Employment

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 (All day)
CANVASSERS (TORONTO)

The Wilderness Committee is a national environmental charity that campaigns on protecting wild lands like our boreal forest; safeguarding wildlife including our declining bee populations – due to neonicotinoid pesticides – and endangered species like the spotted owl; and promoting a healthy climate by working on issues surrounding the tar sands, pipelines and fracking.

We are accepting applicants to join our Door Canvass team. Our canvass works in residential neighbourhoods of Toronto to raise awareness of our campaigns and fundraise to support this work.

• Hours are 3:30pm to 9:30pm weekdays, weekend shifts are also available
• Full-time and part-time available
• Competitive wage plus commission
• Full training provided

To apply, please email shaine@wildernesscommittee.org or call us at 416-849-6520.


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Canvassers (Vancouver & Victoria)

Concerned about old growth forest and endangered species in BC? How about the weakening of environmental legislation in Canada, river privatization, pipelines, oil tankers, and tar sands? Engage your passion through grassroots education on our campaign issues as well as our membership and fundraising drive.  An excellent opportunity to build your communication skills and become confident in community engagement. 

The Wilderness Committee is currently accepting applications for our door-to-door Environmental Canvasser position.* Full time hours are Monday to Thursday from 4:30 to 10:00 pm, with a minimum commitment of 2 days a week. Canvassing pays dividends and helps everyone's future.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Wilderness Committee's mandate and campaigns
  • Passionate about Canada’s wildlife and wild places
  • Committed to social causes and movements
  • An excellent communicator and people person with strong relationship building skills
  • Well organized with an eye for details
  • Skilled in administrative and financial tasks such as tracking, reporting and working with cash
  • Able to find humour in the face of adversity
  • Ability to speak a second common language is a bonus (e.g. Cantonese, Mandarin, Punjabi, Hindi, French, Tagalog, etc.)

For more information or to apply, please call our Canvass Team at 604-683-8220 and ask for Emil or email canvass@wildernesscommittee.org

To inquire about opportunities in Victoria, please contact Emily at 250-388-9292 or email at vi_canvass@wildernesscommittee.org

*Women are strongly encouraged to apply 

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Canvassers (Winnipeg)

Concerned about protecting Manitoba’s endangered wildlife? How about the weakening of environmental legislation in Canada, mining in parks, pipelines, oil shipped by rail, or fracking?

Do you want to protect the Boreal Forest and campaign for Indigenous rights?

If you enjoy sharing your passion with others the Wilderness Committee is perfect for you - we are currently looking for applications for our door-to-door Environmental Canvasser position. Part time hours in Winnipeg are Monday to Friday from 4:30 to 9:30 pm, with a minimum commitment of 3 days per week.

Canvassing builds communication skills, is flexible, gets you outdoors and helps everyone's future. Make a difference in your community and earn $10.25/hour, with great incentives for exemplary performers!
Qualifications:

  •  concern for wilderness and wildlife preservation
  •  outgoing, positive, dedicated
  •  willing to participate in ongoing education and skill-building
  •  excellent oral communication ability

Knowledge of the Wilderness Committee's mandate and campaigns is an asset but is not required. Full training will be provided.

Please clearly outline how you meet the qualifications in your application.

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to:
contactmb (at) wildernesscommittee.org
www.wildernesscommittee.org/manitoba

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