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Job Number:  42952
Environmental Campaigner (Old-Growth Forests)
Job Posted: Thursday, 22 March 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 22 April 2018
(89 days ago)
Ancient Forest Alliance
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria or Vancouver Salary: 40,000 - 45,000

The Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) is a registered non-profit society operating in British Columbia to protect the endangered old-growth forests of BC and to ensure sustainable second-growth forestry jobs in the province. The AFA works through research, public education, and engaging key stakeholders and government to achieve our goals.


The AFA is looking for a passionate team player to contribute to our campaigns. 



  • Plan and implement campaign strategies
  • Meet and negotiate with key partners, stakeholders, government and industry officials, and non-traditional allies
  • Write persuasive media releases, newsletters, and other campaign materials
  • Give effective interviews with the news media
  • Organize and deliver public events, rallies, protests, forums, and meetings
  • Organize and lead public hikes
  • Help generate revenues for AFA through writing grants and donor stewardship
  • Deliver public presentations and talks
  • Explore endangered old-growth forests
  • Layout/design skills are an asset
  • Support the organization in other necessary ways.


  • Dedication to protecting old-growth forests and nature in general
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Post-secondary degree in environmental studies, environmental science, biology, geography, sociology, anthropology, political science, or other relevant degrees
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Experience in organizing public events (protests, forums, conferences, meetings) an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and organize multiple, simultaneous priorities
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of the science and the policies related to old-growth forests
  • Experience with environmental campaigns (through employment or volunteerism)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in public speaking an asset.

Hours: Full-time. Work schedule is dependent on current campaigns and projects.

Duration: One-year contract with possibility of extension (including a three-month probationary period).

Pay: Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Job posting closing date:  April 22, 2018

Anticipated start date: May 1, 2018

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email a single attachment containing both your cover letter and resume and include "Environmental Campaigner Application" in the subject line.
No phone calls, please.
Contact Details:
Ken Wu
Ancient Forest Alliance
Victoria Main PO PO Box 8459
Victoria, BC, V8W3S1

Tel: 2508964007
www:   www.ancientforestalliance.org

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