Youth Coordinator

Youth · Remote, British Columbia
Department Youth
Employment Type Temporary Full Time (7.5)
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $42,000-47,500 per year

The Invasive Species Council of BC is a provincial non-profit organization working to protect and restore BC’s landscapes and habitats from the devastating impacts of invasive species. Over the past 17 years, the Council has developed and delivered outreach, training and skill development programs while working closely with a network of partners, including the Indigenous Invasive Species Network, Local Government Invasive Species Network, and the Province of BC.

 

HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US.

Do you have a desire to contribute to our Province’s environment? Prepared to solve and learn about some of BC’s invasive species challenges? Interested in having a real-world impact on your local community? It’s time to make a difference in our society and your career.

 

Join our close-knit team at ISCBC! Most of our team work remotely around BC – Imagine not having a daily commute! The Council offers an attractive benefits package for eligible employees, along with an open and flexible working environment to accommodate a healthy work-life balance.

 

SUMMARY

As a Youth Coordinator, you are passionate about empowering youth and work with local and virtual youth to support, encourage and inspire them to take action on specific invasive species challenges locally and/or online in a virtual environment.

 

You will be responsible for recruiting and engaging with youth and young adults (predominantly ages between 15-30) to volunteer and make a difference in their local community to create healthier landscapes, free of invasive species.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify, directly engage and support youth / young adults in their community and/or online to build capacity and skills to become solutions leaders in their communities.
  • Facilitate meaningful dialogue between a wide range of youth and young adults, enabling responsible actions to protect the environment in their communities.
  • Support planning and delivery of workshops and other events to bring individuals together for enhanced work and life skills and to learn from experts on a variety of topics including invasive species, outreach, and communications.
  • Support a virtual youth network to help inform future priorities and actions.
  • Work closely with Council staff and volunteers in enhancing our role as outstanding leaders in education and training.


What skills and strengths you will bring as a Youth Coordinator:

 

  • 2-year+ post-secondary studies
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s license
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (evenings/weekends) with your local Youth Team
  • Experience participating in and coordinating community volunteer projects.
  • Experience working with online communication tools, or the willingness to learn.
  • Experience inspiring youth / young adults and peers to take action.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Leadership and self-motivation
  • A positive and energetic attitude.


APPLICATION PROCESS


Please visit our website at https://bcinvasives.ca/about/careers/ for more information.


ISCBC is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, and age. We encourage those who self-identify as Indigenous, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ to apply.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Invasive Species Council of BC. Applicants based in British Columbia are preferred. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted. 

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  • Location
    Remote, British Columbia
  • Department
    Youth
  • Employment Type
    Temporary Full Time (7.5)
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $42,000-47,500 per year