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We’re hiring!

Are you inspired to work with faith communities to help them go green? Are you interested in the links between environmental stewardship and spirituality in the Ottawa area? Position Title: Sustainability InternLocation: Ottawa, OntarioDate: July 2023, minimum of 26 weeksCompensation: $20/hr, 30 hrs/week Qualified interns are: Summary of role: The Sustainability Intern will work under…

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Heart Land: Youth Ecological Grief Session

Our youth leaders took a journey around the spiral last month! 🌀 We were fortunate to have Heart Land lead the January mentorship session of our Green Youth Leadership Program. For the past couple of months, Heart Land has generously collaborated with us through our Green Youth Leadership Program, from supporting the program through sponsorship…

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🌱Green Youth Leadership Program Launch

Our Green Youth Leadership Program saw it’s official launch back in November 2022, and since then, we have had great progress in the mentorship and development of the youth projects we are working on! Here’s a look at what we’ve been up to! Since it’s inception, we have hosted two successful, virtual mentorship sessions where…

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Sustainability Star 2022!

We are very pleased to announce that we were awarded a Sustainability Star Award this year by Sustainable Eastern Ontario for our work in the environmental sector! We had a lovely evening on November 21st speaking and celebrating with other local sustainability leaders. A special thank you to our board members Emine Turgut and Philip…

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About GSS Ottawa

Greening Sacred Spaces (GSS) Ottawa is an environmental, interfaith, nonprofit organization that provides inspiration and practical tools for faith communities to become more environmentally sustainable in order to reduce their environmental footprint and deepen their spiritual connection to nature. We were established in 2004 as a program chapter delivered through Faith & the Common Good, where we later incorporated in 2016.

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