Communications and Special Projects Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Communications and Special Projects Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : New Brunswick Environmental Network
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-05-14 à 2018-08-31 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 12,00 $

Communications and Special Projects Assistant

Employer: New Brunswick Environmental Network

The New Brunswick Environmental Network is a non-profit, bilingual communication network linking over 100 environmental groups across the province. The network is the heartbeat of the environmental movement, with a mission “to encourage and facilitate networking and communication among member groups in order to advance their work, to protect the Earth, to promote ecologically sound ways of life and to strengthen the environmental movement in New Brunswick”.

Salary: $12.00 / hour for 37.5 hours per week

Term of employment: May 14, 2018 – August 31, 2018 -16 week full time position, Monday to Friday from 9 to 5 with occasional evenings and weekend work.

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick (1 vacancy)

Position Requirements: This position is being funded through support from Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages Program.

To be eligible for this position you must:

• be between 16 and 30 years of age on the start date of the job;

• have a working knowledge of both English and French;

• must have been a full-time student during the previous academic year and be intending to return to full-time studies in the next academic year;

• and be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

• More criteria online at

Applicants must apply online to Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages ( for consideration of employment.

Persons who also meet the criteria of one or more Government of Canada's job equity groups ( are encouraged to apply. Eligible applicants, who must travel 125km or more for their job, may qualify for YCWBOL to pay the cost of one round trip between the student’s residence and workplace and receive an allowance for housing costs incurred by those participants who have to pay for rent. Priority is given to candidates who have not previously participated in a Young Canada Works Summer Work Experience Program.


Position’s Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist in expanding the NBEN website’s interactive potential.

• Assist in the coordination of a province-wide environmental conference, as well as smaller meetings and teleconferences.

• Conduct a survey of all the schools in the province that are focused on environmental and sustainability initiatives.

• Assist in developing and implementing promotions and communications strategies around key events.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Organizational and coordination skills;

• Strong oral and written communications skills in English and French;

• Strong computer skills;

• Out-going and personable.


• Capable of working in a flexible work environment;

• Ability to work independently but also a co-operative team player;

• Quick learner and a highly motivated self-starter;

• Creative and resourceful;

• Background in the environmental or non-profit sector;

• Interest in or passion for environmental issues.

Education: Preference may be given to university students studying in the fields of Bachelor of Arts (with preference for Communications) or Bachelor of Science (with preference for Environmental Studies, Forestry, or Biology); or college students studying Administration and/or Communications.

Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English, Speak French, Read French, Write French.

How to Apply:

By email: Please send resume and cover letter to the NBEN -, attn: Raissa Marks

Application deadline: Monday, May 2, 2018 at 9:00 am.

While the New Brunswick Environmental Network appreciates all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within one week of applying, please assume that we have chosen other candidates for interviews.

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