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Planning Intern, Town of Acton (Acton, MA)

The Town of Acton is seeking a planning intern to assist the Planning Department with a town center planning project which involves proposed zoning changes, design guidelines and infrastructure improvements and to provide day to day planning assistance.

Application Deadline: January 4, 2016
To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to planning@acton-ma.gov

or call 978-929-6631 for more information.

Communications/Office Support Intern, Environmental Studies Department (Medford, MA)

The Environmental Studies Program is looking for an outreach/communications intern for the Spring semester (6 -10 hrs a week), starting in January.

Job Description: S/He will work under the supervision of the Environmental Studies Program Administrator. Duties include preparation of promotional material including flyers, newsletters, doing on-campus outreach, assisting with event organization, posting on social media, preparation of course guides updates and office tasks as needed.

Requirements: S/He must be very creative, detail-oriented, have excellent written communication and organizational skills, ability to multi-task and be able to meet deadlines. Additionally, s/he must be proficient using computers and be willing and able to learn new software as needed. Proficiency in Powerpoint required. Experience with graphic design and a general interest in environmental topics are a plus. The successful applicant must be available on Thursdays between 11:30 to 1:30 pm to assist with our Lunch & Learn seminar series. This position is open to all students but those on Work-Study and/or in the ENVS Program are strongly encouraged to apply.
If interested email Dr. Gomez by Jan 3 and submit:
1) Cover letter (indicating available hours)
2) Resume
3) Name and contact information for 2 references
4) Flyer designed by applicant for a talk with the following information: “Communicating Sustainability”, John Smith, Thursday March 19,12 pm, Rabb room, Lincoln Filene Center, Watch talk live at Bit.ly/LiveLunchLearn, free pizza

 

Learn more and apply.

 Application deadline: Open until filled

Summer Conference Coordinator, Northeast Organic Farming Association (Barre, MA)

The Summer Conference represents the mission of the NOFA Interstate Council, which is to advocate for and educate on organic agriculture, small-scale farming and homesteading in rural, suburban and urban areas, agricultural justice and other related policy issues.  The NOFA Summer Conference Coordinator oversees all aspects of the conference, acting as the supervisor of the ten person Summer Conference Committee.

 Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Learn more and apply.

Policy Director, Northeast Organic Farming Association (Barre, MA)

Through education and advocacy NOFA/Mass promotes organic agriculture to expand the production and availability of nutritious food from living soil for the health of individuals, communities and the planet.  The NOFA/Mass Policy Director has overall responsibility for organizational advocacy.

 Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Learn more and apply.

Sustainable Neighborhoods Program Coordinator, City of Somerville (Somerville, MA)

The employee is responsible for coordinating multiple aspects of the Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative managed by the Housing Division of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development under the director of the Assistant Director of Housing.

  • Researches housing issues to inform development of housing policy in the context of the Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative (SNI).
  • Assists in implementing housing strategies developed through SNI.
  • Work with various staff and volunteer members of Mayor’s Sustainable Neighborhood Advisory Group (SNWG) to coordinate work of SNWG membership and committees.

Under general direction, employee plans and prioritizes the majority of work independently, in accordance with standard practices and previous training. Employee is expected to solve most problems of detail or unusual situations by adapting methods or interpreting instructions accordingly. Instructions for new assignments or special projects usually consist of statements of desired objectives, deadlines and priorities. Technical and policy problems or changes in procedures are discussed with supervisor. Work is generally reviewed only for technical adequacy, appropriateness of actions or decisions, and conformance with policy or other requirements; the methods used in arriving at the end result are not usually reviewed in detail.

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