Daily Archives: November 28, 2012

Implementation Fellowships – Second Nature (Boston)

Second Nature seeks the services of two Implementation Fellows to support colleges and universities in successfully fulfilling their reporting requirements of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). The Implementation Fellows will work as part of the ACUPCC Support Team on the Second Nature staff to help current signatory institutions fulfill the reporting requirements of the ACUPCC, with an emphasis on supporting Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Under-Resourced Institutions (URIs) that are signatories of the ACUPCC.  Reporting requirements include the development of greenhouse gas inventories, writing and implementing campus-wide climate action plans, developing sustainability research and curricular initiatives, energy and financing analysis, and engagement of senior leadership and community partnerships. For more information and to apply, visit: http://secondnature.org/about/employment/implementation-fellow.html

Volunteer – Technical Support for starting In Vitro Potato Seeds Production (Guinea)

We are looking for one volunteer with the following skills and knowledge, 10 years in-vitro research experience, Over 5 years hands on experience in Potato in vitro work (a practitioner of in-vitro culture of potato). Web Address for this Job Posting (attachments received will not distributed): http://www2.winrock.org/volunteer/assignment.asp?BU=False&id=5595 No deadline. Open until filed. Prefecture of Kindia, Republic of Guinea.   Contact: Millie Clayton, 2101 Riverfront Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 501-280-3018 Email: mclayton@winrock.org

Volunteer – Capacity Building (Conakry/Mamou, Guinea)

We are looking for one volunteer with the following skills and knowledge: 10 years’ experience in designing and implementing development projects in general and in natural resources management; Hands-on skills on technique of designing, implementing and monitoring development projects at a community level; Hands-on skills on techniques of forestry biodiversity conservation at a community level. Fluent French language skills to prepare training materials and conduct the course in French Web Address for this Job Posting http://www2.winrock.org/volunteer/assignment.asp?BU=False&id=5498 No deadline. Open until filled.

Clean Air Task Force Intern (Boston)

INTERNSHIP – THE CLEAN AIR TASK FORCE, BOSTON, MA

The Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is hiring an intern during the spring 2013 semester to support its Land Use and Bioenergy Project. Key responsibilities will include: Tracking, collecting, and summarizing emerging research on climate-related impacts of biofuels production and biomass-based power generation. Analyzing state, federal, and international policy developments. Reviewing and summarizing long-term projections about biomass availability.

Duration: January – May 2013 Time: 5-10 hours/week, Stipend: $12/hour. Website: http://www.catf.us/climate/land_use_and_bioenergy/

Echoing Green Fellowship

Through our two-year Echoing Green Fellowship program, we provide start-up capital and technical assistance to help new leaders launch their organizations and build capacity. We offer: A stipend of $60,000 for individuals ($90,000 for 2-person partnerships) paid in four equal installments over two years. A health insurance stipend. A yearly professional development stipend. Conferences led by organizational development experts. Access to technical support and pro bono partnerships to help grow your organization. A community of like-minded social entrepreneurs and public service leaders, including the Echoing Green network of nearly 500 alumni working all over the world
Deadline: January 7, 2013. Website: http://www.echoinggreen.org/fellowship/application-guidance

USGBC MA Chapter Intern

Do you want to help make every building in the world (at least in Mass.) a green building? Our mission is to enable every person to live, work, learn and play in green buildings within a generation. Would you like to participate on the inside of the movement with us at the USGBC MA Chapter? We are looking for a passionate green building enthusiast ready to evangelize for our cause!

We are growing our membership base, improving our fundraising capacity, and developing a stronger influence in the industry and in the policy realm. We need help!

Are you:

*   fluent in social media, blogging and online collaboration

*   able to work effectively with not-every-day supervision

*   able to work remotely

*   passionate about expanding the green building industry

Do you have references that can attest to your good working habits? Can you share a story of how you were proactive in an organization? We will prefer folks who have been involved in the Chapter previously and/or otherwise can show some connection to the green building industry.

General Job requirements:

*   Must be computer and internet savvy; website experience/knowledge a definite plus, with proficiency in word, excel, constant contact and photoshop. Experience with CiviCRM, Drupal, and/or javascript a definite advantage

*   Graphic Design experience a plus

*   Detail-oriented

*   Prepared to do both creative and “kinda boring” work

*   Good written and verbal skills

*   Highly organized and a good communicator

*   Willing to commit to working hard and, once committed, being reliable

*   Knowledge and ability to write green building technical content.

The Intern will report to the Executive Director and Communications Committee Chair and will meet at least twice a week with the Executive Director for updates and planning. Interns are expected to work from the USGBC MA Chapter office at least half their time. The Intern will attend monthly Communications Committee meetings and will be required to attend a hands-on website and database training.

Students and recent graduates with a degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field are encouraged to apply. Depending on skills and interests, intern projects may include:

*   Maintaining and updating the Chapter distribution lists

*   Graphic design work on chapter materials

*   Assisting with website maintenance, monthly newsletters, and media outreach.

*   Writing and editing press releases and summaries on Chapter news

*   Monitoring local green building news and reporting relevant items to the ED.

Start Date: Jan 2, 2013. Pay Rate: $10/hr.

This is a four month commitment of 20 hours a week, with the potential to be extended or evolved into a more significant position.

Application

Send resume and show us how you connect to our mission. Outline how you correspond with our job description. Share something interesting about yourself, nay, something compelling! No phone calls, please email; please include the term “Communications Internship Application” in the subject line. Contact:  greylee@usgbcma.org

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