Working with the K’ómoks Nation towards Q’waq’wala7owkw on their unceded territory.

Working with the K’ómoks Nation towards Q’waq’wala7owkw on their unceded territory.

Comox Valley Project Watershed Society, an environmental stewardship group with a very visible public profile, is seeking a part-time Estuary Coordinator to coordinate our restoration and protection efforts on the K’omoks Estuary. This position is to fill in for our present Coordinator who is going on maternity leave.

General Duties:

This part time position will report to the Board of Directors of the Comox Valley Project Watershed Society through the chairperson of the Estuary Working Group. Working in a complementary fashion with the other organizations and sub committees of the Estuary Working Group (EWG) the Estuary Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate the meetings and communication of the EWG and its subcommittees – includes preparing Agendas and taking Minutes
  • Work with the other organizations, individuals and sub committees towards the restoration and protection of the K’omoks Estuary
  • Coordinate the budgets and fundraising of the EWG and its activities
  • Maintain the Estuary Stewardship portion of the Project Watershed website
  • Manage community way donations and spending in relation to Estuary projects


  • Degree or experience working in the environmental sector
  • Intermediate or better computer skills – familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Doc’s, Gmail, Powerpoint a must
  • Project management experience including budgeting, report writing, people management
  • Experience working with volunteers and a board of directors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in fundraising and proposal writing
  • Familiarity with website maintenance a plus
  • Available evenings or weekends if necessary

Employment Details:

  • Start date March 10th, 2014
  • Starting wage $25/hr
  • Minimum 12 hours/week up to 24 hours/week or more- will vary depending on the projects underway
  • The position initially runs for 1 year with the opportunity for reappointment

Send applications to:

Deadline for applications is February 19th, 2014