Program Associate, BC Freshwater Initiative

Victoria, Vancouver, or Nanaimo, BC | One-year term | 20 hours/week | Apply by April 21

The purpose of the BC Freshwater Initiative, a project on Tides Canada’s shared platform, is to advance freshwater sustainability in British Columbia by supporting innovative projects and strategic collaboration. The BC Freshwater Initiative’s strategic goals include:

  • Supporting collaboration between freshwater funders, and with other organizations in B.C
  • Catalyzing innovative place-based watershed governance initiatives
  • Building the capacity of Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and leaders in freshwater governance

The Program Associate will work closely with and support the Project Director and Program Manager to implement the strategies and activities of the BC Freshwater Initiative. These activities include funding innovative watershed governance projects; capacity building for First Nations and community organizations engaging in watershed governance; and convening and supporting funding organizations that are working together to support freshwater protection.

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