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December 6, 2012 – 2:42 pm
Inspectors and Investigators
This is a provisional appointment.
Under general supervision, supervises the collection and removal of household refuse and recyclables being done under contract in an assigned district within the City of Boston. Observes for possible violations of laws or regulations pertaining to the storage and putting out for collection of refuse and recyclables. Notifies violators of same, and acts as liaison with other city and state agencies’ personnel in enforcing the sanitation laws. Delivers recycling blue boxes, stickers and literature, and puts out recycling signs when required. Issues permits as required. May supervise snow plowing being done under contract; and performs related work as required. Required to work any emergency as directed by the Commissioner of Public Works.
Applicants must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the field of environmental sanitation, health inspection, or related work. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job. Computer proficiency preferred. Applicants must possess a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA1-13A Hours: 40 per week Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Boston Career Center site for more information on compensation. For each Salary Plan, salaries are listed by Grade and Step.
December 4, 2012 – 3:06 pm
Bikes Not Bombs seeks to hire a dynamic, creative, and highly organized professional to manage the organization’s fundraising efforts, major donor strategies, oversee events, and serve as an enthusiastic ambassador of BNB’s mission. Strong relationship cultivation and management of donors and volunteers is key to success in this role. The position requires both an ability to think strategically about the “big picture” and execute plans with strong attention to detail. The Director of Fundraising & Events will work on a team including the Communications Manager, Information and Technology Manager and Development Associate and will report to the Executive Director.
Responsibilities include: Gift Management/Donor Cultivation and Stewardship, Mail and Phone Solicitations, Major Donor Strategies, Events, Communications, and Administration.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Some evenings and weekends required.
December 4, 2012 – 2:25 pm
The mission of Green Corps is to train organizers, provide field support for today’s critical environmental campaigns, and graduate activists who possess the skills, temperament, and commitment to fight and win tomorrow’s environmental battles. The Recruitment Outreach Interns will help coordinate the following projects:
· Event Planning: The interns will coordinate the planning of Green Corps’ 2nd Round Interview weekends with an expected attendance of 300 candidates. This includes duties such as VIP outreach for invited guests and major donors, weekend locations and logistics, travel and housing arrangements for candidates and materials creation and duplication.
· Online Outreach: The interns will coordinate our online recruitment campaign to raise the visibility of Green Corps’ Field School for Environmental Organizing. This will include planning and implementing targeted outreach to websites, job boards, blogs, and social-networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook.
· Career Center and Campus Outreach: Interns will contact career centers across the country to coordinate recruitment, visibility events and on-campus interviews. Interns will also recruit top student leaders for the Green Corps program with campus outreach.
Hours The start and end dates are flexible, although most interns begin in January and work through March, with the possibility of continuing year-round. Interns typically work between 10-20 hours/week, and the level of commitment can be tailored to your schedule.
Qualifications We are looking for people who are serious about saving the planet, and have a desire to strengthen and grow the environmental movement.
Benefits The internships are unpaid, but interns are given the opportunity to audit portions of Green Corps’ August Introductory Classroom Training, which features training from top environmental leaders in organizing, advocacy, and leadership skills. Course Credit supervision is also available.
For more information and to apply, click here.
November 28, 2012 – 4:51 pm
Second Nature seeks the services of two Implementation Fellows to support colleges and universities in successfully fulfilling their reporting requirements of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). The Implementation Fellows will work as part of the ACUPCC Support Team on the Second Nature staff to help current signatory institutions fulfill the reporting requirements of the ACUPCC, with an emphasis on supporting Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Under-Resourced Institutions (URIs) that are signatories of the ACUPCC. Reporting requirements include the development of greenhouse gas inventories, writing and implementing campus-wide climate action plans, developing sustainability research and curricular initiatives, energy and financing analysis, and engagement of senior leadership and community partnerships. For more information and to apply, visit: http://secondnature.org/about/employment/implementation-fellow.html
November 28, 2012 – 4:45 pm
INTERNSHIP – THE CLEAN AIR TASK FORCE, BOSTON, MA
The Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is hiring an intern during the spring 2013 semester to support its Land Use and Bioenergy Project. Key responsibilities will include: Tracking, collecting, and summarizing emerging research on climate-related impacts of biofuels production and biomass-based power generation. Analyzing state, federal, and international policy developments. Reviewing and summarizing long-term projections about biomass availability.
Duration: January – May 2013 Time: 5-10 hours/week, Stipend: $12/hour. Website: http://www.catf.us/climate/land_use_and_bioenergy/
November 19, 2012 – 12:42 pm
LISC seeks a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual for a paid Green Retrofit Internship position in Boston. The Intern will provide programmatic support to a small team of Boston LISC staff focused on energy retrofits in affordable housing across Massachusetts. The Green Retrofit Initiative has received an Energy Innovation Award from HUD and match funding from the Barr Foundation to work with multifamily affordable housing owners to analyze energy use and implement retrofits that will achieve energy savings of 20%. The intern should be available approximately 8-15 hours per week during the remainder of the school year, with a possible extension through the summer. Start and end dates are negotiable and schedule is flexible within normal business hours. This is a paid internship and the hourly rate will be based on experience. Application instructions: Please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth (Betsy) Glynn firstname.lastname@example.org LISC website: http://www.bostonlisc.org/
November 19, 2012 – 12:40 pm
MASSCreative is a new organization formed to be the advocacy voice of the arts and cultural community. Same old organizing work, but this time with artist and cultural institutions. Great community which is making some real social change on the individual level with great arts education programs and on the macro level as a key economic tool to revitalize cities — i.e. Pittsfield, Lowell, New Bedford. Tasks include: evaluation of state’s Cultural Facility Fund – state grant program that funds rehab, maintenance or new building for cultural facilities. Our arts initiative is proposing making one year of high school arts education a requirement for admission to state university system. We need to produce a report to defend our initiative. The need, how it has worked in other states, why this proposal will work. Municipal campaigns to fund the arts. We are developing a “how-to” manual for local folks on how to approach their local government and advocate for local investment. Need to produce a guide to help local folks on how to go to Finance Committee and Town meeting, develop their narrative, organize their community, etc. Contact: Matt Wilson, Executive Director, Phone:617-350-7610 , Email: email@example.com
November 9, 2012 – 2:36 pm
LISC seeks a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual for a paid Green Retrofit Internship position in Boston. The Intern will provide programmatic support to a small team of Boston LISC staff focused on energy retrofits in affordable housing across Massachusetts. The Green Retrofit Initiative has received an Energy Innovation Award from HUD and match funding from the Barr Foundation to work with multifamily affordable housing owners to analyze energy use and implement retrofits that will achieve energy savings of 20%.
The intern should be available approximately 8-15 hours per week during the remainder of the school year, with a possible extension through the summer. Start and end dates are negotiable and schedule is flexible within normal business hours. This is a paid internship and the hourly rate will be based on experience.
October 16, 2012 – 2:11 pm
This is a unique opportunity to help BPS develop their first ever Boston Public Schools Sustainability Report. The position would begin immediately and work through the end of the semester. The goals of the project include the following:
1. Collect consistent and comprehensive information (qualitative and quantitative) data from all of the BPS departments and 128 schools on what they are doing related to sustainability.
2. Educate school leaders and administrators on what it means to be a green school and provide resources to them on ways they can improve their practices, operations, curriculum.
3. Compile the data and organize the layout of the report.
4. Develop graphs, info graphics, compile photos, etc., to display the information gathered in an appealing manner.
For more information and to apply, please contact Phoebe Beierle: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 12, 2012 – 11:09 am
TSNE, which provides management and leadership resources to help nonprofits support healthy, just communities, is accepting applications for their spring internship program. Interns will gain first-hand knowledge of the internal management of a nonprofit consulting practice, shadow consultants in the field, delve deeply into the theoretical underpinnings of organizational transition consulting, and learn about process evaluation for nonprofit capacity building efforts.
Internship projects include:
- Shadowing consultants in the field, taking notes at meetings and drafting reports for clients
- Evaluating internal systems and processes, providing recommendations for improvement
- Analyzing evaluation data and developing reports
- Researching organizational transitions and developing materials for use by consultants
- Researching and evaluating businesses used by TSNE for strategic contracting decisions
For more information or to apply, click here.