Coordinator, Community Outreach & Education

101 Exchange Ave, Concord, ON L4K 5R6, Canada Req #1098
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = $36.68/hr, Max = $42.51/hr

Employment type: Temporary Contract

Duration of employment: 13 Months

Hours of work: 35 hrs/week

Work location: Head Office

Division: Education & Training

Business unit: Sustainable Communities

Travel: 20%

Remote Work: Hybrid



About TRCA:

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.


TRCA is considered the provincial leader in conserving, restoring, and managing natural resources to advance safe and sustainable development.


To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF or Word file prior to midnight on April 3, 2024.

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

The Coordinator, Community Outreach & Education is responsible for supporting the development, and coordination of assigned education, training and/or community-based programs, including liaising with internal and external stakeholders to effectively advance TRCA’s strategic goals.


Reporting to the Program Manager of Partners in Project Green’s energy performance programs, the Coordinator will deliver energy management and low carbon transportation programming that aims to help businesses capitalize on the social, environmental and financial benefits of carbon reduction initiatives.


Partners in Project Green is a community of leaders advancing environmental action and economic prosperity across the GTA. Comprised of businesses, government, institutions and utilities, PPG works to collectively advance social and environmental sustainability through knowledge sharing, technology and infrastructure implementation, and network building.  We help businesses lower operational costs while integrating environmental and social responsibility into their business models, and work in partnership with our municipalities to advance sustainability in the region as a whole.


Major Responsibilities:

  • With supervision, delivers programs and projects that result in measurable environmental improvements for business and government leaders. For example, conducting site level sustainability assessments and delivering energy conservation and low carbon transportation programs.
  • Develops networks of vendors/partners that can facilitate the implementation of energy management solutions by leveraging industry associations and existing networks.
  • Delivers workshops, programs, training and/or other types of educational activities in various forms, including business and other stakeholder forums.
  • Monitors, reports and tracks metrics related to event and program deliverables, while undertaking research into industry best practices.
  • Supports financial tracking and reporting as well as sustainability of metrics.
  • Supports the coordination of requests for comments on draft content and the preparation of project correspondence including agreements, audits, briefings, reports; receives, reviews and incorporates technical comments into relevant documents.
  • Meets with internal and external stakeholders as required to support the execution of programs and events.
  • Coordinates and consolidates information and data for grant proposals.


What will you need to succeed:

Education (degree/diploma/certifications/licenses)

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Environmental Studies, Business, Climate, Energy Management, or a related field
  • Valid Ontario Class G2 driver's license 



  • 2+ years of experience providing program coordinator or administration, relationship/ account management, program management, low carbon transportation, and energy and carbon management.
  • Experience working in interdisciplinary teams and in an urban sustainability context.


Knowledge/Skill/Ability - Competencies

  • Energy management, GHG calculation methodologies and low carbon transportation concepts, ideally related to the ICI sector
  • Familiarity with Zoom and other online event platforms
  • Business writing and grant writing
  • General knowledge of energy conservation and low carbon transportation policy, and energy incentive programs, in Ontario
  • Able to comprehend written documentation and procedural guidelines; skilled in writing clear correspondence (concise, logical, grammatically correct)  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate project status for various audiences.
  • Able to self-manage workload and prioritize tasks as an ongoing challenge in a frequently fluctuating workload and multiple deadlines. 
  • Demonstrates responsiveness to internal and external customer requests and needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify problems in a timely manner, seeking the appropriate level of support to solve issues.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite including online software such as MS teams, WebEx, and SharePoint.

What TRCA has to offer you:

As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values by demonstrating the following behaviours; integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare)


You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
  • Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top-Up Program.
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.



While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.


TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.


Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection, and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Manager of Records and Information, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (437) 880 2308.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Temporary Contract
  • Min Hiring Rate $36.68
  • Max Hiring Rate $42.51
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 20
  • Required Education Diploma
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  • 101 Exchange Ave, Concord, ON L4K 5R6, Canada