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Mystic Mural Environmental Education Coordinator, Somerville Arts Council (Somerville, MA)

Applicant will work with Arts Council director and Mystic Mural project director to coordinate and lead fieldtrips and explorations focused on the Mystic River and local environs. This contract work will provide experiential learning environment for teen-age youth participating in the Mural project. Applicant will lead trips and/or coordinator with other local environmental leaders to lead trips. Topics to address are: flora/fauna, environmental justice, invasive species, water quality, and historical commercial and industry uses of the river. For more information and images go to: http://www.somervilleartscouncil.org/mysticmural

 

Scope of Service:
• Present experiential workshops to youth about the Mystic River and its environs.
• Collaborate with Mural Artist to implement the environmental component of Mystic Mural program.
• Collaborate with other agencies and specialists to enrich the youth muralists’ experience and knowledge; help lead fieldtrips.
• Adapt and implement an existing 10-topic questionnaire/evaluation to use as a pre/post assessment for the program.
• Complete a program review narrative.

Seeking applicant who has environmental education experience working with youth. This is NOT a position to support the design and painting of the mural, but rather to support environmental education component of the summer project. Contract ideal for teacher or others seeking a fun, enjoyable short contract for July.

 

Compensation:
Teaching/On-site: 5 hrs/day x 8 days x $20/hr = $800
Plan/prep/evaluation: 10 hrs x $20/hr = $200
Total Compensation: $1000

 

Timeline:
2017 program year will start Monday, July10th and continue for 3- 4 weeks.

 

To apply:
Please send short email letter outlining experience and attached resume. Send to: Gregory Jenkins, gjenkins@somervillema.gov

Clean Air Coordinator, MAPC (Boston MA)

Job Description

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks candidates for the position of Clean Energy Coordinator/Planner who will work on a wide variety of projects in our region, including undertaking comprehensive local energy and climate planning, energy-related technical assistance, and regional energy procurement; supporting procurement activities in LED lighting and other fields, including interviewing vendors, designing specs and scopes, conducting product and market research, convening municipalities, issuing bids, collecting and managing data, tracking project progress, and troubleshooting problems; developing and analyzing energy use baselines and inventories; facilitating the drafting and adoption of supportive bylaws, ordinances, permitting procedures, and design guidelines; managing programs, budgets, and stakeholder relationships; designing and evaluating policies, strategies, toolkits, and reports on energy-related topics; and evaluating and recommending improvements to laws, regulations, policies, and programs to encourage clean energy and regional collaboration, and presenting on topics to diverse audiences.

Qualification

Candidates must have either a Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of professional experience working directly with energy issues in a public or private sector setting or a Master’s degree in planning, public policy, engineering, or public or business administration, with training in energy systems, climate, or related disciplines and a minimum of one year of professional experience working directly with energy issues in a public or private sector setting.

  • Experience with the laws, rules, and regulations regarding energy procurement practices, the Green Communities Act and Global Warming Solutions Act, and other environmental, climate, and renewable energy federal, state, and local regulations and policies;
  • Knowledge and experience in energy efficiency and renewable energy technology, particularly in lighting, LEDs, and municipal procurement;
  • Ability to analyze energy data and identify energy use trends;
  • Ability to convey basic energy topics, issues, and data to a wide variety of audiences;
  • Strong research, writing, analysis, and public presentation skills;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and key energy related tools, such as MassEnergy Insight or Energy Star Portfolio Manager;
  • Competency and flexibility in public process, facilitation, and collaboration; ability to work with the public and to articulate planning and policy issues to a wide variety of audiences;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work effectively with community groups and government officials, especially local elected and appointed officials; and
  • Ability to work well independently on projects and programs as well as within a team setting.

How to Apply

The position is open until filled; and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA and a valid driver’s license and/or the ability to arrange transportation to meetings in different parts of the region.
Apply here

Learn more about the job and MAPC here.

 

Fall Sustainability Video Production Intern, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking a student to produce a series of videos about sustainability at Tufts for our new website as well as social media. The intern will work closely with the Office of Sustainability staff on conceptualizing and planning the video content, and he/she will oversee other elements of video production, including shooting video footage as needed. The intern will also assist with general communications for the office including responding to office emails and creating content for social media. You must submit both a resume and cover letter to be considered for this position. In your cover letter, please include a link to a video that you have produced.

Required Skills & Qualifications: • Mastery of video editing software, such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or Adobe Premiere Pro • Experience producing videos • Exceptional organizational skills • Interest in sustainability • A can-do attitude

Hours: 8/Week

Compensation: $11.00/hr

Apply on Job X: https://tufts.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/JobXJobDetail.aspx?JobId=8916&s=1

Fall Sustainability Program Intern, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking an undergraduate student to assist with office projects and communications during the 2017-18 academic year. The intern will support office programs such as the student Eco-Reps, employee Eco-Ambassadors, and the Green Office Certification program, assist with office events, and research and support other sustainability initiatives at the university. Occasionally the intern will be asked to do small chores around the Sustainability Office and empty compost bins. Hours & Timeframe: This position is for the 2017-2018 academic year and will begin in September 2017. Interns are expected to work approximately 8 hours per week. You must submit both a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.

Required Skills & Qualifications: • Excellent writing and research abilities • Reliable, with good time management skills • Exceptional organizational skills • Interest in sustainability • A can-do attitude • Good customer service • Comfortable talking to and working with faculty and staff from across the university in person and via email or phone Preferred Skills & Qualifications: • Knowledge of sustainability efforts at Tufts • Experience organizing events • Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Experience with any or all of the following programs: Sprout Social, Mail Chimp, WordPress

Hours: 8/Week

Compensation: $11.00/hr

Apply on Job X:  https://tufts.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/JobXJobDetail.aspx?JobId=8915&s=1

Fall Sustainability Communications Intern, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking an undergraduate student to assist with communications during the 2017-18 academic year. The student will assist with office communications, including creating outreach materials and posters, writing blog posts, assisting with social media programming, and performing website and blog maintenance. You must submit both a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.

Required Skills & Qualifications: • Excellent writing and research abilities • Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Reliable, with good time management skills • Exceptional organizational skills • Interest in sustainability • A can-do attitude • Good customer service • Comfortable talking to and working with faculty and staff from across the university in person and via email or phone Preferred Skills & Qualifications: • Knowledge of sustainability efforts at Tufts • Experience organizing events • Creative thinker with an interest in storytelling • Graphic design skills • Experience with any or all of the following programs: Sprout Social, Mail Chimp, WordPress, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator)

Hours: 8/Week

Compensation: $11.00/hr

Apply on Job X: https://tufts.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/JobXJobDetail.aspx?JobId=8917&s=1

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