Community Programs Coordinator: Apply Today!

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The Community Programs Coordinator will be responsible for the design, delivery and success of Environment Lethbridge’s community education and engagement programs. A particular focus during the term of this position will be in leading and inspiring teams of youth participants (aged 18-24) to design projects related to water conservation and green infrastructure. The successful candidate will have experience and understanding of program delivery, project management, and creating sustainable behavior change.   

Hours of work: 32 hours per week

Salary: $30/hr

Location: Flexible. Hybrid or remote options available, must be available to deliver workshops and programs within Lethbridge.

Start date: October 24, 2022

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and deliver a training program for youth with a focus on water conservation and green infrastructure;
  • Develop and deliver public workshops;
  • Create key indicators and track results;
  • Oversee and support volunteers and other temporary staff;
  • Support the delivery of other Environment Lethbridge programs;
  • Communicate with the public by developing newsletter and website content, and through social media;
  • Engage with community members to promote waste reduction, green energy, and climate resilience; and
  • Work closely with volunteers and community organizations.

Key Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability, climate change and related issues;
  • Demonstrated experience managing and delivering programs at the community level; and
  • Experience working in a nonprofit environment including the leadership of staff and volunteers and the development of partnerships.

Supporting Qualifications (nice to have, but not essential):

  • Post secondary degree in urban planning, public policy, geography, environmental science, community development, biology, environmental science, communications or a related field; 
  • Three to five years of professional experience related to sustainability, climate change or environmental issues;
  • Experience with public speaking, graphic design (Canva or Adobe), and online communications;
  • Experience working with community stakeholders and a wide range of people and diverse groups;
  • Ability to approach projects in an entrepreneurial manner, with strong creative and critical thinking and problem solving skills.

This is a 12 month term position with the possibility of extension depending on funding. 

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter as a single PDF file to by midnight MST on September 30, 2022.