Labrador Coordinator (Protected Areas Association of NL)

Protected Areas Association of NL (PAA) seeks a Labrador Coordinator to assist in the establishment of Eagle River Provincial Park.  Position to be based in Labrador.

PAA seeks an energetic, outgoing person for community outreach, participation in public meetings/events, organizing public meetings and presentations to schools and other groups, communicating PAA’s position and mandate to other organizations, representing PAA as a liaison with other non-profit groups, community groups, and government agencies.

This person will be the public representative of PAA in Labrador, will develop outreach materials, write correspondence and articles for media, work on the designation of Eagle River Provincial Park, handle general inquiries pertaining to Labrador and distribute PAA promotional material at local conferences, workshops and fairs.

The Labrador Coordinator will build PAA membership base in Labrador, work with the PAA team in project and organizational planning, prepare input for proposals/reports, maintain knowledge base on Labrador including local resource use, possible resource conflicts and local industry issues.

This position will be a one year contract and is a Job Creation Partnership pending funding, with the possibility of extension.  Applicants must be EI eligible. Those from the Cartwright area with a good knowledge of the Eagle River and a conservation background will receive preference.

Application deadline:  June 10th, 2011

Please send cover letter, resume and two references to:

Ruth (Godden) French by email at

PAA will contact only those who are being considered for an interview.