Based in the traditional and unceded territories of the Sinixt, Ktunaxa, and Syilx peoples, Jocelyn (she/her) has been involved in Youth Climate Corps BC since 2021. Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Jocelyn’s first ‘real’ job as a teenager was launching the eastern branch of a national youth environmental organization, and she’s excited to see this come full circle with Youth Climate Corps BC.
Jocelyn Carver is the Executive Director of Kootenay Career Development Services, a regional charitable organization delivering employment programs and supports to residents of BC’s Southern Interior. She is also the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Columbia Basin Trust, a unique crown corporation delivering social, economic and environmental benefits to residents of BC’s Columbia Basin. She also serves on the Trust Board’s Climate Resilience committee.
Prior to her current roles, Jocelyn spent 18 years working in cooperative development and social enterprise sectors as a founding member and senior manager, including founding Board member of a cooperative radio station, and Human Resource and Member Outreach/Marketing manager at one of Canada’s largest independent consumer food cooperatives.
Jocelyn has a degree in History from Dalhousie University and a Graduate Certificate in Community Economic Development from Simon Fraser University.