CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES AT SFI

SFI Inc. is proud to provide our employees with a collaborative, dynamic, and rewarding professional experience, with a competitive compensation and benefits package and growth opportunities. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and being an equal opportunity employer. Our team represents a broad range of cultures, education, disciplines, and work and life experiences, and we strive to leverage these differences in our daily work. We will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We believe in creating an empowered and supportive team that is committed to advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaborations.

SFI is currently looking for the following job position(s).

Coordinator, Program Accounting

Location: Flexible within Canada

PLT Canada’s Coordinator, Program Accounting  will join our Operations and Finance team and support accounting and reporting on various funding agreements. This position will play a pivotal role in supporting PLT Canada’s Green Jobs programs that provide work experiences and career supports for thousands of young professionals across Canada.
Education and experience requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in finance, accounting and compliance;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a not-for-profit organization;
  • Experience in working with Canadian federal government grants and agreements preferred.
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Communications & Marketing Intern

Location: Flexible within Canada (Remote)

 The Communications and Marketing Intern will leverage the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) brand positioning across all communications and support SFI and Project Learning Tree (PLT) communications and marketing efforts, including drafting and editing a variety of communications (social media posts, blogs and articles, newsletters and e-blasts, etc.), conducting research, and coordinating projects. 
Essential Job Functions:
  •  Draft, schedule (SproutSocial), and monitor social media posts (Facebook and Twitter). 
  • Research, outline, and draft articles and blogs for use in email newsletters, etc. 
  • Create performance reports and highlight industry trends and best practices. 
  • Support the production of newsletters and e-blasts, including collecting and writing content, sourcing images, editing, and formatting (MailChimp.) 
  • Support coordinating regular updates to a centralized communications calendar. 
  • Support issue stakeholder research and media outreach. 
  • Support cross-pillar project management, including taking meeting notes and coordinating deadlines. 
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Online Learning Intern

Location: Flexible within Canada (Remote)

The Online Learning Intern advances SFI’s mission by supporting its online learning and professional development initiatives. This work will help grow SFI’s online offerings to educators (classroom teachers and nonformal educators), natural resource professionals, PLT State Coordinators and PLT Facilitators. 
Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university (currently enrolled or completed) in Instructional Design, Educational Media and Technology, Adult Education, Environmental Education, or related subject. 
  • Working proficiency in Articulate 360, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), telework software and applications, and project management applications. 
  • Desirable: Working knowledge of Litmos LMS or other Learning Management Systems, HTML and CSS, and Adobe InDesign. 
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Sustainable Products Intern

Location: Flexible within Canada (Remote)

The Sustainable Products Intern support the integrity of the SFI program through the collection and organization of sustainable forest products information. This position would support SFI’s work to increase global relevancy and responsible forestry by doing research to strategically increase use of the SFI logo. Additionally, this position will involve assisting SFI staff with projects, as needed, related to Green Infrastructure, Urban Forestry, and Communications. 
Education/Experience Requirements:
  • College or University degree 
  • At least 1 year of experience in independent research or data collection work 
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Intern, Marketing & Publicity

Location: Flexible within Canada (Remote)

The PLT Intern, Marketing & Publicity Coordinator will help develop and execute targeted marketing and publicity campaigns using many types of communication tools and strategies. He/she will support a Back-to-School campaign for Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide. He/she will also help formulate and execute public relations campaigns to create positive buzz surrounding the launch of Discover Nature. He/she will work in conjunction with PLT’s Education Products manager, PLT/SFI’s Communications and creative teams and (TBD) a PR agency to develop materials, draft press releases, distribute promotional content, and act as an in-house contact for media responses. 
Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field. 
  • Two years’ experience in marketing and/or public relations is preferred. 
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Indigenous Opportunities, Intern

Location: Flexible within Canada (Remote)

The Indigenous Opportunities Intern will support PLT Canada’s Sr. Director of Indigenous and Youth Relations in fostering positive, respectful relationships with Indigenous Peoples and other SFI Network partners, to ensure that PLT Canada’s programs and initiatives respond to real needs and are delivered in an appropriate and effective manner. 
Preferred Education/Experience Requirements:
  • High-school diploma required, a post-secondary diploma or degree in Community Development, Indigenous Studies, Education, Forestry, Natural Resources Management or related fields is preferred. 
  • At least one year of experience working with Indigenous youth, communities or organizations in a professional or volunteer capacity required. 
  • Direct experience with forest-based community development is an asset. 
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.