West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) is looking for a Climate Impacts Campaigner to join their team. Reporting to the program lead for WCEL’s Climate Program, the Climate Impacts Campaigner will support in organizing and educating at a local and provincial level on the probable impacts of climate change and how to prepare for and respond to them.

Responsibilities

  • Research and write materials and design tactics intended to communicate the local and/or costed risks of climate change;
  • Organize, design and host events to discuss climate risks and costs and approaches to building climate safety and resilience;
  • Work with the climate and communications teams, and allies, to develop and implement engagement strategies aimed at mobilizing public support for governments to track climate costs, implement climate adaptation measures and hold fossil fuel companies accountable for climate costs;
  • Coordinate quarterly e-newsletter and periodic action alerts related to West Coast’s climate program;
  • Convene and host meetings with partner organizations, allies, local governments and others to coordinate joint strategy;
  • Work with experts and community partners to quantify, spatialize and cost the impacts of climate change and/or the benefits and costs of climate adaptation;
  • Other related tasks assigned by Climate Program Lead.

About West Coast Environmental Law

West Coast Environmental Law harnesses the power of law to solve complex environmental challenges. For over 40 years, they have provided legal information, advice and support to British Columbians in every corner of the province seeking to protect their water, lands and air, while working at the provincial and national scale for systemic legal solutions to environmental problems.

The deadline to apply is Friday, July 31st, 2020. Please submit your CV and cover letter to admin@wcel.org. For more information, including job qualifications, view the job posting.