POSITION:Environmental Awareness Patrols

The project involves raising citizens’ awareness about environmental issues, such as sustainable water management (water conservation and stormwater management), the importance of urban forest (emerald ash borer, tree canopy, urban heat island effect) and responsible waste management. The patrollers will take part in the Patrouille verte (May 30 to August 15). The patrols, associated with the eco-quartiers or another local organization, will consist of full-time CEGEP or University students in a field related to environmental sciences.

From May 30 to August 15, 2016)

$13.00 per hour, for 32 hours a week.

Job description:
Inform and raise residents’ awareness on best environmental practices, including waste management (green waste collection, organic waste collection), stormwater management (downspout disconnection, rainwater harvesting), and protection and conservation of the urban forest (tree planting activities, emerald ash borer). Work consist of different activities such as foot and bike patrols, information booths, door-to-door visits, activities in day camps, and other events. Patrollers receive a complete formation on the aforementioned subjects and participate in field activities to acquire complementary knowledge on these topics.

• must be between 17 AND 30 YEARS OLD (INCLUSIVELY) at the start of employment;
• have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
• be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
• be legally entitled to work in Canada according to relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations;
• be enrolled in studies related to the environment, communication, political studies or a related field.

• Employment experience related to environment, nature, ecology, urbanism, horticulture;
• Work experience in teams,
• Experience in group animation;
• Bilingualism;
• Demonstrated interest in social sciences, community organizations or not-for-profit organizations;
• Experienced cyclist.

The Regroupement des Éco-quartiers adheres to equal access employment principles and encourages women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible or ethnic minorities to apply.

How to apply:
Send your Curriculum Vitae with a letter of introduction specifying the work sectors you prefer (see following document), indicate that you are between 17 and 30 years old, that you are registered as a full-time student and that you wish to return to full-time studies.

Send your application via email:

Closing date: May 23, 2016

Preferred Work Sectors

1. Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Saint-Laurent
2. Côte-des-Neiges/NDG, Côte-Saint-Luc, Ville de Mont-Royal, Outremont
3. Dorval, Lachine
4. Le Sud-Ouest, Verdun, Ville-Marie
5. Pierrefonds-Roxborro, Ile Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève, Kirkland, Beaconsfield;
6. Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles, Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
7. Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Saint-Léonard, Villeray-St-Michel-Parc-Extension, Montreal-Nord