Zero Waste Outreach Programs Coordinator

First Nations Work Opportunity:
Zero Waste Outreach Programs Coordinator

Posted: December 2022

Are you interested in zero waste and helping protect our environment?

About the Indigenous Zero Waste Technical Advisory Group (IZWTAG)

IZWTAG is proud to be an Indigenous run, non-profit society dedicated to protecting the environment and improving waste management within every First Nation community.  Founded in 2019, IZWTAG is expanding its team to meet the high demand for its programs and services.  Visit izwtag.com to learn more.

Scope of Work 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Zero Waste Outreach Programs Coordinator is responsible for the management, development and promotion of all IZWTAG outreach programs, including the annual IZWTAG Day, the websites, social media channels, newsletters, news releases, special events and community zero waste programs.   She/he will work with other team members and partners to expand IZWTAG’s network and ability to support new and improved policy and implementation for First Nations zero waste systems.

 Qualifications

As an indigenous-led organization, IZWTAG aims to recruit First Nations personnel. Additionally, the role is for someone who has:

  • Demonstrated experience working with First Nation communities and government and non-government agencies.
  • Proven capability to work independently.
  • 5+ years’ work experience in solid waste management and/or public works.
  • Formal communications and/or project management training.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with driving record in good standing.
  • Proficiency with Zoom, MS Office, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and abilities in English.
  • Great interpersonal skills, easily approachable.
  • Proven ability to coordinate volunteers.

Work Hours

IZWTAG operates on a Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm schedule. This position is part time up to 4 days per week (28 hours), depending on project needs, and could include flexible work hours and locations.

Compensation

The total anticipated salary for this position is $62,400 annually, pro-rated for part-time work. Eligible expenses will be reimbursed up to $5000 annually.  This position could also be hired on a contract basis and renewed annually.

How to Apply

Does this position sound like a fit? Please email your resume and cover letter to Lucinda Phillips at exec.izwtag@gmail.com