Stewardship Coordinator

(Approx. 2 days (15 hours) per week – 13-month contract (until March 31, 2024) with the expectation of annual renewal) – Flexible within the Kootenay Region

Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP) is a partnership of 85 stewardship organizations, Indigenous communities, government and agricultural producers dedicated to conserving natural areas for Kootenay communities. The partnership coordinates and facilitates acquisitions, covenants and stewardship projects on private land. In addition, we work to build the technical and financial capacity of all of our partner organizations and serve as a network to encourage collaboration. We have a small and dedicated team of contractors working from a variety of Kootenay communities.

Purpose and General Description:

The Stewardship Coordinator will lead the development and implementation of innovative and targeted projects focused on achieving improved effectiveness of stewardship activities on private land throughout the Kootenay Region.  The Stewardship Coordinator will work closely with program staff and partner organizations to conduct outreach activities, perform property evaluations, provide project oversight and coordination, facilitate KCP Stewardship Committee meetings and Conservation Action Forums, implement the KCP Stewardship Framework, and further develop and coordinate stewardship activities across the region.

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Deadline to apply is February 9, 2023 noon PT.