Job Opportunities & Volunteering at AJ - AJ

Job Opportunities & Volunteering at AJ

A\J staff enjoying a picnic lunch in nearby Victoria Park.
A real-life A\J staff picnic in Victoria Park, a 2-minute walk away.

A\J, or Alternatives Journal, is Canada’s environmental magazine, featuring intelligent analysis, inspiring stories and smart solutions to today’s environmental problems. A\J offers both a vision of a more sustainable future and the tools needed to take us there. And we want you to help us.

No matter the job description, you’ll work with a dedicated, fun-loving team to create, promote and distribute A\J both in print and online. We provide paid internships regularly, as well as offering a variety of volunteer and work placement opportunities.

To talk with us about hosting a work placement, please email jobs@alternativesjournal.ca.

A\J is located downtown Kitchener (283 Duke Street West, Suite 204A).

UPDATE JUNE 2018: A\J has two (2) summer internships available, made possible by Canada Summer Jobs. Click here to read more

Permanent employment at A\J: 

Volunteer positions & work placements (multiple)

Internships 

Why work at A\J?

Alternatives Journal‘s role in providing Canadian environmental journalism is becoming increasingly valuable and relevant to Canadian citizens as environmental issues like climate change become more urgent and precarious with each passing year. That said, it’s important to do whatever we can to support A\J. That’s why I decided to work for Alternatives, because they are doing important work.

– Andrew Wong, uWaterloo Environment student, A\J editorial intern, founder of Students on Ice Alumni Delegation, co-founder of the Youth Arctic Coalition, speaker and journalist.

"How the words of a 16-year-old @OYEPCanada ranger continue to inspire me to do more," #SFI's Paul Robitaille, Director, #Indigenous & Youth Relations.

Read Let's Paddle Together in @AlternativesJ: https://t.co/tDUSEYKVQv

It's another #ForestFridays and we're sharing our latest article with @AlternativesJ

Perfect reading for this Friday evening to discover more about traditional ecological knowledge🌳

#indigenouspeoples #indigenousknowledge #firstnations

https://t.co/klM7cIoUU0

Trash Talk: Confessions of a waste auditor is now live on AJ. You don’t want to miss this anonymous confession piece - it will share some of the most brutally honest and unfiltered truths about the waste industry straight from the eyes of a waste auditor https://t.co/7XuoqXNrPN

As we roll into the weekend, check out our latest publication with @AlternativesJ 📓

Written by our Director of Indigenous and Youth Relations, Paul Robitaille, you'll learn about the path forward for collaborative partnerships with Indigenous Peoples.

https://t.co/X76P4UDjsU