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The Urban Adamah Fellowship (Berkeley, CA)

 

The Urban Adamah Fellowship, based in Berkeley, CA, is a three-month residential training program for young adults (ages 21–31) that combines urban organic farming, social justice training and progressive Jewish learning and living in intentional community.

Through the operation of Urban Adamah’s two-acre organic farm and internships with local community organizations, fellows gain significant skills, training and experience in sustainable urban agriculture, Jewish spirituality, intentional community, and leadership development.

Upcoming Fellowships

Spring: March 13 – May 26, 2017

Summer: June 11 – August 25, 2017

Fall: September 4 – November 21, 2017

We accept 12­–14 fellows per season. Admission is on a rolling basis.

Check out this short video to learn more. Visit the Urban Adamah website today to request an application.

LEED Green Associate Training (Cambridge, MA)

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: January 25th 2017 – 6:00PM to 10:00 PM

Where: MIT – Building 66 – Room 201 – https://goo.gl/maps/gxBqYNSrwHm

Registration: http://leadinggreen.com/mit

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When: January 24th 2017 – 6:00PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Northeastern – Egan – Room 306 – https://goo.gl/maps/cJ1zO

Registration: http://leadinggreen.com/boston

Interested in getting involved in the Green Building Industry? Opportunities are plentiful in the field of sustainable design and LEED is at its forefront.

 

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a green-rating point system for buildings. The more energy efficient and sustainable a building is, the more points it will earn. To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 5000 students pass their respective exam at a 100% pass rate. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name!

 

Just as Buildings can be LEED certified, people in the sustainable construction industry can become LEED Professionals. The LEED Green Associate (GA) credential is the only entry level sustainability designation and shows employers and clients that you have certified knowledge in the green building industry.  A new LEED rating system (v4) was introduced last month and this training course is one of the few that has been updated to teach the current rating system. This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center.

 

Cost: $300 ($200 for full time students)

To register for the class please visit: http://leadinggreen.com/mit  or http://leadinggreen.com/boston

You can register via PayPal or RSVP your attendance by registering at the bottom of the page

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE!

Participants needed for a video piece about climate change!

As part of a video piece, the Tufts Observer is looking to conduct 15-minute interviews with students about climate change and environmental injustice in relation to one’s personal definition of home.

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Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, December 1st through Sunday, December 4th. If you are interested and would like to share how climate change and/or human impact on the environment has damaged your definition of home, please email anastasia.antonova@tufts.edu or complete the sign up form here: https://homeandenvironmentalinjustice.youcanbook.me/

Conservation Project Manager, Greenbelt (Essex, MA)

Greenbelt seeks a full time (40 hrs/week) land conservation project manager to support our land conservation program.  The individual will:

  • Work closely with Greenbelt’s Director and Assistant Director of Land Conservation, and Conservation Planner on project research tasks, landowner cultivation and follow up, community outreach, coordinating acquisition due diligence (including title exams, surveys, environmental reports, and appraisals), drafting and submitting state conservation land tax credit applications and the like, grant-writing, and baseline documentation reports
  • Represent Greenbelt at frequent evening and weekend events, meetings and other forums
  • Have extensive interaction with Greenbelt’s Land Stewardship staff and GIS Manager, as well as development and administrative staff.
  • Be the lead organizer of Greenbelt’s annual conservation conference

Required Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS or higher in a relevant field (law, conservation, environmental studies, planning or natural resources, or realtor training)
  • 3-4 years experience in land conservation or related field (volunteer experience considered), real estate/planning/legal experience a plus
  • Strong technological skills (MS Office, GIS required, File Maker Pro desirable)
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently take initiative to accomplish required tasks and achieve objectives
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people
  • Excellent organizational, project management and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge or experience related to documents pertaining to real estate transactions, such as deeds, title reports, purchase contracts, appraisals, surveys, etc.
  • Willingness to represent Greenbelt at events; interact with a wide variety of people; and promote the mission and work of the organization.
  • Possess and maintain a valid MA driver’s license and willingness to use a personal vehicle for work-related travel (with mileage reimbursement).
  • Knowledge or experience related to conservation land management and stewardship, such as: drafting land management plans; producing baseline documentation
  • Ability to read and understand maps and orient oneself and be comfortable traveling on foot in sometimes rough and dense forested conditions and on large rural properties.

Visit their website for more information.

Application Deadline: November 30th 
E-mail resume and cover letter electronically (PDF format) to chris@ecga.org

Student Projects Database Intern (Tufts Office of Sustainability, Medford, MA)

Position Description:

The online Tufts Sustainability Student Projects Database serves as a repository for student projects at the university that relate to sustainability. The database provides students with the means to view each other’s work and learn from previous projects.

 

The Office of Sustainability is seeking a student to make a number of updates to the web interface and possibly the database. Work must be done on campus in person (cannot be done remotely).

 

The work is expected to take approximately 10-20 hours total and is perfect for someone looking for a short-term project either during spring break, the summer, or academic year. There is a possibility for extension based on the project needs and the student’s performance.

 

Pay: $11/hour

 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Mastery of Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with database programming

 

Apply!

Please send a cover letter and resume to tina.woolston@tufts.edu.

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