We’re hiring!

Ecology Ottawa is hiring in anticipation of a busy summer of outreach and engagement. We’re looking for a Community Organizer and a Development Officer to help us advance our campaigns and strengthen the organization.

Are you interested in working with Ottawa’s leading grassroots environmental organization and contributing to our efforts to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada?

Check out the job descriptions below and email us right away!

Job Posting: Community Organizer

Ecology Ottawa is a local, not-for-profit, volunteer-driven environmental organization working to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada. We mobilize Ottawa residents who care about the environment and promote environmental leadership at City Hall through our work advocating for our greenspace, water, sustainable transportation, and climate change actions.

Ecology Ottawa is looking for a Community Organizer. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Community Organizer will provide support for Ecology Ottawa’s outreach campaigns on climate change and active transportation. This goal is pursued by:

  • Maintaining and expanding Ecology Ottawa’s base of grassroots support through door-to-door outreach and community events;
  • Mobilizing supporters of Ecology Ottawa campaigns to take action at strategic moments;
  • Processing, entering and updating supporter data in Ecology Ottawa’s database;
  • Creating and promoting campaign-related communications materials; and
  • Providing support to staff for campaign-specific events and activities.

This position is for 40 hours/week. The vast majority of this time includes outdoor work on evenings and weekends in targeted areas of the city.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in political or community organizing;
  • A passion for environmental and political advocacy, and strong commitment to social and environmental justice;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and meet targets;
  • Working knowledge of NationBuilder or other CRM is an asset
  • French language skills are a major asset;
  • A good sense of humour.

If you are interested in working with Ottawa’s leading grassroots environmental organization and contributing to our efforts to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada, please send a cover letter outlining your motivation for applying along with your resume to: robb.barnes@ecologyottawa.ca.

Compensation: $19/hour

Period: 40 hours/week. Starts ASAP. This contract runs from May to October, with the potential for extension pending funding.

 

Job Posting: Development Officer

Ecology Ottawa is a local, not-for-profit, volunteer-driven environmental organization working to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada. We mobilize Ottawa residents who care about the environment and promote environmental leadership at City Hall through our work advocating for our greenspace, water, sustainable transportation, and climate change actions.

Ecology Ottawa is looking for a Development Officer. The Development Officer will maintain and develop relationships with current and prospective donors.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Development Officer will provide support for Ecology Ottawa’s donor management program. This goal is pursued by:

  • Maintaining and expanding Ecology Ottawa’s pool of monthly and one-time donors;
  • Improving on Ecology Ottawa’s capacity to track and report on its donor pool;
  • Conducting donor stewardship measures;
  • Providing additional support to staff for campaign-specific fundraising efforts; and
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of major fundraising events, as required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reaching out to Ecology Ottawa’s past donors and prospects by phone, email and in-person and raising funds to support Ecology Ottawa’s work;
  • Communicating to Ecology Ottawa’s base of support about our past campaigns, initiatives and projects;
  • Processing, entering and updating donations in Ecology Ottawa’s database;
  • Tracking and reporting on weekly and monthly progress on fundraising efforts;
  • Supporting Ecology Ottawa staff on fundraising aspects of campaigns and major fundraising events;
  • Other duties as required.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising (phone banking, door canvass, etc.);
  • A passion for environmental and political advocacy, and strong commitment to social and environmental justice;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and meet targets;
  • Working knowledge of NationBuilder or other CRM is an asset
  • French language skills are a major asset;
  • A good sense of humour.

This position is for 15 hours/week, mostly during evenings (5:30pm to 8:30pm).

If you are interested in working with Ottawa’s leading grassroots environmental organization and contributing to our efforts to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada, please send a cover letter outlining your motivation for applying along with your resume to: vi.bui@ecologyottawa.ca.

Compensation: $17/hour

Period: 15 hours/week. Starts ASAP. This is a two-month contract, with the potential for extension pending performance and funding.

 

 

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