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Canada Summer Jobs 2024 - Communications Specialist

This posting will remain active until the position is successfully filled. 

Carolinian Canada Coalition (CCC) is a network of leaders growing healthy landscapes for a green future in the Carolinian Zone, Canada’s extraordinary far south, in the spirit and practice of reconciliation. We connect ecology, economy and ethics to address ecosystem and climate crises in southern Ontario. 

Our cross-sector platforms connect 300 groups, 6,000 volunteers and 37,000 hectares to save local wildlife, water and our way of life; and support 14 UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

We live on the traditional territories of many nations including the Anishinaabe, the Haudenosaunee, the Lunaapeew, the Wendat and the Mississauga. We acknowledge the inherent and treaty rights of the Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island including the many, diverse First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples who live here now. We commit to the teachings of the Two Row Wampum and the One Dish One Spoon Wampum; and our duty to reconcile, learn more and create safe spaces for Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives to meet and discuss the issues that matter to everyone. 

Carolinian Canada Coalition is a Canadian Registered Charity 83559 4722. 

Carolinian Canada is seeking a Nature Community Activator to help support seasonal activities to engage community members in learning about native species and track impact. The chosen candidate must be able to work independently in a virtual workspace and be willing to attend community events as necessary. This role is perfect for someone who is passionate about environment, ecology and connecting with people to make a difference in their community.  

Duties will be tailored to applicant abilities, but may include the following responsibilities: 

  • Attending virtual meetings 
  • Communicating via email and in person 
  • Research tasks 
  • Report and blog writing 
  • Knowledge of local ecology (native plants and wildlife species) 
  • Photography and video creation 
  • Social media post development 
  • Attending local nature and community events 
  • Public speaking virtually and in person 
  • Data analysis 


  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and persons granted refugee status in Canada are eligible to apply
  • Must be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs Program
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks efficiently
  • Interest in conservation, environmental issues, or non-profit sector is an asset

This is a virtual position and requires the applicant to have access to a laptop or home computer with privacy provisions. Preference will be given to candidates in the Windsor/Essex County area who are able to attend local events. Access to independent transportation may be required to attend community events.

Equity Focused Opportunities 

Carolinian Canada Coalition values diversity and inclusion at the heart of its values. We're proud to be an equity-focused employer. We encourage all qualified applicants, including Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities and members of sexual minority groups to apply.

Individuals who introduce and self-identify as First Nations, Metis or Inuit are strongly encouraged to apply. At CCC we value diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, however preferences will be given to qualified, Indigenous applicants. 


Carolinian Canada Coalition is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities; please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process. 

Application Process 

Interested candidates should:

  • email
  • include the subject line: CSJ2024 Communications Specialist
  • attach their cover letter and resume
  • Please ensure that you include your name and contact information in the email. 

We thank all candidates for their application, only those chosen for an interview will receive a reply.