Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel, TRCA has a strong history in watershed management and leadership in applying sustainability practices.  Today, we own more than 40,000 acres of land in the Toronto region, employ more than 475 full time employees and coordinate hundreds of volunteers each year.

With decades of practical experience in protecting our environment, educating young people, and engaging communities, TRCA works with governments, businesses, and individuals to build a greener, cleaner healthier place to live.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Vaughan, ON, Canada
Apr 18, 2018
Contract
Assistant, Community Engagement Peel Region - Full-Time Contract Position Position Overview:  Under the guidance of their Supervisor, a Community Engagement Assistant is responsible for the support and delivery of community directed programming, events and activities at TRCA sites and community hubs, municipal/regional partner venues, and designated outdoor spaces within Peel Region. This position demands an individual with strong facilitation abilities.  They are expected to provide excellent customer service to community stakeholders.  Expectations outside of program delivery include resource and equipment management and marketing and event promotion support. Regular evening and weekend work is a function of the job as required.  Occupational Health and Safety is a major responsibility of this position. Knowledge and Experience:  Post-secondary degree in Environmental Studies,  Biology, Outdoor Recreation or other related degree. 1 – 2 years’ experience delivering community based programs and events. Excellent communication skills in all modes (presentation, written, verbal, email, etc.). Demonstrated knowledge of environmental issues. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Comfortable engaging with social media. Facilitation skills with diverse audience members. Strong organization and time management skills. Experience leading nature interpretation activities in the outdoors. Valid G-class driver’s license and use of a vehicle. ​Major Responsibilities:  Support the coordination and logistics of community engagement programs and events within Peel Region. Use environmental knowledge to deliver a variety of indoor and outdoor programs to engage a wide-range of community participants in environmental initiatives. Work with other members of the community engagement team to develop, update or enhance programs, events and delivery options. Communicate with event participants regarding event program details, and assist in adapting programming or resources based on accessibility and health needs of participants. Conduct outreach activities and market community engagement events and programs through social media and other websites. Complete and maintain vehicle tracking sheets, time sheets and schedules. Collect and enter data related to programs, events, and clients from feedback forms. Work with the other Community Engagement staff to ensure scheduled maintenance of education fleet vehicles and trailers. Work with other members of the community engagement team to recruit, onboard, and train community engagement volunteers. TRCA is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require accessibility related accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.​ Division :  Education, Training and Outreach Type :  Full-time contract Salary range :  $48,170 - $52,182, 35 hours per week Location :  Head Office - 101 Exchange Avenue. Vaughan , Ontario Closing date :  Apr 30, 2018