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.

Senior Vice President, Conservation

Location: Washington, DC

The Senior Vice President, Conservation (SVP) provides leadership and oversight of all of SFI’s conservation programs. The SVP is the principal liaison with conservation organizations and leads collaborative efforts to conserve forested landscapes; and additionally guides the development of standards and programs to ensure the attainment of conservation objectives. The SVP works to build partnerships, grow the network of conservation organizations involved in the SFI Program, guide relevant research, and ensure the relevance of SFI’s work in promoting sustainable supply chains, responsible sourcing and ESG outcomes. The SVP oversees implementation of SFI’s Conservation Impact Project, and the Conservation Grants program, helping to conceive and negotiate projects, and additionally engage external stakeholders through management of the Sounding Board.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree in natural resources, environmental management/policy, or related field; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years working in forest conservation or related fields.
  • Knowledge of forestry issues essential.
  • Knowledge of forest certification an asset.
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Coordinator, Forest Education

Location: Flexible in Canada

This position will help SFI and PLT Canada by supporting the development of environmental and forest education resources, online learning, and activities in Canada. This work will help diversify and grow SFI’s Education, Forest Literacy and Career Pathways offerings to educators (classroom teachers and nonformal educators), natural resource professionals, families and caretakers, young professionals, employers, PLT Canada Partners and Facilitators.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree or equivalent lived experience in Education, Natural Resources/Forestry, or another relevant field that supports youth environmental learning.
  • 2+ years work experience in this field.
  • Demonstrated experience with youth-focused programs, projects, resources, tools, and concepts related to environmental education.
  • Experience delivering technology enhanced educational programs for school age students.
  • Public speaking skills and experience working with groups of all sizes, including virtual events through Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
  • Experience in the forestry or natural resource conservation sectors are a plus.
  • Project management experience a plus.
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Administrative Assistant

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Administrative Assistant will join our Operations and Finance team and will provide administrative office
functions at SFI and PLT Canada headquarters.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge and skills.
  • Minimum of 2 year of experience with administration in an office setting.
  • Bilingual English & French an asset.
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Human Resources Manager

Location: preference for Ottawa, Ontario, but flexible within Canada

The Human Resources Manager will join our Finance and Operations team and support human resources functions across the organization and provide services for employees based in Canada (approx. 25-30 employees). The Manager will collaborate closely with the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Coordinator in the US, and our Canadian outsourced payroll and benefits provider to serve all pillars of our growing organization.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required in human resource, business administration, accounting, organization psychology or related field, plus 4 years relevant professional experience, or a Master’s degree in a relevant area of study plus 2 years of relevant experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • Experience in a non-profit setting, or in forestry, education, or natural resources sector preferred;
  • HR certification (CHRP or other) preferred;
  • Experience advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility issues preferred
    Note: Applicants without the required education/experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered for a Coordinator-level role. If interested in a Coordinator role, please indicate that in the cover letter.
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Manager, Online Learning

Location: Flexible in Canada and US

The Online Learning Manager advances SFI’s mission by supporting its online learning and professional
development initiatives across all pillars of our work. This work will help diversify and grow SFI’s online offerings
to educators (classroom teachers and nonformal educators), natural resource professionals, families and
caretakers, young professionals, employers, PLT Coordinators and PLT Facilitators. This position reports to and
works closely with SFI’s Instructional Designer, Adult Learning.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a certificate in Instructional Design, Online Learning or related subject or master’s degree (completed or in progress) from an accredited college or university 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:
  • 2+ years of full-time working experience in an instructional technology/instructional designer or related role
  • Project management experience, working knowledge of Litmos LMS or other Learning Management Systems, working knowledge or experience with Open Badges and Micro-credentials, HTML and CSS, and Adobe InDesign, basic video editing skills, experience in environmental education, the K-12 environment or K-12 curriculum development.
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.