Internship Opportunity: Land Stewardship Centre of Canada

Position: 
Program Assistant - Internship
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 21, 2018
Location: 
Edmonton

Type: paid full-time intern/contract, Oct 1, 2018 to Sept 30, 2019
Eligibility: 30 years of age or under

Position Description

Reporting to the Executive Director, and working closely with Land Stewardship Centre (LSC) staff, the Program Assistant – Intern (12 month term position with the possibility of extension) will support several of LSC’s community outreach and engagement initiatives. He/she will work to increase the organization’s presence in the community and will build relationships with individuals, stewardship groups and other organizations in support of LSC’s work. The Program Assistant – Intern will be responsible for supporting projects that directly contribute to increasing community awareness of and support for the organization and its programs and services.

Roles and Responsibilities

Located in Edmonton, the Program Assistant – Intern will:

  • Assist with the design and delivery of community outreach workshops and webinars in support of LSC programs.
  • Assist with grant applications, reporting and project evaluations.
  • Assist with special events, trade shows and other projects.
  • Liaise with community stewardship groups, environmental organizations and program partners in support of LSC and its programs.
  • Develop and deliver presentations as required.
  • Perform minor administrative tasks.
  • Travel within the province of Alberta.

Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and/or groups.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient with social media platforms and utilizing analytic tracking tools.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail oriented and committed to meeting objectives.
  • Skilled in managing multiple priorities, projects and deadlines.
  • Computer proficiency and strong research skills.
  • An understanding of ArcGIS is an asset.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Class 5 license (GDL is acceptable) and clean driver’s abstract.
  • Reliable transportation and insurance coverage is an asset.
  • Understanding and/or knowledge of the environment, conservation, stewardship sectors is a definite asset.

The position is full-time (35 hours per week) for a twelve-month period from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019. People who wish to apply should have recently completed their post-secondary studies and are eligible for the Eco Canada Wage Subsidy Program http://www.eco.ca/wage-subsidy-programs/ . We welcome applications from students with concentrations in all major areas. Some in-province travel may be required. Previous experience is preferred. Those interested in being considered for this position should send a covering letter and resume to:

Land Stewardship Centre of Canada
Imrie House, 17503 – 45 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T6M 2N3
Fax: (780) 486-9599

Email: [email protected]

No phone inquiries please.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The deadline for applications is September 21, 2018.

LSC is an independent, not-for-profit organization that brings people and organizations together to work on common priorities for achieving sustainability on the landscape. LSC facilitates stewardship by improving understanding of healthy ecosystems, supporting community stewardship initiatives and strengthening policies that affect resource and land use.