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Field Representative – Toledo

Do you want to make a difference protecting and restoring the abundance of the oceans? Come join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect marine wildlife while also enhancing the capacity of the oceans to feed a growing world population. Ocean conservation is not only critical to reducing the impacts of climate change but also to save the livelihoods of fishers, their families, and their communities.

Founded in 2001, Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit organization focused solely on restoring the resilience and abundance of the ocean.

We achieve measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns focus on getting policy change in countries that, govern nearly one-third of the world’s wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, the United States, Canada and the 27 countries in the European Union.  As a Field Representative for Toledo, Belize, you will work with a dedicated team to achieve the following objectives:

  1. Spread awareness countrywide and garner support using effective measures to reach Belizeans, and develop and execute strategies in key areas to achieve Oceana’s Goals to protect Belize’s Marine Resources.
  2. Design and implement organizational outreach and organizing plans.
  3. Ensure organizational base building goals are met.
  4. Develop and execute grassroots strategies to further the campaigns of Oceana in Belize.
  5. Maintain outreach contacts in the organizational database (Wavemaker program Facebook/social media support) and utilize systems to track and evaluate progress toward our base building goals (pre/post surveys)