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Special Notice - Most of the Bruce Trail is open. STAY LOCAL, check for closures and hike responsibly. See COVID-19 Updates

Current Employment Opportunities

Database Administrator – 20 month parental leave contract
Application Deadline: April 23, 2021

Trail Ambassador – 6 positions, Summer
Early June - Late August
Application Deadline: April 30, 2021

Volunteers also play a key role in our conservation and trail work. Check out BTC Volunteer Opportunities and choose from a variety of outdoor and indoor opportunities with various levels of commitment.

Database Administrator

Job Position:  Database Administrator – 20 month parental leave contract
Organization:  Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC)
Location:  55 Head St, Suite 101, Dundas, Ontario. Remote working conditions are currently in effect.
Hours:  Full-time
Start Date: Immediate

The Bruce Trail Conservancy is seeking a Database Administrator to join our Fund Development Team to assist in the ongoing operation of our Raiser’s Edge database.

The successful candidate will ideally have Raiser’s Edge Professional Certification and 5+ years Raiser's Edge experience within a non-profit environment.

You are a team player and will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the system and the requirements of the fundraising functions that it supports.  

Your technical expertise in operating Raiser's Edge will include importing and exporting of data, extracting and analysing data, data mapping, maintaining the integrity of the data, and ensuring that the database effectively captures donor and supporter information and generates accurate financial and analytical reports.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare donor lists for direct mail campaigns and Bruce Trail Magazine recognition
  • Track donors against the donor recognition program and provide reports
  • Import and export of data; work with team members to facilitate connection between Raiser’s Edge and BTC website
  • Manage prospect recording and reporting
  • Ongoing integration of Raiser’s Edge and Luminate Online
  • Integration of the BTC landowner database and Raiser’s Edge
  • Support for month and year end accounting

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Post-Secondary Education with University Degree preferred; equivalent related experience will be considered
  • Raiser’s Edge professional certification and 5+ years of Raiser’s Edge experience
  • Experience with Luminate Online and ImportOmatic an asset
  • Strong attention to detail

To apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter with your salary expectations to Human Resources, attention – Jackie Randle at by 4pm on Friday April 23rd.

Trail Ambassador

Job Position:  Trail Ambassador – 6 positions
Organization:  Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC)
Locations:  Along the Bruce Trail in Hamilton (2), Meaford (2) and Bruce Peninsula (2)
Hours:  Full-time (37.5 hours per week), Tuesday to Saturday
Wages:  $15/hr
Dates:  Early June - Late August

The Bruce Trail Conservancy is seeking 6 Trail Ambassadors to spend the summer on the Bruce Trail, conducting trail outreach at key spots on the Bruce Trail to promote membership, safe and appropriate trail use, and awareness of this vital natural resource.  

The successful candidates will spend most days at pre-determined locations on the Bruce Trail talking to trail users, conducting ecological surveys, picking up litter and other duties as listed below. Training will be provided.  Trail Ambassadors will work in teams of 2.

Successful candidates must either live in the location or be willing to relocate for the summer at their own expense.

You must be an outgoing person, willing to start up conversations and have an understanding of invasive species and ecological best practices.

Key duties will include:

  • Picking up and tracking garbage along the trail
  • Invasive species removal and tracking
  • Helping local Club trail maintenance crews
  • Helping local Club land stewardship crews
  • Interacting with hikers to promote the BTC – handing out brochures and encouraging membership, promoting leave no trace and safe hiking practices
  • Reporting trail issues to Head Office and the local club
  • Being involved in a social media campaign involvement against hot spots
  • Creating reports on litter and invasive species

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Must have access to a vehicle and have your G license
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently on the Trail in a variety of environmental conditions (heat, insects, light rain, uneven terrain)
  • Standard First Aid training
  • Experience with hiking or working outdoors and/or familiarity with plant/wildlife identification would be assets

This is a Canada Summer Jobs Funded Position. To be eligible, you must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • 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

To apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter, stating your preferred location, to Mara McHaffie, by 4pm on Friday April 30th. No phone calls please.