Regional Coordinator, York Region ON- Reconnection Project - Environmental Defence

Sep 02, 2024
Various Locations, Ontario


Regional Coordinator, York Region ON- Reconnection Project


About the Role

Environmental Defence Canada (EDC) is a leading Canadian environmental advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities. EDC is looking for a Regional Coordinator that would support our efforts to engage communities in York Region (Aurora, Georgina, King City, Markham, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Vaughan, Newmarket). This is a 2 year contract role which is part-time with about 8-16 hours per week at a rate of $24 an hour. 

Purpose of the Role

We know that community connection and civic engagement is at the heart of real and effective environmental change. By connecting people with nature and neighbors, we can build more resilient communities in a changing climate. The Regional Coordinator would be leading Outreach cohorts and supporting our efforts to engage communities regarding gardening, hiking, biking, food security or anything else they’d like to see within their neighborhood. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Conducting outreach to local groups

  •  Mapping out all potential events where we can participate 

  •  Participating in and/or leading events with availability in the evenings and on weekends

  • Liaising with city/town staff for event coordination as needed

  • Interacting with the general public through email and in-person

  •  Plan and/or execute canvassing and other message deployment efforts

  •  Participating in message development

  •  Creating content for monthly newsletters

  •  Identify tactics that will help in recruiting supporters to this effort and building a volunteer network

  • Submit invoices and keep track of expenses



This role is based in York, ON and requires access to a vehicle.


To apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter via 

We will keep the posting live until the position is filled.


Environmental Defence embraces equity and diversity and is committed to a workplace that is enriched by the people, needs and desires of Canada’s diverse community. We thank all candidates in advance for their application, but only those contacted for an interview will receive a reply.

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