Coordinator, Community Outreach

Job title: Coordinator, Community Outreach


Job description: Credit Valley Conservation is one of Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities dedicated to protecting, restoring and enhancing our local natural environment. We care for the Credit River, its streams and tributaries from the headwaters in Orangeville to the shores of Lake Ontario in Mississauga. We are scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, environmentalists, stewards, planners, foresters, recreation experts and much more. We create connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. We inspire appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. We’re leaders and explorers. We are professional and we’re inspired. We know our stuff, and we work every day to make a difference.

Who are you?

You want to be part of an organization with an environmental goal. You get up every day and go to work with purpose. You accept that you may not change the world, but you’ll try to make an impact in your corner. You like to partner with skilled people across many professions. It’s as natural for you to think about the outdoors as it is to think outside the box. You’re passionate, responsible and approachable. You do what’s right, not just what’s easy. You care, and it shows.

Why work for us?

We offer competitive public sector pay. We have a good employee benefits program. We’re members of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension fund. We have flexible work hours for many positions. We find time to have fun and celebrate successes. You’ll have free access to our parks and discounts on recreational equipment rentals. You’ll know your co-workers by name and will make fast friends. You’ll like being at work.

Summary of Functions

Reporting to the Senior Coordinator, Community Outreach, this position will support CVC’s youth stewardship and outreach programming including the Branch Out, Conservation Youth Corps, and Frontline programs. At times it will also support the corporate and community conservation programs.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Post-secondary education degree or diploma in Ecological Restoration, Ecology, Environmental Sciences/Studies, or a related discipline
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Ontario driver’s license (condition of employment)
  • Standard First Aid – CPR C/AED (condition of employment)
  • Police Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening (condition of employment)
  • 2-3 years’ experience in stewardship or education programming
  • Practice and comfort working with a wide range of audiences including youth, adults, teachers
  • Experience in design and delivery of environmental education material and programs for youth
  • Advanced customer service skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in event planning and program coordination
  • Established organizational, administrative and research skills
  • Working skills in Microsoft Access database entry and management

Summary of Major Tasks

  • Coordinate and implement stewardship programs and events for youth volunteers
  • Coordinate schools and restoration projects for the Branch Out program
  • Oversee registration and placement of volunteers
  • Assist with administration, design and delivery of youth programs
  • Represent CVC at internal and external events and liaise with community partners
  • Communicate with volunteers, parents/guardians, and teachers
  • Support the hiring, training, supervision and support of seasonal staff
  • Implement health and safety practices with staff and volunteers
  • Assist with database updates and management, enter and QA/QC data
  • Assist with grant proposal, report writing and fundraising efforts
  • Manage assets for the Community Outreach team including vehicles, trailers and equipment
  • Other duties and projects as appropriate to the position


This position works 35 hours, Monday to Friday with occasional evenings and weekends required.

Anticipated Start Date: April 6, 2020 (35 hours/week)

Annual Salary Starting At: $54,992

Forward resume and cover letter by Sunday, March 15, 2020 to:

Credit Valley Conservation


Please quote “Coordinator, Community Outreach” on resume/letter.

Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Word or Pdf. format as one document.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

CVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), CVC will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Expected salary: $54992 per year

Location: Mississauga, ON

Job date: Sat, 05 Sep 2020 04:10:38 GMT

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