© 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

Senior Specialist, Forest Conservation

2 weeks ago
Reporting to the VP Wildlife and Industry, the Senior Specialist- Forest Conservation, will provide guidance and advance priorities to reduce forestry threats to wildlife habitat and climate stability in line with WWF-Canada’s strategic plan. This role will support forest conservation consistent with collaborative conservation approaches and restoration and protection initiatives led by First Nations and Métis communities as well as other local communities. This role will also build relationships with partners in WWF-Canada’s priority regions and influence WWF-Canada’s national and provincial regulatory and policy agenda to avoid destruction and conversion of forest and related ecosystems holding habitat and carbon.

Vice President, Wildlife & Industry

1 month ago
The Vice President, Wildlife and Industry (VP) leads strategy and implementation of WWF-Canada’s efforts to reduce or eliminate harmful impacts from activities in the forestry, mining shipping, and energy infrastructure sectors, among others. The VP provides leadership to the Wildlife and Industry Team to end direct threat to wildlife habitat viability and carbon storage in WWF-Canada’s priority geographical focus regions, in collaboration with Indigenous organizations and communities as well as industry and commercial sector leaders.

Senior Specialist, Hudson and James Bay Lowlands (HJBL)

2 months ago
Reporting to the Vice President, Conservation Management & Integration, the Senior Specialist, Hudson and James Bay Lowlands (HJBL) will create, grow, and maintain regional partnerships with Indigenous and local communities, mining and forestry sectors, and non-governmental organizations, among others. This role will facilitate, drive, and coordinate WWF-Canada’s efforts across all Conservation units throughout the Hudson and James Bay Lowlands. Due to its rich ecology and culture, Hudson and James Bay Lowlands is a priority for WWF-Canada for collaborative conservation outcomes that restore and steward biodiversity, and increase and maintain storage capacity for carbon in nature.
© Peter Ewins / WWF-Canada

Our Guiding Principles

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.