© Heather Crochetiere Monitoring the Liard

Careers at WWF

With your help, we can protect the future of our planet.

Join Us for Change

Thank you for your interest in working at WWF-Canada. We’re the country’s largest international conservation organization, working to protect the future of nature. If you are interested in making a positive impact, check out our current vacancies below.

WWF-Canada is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace, encouraging applications from all qualified candidates, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and Indigenous peoples. WWF-Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted to be considered for a job opportunity, advise the human resources representative of accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information relating to these measures will be addressed confidentially.

Benefits of Working at WWF-Canada

You’ll work with a team of passionate people interested in creating a Canada with abundant wildlife, where nature and people thrive. Here are some other benefits of working here:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Paid vacation time and personal days
  • Training and development budget to support your professional goals
  • Flexible working arrangements and telecommuting
Current Openings

Intern, Community Action

3 weeks ago
The bilingual Intern, Community Action supports the scientific monitoring of WWF-Canada’s Corridors program in peri-urban areas of Montreal. The Corridors program engages communities, municipalities and other land and rights-of-way holders to take action by restoring degraded habitat. The role contributes to WWF-Canada’s habitat restoration goals under its Regenerate Canada strategic plan.

Specialist, Legacy Giving

2 weeks ago
The Specialist, Legacy Giving, plays an instrumental role in building and strengthening relationships with WWF-Canada donors and supporters who are considering gifts in their Wills or estate plans. Legacy Giving connects individuals via mass marketing with giving opportunities that best meet their philanthropic goals. This Specialist will actively work to build and steward a pipeline of donors to help finance WWF-Canada’s future by strengthening relationships with new and existing supporters who have expressed interest in remembering wildlife with a gift in their Will or estate plan. The individual will act as a relationship manager, following up on all legacy leads to establish rapport, build trust, as well as offer support and resources. This role reports to the Senior Specialist, Legacy Giving and collaborates closely with the overall Marketing and Communication department, as well as Development, and Donor Relations teams to support integrated fundraising campaigns that achieve donor acquisition, retention, and fundraising objectives.

Associate Specialist, Conservation Research

2 weeks ago
The Associate Specialist, Conservation Research is a highly motivated and organized individual that provides research support on science and policy to support WWF-Canada’s work on biodiversity conservation and the recovery of species at risk. This role provides expert wildlife knowledge to ensure WWF's conservation advocacy and actions are based on strong conservation science. This role will also assist with outreach and collection of data from external sources including academic, industry, Indigenous groups and organizations, and government partners, as well as the associated analysis and write-up into technical reports. This role also involves working closely with colleagues across the organization — including our Communications, Development, and Community Giving teams — to ensure all our external facing products maintain the highest credibility and scientific accuracy.

Lead, Government Relations

18 hours ago
WWF-Canada is hiring a Lead, Government Relations to help drive the dynamic partnerships, policy and advocacy work needed to fulfill the ambitious goals of our 10-year strategic plan, Regenerate Canada. As nature loss and climate change become top of mind for people in Canada, governments at the federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal levels are increasing their focus on actions, partnerships, and resources to tackle biodiversity loss and climate change while also supporting local and Indigenous communities. The Lead, Government Relations role is essential to building productive partnerships with all orders of governments. This role will work closely with government officials to advance WWF-Canada's priorities and help ensure that government policies, regulations and legislation reflect the needs of wildlife, nature, and people. The Lead advocates for WWF-Canada, identifies opportunities for collaboration and resources, increases the visibility of WWF-Canada with key governments, participates in relevant government consultations, and provides government actors critical insight on issues facing wildlife and nature in Canada.
© Peter Ewins / WWF-Canada

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Over the past 50 years, we’ve learned how to work effectively, build support and create lasting results. Today, we’ve distilled that knowledge into seven fundamental principles that guide our day-to-day actions and our long-term vision.

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We target our efforts where the stakes are highest. That means concentrating on the most critical issues threatening our environment.

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We design our conservation initiatives to be workable, robust, adaptive and resilient to changing circumstances.

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WWF works with Indigenous organizations, industry, government, communities and other conservation groups to make big wins happen.

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We operate in a cost-effective manner and apply donors’ funds according to the highest standards of accountability.

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We believe a combination of traditional science and Indigenous guidance is the foundation of sound conservation practice and policy.

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As part of an international organization that works in more than 100 countries around the globe, we understand the broader issues.

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By engaging all Canadians, we can make the fundamental changes required for a healthy planet.