Job Posting: Executive Director

Greenways Land Trust is registered charity based in beautiful Campbell River, BC.  Campbell River is located on the East Coast of Vancouver Island, one of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s nine designated critical ecoregions, which has some of the greatest biodiversity in Canada, but is also under the greatest threat.

Greenways is currently seeking to fill the position of Executive Director.  This position has overall responsibility for the functioning of the organization and reports directly to the Board of Directors.  This is a broad position encompassing both organizational administration as well as project management.   Considerable flexibility is possible in matching environmental project work to the emerging needs of the community, while ensuring that the organization’s strategic goals and operational outcomes are met. 

Greenways offers meaningful work and the opportunity to lead significant positive change.  Established in 1996, Greenways currently has a staff of six and annual revenues of approximately $500,000.  Our mission is to restore, sustain and protect natural areas and critical habitats, particularly ecological and recreational greenways, for the benefit of our community.  Greenways is a volunteer-based organization, and our work in focus areas of ecological restoration, land and freshwater stewardship, and public education and engagement is supported by over 500 volunteers.  For more information on Greenways, please see our latest Annual Report on our website here.

 

Duties and Qualifications: A university degree in a field related to Greenway’s services and at least five years of related experience.  Registered Professional Biologist status preferred.

Please see the below  job description for more details.

Salary & benefits: $32-$35/hr for 37.5 hours/week plus a benefits package.  Part-time hours may be negotiable.     

Closing date: May 16, 2022 at 5pm, with possible extension until a suitable candidate is found.  Please email applications to info@greenwaystrust.ca.

Start date: June/July 2022

 

Greenways welcomes applications from all qualified applicants including but not limited by those of gender, race, orientation, or disability.  Greenways is actively encouraging applications from individuals who identify as Indigenous or other historically underrepresented communities.  Multicultural competence, particularly experience working with Indigenous communities, is an asset.

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Helping Hands Welcome

We have limited regular staff positions, but are often looking to hire summer students, co-op students, or project contractors for a variety of positions, from professional biologists and environmental educators to project managers, research assistants and general laborers. Please get in touch and send us your CV today.

Prior knowledge and experience with Greenways makes you a great candidate when we are hiring – learn more about our volunteer opportunities here.
Are you a teacher or community organizer and want to work with us by getting your class or group involved in outdoor ecology projects? Contact us to find out about current opportunities.


 

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