The Yukon Environmental Network (YTEN) supports, facilitates and advances the work of its member groups to protect the earth and promote ecologically sounds ways of life, through: alliance building; capacity building; effective government liaison; and public education.
The Interim Coordinator’s responsibilities are to oversee and manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations of YTEN, which includes the following duties.
- Meet requirements of deliverables as per the Memorandum of Understanding with the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) which includes:
- Producing final quarterly update for 2007-08
- producing 2007-8 activity report
- producing 2007-8 financial report
- participating in monthly teleconferences
- Produce weekly e-bulletin and respond to information requests from member groups.
- Liaise with YTEN Board: coordinate meetings, prepare agenda and minutes, communicate with Board and keep Board informed of relevant matters in a timely fashion, and ensure Board and YTEN policies are carried out.
- Manage budget and finances: maintain accurate and current records of all financial transactions, including electronic spreadsheets and paper files; reconcile bank statements; deposit cheques in the bank; issue receipts and invoices; produce financial statements for Board; prepare annual financial statement for the Yukon Registrar of Societies, for the Canadian Environmental Network and Revenue
- Organize YTEN Annual General Meeting 2007-08 and produce relevant documentation.
- Undertake a needs assessment and evaluation of YTEN/RCEN’s role in the
and prepare a summary report. Terms of reference, time line and budget to be determined in consultation with YTEN Board. Yukon
- Manage and maintain YTEN’s paper files (active binders, filing cabinet + two boxes of archived files). Ensure regular back-up and safekeeping of YTEN’s electronic files.
- Serve on the Environmental Training Trust Fund Board.
Skills and Experience Requirements:
- able to provide office space (negotiable)
- strong administrative skills
- proven experience with financial management (and/or financial, bookkeeping course work)
- strong verbal & written communication skills
- experience producing and delivering public communications (e.g. print or electronic newsletters, advertising, website content & design, etc.)
- strong organizational skills
- knowledge of local and/or national/international environmental issues & organizations
- strong time management skills
- comfortable working independently and managing own work load
- comfortable collaborating with a team
The following skills and experiences are assets:
- experience working within or with non-profit societies
- experience working with Boards or Steering Committees
- experience organizing events
- experience working with or within government departments & agencies
- experience with writing & preparing grant proposals
Current wage is $18 per hour.
Part-time – currently 12 hours per week.