Sustainability Officer


  • Communications Planning and Implementation: Contribute to developing and executing a communications strategy and implementation plan for SCAN’s Climate Change Action portfolio. This includes the branding, positioning and promotion of SCAN’s Climate Change Action programs; support the creation and delivery of social media and digital marketing campaigns and internal reporting and assist with planning and facilitation for successful event implementation.
  • Marketing Content and Materials Creation: Support the design and development of communications content to capture black and visible minorities experiences and actions to share with a broad audience. He/She will develop communication materials for print, web, social media and digital marketing to showcase and promote the Climate Change Action programs. ·
  • Recruitment Planning and Implementation: Contribute to the development and execution of a recruitment strategy and implementation plan for the Climate Change Action portfolio; conduct targeted promotional activities and relationship development with relevant stakeholders; support youth recruitment and onboarding. ·
  • Business Development: Support the growth of the SCAN’s Climate Change Action funding portfolio and granting options; support business development planning and processes including new partnership acquisition, portfolio expansion and proposal development.

Other Administrative tasks as required.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will have the following skills and training

  • Background in Sustainability
  • Strong desire and commitment to work with community members/community-led groups to strengthen their community by designing and implementing their solutions for change
  • Ability to work cross-culturally, in a manner that respects and promotes diversity
  • Ability to bring people together for a common purpose and to help facilitate challenging conversations
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Organized, self-motivated and a creative problem-solver
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Non-authoritative voice of encouragement and ability to recognize and build on community members’ existing skills and assets
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and social enterprise (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Experience working with minority groups, familiarity and empathy for the complex challenges faced by minority groups is an asset
  • Knowledge of community initiatives, grassroots groups and events in the GTA
  • A police check will be required

Applicants must be under 30 years old. Start date is September 1, 2022. Salary: $18/hour 35 hours/week .

Send your resume and cover letter to

Job Title: Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern (15 Positions Available)

Company: Sustainable Community Aid Network 

Location: Remote 

Duration: April 1, 2023 – August 1, 2023

About the Company:

Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) is a Canadian non-profit assisting in the sustainable development of communities, using an intersectional framework that integrates the environmental, social-cultural, and economic issues affecting underserved demographics, focusing on visible minority groups.

Job Description:

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern to join our team. As an intern, you will assist in developing and executing our social media and digital marketing strategies to increase our brand awareness and drive engagement. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the development of social media content calendars
  • Creating and scheduling social media posts across various platforms
  • Monitoring and responding to social media engagement
  • Conducting research on industry trends and providing recommendations for social media and digital marketing strategies
  • Assisting in the creation and execution of email marketing campaigns
  • Helping to analyze campaign performance and provide insights for optimization


  • Currently pursuing or recently graduated from a degree program in marketing, communications, or equivalent work experience. 
  • 1-2 years social media management experience 
  • Familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of digital marketing principles and techniques
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A passion for digital marketing and social media

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who are protected under Refugee Protection Act
  • Enrolled in a program at a Canadian accredited post-secondary institution, during the entire work placement period.

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position to We look forward to hearing from you!