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About Us

We work to progress community-scale solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our time – Climate Change, Habitat Fragmentation, Biodiversity Loss, Wildlife, Water, Waste, and anything else that comes up or comes our way. We work independently and with others to connect people with nature and build more sustainable communities.

Every member of our small but dedicated team has the opportunity to create change from within the programs they work on. Whether inspiring future generations to care about the environment, helping people grow local organic food, or supporting the community to reduce waste, we find ways to connect with the things people care about and focus on finding shared values as a route to changing behaviours and shifting unsustainable cultural norms.

Current job openings at AWARE Whistler

Interested in joining a fun team that loves nature, cares about all things environmental and is passionate about building a sustainable community? AWARE is looking for driven, accountable and knowledgeable individuals to join our team. We are currently recruiting the following year-round, seasonal and casual positions:

Posting# Posting Closing Status
21-01-a Climate Action Assistant – Starting May, 2021 March 30, 2021 Open
21-01-b Climate Action Assistant – Starting August, 2021 March 30, 2021 Open

*Note that to be applicable for either of the above positions, applicants must:

  • 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 for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter by email to info@awarewhistler.org. We thank all applicants for their interest – however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

What we’re looking for

We believe the following skills, strengths and interests will help you thrive on our team:

  • Accountability – you work hard, have fun and take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work – you get things done and you don’t need someone looking over your shoulder
  • Consultation – you understand the value of partnership and understand how to work with others to identify and resolve complex and sensitive issues
  • Research and analysis – you can examine data, grasp the issues, and draw conclusions to ultimately solve problems
  • Self-directed – you thrive in a self-directed environment – enabling growth and success isn’t something you wait for other people to do
  • Communication – you can clearly and accurately convey information to a variety of audiences using the tools necessary, engaging people to ensure the message is understood while being yourself and a net generator of positive energy
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking – you develop fresh ideas that provide solutions for communities and people facing complex challenges

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