Current employment opportunities:

About Green Venture: 

We are an established and impactful non-profit environmental organization that works to empower Hamiltonians to implement greener practices in their homes and communities to make our city a climate champion. We operate out of EcoHouse – a 1850s farmhouse in east Hamilton with 2 acres of gardens, and sustainable living demonstrations. Our team is focused on making positive environmental action happen every day and we use creativity, practical tools, and demonstrating environmental action to engage our community to achieve our mission. We are building our team to support our strategic objectives.

Energy Projects and Social Enterprise Coordinator

Position type: Full time, 35 hours per week

Number of positions: 1

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, with flexible work from home

About the Position: 

The Energy Projects & Social Enterprise Coordinator will oversee Green Venture’s home energy social enterprise operations, including Energuide, Winterproofing and Energy Efficiency Education by blending business management skills with a passion for affecting positive environmental change and community impact. 

The Coordinator will be an effective business manager to expand, develop and grow our energy services and initiatives, an outstanding communicator to promote energy efficiency and develop relationships with a diverse set of community partners, including residential homeowners, retrofit contractors, utilities, and governments, a detail-oriented customer relations administrator to deliver excellent customer service, solve client issues, and provide continuous improvement in customer relationship management, and an effective team player to work collaboratively with team members, with an emphasis on leadership and  problem-solving. 

We are looking for someone with:

  • Undergraduate degree in business management, administration, humanities, or environmental sustainability;
  • Experience in business or project management, including budgeting, developing operational and marketing plans, and evaluation; 
  • Strong communication and organizational skills; 
  • Strong networking, community engagement, relationship-building, and partnership development experience; 
  • Enthusiastic and creative self-starter, with demonstrated initiative, adaptability, and problem-solving skills; 
  • Experience developing RFPs, RFQs, and applying for grants to support projects; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and support staff and volunteers; 
  • Expertise in the field of energy policy, climate change, building science, renewable energy, green building standards, and net-zero technologies. 

Terms of Employment:

  • Full-time, 12-month contract, with the possibility of extension subject to funding. 
  • Salary range of $35,000 to $42,000 with extended health benefits plan including life insurance.
  • 35 hours per week, with occasional evening and weekend work required. 
  • Successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Reference Check.
  • Meet eligibility requirements of the Science and Technology Internship 

(If link doesn’t work: https://eco.ca/environmental-professionals/employment-funding-and-job-board/apply-for-job-funding/)

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter, resume and list of professional references in one PDF file to contact@greenventure.ca, specifying the Job Title in the subject line, no later than midnight, Monday August 30, 2021. Please indicate if you are pre-approved as an Science and Technology Intern ECOCanada job candidate in your cover letter.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Video or phone interviews will be scheduled during business hours.  We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Green Venture is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code as requested.

Registered Energy Advisors in Training

Position type: Full time, 35 hours per week

Number of positions: 2

Location: Hamilton, Ontario and GTA/Niagara, with flexible work from home

About the Position: 

The Registered Energy Advisor in Training will join a dedicated team working directly with clients to support their home energy retrofit projects and provide technical and administrative support as we work with a diverse set of community partners, including residential homeowners, retrofit contractors, utilities, and governments to help our community become more energy efficient and reduce the impact of climate change. 

The REA in Training will receive Energuide Energy Advisor training courses to prepare to write NRCan’s Registered Energy Advisor exams, as well as time for job shadowing, independent study, and training audits. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic professional with a passion for working on climate change solutions and the field of energy efficiency, an excellent communicator with previous customer service experience, and a multi-tasker with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma  in a relevant field.
  • Education or experience in the construction trades, building science, or home inspection would be considered an asset.
  • Expertise in the field of energy policy, climate change, renewable energy, green building standards, and net-zero technologies.
  • 1-2 years of customer service, marketing, program promotion, and partnership development experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Computer proficiency including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Enthusiastic and creative self-starter, with demonstrated initiative, adaptability, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team with support staff and volunteers, and to build relationships with a variety of partners and stakeholders.  
  • Class G driver’s license and clean driving record with access to a vehicle

Terms of Employment:

  • Full-time, 6-month contract, with the possibility of extension subject to funding. 
  • Salary range of $35,000 to $42,000 (per annum pro-rated) with extended health benefits plan including life insurance.
  • 35 hours per week, with occasional evening and weekend work required. 
  • Successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Reference Check.
  • Meet eligibility requirements of the Science and Technology Internship 

(If link doesn’t work: https://eco.ca/environmental-professionals/employment-funding-and-job-board/apply-for-job-funding/)

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter, resume, and list of professional references in one PDF file to contact@greenventure.ca, specifying the Job Title in the subject line, no later than midnight, Monday September 13, 2021. Please indicate if you are pre-approved as a Science and Technology Internship ECOCanada job candidate in your cover letter.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Video or phone interviews will be scheduled during business hours.  We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Green Venture is an equal opportunity employer, and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code as requested.

Environmental Education Coordinators

Position type: Full time, 35 hours per week

Number of positions: 2

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, with flexible work from home

About the Position: 

The Environmental Education Coordinator will design and deliver environmental education programming to children from Kindergarten to Grade 12, including creating Community Science projects for students across Hamilton to participate in, with the goal of engaging youth in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Possible areas of focus include urban forestry/tree health, invasive species, water quality, and green infrastructure.

The successful candidate will be an experienced community educator to develop and deliver environmental education outreach programming, an engaging and creative communicator with a passion for empowering community and youth environmental action, and a collaborative and flexible team-player.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Post-secondary education and/or professional experience in the fields of science and/or education.
  • A working knowledge of current environmental issues, particularly as they relate to climate change.
  • A deep interest in environmental protection.
  • Enthusiastic and creative self-starter, with demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Google Suite, social media content creation and management, digital communication tools and strategies, and design software (e.g. WordPress, MailChimp, Photoshop, Canva) and in mobile data collection technology.
  • Experience delivering education programs, community presentations, and/or workshops to children or adults.
  • Experience working with diverse groups and building community.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing situations.
  • Class G driver’s licence and clean driving record and access to a vehicle, or alternative way to get around the city.
  • Valid Emergency First Aid + CPR certification an asset.
  • Must be able to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Police Reference Check upon acceptance of the position.

Additional requirements: 

These positions are funded through grants from the Clean Foundation (in partnership with Natural Resources Canada) Science Horizons and EcoCanada Science and Technology Internship which have the following requirements of the applicants:

  • No more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship 
  • Graduated from a post-secondary program and not in school full time
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person granted refugee status in Canada

Terms of Employment:

  • Full-time, 9-month contract, with the possibility of extension subject to funding.
  • Salary range of $35,000 to $42,000 (per annum pro-rated) with extended health benefits plan including life insurance.
  • 35 hours per week, with occasional evening and weekend work required. 

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter, resume, and list of professional references in one PDF file to contact@greenventure.ca, specifying the Job Title in the subject line, no later than midnight, Monday August 30, 2021. Please indicate if you are pre-approved as an ECOCanada or Clean Foundation job candidate in your cover letter.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Video or phone interviews will be scheduled during business hours.  We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Green Venture is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code as requested.

Registered Energy Advisors

About the Opportunity: 

We are continually looking for Registered Home Energy Advisors to join our team.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge or experience in Building Science, Home Construction or Home Inspections
  • Excellent customer service skills as well as a professional manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, highly organized, attention to detail with a positive attitude and interest in the Energy and Environment sectors
  • Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Highly developed math and computer skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel and Web Based Applications with an aptitude to learn internal software and relevant applications

Further Requirements and Qualifications

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter and resume in one PDF file to the Executive Director, Giuliana Casimirri, contact@greenventure.ca, specifying the Job Title in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Video or phone interviews will be scheduled during business hours. Please include with your cover letter and resume a list of professional references. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Green Venture is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code as requested.