Crew Leader, Environmental Programs
3 Contract Positions
ABOUT REFOREST LONDON
ReForest London (RFL) is a small but mighty non-profit organization with a vision to see our community thrive in a healthy urban forest. We work to enhance environmental and human health in the Forest City by inspiring, educating and empowering Londoners to plant and care for trees and to be part of a sustainability-focused future for our community.
Since our founding in 2005, we have grown to become London’s largest environmental not-for-profit organization. Powered by passionate staff and volunteers, ReForest London plants, cares for, and gives away thousands of trees each year. Along with the City of London, we are a founding partner of the community-wide Million Tree Challenge. RFL is also actively developing the new Westminster Ponds Centre (WPC), London’s first and only environment and sustainability centre. Led by ReForest London, the WPC will inspire and advance environmental change in our community.
The Crew Leader, Environmental Programs will provide critical staff support to our Environmental Programs – Park Naturalization, Aftercare, Neighbourhood Tree Giveaway Programs, the Community Tree Nursery. They will work closely with our Manager, Naturalizations Projects and our Manager, Community Projects to facilitate our spring and summer 2024 core events.
Candidates should have an interest in restoration ecology, conservation, urban forestry, and/or community outreach. Candidates should be suited for physical work (independently carrying up to 50lbs continuously) on a daily basis in various weather conditions. Candidates should bring an enthusiastic attitude to work with a tight-knit team. They should be self-motivated and organized with attention to detail as independent work will be expected. Availability on weekends and evenings will be required to meet the demands of event delivery.
This is a 16 week, full-time position (37.5 hours/week) beginning April 29th, 2024, at $16.55/hr (contingent upon funding)
QUALIFICATIONS AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Because this position would be funded through a federal employment program, in order to be eligible, candidates must be:
Candidates must also have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
DESIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Please submit a cover letter, addressed to the Operations Office, and your resume (in either PDF or WORD format), via Airtable here. Applications will be reviewed and interviews held on a rolling basis until positions are filled, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. All applications will be acknowledged as received, but only those called for an interview will be contacted thereafter.
Interviews will be held in-person at our office location at 944 Western Counties Rd, London, ON.
ReForest London is committed to the diversity of its board, staff and volunteers. Like a forest that thrives best when it is comprised of many different species of trees and shrubs, ReForest London thrives and gains strength from the differing perspectives, insights and experiences a diverse group provides. We acknowledge the systemic discrimination experienced by many. We welcome applications from women, members of racialized groups, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Thanks for your interest in our mission and for making your community a greener and healthier place!
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