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Canvas Director Job description - Sierra Club

From: Sierra Club of Canada <sierra@web.net>

The Sierra Club of Canada (SCC) is presently seeking a dynamic individual to
fill the newly created position of National Office Canvass Director.  The
position will run full-time on contract-basis (with potential to become a
permanent position) throughout the summer.

Active in Canada since the late 1960's, the SCC is a non-profit
environmental organization.  Our goal is to develop a diverse, well-trained
grassroots network working to protect the integrity of global ecosystems.
With campaigns focusing on climate change, genetic engineering, pesticides,
endangered species and ecosystems, forestry and nuclear phase-out, the
national office has been established in Ottawa since 1989.
This will be the Sierra Club's first local canvas operation.

Some of the specific tasks s/he will undertake include:

* hiring and training of canvas crew
* maintenance of records
* direction of daily canvass operations
* distribution of information regarding SC campaigns and initiatives
* financial responsibilities

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with the
following characteristics:

* have a high degree of organization, mobilization and time management
* previous canvas experience
* strong communication, conflict resolution and teambuilding skills
* familiarity with the SCC and its campaigns
* bilingualism would be considered a strong asset

Applications deadline: May 12, 1999

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to:
Leslie Dickout
Sierra Club of Canada
412-1 Nicholas St. Ottawa
Ontario K1N 7B7
Phone: 613-241-4611      Fax: 613-241-2292        Email: d-leslie@comnet.ca

We thank all who apply. Only candidates selected for an interview will be

John Purkis
Special Projects Coordinator/Organizational Analyst
Sierra Club of Canada National Office
412-1 Nicholas St.
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada    K1N 7B7
voice: (613) 241-4611         fax: (613) 241-2292      email: sierra@web.net

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