We are hiring! Conservation Program Coordinator (19-12-2023)

Conservation Program Coordinator

(Full Time)

The Foundation for Conservation of Atlantic Salmon (FCAS) is a registered charitable organization incorporated as a non-profit organization under the Canada Corporations Act. FCAS provides effective and permanent support of Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation.

Based at: The central office is based out of Fredericton, NB.  Flexibility available for in-office and remote working (to be negotiated).  Job opportunities are open to candidates from the Atlantic provinces and Quebec.

Salary: Competitive salary and benefit package (Available on request).

Job Purpose Summary: To administer conservation and scientific projects funded by the Foundation, liaise with funding recipients-partners and participate fully in the project identification and selection process in Atlantic Canada and Québec.

Language requirements: Proficiency in English and French is necessary to converse freely with Foundation recipients and volunteers (Oral and written).

Reports to: Executive Director


Key Responsibilities

Application Process Management:

  • Evaluate funding requests, according to eligibility criteria, before sending them to advisory committees.
  • Assist the advisory committees in assessing applications according to Foundation policy and goals.
  • Provide advice to potential applicants.
  • Assist the Executive Director in overseeing and managing the application process.
  • Organize meetings and prepare meeting materials.

Project Coordination:

  • Work with recipients to draft funding agreements, identify project objectives, performance measures and schedule.
  • Work with recipients to ensure the terms and conditions of funding agreements are fulfilled.
  • Audit funded projects for performance, financials and other record keeping.

Database Management:

  • Update the Foundation database.
  • Extract project information for entry into database.
  • Assist in creating queries and reports from the database.

Partnership Development:

  • Work with the Executive Director to meet community groups and others to promote the Foundation.
  • Work with potential applicants to encourage partnership formation.


  • Work with the Executive Director to prepare communications materials.
  • Manage Foundation website and social media.
  • Coordinate workshops, webinars, or other forums to promote FCAS and share information.



  • Science degree from a recognized institution, and project management experience.
  • Experience in field projects related to fisheries or environmental management.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Teams).
  • Willingness to travel and to periodically to work flexible hours.
  • Able to work independently and on multiple congruent items.
  • Attentive to detail.


Competition Closes: 19 January 2024 at 5 p.m. (Atlantic time)

Apply with CV and covering letter by email to: Charline McCoy, Executive Director at charline@salmonconservation.ca