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Grant Coordinator Filled

Halifax, NS

The Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities (NSFM) is a non-profit organization that advocates to other levels of government on behalf of all 49 Nova Scotia municipalities. In addition to advocacy, they provide services to their members on infrastructure funding and asset management.

The Province of Nova Scotia has recently selected NSFM to deliver the Sustainable Communities Challenge Fund (SCCF). This fund will provide $15 million over three years for projects which will help communities adapt to climate change and help the province meet its greenhouse gas emission targets.

On behalf of NSFM, we are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual for the role of Grant Coordinator.Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this role is responsible for facilitating all aspects of the SCCF grant application processes.

What is required to succeed in this role?

In addition to your post-secondary education, you bring experience in program management and knowledge and interest in climate change issues. Ideally, you also have experience with grants administration.

You are a team-oriented individual with strong communication skills and can work independently, juggle multiple deadlines, and bring a high level of organization to the role.

This is a three-year term position with the possibility of extension. A full job description is available here.

If this sounds like you, please forward your resume and a cover letter explaining clearly how your background and experience will meet the needs of NSFM. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1920 in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until suitable candidates are found.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation or gender identity.