Who we are & where we come from: Iron & Earth is a non-profit organization with roots in the fossil fuel industry.
What we do: We create pathways to opportunities in the net-zero economy for fossil fuel workers, Indigenous Peoples, and their communities.
How we do it: Our programs lower barriers to building community-led climate solutions for a sustainable future through engagement, training programs, infrastructure projects, and career platforms.
Where Iron & Earth meet: We have not forgotten who we are, and our new vision sets our sights on who we want to be.
Our team welcomes Indigenous Peoples, racialized persons, people with diverse abilities, genders and sexualities, as well as individuals with fossil fuel industry experience. We truly value every individual and are constantly taking steps to accommodate all individuals in our workplace.
Iron & Earth is seeking a Community Engagement Officer to represent the interests of their community, collaborate in the development of local community engagement, and attend relevant community events. While the position is fully remote, the Community Engagement Officer must be based locally, as they are the first point of contact in developing local relationships with relevant stakeholders, conducting on-the-ground outreach, and identifying emergent issues and opportunities in the community. This position involves working as an in-person event coordinator during I&E community sessions. They will be responsible for leading facilitators and participants, ensuring that the event runs smoothly, and being the main I&E representative during the event.
We are seeking to hire 3 individuals, with one position available from Louis-Bull, Montana, and Samson First Nations.
Compensation and Hours
This is a contract position. 5-10 hours/per week until March 2024. Compensation $31 CAD/hour with the possibility of further contracting & training available.
Iron & Earth is a completely remote organization, however this position includes both remote and in-person work. Work hours should overlap with Mountain and Pacific time zones.
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