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Sierra Club Canada National Office, Ottawa, Ontario

One position available.

Positions starts the week of September 8, 2009

Deadline for applications: August 23, 2009


  • Make a meaningful contribution to the environment
  • Be immersed in the most current and pressing environmental issues
  • Learn from some of Canada’s most experienced environmentalists


National Office
Sierra Club Canada
1-412 Nicholas Street
Ottawa Ontario
K1N 7B7


Usually three to four months, but Sierra Club will consider longer internship periods.

Hours of work

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday to Friday (usually)

Position description

Sierra Club Canada interns have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the day-to-day activities of one of Canada’s most effective environmental organizations.


Work closely with Sierra Club Canada’s operations and campaigns staff

  • Internet, telephone and face-to-face research
  • Analyzing and collating data and empirical information
  • Write and edit reports and proposals
  • Some clerical duties such as answering phone, operating office equipment
  • Other duties as relevant and directed by supervisor


  • Proven skills in research and analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communications and intrapersonal skills
  • Project management experience
  • Interns must have or be working towards a university degree

Please note that this position is unpaid.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Membership in SCC
Gives You:

A chance to learn more about the environment and how to enjoy and protect it.

A chance to be part of an effective grassroots team that works actively to protect the environment.

A chance to meet like-minded people through social activities, member nights, local outings, fundraising events and annual general meetings.

Local and worldwide outings through our network of chapters and local groups.

Chapter newsletter - you automatically become a member of a chapter and get background on local issues, book reviews and news of upcoming events and outings.

SCAN - Sierra Club of Canada's national newsletter

For more information, you can call us toll-free at 1-888-810-4204

Sierra Club Canada National Office
412-1 Nicholas St., Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 7B7
Tel: (613) 241-4611, Fax: (613) 241-2292,