Job Opportunity: Youth Engagement Lead, Indigenous Climate Action

Position: 
Youth Engagement Lead
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 29, 2021
Location: 
Remote

Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) is looking for someone with passion, who enjoys working on a team, setting precedents, and is committed to true Indigenous Climate Justice to serve as its Youth Engagement Lead in a REMOTE full time position. ICA has no centralized office and all staff and employees work from various locations across the country. 

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Programs and the Executive Director of ICA, the Youth Engagement Lead will be responsible for developing and implementing youth engagement campaigns on behalf of ICA and in line with funding requirements.

The primary responsibility of the Youth Engagement Lead will be developing and implementing the youth-focused engagement program. This program will build the capacity of Indigenous youth and support participation in Indigenous-led climate solutions at the grassroots, regional, national and international levels. This position will require engagement with Indigenous youth ages 18-29, and Indigenous youth organizations and groups from across the country to carry out initiatives to promote Indigenous-led climate solutions and affirming Indigenous rights and knowledge while amplifying achievements through our media and communication campaign. Through this program, youth will increase their awareness of climate change, the benefits of utilizing Indigenous rights-based approach to climate solutions in their community, and build their personal and professional skills.

The Youth Engagement Lead will also support other youth engagement activities of ICA, including creating youth-focused communications, representing ICA at conferences, events, and mobilizations, working on the Indigenous rights climate justice campaign, supporting the Director of Programs with education and public engagement initiatives, and other duties as required.

Full job description & application instructions on the ICA website