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Entry Level, Term position: HRM Green Schools Nova Scotia Engagement Officer 

Salary: $18/hr up to 35 hours per week for 21 weeks

Do you want to work in an exciting environment delivering energy efficiency education to students around Nova Scotia? Thinkwell Shift is looking for an Engagement Officer located in Halifax. The successful candidate will work well independently and as part of a team, and have access to a reliable vehicle. Travel is required for this position. The successful candidate will deliver presentations on behalf of Efficiency Nova Scotia both in-person and virtually in classrooms throughout Nova Scotia. The goal is to empower students to make small changes to reduce energy use in their homes and schools. Valuable skills include enthusiasm for the environment, comfort with public speaking, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

You should apply if you:

  • Are passionate about helping others
  • Enjoy working with youth
  • Like to have fun at work
  • Enjoy scheduling and organization
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Like being a part of a positive team
  • Are self-motivated 
  • Are willing to learn and try new things

About the Company

Thinkwell Shift is a behavior change company that specializes in resource conservation to help our customers save money and to help lower carbon emissions and other complications of high energy usage. We create strategies that support and empower people to make lasting changes in their daily lives to conserve resources such as water, energy, and waste through various projects across Nova Scotia

Thinkwell Shift provides a flexible environment with a proven onboarding process including daily team check-ins, 1-on-1, 30-60-90 day check-ins and goal-setting meetings. We pride ourselves in team leadership and collaboration t with opportunities for growth within the developing sector of Energy efficiency.


  • Deliver the Green Schools NS energy-focused program to classrooms across Cape Breton and other community settings to various ages, including adults at times
  • Prepare, schedule, and deliver pre-made presentations and activities about energy and energy efficiency both in person and virtually, as needed. 
  • Actively engage with and communicate program offerings to schools
  • Use safe driving practices when on the road
  • Follow company standards for personal safety including masking when/if required
  • Participate in meetings and training as required
  • Create and share program stories through social media and website content, including photographs
  • Seize all relevant opportunities to build, support, and create excitement for the program
  • Help conduct surveys and other evaluation methods
  • Maintain accurate work time and expense records and submit receipts in a timely manner.
  • Complete all necessary tracking
  • Maintain company property
  • Collaborate with and support teammates 
  • Communicate effectively with the program coordinator and management team


  • Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License, access to a safe and reliable vehicle, and willingness to travel as required
  • A criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector check, will be required before beginning work in schools. 
  • Strong spoken, written, and listening skills in English


  • Environmental Studies, or a related field (or equivalent combination of education/experience). 
  • Experience working with children and youth (elementary, junior, and/or senior high school students) in a school setting and/or programming capacity. 
  • Experience and willingness to learn Google Workspace including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Meet, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and other apps 
  • Public speaking and facilitation skills
  • Strong ability to take initiative, manage time, prioritize, organize, plan, attention to detail, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience considered an asset for this position:
    • Delivering youth programs with an environmental focus
    • Working with Mi’kmaw communities
    • Knowledge of energy issues and energy efficiency
    • Experience working in a cross-cultural and diverse environment
    • Knowledge of the Nova Scotia school system and/or curriculum outcomes and lesson plan development
    • Personal commitment to leading a sustainable lifestyle
    • Expertise in environmental science

To apply: Email cover letter and resume to

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