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Program Co-ordinator – ICE Network & Energy Efficiency Initiatives

Job Information
Author lumosenergy
Date January 30, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Indigenous Clean Energy
Salary To be negotiated - Per Hour
Location Ottawa, ON
Category Nonprofit
Contact Information


The Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise is a pan-Canadian not-for-profit platform which
advances Indigenous inclusion in Canada’s clean energy future. ICE’s initiative focus on building and
supporting Indigenous leadership, and broad-based collaboration with energy companies, utilities,
governments, development firms, cleantech innovators, academic sector, and capital markets. ICE is
guided by an Indigenous Advisory Council which provides oversight and input to ensure programming
brings the maximum amount of benefits for Indigenous peoples.

Our Mission is to stimulate collaboration that facilitates leadership by, and meaningful collaboration with,
Indigenous peoples in the transition to a clean energy future.

This drives us towards our vision of a collaborative, community-driven clean energy future respects the
rights of Indigenous peoples and enriches their communities.


Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise is seeking a Program Co-ordinator to support the ICE
Network and ICE’s emerging energy efficiency initiatives. The successful candidate will help bring the ICE
Network to life through active engagement of Network members, organizing content, and supporting
events. They will also provide research, analysis, and coordination support for ICE’s emerging national
energy efficiency initiatives. The successful candidate will be comfortable reaching out to partners and
contributors and have a strong ability to gather and synthesize information. Travel within Canada may be


Successful candidates will be expected to balance their time between network co-ordination, supporting
research and engagement, and other tasks as necessary.

Network co-ordination responsibilities include:

  • Welcoming new members to the Network and ensuring they have the support needed to use the platform effectively;
  • Building Network community by supporting members to connect with each other through the;
  • Working with ICE Network Director to identify specific content/activities to add and/or develop
    for the Network;
  • Supporting the CoLab Manager to carry out ICE Network CoLab events;
  • Writing communications to raise awareness of ICE Network activities; and
  • Ensuring proper curation of content on the ICE Network to ensure it remains well organized and
    easy to use.

Responsibilities related to the energy efficiency initiatives include:

  • Supporting the Project Manager to plan, organize, and carry out research projects;
  • Performing research and data collection including: detailed web research and phone/in-person
  • Working with the Project Manager to identify trends and key findings from data;
  • Communicating research findings in a visual and written way;
  • Planning and executing collaborative engagement sessions;
  • Coordinating participant involvement in sessions (invitations, registration, ensuring travel is
    arranged, etc.);
  • Capturing and synthesizing key take-aways and actions from engagements.
  • Travel across Canada may be required.


  • Previous experience working with First Nation, Métis, and Inuit communities is an asset
  • Experience building and support communities/networks of practice
  • Knowledge and/or experience with energy efficiency initiatives considered an asset
  • Demonstrated team player ready to take initiative within our small team environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable reaching out to partners
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and web tools (knowledge of Adobe
    Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign considered an asset but not necessary)
  • Able to travel across Canada for periods of 2 days to a week, if necessary
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset

Along with your resume, please submit a cover letter indicating why you are interested in the position
and highlighting the key skills you would bring to the role.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or interviewing, please advise if you require accommodation.

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