ALL CBU STUDENTS – Regional Coordinator, Foundation for Environmental Stewardship

Requirements

About FES & the 3% Project

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) is a youth-serving sustainable development
organization. FES is a not-for-profit corporation whose registered charity number is 801430307
RR0001. We are an accredited organization by the United Nations and have special consultative
status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). FES is home to two signature
programs: 3% Project and SDGs Youth Training. Visit www.fesplanet.org for more information.
3% Project mobilizes 1,000,000 Canadian youth – that’s 3% of Canada – through 5 national tours
across 700 schools. It provides youth-friendly and holistic education on climate change and
empowers them to take action on solving climate change in their local communities today. As a
result, we achieve more consensus across Canada that climate change is happening, mainly
caused by human activities. Visit www.3percentproject.com for more information.

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in both French and English
  • Keen interest in climate change and sustainability issues
  • Dependable, self-starter who is comfortable working independently
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with an ability to perform multiple and disparate tasks
    simultaneously
  • Project management training and experience will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge and some experience in the environmental sustainability, renewable energy,
    carbon reduction strategies, youth engagement and/or policy advocacy
  • Enjoys building and maintaining customer relationships, online and offline
  • Strong social media skills and presence are highly desired
  • Strong digital communications
  • Attended high school in the region you are applying for
  • Strong preference for those who had leadership experiences in high school e.g. Student
    Council, Student Trustee, Social Justice club, business competitions, etc.
  • Strong preference for those who are well connected with schools and relevant
    stakeholders in the region

Responsibilities

The Position:

FES seeks a passionate individual looking to represent their region as an FES Regional
Coordinator. Regional Coordinators are sustainability mentors in their province(s). They have
extensive knowledge of the geography and demographics of their region and are able to use their
network to achieve 3% Project objectives.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Functions:

  • Managing booking logistics within the region alongside the national team
  • Act as a mentor to local high school students in impact project implementation
  • Record and maintain data and impact stories as they relate to action projects
  • Liaising with high school teachers, administration, and students to achieve regional goals
  • Develop communications and promotional materials for their region
  • Be trained on and help train students in implementation of projects. Topics include but
    not limited to; Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Consumption and
    Production, Awareness, Policy Advocacy
  • Provide ongoing support to schools and students as it relates to 3% Project goals
  • Develop and expand community and/or influencer outreach efforts
  • Manage volunteers and other community stakeholders in preparation of evening events,
    assembly requirements, and weekend events

Application Details

To Apply:

All interested candidates, please forward your resume and cover letter to admin@FESplanet.org

Organization: Foundation for Environmental Stewardship, 3% Project Team
Position & Pay: Contract role, 30 Hours per week at $18/hour
Timelines: Start date as soon as possible – July 31st, 2018 with possibility of extension
Locations: Work from home position with some flexibility to travel within region if required
Regions: Quebec & Eastern Canada
Deadline to submit application: March 9th, 2018