As a Canvass Director or Assistant Canvass Director for the Fund, you run a campaign office in one of dozens of cities throughout the country. The staff you supervise educate citizens about the issues and get them involved in campaigns to win progressive change. They do this by canvassing; they go out into communities to talk to as many people as possible and get them involved. In essence, your job is to build a team of committed activists who mobilize hundreds, even thousands of citizens to take action. You give leading groups the people power they need to win.
Application deadline: March 1, 2014
Climate Summer is a leadership development program for young adults who join with communities across New England to participate in both building the fossil fuel resistance and supporting the development of the solutions we need to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We know that now is the time to act, and each summer, we share basic organizing skills with dozens of young people and then send them out on the road in small teams to live and work together, to learn from local partners, and to bring energy and a movement-building perspective into communities across the region.
This position leads the development and implementation of the organizational communications strategy, with the goal of cultivating
and expanding EcoLogic’s base of support. Under the framework of this strategy and in collaboration with the Director of Development and Communications, responsibilities include: develop and implement annual communications plans and budgets; ensure consistent and appropriate use of EcoLogic’s communications, messaging and brand; conceptualize, write, and produce electronic and print publications including the annual report, the bi-annual newsletter, the monthly eNewsletter, and the blog; create, manage and update EcoLogic website content and search engine optimization; cooperate with and support development staff on communications for fundraising; cooperate with and support program and evaluation staff on communications for the dissemination of learning and thought leadership; raise and manage EcoLogic’s profile through advertising, outreach, and media coverage; manage EcoLogic’s image repository; collaborate with the Regional Office on Spanish-language communications; and facilitate internal communications and reporting between staff in the US and staff, partners, and community resource users in thefield, and with the Board of Directors, including coordinating the preparation of periodic updates to the Board.
Reporting to the Director, Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC), the Educational Consultant (EC) functions as a discipline-
specific specialist in a collaborative leadership role with faculty designates in one or two Faculties and independently as a designer, co-designer, or project manager on institutional level projects and teaching and education development initiatives for curriculum, program, course, and non-traditional learning activities.
The Director of ACUPCC Initiatives will lead outreach, implementation, and fundraising for the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) as well as oversee the strategic capacity-building efforts supporting minority-serving and under-resourced institutions. In collaboration with the ACUPCC Steering Committee and the Director of Presidential Fellows Program, the Director will lead the strategic planning process for expanding the impact and success of these programs and establishing new opportunities to support climate action at signatory institutions. The Director will participate in organizational strategic planning and development to strengthen cross-program synergies along with other Second Nature program directors. In addition, the Director will lead the partnership activities with external organizations supporting ACUPCC reporting, marketing, and resource development functions.
The review of applications for this position will begin on February 21, 2014.
Reporting to the LEAD Center Assistant Director, Director of the Student Environmental Resource Center, the TGIF Coordinator position is a part of the LEAD Center team and has responsibility for developing, leading, and providing advising, support services, and experiential leadership development opportunities to sustainability and environmentally -focused registered student organizations on the UC Berkeley campus which has evolved into a larger scope as described below. The incumbent will focus on coordinating The Green Initiative Fund program to include grant and project management, advising, strategic planning and developing campus partnerships around sustainability and environmental issues.
Oberlin College invites applications for the position of Director of Sustainable Enterprise of The Oberlin Project. The Oberlin Project is a partnership between Oberlin College and the City of Oberlin to build a working model of integrated sustainability at the community level. As one of only eighteen international cities in the Clinton Initiative’s Climate Positive Development Project, it represents a unique collaboration between a small city and college.
This position within the National Initiatives division of NeighborWorks America provides efficient and effective leadership and relationship management in the discipline of green community development practices to NeighborWorks’ network (the “Network”) of charter-member, independent community development organizations, and with the community development industry. This position is responsible for leading, managing, and implementing the NeighborWorks Green Organization – a NeighborWorks healthy, sustainable green business practice designation – with the NeighborWorks Network with the goal of recruiting two-thirds of the NeighborWorks Network to achieve this designation that covers real estate development, home buyer education services, and community-based programs to low- and moderate-income communities. Learn more.