Membership Sales Representative – Job Posting

SCCF is hiring Membership Sales Representatives. Must be qualified for Canada Summer Jobs.


Sierra Club Canada marching. Membership Sales Representative Job.As a grassroots organization, Sierra Club Canada serves its supporters via regional Chapters. We are seeking to build our membership and engagement throughout our community with the support of the Canada Summer Job interns.

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Attend local community events to promote membership in Sierra Club Canada
  • Canvassing door to door to engage public in our work and increase membership
  • Collect membership sign-up information
  • Participate in regular debrief sessions on national canvassing team
  • Collaborate with local Chapter leadership and volunteers to identify public events where presence is needed
  • Coordinate Chapter-led events, such as hikes, land-based learning opportunities and shoreline clean-ups, as required

Skills, Competencies & Qualifications

This is a Canada Summer Jobs position – successful applicants must be 30 yrs or younger at time of hire. 

  • Love for the environment and commitment to making positive change
  • Interested in learning about Sierra Club Canada programs, goals, and activities
  • Ability to engage with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • Familiar with event promotion and coordination
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently and, on several tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Take initiative in identifying and resolving problems in a timely and effective manner
  • Knowledge of environmental issues helpful but not required
  • Bi-lingual English French an asset but not required
  • You must meet the eligibility criteria for Canada Summer Jobs:
    • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period;
    • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment, and
    • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Please go here to find out more about Canada Summer Jobs program:

Does this sound like you? If so, we welcome your application!


  • We are hiring in
    • Ottawa, ON,
    • Brampton, ON,
    • Corner Brook, NL, and
    • Halifax, NS
  • 35 hours/week employment starting at $18/hr, based on experience
  • 8 week contract starting either June 24, 2024
  • Strong team support and camaraderie

To Apply

The deadline for applications has been extended to June 23, 2024.

Please email a cover letter and resume as a single document to . Please put “Membership Sales Representatives, followed by the location you are applying to work in” in the subject line of your email.

Your cover letter should:

  • Outline your relevant experience specific to this position.
  • Explain why you are excited to join our team.

Organizational Background

The Sierra Club Canada Foundation (SCCF) is a national registered charity that includes four chapters: Atlantic, Québec, Ontario, and Prairie, plus the Sierra Youth Coalition. At our heart, we are a grassroots organization with a “think globally, act locally” philosophy. Working with a strong volunteer base and collaboratively with other organizations has allowed us to successfully engage in a range of environmental activities that directly benefit both people and the planet. We are focussed on getting children and youth outside exploring nature, championing environmental justice, advocating for urgent and community-supported solutions to climate change, reducing plastics pollution, and protecting nature and wildlife.

SCCF is committed to inclusivity, equity, and diversity within our community. We seek to hire talent with a range of life experiences and perspectives, recognizing that our mission-driven work is best advanced by the contributions of people of all genders with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures. We encourage applicants from all ages, cultures, races, religions, colors, sexual orientation, gender identities or expressions, disability statuses, nationalities, or other statuses protected by law. If you have special accessibility requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing us at . All information relating to accommodation needs will be addressed confidentially