Helpful links

I’ve put some links here that I’ve found that I find helpful for finding ecology (and environmental education) jobs and volunteer opportunities.

Canada

Work Cabin (Canada’s largest eco-focused Environmental Job site): http://www.workcabin.ca/

Goodworks Canada (can receive daily emails from them-lots of volunteer opportunities on here as well): http://www.goodwork.ca/

ECO Canada: http://www.eco.ca/viewjobs/

Institute for Applied Biology: http://appliedeco.org/get-involved

Ducks Unlimited: http://www.ducks.ca/who-we-are/careers/

Nature Conservancy of Canada: http://www.natureconservancy.ca/en/who-we-are/work-with-us/ (they have internships for students as well!)

 

PEI

Island Nature Trust: http://www.islandnaturetrust.ca/get-involved/programs (I know they are always looking for piping plover volunteers in the summer!)

Sierra Club Atlantic: http://atlantic.sierraclub.ca/en/wild-child (The ‘Wild Child’ program is more in the field of environmental education)

Nature PEI: http://naturepei.ca/get-involved/ (this is a community-based organization, but there are a few links here for some other projects)

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory: http://www.peptbo.ca/staying-at-the-point-c13.php

 

Maritimes

Huntsman Marine Sciences Center: http://www.huntsmanmarine.ca/subcontents/id/15/sid/39

Atlantic Bird Observatory: http://landscape.acadiau.ca/abo/vstuff/positions.html

Bon Portage Island: http://www.acadiau.ca/~dshutler/PIsland (offers a Field Naturalist course through Acadia University)

 

Alberta

Alberta Biodiversity monitoring institute: http://www.abmi.ca/abmi/jobs/jobs.jsp

Alberta Society of Professional Biologists: http://www.aspb.ab.ca/jobs

 

British Columbia

BCCF (British Columbia Conservation Foundation): http://www.bccf.com/opportunities/employment

Bamfield Marine Sciences Center: http://www.bms.bc.ca/information/jobs/index.html

Salmon Coast Field Station: http://salmoncoast.org/

Raincoast Education Society: http://raincoasteducation.org/about-raincoast-education-society/employment

 

Ontario

Ontario Job board: http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Search.aspx

Ontario Nature: http://www.ontarionature.org/jobs.php

Matawa Environmental Services Group: http://www.matawa.on.ca/department/employment/

 

 

North America

Ornithological Societies of North America: http://www.osnabirds.org/Jobs.aspx

Texas AM Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board: http://wfscjobs.tamu.edu/job-board/

Wildlife job search: http://www.pherkad.com/jobs.html

 

Social Media

If you have social media, it can also be a great way to find environmental jobs easily. For twitter, follow organizations like: work cabin, Parks Canada, Ducks Unlimited, Nature Conservancy, etc. For facebook, you can ‘like’ Work Cabin and any of the other organizations listed above. You can also ask to join the “Jobs in Environmental Studies and Ecology @ UVic” group (it’s great!).

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