The role of the Environmental and Community Coordinator is career development role to assist and support in the implementation of the Treaty, Lands and Resources Department Land, Water, and Environment Program, and to coordinate and support TWN’s food fish and distribution program.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Coordinates with the Community Development Department to facilitate community participation in environmental work.
- Coordinates the collaborations between TLR and TWN school and elders’ group
- Coordinates and supports TWN food fish and distribution program
- Provides Administrative support to the wider environmental team
- Coordinates community events and community participation
- Coordinates and supports with annual canoe race planning, permits, coordination and on the ground support.
- Liaises with community caterers and picks up traditional food for gatherings and ceremony.
- Supports and coordinates with traditional foods inventory management, food safety and distribution.
- Coordinates schedules and calendars for events and meetings.
- Supports coordinating and planning conferences.
- Arranges travel, accommodation, venues and/or catering for meetings and events.
- Note taking and coordination of notes for external and internal meetings.
- Supports with data entry for field programs
- Drafts Community notices and communication and work with comms team to distribute
- Assists with communications and community outreach (internally and externally).
- Coordinates delivery and on-ground logistics of the TWN Food Fish program, the TWN Elk Harvest, and in expanding traditional food programs.
- Assists and supports the planning and implementation of community events.
- Attends related workshops, First Nation organization forums and TWN’s traditional food working group meetings.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Completion of high school diploma.
- Experience volunteering or working within Tsleil-Waututh community an asset
- Experience volunteering or working organizing activities within TWN community an asset
- Willing and able to complete training such as Food Safe
- Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Proficient or willing and able to complete training with computers, the Internet and Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, teams etc.),
- Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is an asset.
- Valid driver’s license or willing and able to apply for driver’s license
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Good communication skills with ability to communicate effectively
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; demonstrate flexibility, cooperation and ability to shift priorities rapidly.
- Demonstrates flexibility, cooperation, and the adaptability to changing priorities and working independently or as part of a team.
- Knowledge and appreciation of BC indigenous cultures, and ability to work in a dynamic cross-cultural setting.
- Significant desk work with long periods of manual dexterity activities (keyboard operations, filing).
- Repetitive actions, such as lifting and bending.
- Ability to synthesize complex and diverse information.
- Ability to remain calm, professional, objective, and constructive.
- Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
- Must model adherence to established systems and processes.
- Provide detailed and comprehensive strategic advice with little notice.
- Highly-developed ability to work under pressure.
- Responds quickly to reassignment of priorities.
- Dynamic environment with multiple demands, changing priorities and constant interruptions.
- Highly sensitive legal, confidential and political issues and environment.
- Engagement with other departments, levels of government and First Nations.
- Occasional work outside normal office hours ie canoe races and fish distribution.
If this role interests you, please send your Resume and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.