Action: Hire a Green Team
The Conservation Corps of Newfoundland and Labrador annually sponsors summer Green Teams and Interns, generally post-secondary and high school students, to work within communities on environmental projects. Such teams have been placed in communities with Stewardship Agreements.
Deadline: Late February
Construct and install Waterfowl nest boxes and platforms
Monitoring nest box sites
Train community member in wildlife monitoring
Design educational programs
Trail maintenance or clean up
Planting trees or gardens
Water quality testing
In 2016, CCNL introduced ECHO (Environmental and Cultural Hiring Opportunity). Apply to this program to hire one post-secondary student for 8, 12 or 15 weeks in the summer.
CCNL Intership Program
Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador's Internship Program provides non-profit organizations, community groups and municipalities an opportunity to host an intern on a project focusing on environmental or cultural heritage conservation.
Internships allows for meaningful, paid employment opportunities for recent graduates, while supporting important cultural and environmental initiatives in communities throughout the province.
Keep an eye on our SAM Funding Opportunities page for updated deadlines and application forms.
Youth Engagement Funding Initiative (YEFI)
The Youth Engagement Funding Initiative (YEFI) is a funding opportunity offered by the Climate Change Education Centre that supports youth-based projects relating to climate change. Providing up to $1000 in support to youth of Newfoundland and Labrador, monies may be used to enhance existing initiatives, or may be applied to the development of a new project.