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​​​​​​​​​Careers & Volunteers at NVCA


​Risk Management Inspector (full-time, contract)​​

NVCA is currently seeking an individual to join us in the contract role of Risk Management Inspector.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to providing support and expertise to the groundwater program related to risk management and source water protection, as well as groundwater monitoring and special projects.

Ideally, the incumbent has a degree in in science with a specialization in environmental science, geoscience, hydrogeology or geology, and two years of direct and demonstrated experience.  The successful candidate will also have excellent communication and computer skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team. 

This is a five-month contract full-time position. Salary is $21.00 per hour based on a 35 hour work week and commensurate with qualifications and experience. ​

Job Posting - Risk Management Inspector

Job Description - Risk Management Inspector

To apply: Email your resume to Your application must be received by 2:00 p.m. on April 26, 2018.


​​​​Invasive Species Community Outreach Liaison

Each summer, ​NVCA hosts an Invasive Species Community Outreach Liaison from the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH). Working from our office in Utopia, the successful candidate will:

  • Liaison with community groups and resource professionals to assist in the development of invasive species awareness initiatives;
  • Attend and provide support to community events;
  • Conduct presentations to various community organizations;
  • Coordinate community groups in stewardship and monitoring activities; and
  • Develop educational materials on invasive species/contribute articles to local newspapers/newsletters.​

To learn more: Please visit the OFAH website

To apply: Applications for this position are made through the OFAH (see their website for details) - NVCA cannot accept direct applications. The deadline for applications is April 29, 2018 at 11:59 pm.​

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​Careers at NVCA & Accessibility

NVCA welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Please see our events page for a complete listing of volunteer ​opportunities!​

Tree Planting

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It's tree planting time! There are many opportunities to help the environment by planting trees and shrubs at key sites across the watershed. ​See our volunteer listings under "events" for all the details.

Thanks to all our volunteers their ongoing support of our community tree planting program! Special thanks to the landowners that welcomed us to their property for the plants - together we are working to restore the health of our rivers and streams. 

Thanks also to The UPS Foundation and to TD Friends of the Environment for their generous support of NVCA's community tree planting program.

​Schools & Groups

If your school class or group is looking to help with a fun, outdoor community project, contact Shannon Stephens at 705-424-1479 ext 239 or

Volunteer Groups

NVCA's "Friends" groups work to maintain and enhance specific conservation areas.  These active groups are always looking for new volunteers!  

Other Events

Visit our Events Page for upcoming community events near you.​​