The Sanctuary Land Trust Committee requires a Legal Researcher to assist in background research on legal matters related to the purchase of land for nature sanctuary, the maintenance of nature sanctuaries, land trusts, and recent changes in the Ontario Charities Act. This is an ideal position for a young professional with law background wishing to expand their knowledge base, or a seasoned legal professional looking for an opportunity to contribute their knowledge and experience in a way that gives back to the community. For a detailed role description or more information contact Kimberley Fowler at HNCVolunteer@gmail.com or 647-886-3049.
Licensed Chainsaw Operator
The HNC oversees the stewardship of 5 nature sanctuaries in the Hamilton area. A licensed Chainsaw Operator is needed to assist with tree trimming and occasional tree removal on sanctuary properties. This is an ideal opportunity for a landscape department or company to give back to the community through the contribution of skilled employees. For more information contact Kimberley Fowler at HNCVolunteer@gmail.com or 647-886-3049
The HNC hosts and attends numerous events each year. Help is needed with: promotion, recruiting and training volunteers, set up and take down, staffing display booths, and securing Silent Auction items.
Commitment: Generally evenings and weekends throughout the year. For more information contact Kimberley Fowler at HNCVolunteer@gmail.com or 647-886-3049
Financial Planning Specialist
Assist Land Trust Coordinator in creating robust financial plan to protect and enhance HNC assets, improve operating procedures. For more information contact Kimberley Fowler at HNCVolunteer@gmail.com or 647-886-3049
Outdoor Education Volunteer
The Outdoor Education Volunteer is responsible for providing assistance to the Land Trust Coordinator in the development and/or delivery of ecology focused learning programs in local schools
Key tasks include:
- Preparing and implementing ecology focused learning programs to be presented to students in local schools
- Leading discussion groups and/or lectures on ecology focused topics such as native trees, wildlife and habitats, species at risk, becoming a nature steward
Key skills include:
Experience and/or training in developing ecology based materials an asset; experience and/or training in delivering ecology based materials an asset; comfort with public speaking, and teaching ecology and/or ecology related topics
Commitment: Availability during the day during the school year.
For more information contact Kimberley Fowler at HNCVolunteer@gmail.com or 647-886-3049
Pollinator Patch Volunteer
Help to maintain recently planted pollinator patches in downtown Hamilton. Training will be provided.
Commitment: 2 to 4 hours September to November and then from April to August (flexible schedule)
Assist with activity-based fundraising, grant-writing and stewarding major gifts.