Via Dr. David Sadoway at Kwantlen Polytechnic University:
Greenways for All – Engagement and Communication Lead
Trails Society of BC is a provincial organization operating on ancestral, traditional and unceded territories. We have been in operation since the mid 1990s working with the Trans Canada Trail to establish and develop The Great Trail (formally known as the Trans Canada Trail) in British Columbia.
Trails Society of BC (Trails BC) seeks a person to assist us with building partnerships; identify and address structural challenges; develop project opportunities; develop trails and active transportation policies; and increase our organization capacity.
This position will involve engaging with and building relationships with people living in Indigenous and rural communities and related organizations in BC to determine the need and opportunities for greenway trails for active travel and recreation throughout British Columbia. The contractor will initially focus on identifying barriers and solutions for provincial active travel, including both responding to the immediate needs related to COVID 19 and longer term projects and policies.
The successful candidate will have a mix of community engagement, organizational development, facilitation, communications and project management experience. They will work with the Board of Directors, Development contractor, consultants, the project Advisory Committee and engaged volunteers.
The mission of Trails Society of BC (TrailsBC) is to support public policy that makes quality trail experiences for active travel on trails in British Columbia. Our goal is to strengthen the Trails Society of BC advocacy role in the Province by increasing public awareness and building support for active recreation and transportation at the provincial level.
Engagement and other activities will occur via phone, conference call and email while COVID 19 restrictions are in place.Read more »