Watershed Watch Salmon Society’s mission is to defend and rebuild BC’s wild salmon and their habitats. We are seeking an Administrative and Research Assistant for our Victoria office. This role would be well suited for anyone looking to gain experience in the non-profit sector.
The Administrative and Research Assistant will support our Executive Director, Operations Director and Financial Manager in various clerical duties which will include tasks that have a direct impact on our program work such as data entry, data quality checks, and file management. The Administrative and Research Assistant will also lead an important project of organizing and digitizing a range of hard copy publications related to salmon conservation so they can be available as educational resources for the public, researchers, and other wild salmon advocates. This role will also help us audit our current administrative training and office manuals and help us update and create new resources as needed.
Working closely with both the Operations Director and Executive Director, the Administrative and Research Assistant will have the opportunity to hone their project and time management skills. The successful applicant will also benefit from exposure to our team’s exciting program work in salmon conservation advocacy, which focuses on restoring and protecting salmon habitat and improving the management of water, fisheries, and salmon aquaculture in B.C. The job will provide experience and personal development for anyone interested in environmental science, conservation advocacy, public engagement, and communications, and general non-profit management practices.
Note that this position is contingent upon receiving funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program and all candidates must meet those eligibility requirements (see below).
The duties of the Administrative and Research Assistant will include:
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