Summer Position with Greenways!


Job title

Conservation Project Assistant

Reports to

Operations Manager/Special Projects Manager

Job purpose

The Conservation Project Assistant is responsible for supporting Greenways Land Trust (GLT) staff and volunteers in their efforts to restore, sustain and protect natural areas and critical habitats, particularly ecological and recreational greenways, for the benefit of the Campbell River community. 

Duties and responsibilities

Projects include:

Assisting with GLT's Invasive Species Removal program and invasive species monitoring, Baikie Island Habitat Restoration, and Canada Goose Monitoring Program;

Assisting GLT's Volunteer Coordinator with the GLT Adopt-a-Trail program in the Beaver Lodge Forest Lands and supporting the delivery of school programs;

Providing public education through displays, flyers and brochures;

Maintaining equipment inventory and reorganizing storage facilities;

Writing news media releases, taking project and program photographs, updating website, updating email and membership mailing lists;

Support volunteers as needed in the office and in the field;

And other duties as requested by the Operations Manager and Special Projects Manager


  • Be under the age of 30, and have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • Related post-secondary education (such as environmental studies, natural sciences or education)
  • Strong interest in the outdoors
  • Passionate about working with an environmental non-profit
  • Valid Level 1 First Aid and access to own vehicle preferable

Applications due - April 22

Please NO Phone calls send questions to the below email

Send resume and cover letter to,

Attention: Erin Nowak

Subject: 2016 Summer Position

Due: As soon as possible - start date mid - May 

Greenways Land Trust

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