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Date: April 22, 2014 (page 1 of 2)

Operations and Development Assistant, Charles River Conservancy

The Charles River Conservancy works to make the Charles River Parklands more active, attractive, and accessible for all.  It organizes volunteers to beautify and rejuvenate the Parklands; advocates for advancements to healthy living, public access, and physical parkland improvements; and builds awareness about the Charles River.
 
Organizational Overview:
 
The Charles River Conservancy, which was founded in 2000, is a strong advocate for continued improvement and activities on the Charles’ urban parklands from the Boston Harbor to the Watertown Dam. Its major initiatives and projects currently include engaging cadres of Conservancy Volunteers, building a world-class skate park, creating the conditions necessary to enable public swimming in the river, advocating for uninterrupted biking and walking routes along the river, and educating the public about opportunities to insure that the parklands achieve their full potential. For more information about the Charles River Conservancy, visit our website.
 
The Operations and Development Assistant is a full-time position (35 hours per week) with the responsibilities listed below. This position reports to the Conservancy’s President.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
 
·      Process incoming donations, update donor database, and prepare acknowledgment letters.  Work with bookkeeper to prepare financial reports regarding donations.
·      Assist with appeal mailings and grant proposals.
·      Staff the Development and Finance Committees and prepare reports for their meetings.
·      Prepare packages for Board of Director meetings.
·      Oversee database training and updates.
·      Purchase office supplies.
·      Assist in the recruiting and training of interns.
·      Conduct research for various projects.
·      Assist with organizing fundraising events.

Qualifications:
 
·      Bachelor’s degree and several years of work experience, preferably in a non-profit organization
·      Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic team environment
·      Strong attention to detail
·      Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
·      Must be highly organized, and self-motivated
·      Solid writing skills
·      Good interpersonal skills and flexibility to pitch-in in a small office environment
·      Proficiency in Mac MS Office Word and Excel
·      Experience with database software a plus
 
Salary dependent on experience.  Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to rvt@thecharles.org.  Please put ‘Operations and Development Assistant’ and your first and last name in the subject line. Applications accepted on a rolling basis, preferred ASAP.

Senior Sustainability Planner, Greener-U (Watertown, MA)

GreenerU is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Sustainability Planner. The Senior Sustainability Planner will lead all campus planning efforts which GreenerU is involved in, particularly the development of climate action plans, energy master plans,and strategic sustainability plans. Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@greeneru.com

Coordinator, Bike Maryland (Luthorville, MD)

Currently recruiting a Coordinator for our Bike Friendly Program. The position is a fantastic hands-on opportunity that involves networking, workshop organization, education and lastly fundraising is a large component.

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Sustainability Program Manager, Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)

The Program Manager is responsible for managing sustainability programming throughout the University. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating academic, research and technology initiatives and for LEED certification initiatives for campus buildings. The Program Manager will be responsible for moving capital projects through the LEED certification process, which includes working with project consultant teams and senior level management to ensure that the project design and construction meet LEED standards. In addition, he/she is responsible for the preparation of Temple University’s annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory.

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Internship, Dept. of Recreation and Conservation (Boston, MA)

The Ecology Program Assistant provides support for the Ecology and ACEC Programs by assisting with the research permitting process, providing general administrative assistance, and assisting with field surveys or monitoring conducted by the Ecology Program staff.

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Internship, Philadelphia Energy Authority (PA)

Intern and co-op students are an integral to expanding the outreach and impact of the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA). We are offering a unique opportunity that will include both civic engagement and entrepreneurial business experience. PEA is uniquely positioned to facilitate discussions regarding innovative energy projects, educate policy development and lead the implementation of best practices. You will work directly with the Executive Director and engage with City leadership.

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Policy Fellow, Coalition for Smarter Growth (Washington, D.C.)

CSG is seeking a highly-qualified candidate to join us as a summer Policy Fellow. This volunteer position (transportation stipend possible) is an excellent opportunity for a graduate-level or new professional candidate seeking an immersive experience in a fast-paced advocacy and policy organization. The Coalition for Smarter Growth is the leading organization in the Washington D.C. region dedicated to making the case for smart growth. The Policy Fellow will be the primary author on the new report, to be issued this fall or winter. For more information, visit the Coalition for Smarter Growth’s website.

Fellowship, Food Recovery Network

Founded in September of 2011, Food Recovery Network (FRN) is the largest national student-led food recovery movement working to bring food recovery programs to colleges across the country. Made up of dozens of chapters at colleges and universities, FRN has recovered over 300,000 pounds of food and is rapidly expanding.

We are looking for 7 fellows to work full-time on the Expansion and Member Support teams at FRN HQ in College Park, Maryland. Fellowships start on August 11, 2014 and end May 15, 2015. Fellows receive a $1,500 per month stipend.

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Sustainability Data and Metrics Research Fellow, MIT (MA)

MIT’s Office of Sustainability is seeking a student Sustainability Fellow to assist in researching, developing, analyzing and refining a suite of sustainability metrics and analytic tools to assist in the quantification, assessment, and communication of MIT’s current sustainability activities.

Data will be related to campus energy, water, waste, food, transportation, procurement, buildings, and more.

This position will be full-time for summer 2014 (8-10 weeks, June-August). Specific start/end dates and hours will be finalized upon hire. Pay ranges from $12-$17/hour depending on student level and ability. Open to both MIT and non-MIT students.

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Sustainability Communications and Outreach Fellow, MIT (MA)

MIT’s Office of Sustainability (OFS) is seeking a student Sustainability Fellow to assist in the development and execution of a variety of communication and outreach activities. The Fellow will be responsible for: envisioning, developing, and producing web content and features for the Office of Sustainability’s website; reviewing, modifying, and updating a number of sustainability-related community outreach and education materials; developing additional print and web outreach materials as needed; and assisting in identifying, planning, and implementing new communication strategies (print, web, social media, video, etc.).

Work is full-time for 8-10 weeks during summer 2014 (June-August). Pay ranges from $12-$17/hour depending on student level and ability. Open to both MIT and non-MIT students.

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