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Earn $5000-8500 for 10-16 weeks work

The Communications Coordinator will implement and monitor communication systems in support of the Wild Bird Trust of BC’s Communications Committee summer 2020 work plan. The role involves several diverse communication skill-sets including publicity, writing, social media, materials production and distribution, and other media publishing and broadcast as available. 

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The Coast Salish Programs Assistant will assist with the design and delivery of Coast Salish education and cultural programs for Maplewood Flats. Working closely with our Programs Committee, members of our Board, and other Maplewood Flats summer staff, you will deliver online and carefully managed special events and community engagement opportunities related to the Chief Dan George: Homecoming exhibit, Osprey Festival and summer group education workshops, talks and plant walks.

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Working with the Executive Director and the Chairs of the Habitat and Programs Committees, the Events Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing successful production and program delivery of the Chief Dan George ‘Homecoming’ Exhibit and the 14th Osprey Festival as well as supporting the development of educational events ( e.g. a speakers series, coffeehouses) for the summer and fall 2020. Adjustments to deliver these events via online platforms will ensure Covid-19 health and safety protocols are observed and in place.

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The Environmental Program Coordinator will manage habitat and climate research, lead and/or program interpretive walks, coordinate a speakers series on climate change to be hosted online, as well as develop public stewardship programming for the field work season at the Maplewood Conservation Area (MCA). They will focus on engaging the public in priority projects proposed in the Maplewood Flats Habitat and Cultural Use Management Plan (the Habitat Plan), which outlines our goals for the conservation area for the next decade.

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The Administrative Assistant is a central operations team coordinator, supporting each role so that they may perform at their optimum, and be able to engage the broader volunteer membership and public in advancing the work of the organization. With experience in non-profits and social enterprise, the Administrative Assistant is resourceful, creative and comfortable multi-tasking in a demanding, fluid work setting. Priority will be on ensuring health and safety of all team members and the public through adjustments to operations systems.

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The Conservation and Restoration Coordinator will work with staff and volunteers to deliver a busy summer season at the Coast Salish Plant Nursery (the Nursery), sharing their passion for local biodiversity and native plant materials. They will schedule, promote and coordinate a program of online educational demos, activities and nature walks as well as design and deliver online training modules in basic knowledge of native plant species.

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Wild Bird Trust of BC is hiring and we are looking for hardworking creative progressive people (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) ages 19–30 years to work in a range of roles. WBT manages the Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats in the heart of Tsleil-Waututh lands and waters.

We have again teamed up with ACCESS and Canada Summer Jobs to offer a dynamic mix of positions in outdoor and indoor work supporting education, restoration and communications. While observing protocols that ensure health and safety of workers during Covid-19, we will adjust schedules and work set-ups that include a mix of in-person/on site and online engagement with the use of digital tools, remote and telework options for project and program delivery.

Earn $5000-8500 for 10-16 weeks work.

Earliest start date May 11, max 16 weeks per contract. Apply now via email: ed@wildbirdtrust.org include cover letter and resume (PDF or Word) with subject header: Insert preferred “JOB TITLE.” We strongly encourage applications by Coast Salish People.

Head Office

The Conservation Area
at Maplewood Flats
2649 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver, BC, V7H 1B1

(2km from Second Narrows Bridge)


Office: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Conservation Area: Open 24 hours



Phone : + 1 604-929-2379







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