report campaign
Working with US Committee to support their Road-Ecology research and mapping efforts
Preparing, writing and publishing A2A Collaborative’s monthly newsletter
Preparing, writing and publishing content for social media platforms regularly
Updating website and sharing announcements
Developing communications materials generally
Partner outreach in the way of communications and support on collaborative work
Researching, writing and reviewing grant and foundation applications
Further developing membership programs, pushing membership outreach and maintaining databases and records related to this
Developing donor campaigns (i.e. based around specific projects or events (ex Road Ecology/Earth week))
Support in planning and outreach of events such as the Fundraising Gala to be held in Fall 2023 and A2A Trail Trek in late summer
Organizing board and committee meetings, sending out agendas, taking minutes, and keeping these archived
Maintaining Google workspace and organization of files and records
Knowledge and Skills
-Broad working knowledge of wildlife habitats and species
-Some understanding of geographical information systems (GIS)
-Knowledge of conservation and environmental policy;
-Leadership, coordination and organization skills;
-Project coordination and management skills;
-Strong communication skills
-Commitment to wildlife issues and strong affinity for wildlife / wildlife habitats
-Integrity, tact and diplomacy, particularly in dealing with members of the public
-Mature, flexible approach to work
Post-Secondary degree in a related STEM field is an asset
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