fbpx

“Green Jobs are for Everyone” Career Connections and Networking Fair

Green Jobs are for everyone logo. March 2021 Workshop Series. March 16, 2021: Career Connections and Networking Fair

The Career Connections and Networking Fair wrapped up the “Green Jobs are for Everyone” Series.

Participating employers

Download a PDF list of employers.

Ascent Aerial Park logoAscent Aerial Park

Ascent Aerial Park is a multi-faceted high-ropes challenge course overlooking beautiful Sauble Beach, ON. We provide adventure experiences for all ages and advocate for sustainable recreation, green tourism, and local exploration!


British Columbia Timber Sales

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is self-financing program within the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, BCTS manages the sustainable harvesting and reforestation of approximately 20 per cent of the timber available for harvest from British Columbia’s timber harvesting land base. Working at BCTS is an opportunity to positively impact B.C.’s economy, forests, communities and residents. We have over 650 staff in 33 communities throughout the province and offer a wide variety of career opportunities that include positions in professional forestry, forest technology, Graphic Information Systems (GIS) and business administration; areas of specialization include mapping, data analysis, seedling services, certification standards, tenure and harvest operations, reforestation and sustainability.


BC Wildlife Federation logo

BC Wildlife Federation

The B.C. Wildlife Federation (BCWF) is British Columbia’s leading conservation organization. As a province-wide member-driven charitable organization, with over 43,000 members and more than 100 member clubs, our organization represents the interests of all British Columbians who aim to protect, enhance, and promote the wise use of the environment for the benefit of present and future generations. 


Conifex logo

Conifex Timber Inc.

Conifex’s business is the harvesting of timber and the manufacture and sale of lumber, primarily for North American and Asian markets.  Our sawmills process high-quality SPF logs into higher-grade and commodity-grade dimensional lumber. 

Residuals from our manufacturing process create a number of byproducts which are sold to local customers; wood chips primarily used for pulp production, and sawdust, shavings, and bark that are sold to wood pellet manufacturers, finger joint lumber plants, mulch and soil production businesses and biomass power plants.

We believe that efficient utilization of our timber resources is essential. Our timberland operations in Canada seek to supply our sawmills with low-cost fibre, and enable efficient manufacture of lumber that meets customer needs, and optimizes all opportunities to generate the widest possible profit margins.


Evans Lake logo

Evans Lake Forest Education Society

The Evans Lake Forest Education Society is Your Home in the Forest—a place for youth to learn in a camp setting about the interconnectedness of people and forests from inspired leaders.
 

 


Interfor logo

Interfor

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

Invasive Species Council of British Columbia logo

Invasive Species Council of British Columbia

The Invasive Species Council of BC is a registered charity and non-profit society that is making a difference in the lives of all British Columbians. We are a dynamic action-oriented organization, helping concerned stakeholders work together to stop the spread of invasive species in BC. We spearhead responsible actions in communities, organizations, governments and industry to help protect our province from invasive species.

Our Vision: Healthy landscapes and communities free of invasive species.

Our Mission: To take action to build healthy landscapes, including habitats and communities, through education and responsible practices to prevent the spread of invasive species.


Lil’wat Forestry Ventures logo

Lil’wat Forestry Ventures

Lil’wat Forestry Ventures creates long-term financial benefits and meaningful careers. LFV works at managing Lil’wat Nation’s Traditional Territory to maximize economic, social, traditional, cultural, and environmental benefits.


Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority logo

Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority

Come and learn more about the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) where we focus on a balanced and healthy watershed through teamwork and a commitment to the environment.


Mosaic Forest Management logo

Mosaic Forest Management

Mosaic Forest Management manages the forest planning, operations, and product sales for TimberWest and Island Timberlands, two proud companies operating on Vancouver Island for over 100 years, delivering sustainable forest management within their private forest lands and Crown tenure areas. All forest lands are certified under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).

Mosaic employs several thousand people directly and indirectly to achieve strong economic, social and sustainable outcomes from the working forest. We are Canadian owned by major Canadian public service pension funds. Mosaic was the first forestry company in BC to achieve Progressive Aboriginal Relations Bronze Certification and then Silver Level Certification. Also, the first forestry company in the world to include the supply chain in its carbon accounting and recently certified by the Carbon Trust for our carbon accounting across the company’s entire supply chain.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome all interested applicants to apply. To learn more, visit MosaicForests.com.


Nature Trust of New Brunswick logo

Nature Trust of New Brunswick

The Nature Trust of New Brunswick is a charitable land conservation organization which focuses on conserving and stewarding private land and engaging New Brunswickers about the importance of protecting our province’s unique natural heritage and biodiversity.  Since 1987, we conserved over 9,000 acres (3,600 hectares) of ecologically significant land in more than 65 beautiful and diverse nature preserves throughout the province.

 


Nova Scotia provincial government logo

Nova Scotia Parks

Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Lands and Forestry is responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, parks and wildlife resources and the administration of the province’s Crown land. Together we are working with Nova Scotians to build a better future through sustainable natural resource management as we all benefit from the natural health and wealth of the province.

Ontario parks logo

Ontario Parks

Ontario Parks is a system of incredible provincial parks that are vitally important to the well-being of Ontario’s environment, economy and people.  Provincial parks protect provincially significant elements of Ontario’s natural and cultural landscape and maintain biodiversity while offering opportunities for inspiration and recreation.

 


Tim Hortons Foundation Camps

Tim Hortons® Foundation Camps

We are a non-profit, leadership development organization that supports kids from disadvantaged circumstances between the ages of 12 to 16. Through a multi-year, camp-based program, youth learn skills like leadership, resilience, and responsibility, empowering them to change their stories for the better and ultimately break the cycle of poverty.

Tolko logo

Tolko Industries Ltd.

For 65 years, Tolko has cultivated an inclusive culture guided by our values. We are committed to managing our forests in a safe and sustainable manner that respects the environment and cultural connections.  We take pride in what we do and the positive impact our company has on our families and our communities.


The University of Toronto’s Master of Environmental Science logo

University of Toronto

The University of Toronto’s Master of Environmental Science (MEnvSc) is a course based graduate program that has over 900 alumni worldwide.  Students in the MEnvSc internship option participate in an internship in the Summer semester with an employer partner. Our students have access to over 30+ challenging graduate courses that prepare them for the professional world of work.

Wildlife Preservation Center logo

Wildlife Preservation Canada

Wildlife Preservation Canada is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to the recovery of Canadian species at risk through applied research and direct, hand-on care. We are Canada’s last defence for endangered species. 
 
 
 

Western Forest Products logoWestern Forest Products

Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that manufactures high-quality wood products and sustainably manages forests. We are a growing, industry-leading organization committed to safely providing high-quality, sustainable products for a global market. We strive to be the best at what we do, and we invest in our people to make that happen. We offer a wide variety of rewarding, impactful career paths and we encourage all who share our goal of Defining a Higher Standard® to apply.


West Fraser logo

West Fraser

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with locations in Canada, the Southern US and Europe. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for eight years and nominated as Canada’s Top 100 Employers for Young People, we focus on promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us!
 

Weyerhaeuser logo

Weyerhaeuser Company

Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world’s largest forest products companies, began operations in 1900. For more than a century, we’ve been growing trees and making forest products that improve lives in fundamental ways. We manage our millions of hectares of forests on a continuous and fully sustainable cycle. We are responsible stewards of our land for multiple uses, including recreation, conservation, economic development and different forms of renewable energy. And the wood products we make are used to build homes where families are sheltered and raised. 

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER