Meaningful Work Project Open House- Thursday, May 26, 2011

Who do you want to connect with in your quest for meaningful work?
Meaningful Work World Cafe discussion at the Hop in Brew

ECO Canada Honours HR Excellence in the Environment

ECO Canada’s annual Environmental Employer of the Year Award winners have been chosen. EEYA recognizes companies in the environment industry for their commitment and dedication to human resource (HR) excellence. These awards are unique in that winning organizations are selected based on the evaluation and feedback of their employees—a true testament to a company’s efforts in aligning HR practices to support and strengthen workplace culture.

Green Jobs Forum at the Green Living Show

Saturday, April 16th, 2011 – Show Floor 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – Green Jobs Forum, a new addition at this year’s Green Living Show, will unite job seekers and green businesses, institutions and agencies around the topic of the green economy. The forum will include an expert-led panel that will encourage and motivate eco-friendly job seekers, while exploring new business opportunities and areas of growth in this burgeoning industry.

BC Housing: Energy Specialist

BC Housing – one of BC’s top 55 employers—is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options and programs for those most in need across the province. Creative and responsive to changing social pressures, BC Housing is recognized as a well-managed organization where people are passionate about their socially relevant work….

The best environmental job sites on the web

Since we started thegreenpages (when we were students looking for jobs in the “real world”), we have sifted through many, MANY, environmental job sites, boards and email list-servs (do they still call them that now?) and subscribed to dozens of newsletters. Well, now you can also view and post jobs and volunteering opportunities on thegreenpages.ca…

Climate Change & Renewable Energy Coordinator – Falls Brook Centre

The Climate Change & Renewable Energy Coordinator will be responsible for a range of Climate Change and Renewable Energy activities at Falls Brook Centre and will coordinate FBC’s Appropriate Technology Department Programming:

• Explore opportunities for future Appropriate Technology (Climate Change and Renewable Energy) initiatives and projects.
• Coordinate volunteers and interns working on Appropriate Technology activities.
• Link Appropriate Technology programming to FBC’s local and international climate change and renewable energy work.

ECO Canada keeps its finger on the pulse of the environmental sector

  September 20, 2010 – ECO Canada’s 2010 Profile of Canadian Environmental Employment is now available for download. The study provides valuable information for employers, educators and professionals working in the environmental sector and students considering a potential future in environmental work. The data was gathered through a quantitative survey of 2,204 organizations across all major industry…

ECO Canada Recognizes HR Excellence in the Environment

March 23, 2010, Calgary – ECO Canada’s annual Environmental Employer of the Year Awards recognizes companies in the environment industry for their commitment and dedication to human resource (HR) excellence. These awards are unique in that winning organizations are selected based on the evaluation and feedback of their employees-a true testament to a company’s efforts…

Forum for Emerging Environmental Leaders @ Globe 2010 – March 26th, 2010

Apply today to participate in the Globe 2010 Forum for Emerging Environmental Leaders on March 26 in Vancouver.  This is your best opportunity this year to develop new job opportunities, new networks, new relationships with mentors, and new community projects.  Overview: This one day Forum will challenge 100 emerging leaders to start creating the Green…

Example Dream Job Post @ Your Company

EXAMPLE JOB POST: This dream job envisions the development of a global spatial plan for global use within one year. The successful candidate will help to develop a management plan, working for [Your Company Name] and partners in the Global Coalition to assemble and analyze data to support management decisions for sustainable use.

ECO Canada Launches the Student Video Contest

Originally shared by ECO Canada. In a growing trend, Canadian schools are incorporating environmental education and career awareness into their learning outcomes and more teachers are looking for ways to get their students out of the classroom and into hands-on learning environments. After meeting with secondary high school teachers, counselors, and students from across Canada,…

Ecodriver, Unfriendly Critters, Water Footprint – GC News #642

642: 4 August 2009 – Published by Green Communities Canada WALK 21. Jacky Kennedy, director of Green Communities Canada’s Walking programs, and Mandy Johnson, consultant for Canada Walks, are workshop speakers at the 10th annual international Walk21 Conference in New York City, 7-9 October. LOW-INCOME NIAGARA. Green Venture will provide energy retrofits to 100 Niagara…