Tag Archives: Boston

Recycling Coordinator, Boston Public Schools

Boston Public Schools is hiring a Recycling Coordinator to help manage the program. This is a flexible part time position (15-20 hrs/week). Learn more  (job # 346596).Should be good with community social marketing and behavior change management; having conflict resolution and negotiation skills also will be helpful and good organizational skills; someone who likes to deal with a broad array of stakeholders is good too.

Internship, Congress for the New Urbanism (Boston)

CNU New England (CNUNE) is one of 15 regional Chapters of the national advocacy organization known as the Congress for the New Urbanism.

2 positions are available:

–CNUNE is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to help the Executive Committee fundraise an additional $15,000 for its annual operating budget. This is a tremendous opportunity to develop leadership and management skills, to learn about the non-profit sector and urban planning industry, to champion a worthwhile cause, and to connect with passionate and talented people from across disciplines! To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a statement of your interest in the position to Robin Bergstrom at bergstrom.robin@gmail.com . Please submit all information electronically. 15-20 hours per week.

–The Programming Intern would assist the Executive Committee in developing and implementing an event series for 2013-2014, managing (a) event logistics, and (b) event marketing, including development of graphic materials and collateral. The Intern would also assist the Executive Committee with (c) managing the Chapter’s online presence and social media accounts and (d) general administrative support for the Executive Committee where needed. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a statement of your interest in the position to Robin Bergstrom at bergstrom.robin@gmail.com . Please submit all information electronically.

Energy Specialist, Conservation Services Group (Boston, MA)

Conservation Services Group (CSG) is the leading provider of residential energy efficiency programs in North America. CSG has helped Americans make smart energy use decisions an important part of the way they live and work since 1984. The company designs, develops, and delivers innovative, results-driven programs. CSG employees  are committed to a mission of delivering these comprehensive programs to help people use energy more wisely. Energy efficiency and renewable energy are our sole business, not one of a hundred departments in a large corporation. CSG provides proven expertise to utilities, state agencies, trade allies and homeowners, tenants, and property owners seeking to improve home durability, safety, air quality and comfort while saving money. We bring creativity and commitment to our goals of championing the development and use of safe, clean energy.

Learn more/apply.

Fall Internship, CERES (Boston)

Ceres is a national coalition of investors, environmentalists, labor unions and public interest groups, dedicated to increasing corporate sustainability and responsibility. Ceres’ interns support Program, Communications, and Development staff working with a wide variety of constituents within the Ceres network: environmental activists, investors, funders, and corporations. Each internship position requires 10 to 15 hours of work per week. Schedules can be flexible to fit with class and/or work schedules. Ceres compensates interns at a rate of $12.00 hour. Our Fall Internship runs from September 2013 through mid-December 2013. Address all correspondence to: Ceres – Fall Intern, 99 Chauncy St., 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02111, Email: careers@ceres.org

AmeriCorps, Various Positions (Boston, MA)

The Boston Local Initiatives Support Corporation office has eleven 1700 hour (full time) LISC AmeriCorps positions available at our non-profit placement partner sites.   LISC is dedicated to helping community residents transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity – good places to work, do business and raise children. Visit our website

Senior Community Organizer (Jamaica Plain, MA)

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) is a non-profit community development organization committed to revitalizing the Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The Senior Community Organizer will work on development projects and with staff from other departments to help integrate an organizing approach into all aspects of the JPNDC. For more information, visit our website.

Energy Coordinator (Boston, MA)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for Metro Boston, seeks an Energy Coordinator/Energy Planner (hereafter, Coordinator/Planner) to help achieve the local and regional clean energy goals of its long-range regional plan, MetroFuture. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative environment to build a more sustainable and equitable future for metropolitan Boston. Find out more about the MAPC and its energy work.

Energy Intern – Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Boston, MA)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks an Energy Intern to work in its Boston office starting in August or September 2013. MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in Metropolitan Boston. Our mission is to promote smart growth and regional cooperation, which includes protecting the environment, supporting economic development, encouraging sustainable land use, improving transportation, bolstering affordable housing, ensuring public safety, advancing equity and opportunity among people of all backgrounds, and fostering collaboration among municipalities.

Examples of Duties:

The energy intern will have significant research responsibilities and will work directly with the Energy Division team to develop and implement MAPC’s energy projects throughout the MAPC region. Projects that the energy intern may work on include researching best practices in municipal-level energy efficiency and renewable energy development and assisting in the development and implementation of energy programs for municipalities in the Boston region.

Qualifications:

The energy intern must be personable, have strong writing skills, and excellent research capabilities. Experience with data analysis and visualization, graphic design and/or building energy audits is a plus. The ideal candidate will be a graduate student studying urban planning, engineering, public policy, architecture, or another related field.  The intern should be willing to commit 20 hours per week and must be enrolled in school during the internship.  This is a paid position.

To apply:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and two references.  Position open until filled.  Review of applications begins immediately.  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.  MAPC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Temporary Land Use Planner (Boston, MA)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for Metro Boston, seeks two full-time, temporary (up to one year) Land Use Planners with experience and knowledge in the fields of economic development and/or housing to help achieve the goals of its long-range regional plan,MetroFuture. The assignment could be extended beyond one year depending upon quality of work and availability of funds. Learn more.

Community Green Lead – USGBC (Boston, MA)

USGBC is seeking a talented and enthusiastic professional with an interest and experience working in the community college sector to create career pathways for a green economy. The position will oversee the Center for Green Schools’ efforts to engage community college staff, faculty and students in green building education and training opportunities. The Community Green Lead will be responsible for proactively increasing engagement of under-represented populations within USGBC and Center for Green Schools’ higher education programs and networks.

Specific responsibilities include

  • Grow the Community Green network and manage the daily program operations
  • Recruit, manage and support the efforts of regionally based volunteers to lead local outreach and engagement efforts to community colleges
  • Facilitate an annual in-person training for volunteers
  • Promote USGBC institutional membership to community colleges, support existing members, and track activities
  • Liaise with USGBC’s Marketing and Communications team to devise an outreach and marketing strategy to support growth of program
  • Work with USGBC Students to increase the number of students engaged at community colleges
  • Drive strategic relationships with other national organizations and corporations to support programmatic goals

Education

  • Bachelors degree in a related field (building industry, environmental discipline) required

Experience

  • 1-3 years program management experience

Other Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in community organizing
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with community colleges specifically related to sustainability engagement
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills
  • Strong public speaking ability
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with a diverse array of individuals and constituents
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Grant writing/development experience a plus

For more information and to apply, click here.

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