The Urban Land Institute is seeking a new executive director for its Boston/New England branch. Learn more.
DEADLINE: January 10, 2014
We are pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Switzer Environmental Fellowships is now open. Switzer Fellowships are given to top graduate students in New England and California who demonstrate the potential for leadership in their field, and who are committed to a career in environmental improvement. The Fellowship provides a one-year $15,000 cash award, as well as access to other Switzer grant programs and career support, and membership in the Switzer Fellowship Network, a vibrant community of over 530 Switzer Fellows and environmental leaders. The Switzer Fellowship is not intended to be a research fellowship. We fund individuals doing a wide variety of environmental work (e.g., science, law, policy, engineering). Learn more/apply.
Deadline for application is February 17.
The NOFA/Mass Organic Land Care Program, in its 13th year, is the statewide educational and outreach resource for organic landscaping information. The coordinator position is for a self-starter with flexible hours who can not only develop and envision the job, but set his/her own schedule and coordinate/collaborate with NOFA/Mass staff, NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals (AOLCPs), other industry organizations and non-profits, and collaborate with CT NOFA and the Organic Land Care Program committee.
Position requires working closely with NOFA/Mass Education/Executive Director, Organic Land Care Program Manager (in CT), and volunteer NOFA/Mass Organic Land Care committee to:
This part-time job will require approximately 300 hours per year, with the majority of hours worked between Oct. 1 and April 1. Starting compensation is $13/hour. Working with NOFA/Mass is for folks who have an entrepreneurial bent, see this work as part of a living in the world of organic sustainability and enjoy working with others who have a passion for social change.
· MS Word and Excel
· Online social media networking proficiency
· Interest in / basic familiarity with topics in organic land care and farming
· Accredited Organic Land Care Professional strongly preferred. The ideal candidate has direct experience in landscaping, horticulture, nursery production and/or soil fertility
· InDesign, Quark, PhotoShop or other design software experience helpful
· Marketing, outreach or community organizing experience is also helpful
Send resume, cover letter and 3 letters of recommendation to Julie Rawson at email@example.com. Questions, email or call Julie at 978-355-2853. This position will start on March 15, 2013. For more information, click here.
The New England Campus Sustainability Forum will take place on September 21st at the Colleges of the Fenway in Boston, MA. The Forum is designed to leverage the collective resources of schools and colleges, and we hope to attract campus sustainability stakeholders such as administrators, facilities personnel, sustainability directors, interested faculty and staff, and students.
Please save the date and circulate the above announcement to your friends and colleagues in the higher education sustainability community.
More details on the Forum are coming soon!