Rate: $15 ph for 8 weeks 

Start Date: May 30th

Hours: 35 hours per week 

Location: Remote (working from your home office)

Job Description

Working with EcoSociety staff and volunteers, the Assistant will work with community members in Trail and the Lower Columbia to engage the greater community to continue promoting regional tourism and supporting environmental protection. 

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing administrative systems and tools
  • Coordinating and training volunteers
  • Leading data entry sessions with volunteers
  • Supporting writing communications for EcoSociety’s website and social media
  • Supporting fundraising initiatives
  • Promoting EcoSociety and it’s programs 
  • Documenting EcoSociety events and programs.
  • Assisting in the transition of our Customer Relationship Management system to a new system which includes exporting and importing data lists, configuring and learning the new system and assisting other staff and volunteers in the transition. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for working to fulfill EcoSociety’s mission.
  • Experience working with data management. 
  • Team player and problem solver, but must be able to work independently.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communicator.
  • Comfortable and excited to promote EcoSociety’s work and fundraise from individuals.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Expert-Intermediate knowledge of: Microsoft Office, Google Drive, CMS, email management, excel, data management, wordpress.
  • Organizing skills must include: digital organizing, working in teams.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends (occasionally).
  • Connected to local community or strong desire to build connections in the community.
  • Understanding of climate, conservation, food and social justice issues.
  • Confidence to organize groups of volunteers through fundraising projects. 
  • Suitable home office during social distancing requirements.
  • Comfortable working on a computer 7 hours a day. 

Drivers licence is an asset.

This is a partially federally funded Canada Summer Jobs position, to be eligible, applicants must fit the following criteria:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*Foreign students are not eligible

To apply: If you meet the requirements and are really excited about this position, submit your cover letter and resume in pdf format no later than May 16th, 2020 to laura@ecosociety.ca  with the subject line reading “Admin Assistant Application.” 


Late submissions will not be accepted. We thank all those that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


EcoSociety is an equal opportunity employer.


Don’t we all wish our home offices had this view *Sigh* (see photo above)