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Ecosystem Preservation and Restoration Board Member Specialist Help Safeguard Saskatoon’s Greenspaces

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area GPS 52.1004657,-106.7539449, George Genereux Urban Regional Park GPS 52.1089473,-106.7925807, Saskatoon, SK, S0K 1V0 [map]
1 hour / monthly
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Support environmental conservation at a non-profit environmental charity advocating forRichard St. Barbe Baker Park & George Genereux Park in Saskatoon. As Ecosystem Preservation and Restoration Board Member Specialist you will help liason community partners for the ecosystem preservation and restoration of Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Join Us as a Ecosystem Preservation and Restoration Board Member Specialist and Support Environmental Conservation! Act now!  Meetings are held virtually the second Thursday of the Month at 7:00 pm CST  Opportunities available for further on site, or place based engagements as they come up.

Organization: Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. Volunteer 

Responsibilities:

    Strategic Planning: Contribute to the development and implementation of strategic plans for the preservation and restoration of ecosystems within the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas.

    Ecological Assessment: Conduct thorough assessments of the current state of ecosystems, identifying areas for preservation and restoration efforts.

    Collaboration: Work closely with other board members, environmentalists, and community stakeholders to foster collaborative efforts in ecosystem preservation and restoration.

    Policy Advocacy: Advocate for policies that support and enhance ecosystem preservation and restoration initiatives at local, regional, and national levels.

    Educational Outreach: Develop and implement educational programs to raise awareness about the importance of ecosystem preservation and restoration within the community.

    Grant and Fundraising: Assist in securing funding through grants, donations, and partnerships to support ecosystem preservation and restoration projects.

    Monitoring and Evaluation: Establish monitoring mechanisms to track the progress and impact of preservation and restoration activities, making data-driven decisions.

    Community Engagement: Engage with the local community to involve residents in hands-on restoration efforts and foster a sense of environmental stewardship.

    Project Management: Oversee and manage specific ecosystem restoration projects, ensuring they align with the organization's goals and objectives.

    Networking: Build and maintain relationships with relevant organizations, agencies, and experts in the field of ecosystem preservation and restoration.


    Qualifications:

        Educational Background: Working towards, or achieved a degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, Conservation Biology, or a related field. Advanced degrees (Masters or Ph.D.) are highly desirable.

        Professional Experience: Substantial experience (at least 5 years preferable) in the field of ecosystem preservation and restoration, with a proven track record of successful projects and initiatives.

        Knowledge of Local Ecosystems: In-depth understanding of the local ecosystems, flora, and fauna within the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas, including knowledge of native and invasive species.

        Policy and Advocacy Skills: Familiarity with environmental policies and regulations at local, regional, and national levels. Experience in advocating for policies that support ecosystem preservation and restoration.

        Project Management: Proven ability to bring on board site managers
Certification or Education Required
Educational Background: Working towards, or achieved a degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, Conservation Biology, or a related field. Advanced degrees (Masters or Ph.D.) are highly desirable.

    Professional Experience: Substantial experience (at least 5 years preferable) in the field of ecosystem preservation and restoration, with a proven track record of successful projects and initiatives.

    Knowledge of Local Ecosystems: In-depth understanding of the local ecosystems
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Benefits to the Volunteer:

    Impactful Contribution: Make a meaningful difference by actively participating in initiatives that preserve and restore ecosystems, leaving a lasting impact on the environment.

    Professional Development: Enhance expertise in ecosystem management, restoration techniques, and environmental advocacy, contributing to personal and professional growth.

    Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals, environmental experts, and organizations
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