Job and Volunteer Opportunities, Clubs and Organizations

There are a number of web-based sources with environmental job postings.  Participation in the environmental community is the best way to develop much needed connections in the job world. In particular, volunteering your time shows determination and initiative, setting an applicant apart from the rest. It makes you known to the community and provides one with key employment skills and experience. The following links offer volunteer opportunities, as well as a variety of clubs and organizations that may help you in your search for participation.

Employment Opportunities

People and Planet Friendly - GoodWork Canada  http://www.goodworkcanada.ca/

Work Cabin http://workcabin.ca/

Environmental Careers Organization Canada (ECO) has a wealth of information about environmental careers, career trends, and environmental education and training programs, as well as a job board. 
http://www.eco.ca/Portal/default.aspx

Charity Village Non-Profit Work Search Engine
http://www.charityvillage.com/applicant/jobs.asp 

Ejobs: This site provides specialized listings for environmental employment in Canada and the U.S.
http://www.ejobs.org/

Jobs with the Federal Government 

Environment Canada's employment page
http://www.ec.gc.ca/jobs_e.html

Environment Canada's Youth Internships in Science
http://www.ec.gc.ca/sci_hor

Jobs with the Ontario Government

There are summer jobs available at the Ministry of Environment and other ministries through the Summer Experience Program. Visit their website at: http://www.gov.on.ca/MBS/english/summer/exp_over.html/

Regular summer student hiring is done at the Branch or Region level in various ministries. It is advised that you submit a resume/covering letter to the manager of the branch or region in which you are interested. Names and addresses of managers can be obtained from the Ontario Government Directory/KWIC Index available at any public library or government office of online at: http://www.infogo.gov.on.ca/

There are career opportunities with the Ministry of Environment. Visit their website at: http://www.ene.gov.on.ca

There are two-year internships available with the various ministries of the Ontario government. Visit their website at: http://www.internship.gov.on.ca

Other youth employment opportunities are available with the Ontario government. Visit the website: http://www.gov.on.ca/mbs/english/government/jobs.html

Another source for Ontario government jobs is: http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca%20/

Volunteer Opportunities

People and Planet Friendly - Planet Volunteer  http://www.planetfriendly.net/volunteer/

Citizens' Environment Watch
Toronto, ON
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/env.watch@utoronto.ca
Web: http://www.utoronto.ca/envstudy/cew/ 
 

Earthroots
Toronto, ON
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/info@earthroots.org
Web: http://www.earthroots.org/

Environmental Defence Canada Volunteer Opportunities
Toronto, ON
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/info@edcanada.org
Web: http://www.edcanada.org/support/volunteer.htm

Federation of Ontario Naturalists
Don Mills, ON
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/info@ontarionature.org
Web: http://www.ontarionature.org/action/volunteer.html

Friends of the Rouge
Toronto, Ontario
Web: http://www.therouge.org/

Mississauga Recreation & Parks
Mississauga, Ontario
Web: http://www.city.mississauga.on.ca/rec&parks/

Ontario Streams
Belfountain, Ontario
Web: http://www.ontariostreams.on.ca/

Recycling Council of Ontario Volunteer Opportunities
Toronto, ON, Canada
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/rco@rco.on.ca
Web: http://www.rco.on.ca/volunteer.htm

Sierra Club of Canada Volunteer Opportunities
Web: http://eastern.sierraclub.ca/volunteer_opps.shtml

Toronto Bay Initiative
Toronto, ON
Web: http://www.torontobay.net/

Toronto Bruce Trail Club Volunteer Opportunities
Toronto, ON
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/info@brucetrail.org
Web: http://www.torontobrucetrailclub.org/

Toronto Parks
Toronto, Ontario
Web: http://www.city.toronto.on.ca/parks/parks_gardens/sunnybrook.htm

United Way of the Midlands: Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/sleedom@uwmidlands.org
Web: http://www.uwmidlands.org/volunteer/Voenvironment.asp

Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
Nelson, BC
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/wwoofcan@shaw.ca
Web: http://www.wwoof.ca/

University of Toronto Clubs and Organizations
The University of Toronto Environmental Resource Network (UTERN)
University of Toronto
Email:
https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/utern.admin@utoronto.ca
Web: http://utern.sa.utoronto.ca/

Environmental Protection Advisory Committee (EPAC)
University of Toronto
Web: http://www.facilities.utoronto.ca/epac/epacpage.htm


St. George Campus:

Engineers Without Borders
Web: http://toronto.ewb.ca/

Environmental Students' Union (ENSU)
Email:  utorensu@yahoo.ca
Web: http://www.utoronto.ca/envstudy/ensu/

Gardeners Collective
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/gardenerscollective@yahoo.com
Web: http://sgc.sa.utoronto.ca/

Graduate Environmental Students’ Association University of Toronto (GESA)
University of Toronto
Web: http://www.utoronto.ca/env/ies/gesa/

Outing Club (UTOC)
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/utoc@cheerful.com
Web: http://www.campuslife.utoronto.ca/groups/utoc

Student Volunteer Society
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/volunteer.svs@utoronto.ca

Toronto Undergraduate Geography Society (TUGS)
University of Toronto
Web: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/volunteer.svs@utoronto.ca


Scarborough Campus (UTSC):

Second Nature
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/2ndn@utsc.utoronto.ca
Web: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~2ndn
Erindale Campus (UTM):
Erindale Environmental Association (EEA)
Email: https://webmail.utoronto.ca/Jiang%20website/eea@thegreenpages.ca
Web: http://eea.8m.com/