Sustainable Forestry Initiative Indigenous Youth Opportunities Coordinator (anywhere in Canada)
Position: Indigenous Youth Opportunities Coordinator
Supervisor: Sr. Manager, Indigenous and Youth Relations
Organization: Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Location: flexible within Canada
Status: Temporary (through March 31, 2021), Full-time, Non-Exempt from Overtime
SFI® Inc. is a sustainability leader that stands for future forests. We are an independent, non-profit organization that provides supply chain assurances, produces conservation outcomes, and supports education and community engagement. SFI works with the forest sector, brand owners, conservation groups, resource professionals, landowners, educators, local communities, Indigenous Peoples, governments, and universities. SFI Inc. is governed by an independent three-chamber board of directors representing environmental, social, and economic sectors equally. Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada), an initiative of SFI, is dedicated to advancing environmental literacy, stewardship, and career pathways using trees and forests as windows on the world.
As the Indigenous Youth Opportunities Coordinator, you will contribute to SFI’s growing array of community engagement and environmental education initiatives. Working collaboratively with other members of SFI’s diverse and multidisciplinary team, you will play an integral role in the development and implementation of programs, resources and initiatives with a specific aim to enhance the number, relevancy and accessibility of opportunities for Indigenous youth in the forest and conservation sectors. You will also support SFI’s Sr. Manager of Indigenous and Youth Relations in fostering positive, respectful relationships with Indigenous Peoples and other SFI Network partners, to ensure that SFI’s programs and initiatives respond to real needs and are delivered in an appropriate and effective manner.
For more information on the position and how to apply visit: https://www.goodwork.ca/jobs/indigenous-aboriginal-and-first-nations-jobs-57445