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Outreach Coordinator

Environment Lethbridge Council

  Posted: January 6, 2022

  Location: Lethbridge, AB

  Internship Program: ImpAct

  Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

  Hours per Week: 32

  Start Date: September 18, 2023

  End Date: December 22, 2023

Job Description

The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the delivery of Environment Lethbridge’s programming to expand community literacy around climate action and resilience. A particular focus for this position will be engaging at the neighbourhood level to support the development of community climate resilience and green infrastructure projects. The successful candidate will have experience and understanding of program delivery, community engagement, and creating sustainable behavior change.

Duties and Responsibilities

As part of the Environment Lethbridge team:
Facilitate programs for green infrastructure and nature-based solutions that can be implemented at the neighbourhood level
Support personal climate resilience by organizing workshops related to climate anxiety and individual preparedness
Support neighbourhood climate resilience by engaging with Neighbourhood Associations and other groups to encourage increased social connectedness through local projects.
Collecting local stories about climate resilience to increase local climate literacy.
Develop and deliver public workshops;
Create key indicators and track results;
Oversee and support volunteers and other temporary staff;
Support the delivery of other Environment Lethbridge programs as appropriate;
Communicate with the public by developing newsletter and website content, and through social media;
Engage with community members to promote waste reduction, green energy, and climate resilience; and
Work closely with volunteers and community organizations.

Knowledge and Skills

Key Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability, climate change and related issues;
Demonstrated experience with environmental programming at the community level; and
Experience working in a nonprofit environment.

Supporting Knowledge and Skills:
Enrolled in a post-secondary degree program in urban planning, public policy, geography, environmental science, community development, biology, environmental science, communications or a related field;
Experience with public speaking, graphic design (Canva or Adobe), and online communications;
Experience working with community stakeholders and a wide range of people and diverse groups;
Ability to approach projects in an entrepreneurial manner, with strong creative and critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Education Required

High school

Certification Required


  How to Apply

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