Category: Climate (page 2 of 14)

Campus Coordinator, BostonCAN (Boston, MA)

BostonCAN is a group of Boston residents taking action in personal, social, and political ways to achieve climate justice. It is comprised of a 7-member board, a larger action team which implements the campaigns,  and a contact list of over 450 activists. They are seeking a consultant to serve as Campus Coordinator to help them lead their new campaign focused on expanding access to renewable energy for Boston residents via Community Choice Aggregation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate bi-weekly meetings and campaign activities of action team
  • Help implement Community Choice Aggregation campaign by: building relationships with City officials and gain political knowledge about how to influence the Walsh administration and city council during election year; strengthen relationships with partner groups and develpo a shared action agenda; help lead campaign to win approval of City ordiance and/or Mayoral executive action prior to an international climate action meeting in Boston during summer 2017
  • Recruit new members to campaign via monthly events organized with action team in Winter 2016-17
  • Plan and facilitate meetings and events with partner groups and city officials in order to further the campaign
  • Organize and attend campaign-related events, including occasional public speaking
  • Document activities and expenses regularly for BostonCAN board and treasurer

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • At least 2 years community organizing or campaign experience, including creating and implementing campaign strategies, recruiting new members, and developing organizational leadership
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, attending events throughout Boston
  • Familiarity with issues of energy policy, climate change, and environmental justice, especially as they relate to decisions about energy pricing and provision at city level
  • Experience working with small, grassroots organizations
  • Experience working with, and preferably coordinating, collaborative networks
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies, preferably low-income communities of color, public officials, private sector partners, and non-native English speakers
  • Knowledge of Boston neighborhoods and with the diverse array of groups working on climate change from variety of perspectives
  • Experience with social media and digital organizing tools
  • Ability to communicate in second language widely spoken in Boston preferred
  • Experience writing grants preferred

Compensation

  • BostonCAN’s board anticipates being able to fund either a full-time or part-time position, with rate per hour and hours per week to be decided collaboratively between the Consultant and Board. Duration of contract is negotiable, with the opportunity of renewal contingent on funding.
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2016
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to bostonclimateaction@gmail.com

 

Sustainability Intern, Stonyfield (Londonderry, NH)

Are you seeking an internship in sustainability that will provide you with broad exposure to a corporate sustainability platform? Are you interested in working at a fast-moving, entrepreneurial CPG company that is part of a global leader in their category? Are you passionate about saving the world? Stonyfield has an exciting opportunity in Londonderry, NH for a dynamic individual to gain experience as a Sustainability Intern. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate and expand your leadership skills, work on important real-world challenges, and collaborate with some of the best in the business.  During the summer, you will make a contribution and help Stonyfield demonstrate that doing good can be good for business.

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Environmental and Sustainability Intern, Schreiber Foods (Green Bay, WI)

The duties of the Environmental and Sustainability intern will be focused on supporting the execution of the environmental/sustainability capital projects and assisting with environmental regulatory programs. This position will be based at Green Bay Home Office location.  This is a paid, year-round internship. Schreiber Foods offers flexible scheduling to accommodate your class schedule.  This position will start Fall 2016.

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Design and Communications Intern, Second Nature (Boston, MA)

Our mission is to proactively build a sustainable and positive global future through initiating bold commitments, scaling successful actions, and accelerating innovative solutions among leadership networks in higher education.

Second Nature offers a dynamic and creative work environment with a customized experience for each intern designed to be challenging and build desired skill sets. Interns are involved in team meetings and planning efforts. This position reports to the Communications and Education Manager.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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Sustainable Agriculture Senior Manager, Ceres, (Boston, MA)

Ceres is a not-for-profit organization that partners with institutional investors, large companies, environmental organizations and other public interest groups, with the goal of mobilizing investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable global economy.

The Senior Manager, Sustainable Agriculture is a full-time position, reporting to the Director, Food & Capital Markets. The Food and Capital Markets Initiative is a new multi-organization collaboration working to enhance the sustainability of key food supply chains. Ceres responsibilities as part of this program involve working with Ceres’ Investor, Corporate, NGO, and Policy partners.

 

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