Environment Hamilton 2017
Potential candidates must be:
The assistant will help the Project Managers to develop and implement public education and outreach efforts focused on engaging community members in conversations about walkability/ bikeability in urban Hamilton. Efforts will include raising public awareness about the challenges of walking and cycling in downtown neighbourhoods and engaging pedestrians and cyclists in conversations about exploring potential solutions to barriers and challenges. The assistant will also help with design charrettes and assessments of walking and cycling infrastructure.
The assistant will help the Project Manager to develop and implement public education and outreach efforts focused on adaptation and mitigation of climate impacts in Hamilton. Efforts will include raising public awareness regarding climate and storm water impacts, the importance of compact urban form for mitigation of climate impacts, and the importance of active transportation (walking & cycling) and public transit in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
HAMILTON EAST – STONEY CREEK:
The assistant will work with the Project Manager on the organization’s air-related initiatives including: helping to recruit and train volunteers for the Bicycle Air Monitoring Project, engaging volunteers in the neighbourhood-focused Trees Please project, and helping to organize and implement a tree lichen monitoring effort. The Assistant will also raise community awareness about local causes of poor air quality including transportation and stationary sources and how exposure to these sources can be minimized.
Cover letters and resumes should be submitted to Lynda Lukasik, Executive Director of Environment Hamilton