Sierra Youth Coalition is hiring a new National Director!

The Sierra Youth Coalition is hiring a new National Director!
Job Classification: Minimum 2 Year contract, full-time
Deadline for application: April 23, 2007
Start Date: Mid-May 2007
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Location: SYC National Office, Ottawa, Ontario
Background
The Sierra Youth Coalition (SYC) is a Canada-wide, diverse non-profit organization created by youth for youth. We serve as the youth arm of the Sierra Club of Canada and it remains an integral part of the Sierra Club. Through grassroots action, we address environmental and social sustainability, working towards happy people on a healthy planet. Formed in 1996, the SYC began with a vision of involving Canadian youth in pressing environmental issues. We have since grown into a national youth environmental coalition with members in all regions of Canada, and local groups operating out of schools, universities and communities across the country.
The Sierra Youth Coalition is a dynamic source of inspiration, resources and community for youth in Canada. Our core membership includes over three hundred youth and our network spans thousands of Canadians. We have staff working from coast to coast in Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Saskatoon and Vancouver, and our volunteers are located in countless more cities and regions. Our two major projects, Sustainable Campuses and Community Youth Action, are targeted towards youth of university age and high school age respectively. We also work on several volunteer campaigns.


The Sierra Youth Coalition is hiring a new National Director!
Job Classification: Minimum 2 Year contract, full-time
Deadline for application: April 23, 2007
Start Date: Mid-May 2007
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Location: SYC National Office, Ottawa, Ontario
Background
The Sierra Youth Coalition (SYC) is a Canada-wide, diverse non-profit organization created by youth for youth. We serve as the youth arm of the Sierra Club of Canada and it remains an integral part of the Sierra Club. Through grassroots action, we address environmental and social sustainability, working towards happy people on a healthy planet. Formed in 1996, the SYC began with a vision of involving Canadian youth in pressing environmental issues. We have since grown into a national youth environmental coalition with members in all regions of Canada, and local groups operating out of schools, universities and communities across the country.
The Sierra Youth Coalition is a dynamic source of inspiration, resources and community for youth in Canada. Our core membership includes over three hundred youth and our network spans thousands of Canadians. We have staff working from coast to coast in Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Saskatoon and Vancouver, and our volunteers are located in countless more cities and regions. Our two major projects, Sustainable Campuses and Community Youth Action, are targeted towards youth of university age and high school age respectively. We also work on several volunteer campaigns.
Position concept
Reporting to the Executive Committee, the Sierra Youth Coalition national director is the organizational glue in one of Canada’s most successful youth led organizations. Sierra Youth Coalition projects are internationally renowned and locally respected. The role of the national director is to implement the vision, direction and goals outlined by the Sierra Youth Coalition’s volunteer elected youth board of directors, known as our Executive Committee (ExComm).
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic young person (under the age of 30), with great ideas and the know-how to get things accomplished. The person will have experience in project management, fundraising and managing budgets. They will be knowledgeable in the fields of sustainable campuses, and will be a proven multi-tasker. It is most important that the chosen candidate have the ability to motivate others to achieve concrete results, recognizing that this is a group effort. S/he will, therefore, be a strong leader with the ability to delegate and will have a solid grounding in the Canadian youth environmental and social justice movements.
Responsibilities
1.Fundraising

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