© 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

Head of Corporate Partnerships

1 week ago
The Head of Corporate Partnerships (Internally known as Lead Specialist) is responsible for the planning, development and execution of corporate engagement strategies to meet the Corporate Partnerships team revenue objectives, and to contribute to other organizational objectives such as public engagement and conservation impact.

Specialist, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Spatial Analysis

3 weeks ago
The Specialist, GIS & Spatial Analysis manages critical spatial analysis responsibilities and provides vital expertise to support WWF-Canada's key program objectives, providing oversight and management of spatial analysis projects for the Science, Knowledge, and Innovation (SKI) team, to ensure WWF-Canada's conservation advocacy and actions are based on strong, quantitative, conservation science.

Senior Specialist, Blue Carbon

3 weeks ago
WWF-Canada seeks a dedicated and self-driven Senior Specialist, Blue Carbon to join our Science, Knowledge and Innovation (SKI) team. This role facilitates WWF-Canada’s blue carbon program by leading research into the ecology, biology, economics, social and/or cultural aspects of coastal marine ecosystems and blue carbon habitats. The role will also lead community engagement and relationship building with a diverse array of external partners. The role includes the conceptualization, design, implementation and monitoring of coastal ecology Nature-Based Solutions to achieve WWF-Canada’s climate mitigation and biodiversity goals.

Specialist, Philanthropic Research

1 month ago
WWF-Canada is seeking an experienced and highly strategic Specialist, Philanthropic Research to join our major gifts fundraising efforts. The successful candidate will work closely with a mission-focused team of internal stakeholders and conservation partners to support donor engagement activities. The role will work in close collaboration with the Director and the Development team at large to understand their needs and lead in the identification of prospects, more deeply understand who our donors are, and provide recommendations to meet WWF’s funding needs. This role holds the responsibility of preparing comprehensive assessments of new funding opportunities for WWF —individuals, corporations, foundations, and government—based on publicly available information, internal WWF intelligence and the prioritization of prospects for assignment to the Development team to support our 10-year Regenerate Canada campaign.

Specialist, Communications (Engagement Platforms)

2 months ago
The Specialist, Communications (Engagement Platforms) develops and leads the execution of multiple communication strategies, plans and activities in support of WWF-Canada’s conservation priorities and ensures that messaging is consistent and aligned with the organization’s vision, priorities, and conservation program work. This role follows the news and identifies opportunities and challenges as they arise; contributes strategic advice regarding scientific reports to enhance communications opportunities for our work; provides feedback on submissions; and may develop and run campaigns. This role will be primarily focused on the development of content and communications for the Engagement Platform, and advancing the organization’s engagement goals. They will develop and nurture relationships with key media for their portfolios and maintains productive and harmonious working relationships with internal and external partners.
© 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.