Job Opportunities

Coastal Action is hiring!

It is that time of year again, when Coastal Action is looking for to hire on summer staff. This summer we have 7 positions to fill (May – August), and some of these positions may have the opportunity to continue into the fall. If you have a background or interest in biology, environmental science, or education these positions might be worth looking into. Deadline for submission is January 29, 2018.

For more information and job descriptions, click on the links below:

Morton Centre Education Summer Coordinator 2018

Watershed Projects Field Coordinator 2018

Watershed Projects Field Tech 2018

LaHave River Invasive Species Fisheries Tech 2018

American Eel Fisheries Tech 2018

Atlantic Whitefish Fisheries Tech 2018

Submissions will be sent to the Project Coordinator listed on the job descriptions. PDF format of resumes and cover letters are desirable.

Holiday Edition of the Coastal Chronicle

 

Happy Holidays from all of us here at Coastal Action!

It’s been a full year for us at Coastal Action, and we are looking forward to what 2018 will bring us.

Read about some updates on what we’ve been up to for the last couple of months, and get some great green tips on how to handle the holidays from our Holiday Edition of the Coastal Chronicle!

Coastal Chronicle – Autumn 2017

 

Coastal Action’s fall season is busy as ever with wrapping up the summer field projects and the beginning of after school programs and American Eel project.

Read through Issue 8 of our quarterly Coastal Chronicle to check out what we’ve been up to!

Coastal Chronicle – Summer 2017 Issue

Our summer season is always full of activity – new projects, kids programs, and outreach initiatives.

Take a look through Issue 7 of our quarterly Coastal Chronicle to check out what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up!

Canada 150 Project Student Job Opportunity

We’re hiring! 

Our Nova Scotia Heritage and Marine Stewardship Canada 150 Project is looking for a student to join the team! This position is in partnership with two other Nova Scotian organizations: Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) and Chester Race Week and will be part-time throughout the summer season with experience alongside all three partner organizations.

See here for full description: Canada 150 Internship Job Description

Please send Ariel Smith at ariel@coastalaction.org your resume to apply. Deadline May 24th, 2017.  

2017 Nova Scotia Youth Conservation Corp Positions Now Available!

LR: SHE004-JUL28(5) digger log

Hired Coastal Action Youth Conservation Corps performing in-stream restoration work in 2014.

 

Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation has once again partnered with the Clean Foundation and Nova Scotia Youth Conservation Corps program to hire two students for 9 weeks in the months of July and August 2017! This is a great opportunity that provides summer opportunities for valuable environmental experience.

There are two positions available under our Watershed Projects (LaHave River & Petite) which includes water quality monitoring, fish habitat and riparian restoration. There is also one position available for our Morton Center Environmental Education Programs as a Program Supporter assisting with program development and implementation.

 

 

See below listings for position specifics

Watershed Projects Field Intern (2 positions available)
Environmental Education Program Supporter (1 position available)

All candidates are to fill out an application 
on the Clean Foundation website
Application closes Midnight, May 24th. 

Coastal Action’s Dan MacPhail Memorial Bursary

Memorial Bursary 2015

Last years recipient, Bailey Silver, presented by Peter Mosher.

Are you a high school student planning on furthering your education in the field of Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Earth Science, or a similar program at the university or college level? If so, don’t miss out on the chance to be awarded a $500 bursary opportunity!

2017 Bursary Application

All applications must have signed remarks from their guidance councilors accompanied in their application. The deadline for application is Friday, April 28, 2017. All applications must be received at the Coastal Action office, either via mail, email, or fax, by the end of the day (4:00 pm) Friday, April 28, 2017.

For more information, please visit our Dan MacPhail Memorial Web Page.