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Mutual learning: Green Mentor program helps mentor and mentee gain new perspectives and confidence

May 28, 2021

Molly Hudson, Director Sustainability at Mosaic Forest Management, was surprised how much she had in common with her mentee, who is on a career pathway within BC Parks. “Despite the fact that our jobs are different, we have a lot of the same interests and had lots to talk about,”…

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Implement support systems first: One employer’s suggestion after the “Green Jobs are for Everyone” Workshop Series

May 10, 2021

Sarah MacKell, the lead biologist for Wildlife Preservation Canada’s (WPC) Native Pollinator Initiative, is going through the hiring process for the first time as an employer. She said that webinars like the “Green Jobs are for Everyone” Workshop Series and Career Connections Fair are important for employers to see how…

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‘The strength and resilience of the green economy will come from having diverse voices around the table’

May 10, 2021

Ahmed Mohammed Moola attended PLT Canada’s “Green Jobs are for Everyone” Workshop Series and Career Connections Fair in March. He is from Johannesburg, South Africa, and has been a permanent resident of Vancouver, British Columbia, since 2021. Moola has a Bachelor of Science in Property Studies and a Master of…

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‘Network, network, network’: One youth’s advice after the “Green Jobs are for Everyone” Workshop Series

May 10, 2021

Up to 70% of jobs aren’t posted on job boards, according to this CNBC article. Elina Shahmirian’s advice? “Network, network, network,” she said. “Attend conferences, participate in workshops, reach out to professionals on LinkedIn, learn about your field and the different opportunities. Listen to people who are in the position…

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Check out these free Green Jobs events and networking opportunities!

April 30, 2021

These free virtual Green Jobs events hosted by Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), and the North American Invasive Species Forum will help you build your skills, knowledge, and network! Go to: PLT Canada’s “Starting Off Strong in Your New Green Job” Online Talk The…

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