We’re Hiring! Senior Deep Engagement Organizer

Title: Senior Deep Engagement Organizer Start Date: As soon as possible Terms: Permanent, full-time 40hrs/week Salary: $60,000, performance-based raise considered after first 6 months Location: Flexible Job description: Neighbours United, (formerly known as West Kootenay EcoSociety) is a non-profit community-driven organization that brings together local residents to protect the natural…

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We’re Hiring! Deep Engagement Organizer

Title: Deep Engagement Organizer Start Date: As soon as possible Terms: Permanent, full-time 40hrs/week Salary: $50,000, performance-based raise considered after first 6 months Location: Flexible Job description: Neighbours United, (formerly known as West Kootenay EcoSociety) is a non-profit community-driven organization that brings together local residents to protect the natural environment…

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Montreal Biodiversity Summit Defends Nature

Here’s what happened at the Montreal UN Biodiversity Summit After two weeks of representatives from 196 countries negotiating at the 15th United Nations Conference of the Parties on biological diversity, ​​there is an agreement on a Global Biodiversity Framework, the Kunming-Montreal Agreement. Countries agreed to protect at least 30% of global lands and waters, respect the rights of Indigenous…

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Thank you for making our Deep Engagement Canvassing possible

Our deep engagement canvassing program is wrapping up its third year and we owe that all to you. We started deep canvassing to talk with people who have polarized views on climate change to find common ground. This year, our team of staff and volunteers had meaningful conversations with over 500 people in Cranbrook, and hundreds in Trail. By having these deep listening conversations 1 in 3 people…

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Ben’s story

#BringbackFarmstoFriends Ben Glickman of Bitcoin Central is a sponsors of our Farms to Friends program. The Farms to Friends program has provided fresh, locally-grown produce weekly to children, families, seniors, and single parents in need. We've provided over 200 people across the region access to healthy, fresh food weekly and have invested over $200,000 into the local economy through local…

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And the winner is ….

This week we’ve had two big wins at Neighbours United. We won an award for our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion work and exceeded our Giving Tuesday fundraising challenge goal. Thank you for being part of these successes! Neighbours United is Charity Village’s 2022 Best Nonprofit Employer - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Under 20 Staff)🎉🎉🎉 We were honoured to be nominated alongside great…

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The Results Are In…

On October 15th British Columbians will head to the polls in this month's 2022 General Local Elections. Local governments have a big responsibility. From defending local drinking water from development, supporting the development of local food security strategies, and transitioning to renewable energy sources to name a few.  We know these issues matter to you which is why we sent questions to…

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A Weekend in the Wild 🐾

Join us for a weekend in the wild On Saturday, September 10 at 10 am, in collaboration with the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society we will be learning how to weave with the inert leaves of invasive yellow flag iris along the shores of Kootenay Lake in beautiful Nelson B.C. This is a free event, but registration is required. There are only a few spaces remaining. Register now to secure your…

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The Farms to Friends Back to School Fundraiser begins today!

Together, we can level the playing field for children in need. It’s that time of year when children are getting geared up to meet their new teachers and classmates, make new friends, and begin learning the new year’s curriculum. Parents are making sure their children are equipped to take on the new school year by buying new clothes, school supplies, lunch, and healthy snacks. For many parents,…

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We’re hiring: Research and Engagement Coordinator

Title: Research and Engagement Coordinator Start Date: No later than October 17th, 2022 Terms: Full-time, 40 hours per week, 1 year contract with possibility to extend; $41,600-45,500 annually (dependent on experience) Location: Remote; any location in BC, West Kootenay location preferred Job description Neighbours United, (formerly known as West Kootenay EcoSociety) is a non-profit…

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