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Farm to School Coordinator (White River Junction, VT)

The Farm to School Coordinator is a new position at Vital Communities. The Upper Valley Farm to School Network has merged into our Valley Food & Farm program, and this position will be responsible for coordinating farm to school activities, with support and collaboration from fellow staff. The position will work toward these long-term goals: Students enjoy and understand their connection to local food and farms, and make healthy choices based on that connection; Communities actively support their local FTS program; FTS leaders are growing in number and connectedness; FTS programs are growing in number and effectiveness; Farmers benefit from a greater connection to schools in their community
Read the full job description here.

Transportation Coordinator at Champlain College (Burlington, VT)

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Sustainability, the Transportation Coordinator will implement the campus Transportation Plan which includes managing the parking system, coordinating the on-campus shuttle system, managing transportation budget, identifying and responding to transportation-related issues, conceptualizing strategy to produce and deliver marketing and outreach for internal and external audiences, facilitating the Champlain College Transportation Committee, overseeing city and state annual regulatory reporting requirements, serving as the primary contact person for outside agencies, participating in local, regional, and national transportation planning and development efforts.

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Sustainability Coach for Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes School (Burlington, VT)

The Sustainability Academy is currently seeking a Sustainability Coach to help lead the students, faculty, staff, and community as we continue our evolution as the nation’s first public elementary school dedicated to Education for Sustainability. The SA Coach is a hands-on leader who is equal parts visionary, spokesperson, tactician, liaison, and catalyst whose main responsibility is to keep EfS at the core of the Sustainability Academy. Their duties include being a building leader with the Principal around professional development, curriculum and instruction; documenting the school’s progress around integrating EfS into all that it does; securing and maintaining partnerships and promoting collaboration with and among staff, families, partners and other outside organizations.

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Various Internships (VT)

Vermont Business for Social Responsibility has a list of so many interesting summer internships that we can’t list them all individually! Work with Cedar Circle Farm, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, BuildingGreen Inc., Suncommon, 350Vermont, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Seventh Generation, and many more!! See the full list here.

Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Ever wish you could get paid to travel Vermont, bike around some of the most scenic parts of the State, camp with friends, and actually make an impact on the future of important environmental issues? If you answered yes, we have the job for you!

VPIRG is currently looking for students to work out of our Burlington office from April 28th to August 29th, as a part of our summer outreach campaign. Employees will work Monday through Friday traveling throughout Vermont, fundraising and engaging Vermonters in important political issues like clean energy and expanding Vermont’s most successful recycling program- the bottle bill. Employees can earn anywhere from $4,000 to $8,000 dollars, meet incredible friends, and be a part of an unforgettable movement along the way.

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Vermont Farm Viability Project Summer Internship

 

The Vermont Farm Viability Program, a program of the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, provides business planning to Vermont farmers in order to enhance the long-term economic viability of Vermont agriculture.

The Vermont Farm Viability Program is seeking a summer intern to conduct research and outreach, as well as other projects as they arise. Work would involve a combination of travel to farms and office. For more information, please contact Liz Gleason, Program Coordinator, at 802-828-3370 or liz@vhcb.org .

Blittersdorf Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy, University of Vermont

Review of applications begins March 1, 2014.

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR) and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) at the University of Vermont (UVM) seek applicants for a n endowed professorship in sustainability science and policy at the Associate or Full Professor rank.We seek a creative individual with demonstrated leadership experience, a passion for teaching, strong quantitative skills, and  interdisciplinary interests in areas such as energy systems design, energy policy, renewable technology development, and community energy planning. The successful candidate will be expected to advance interdisciplinary research and educational collaborations bridging the environmental sciences and engineering, participate in State energy and greenhouse gas policy discussions, and build relationships between UVM and Vermont’s energy community.

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Multiple Positions, Institute for Sustainable Communities (Various Locations)

Founded in 1991, ISC is a not-for-profit organization that provides technical expertise and leadership training to solve important global issues such as sustainable development, energy efficiency and environmental protection resulting in lasting change. Headquartered in the USA, ISC has an international staff of approximately 80 people. ISC has offices in Montpelier, VT, Washington D.C., Serbia, China, Bangladesh, and India. ISC is committed to improving the quality of life and the earth’s ecosystem; maximizing effectiveness through creativity and high quality work; and compassion, honesty and respect toward one another and ISC’s partners. Apply for the Washington, DC position.  Apply for the 
Vermont, India and Thailand positions.

Transportation Project Coordinator, UVM

Deadline: Nov. 6th, 2013

Part-time temporary position focused on FY14 grant project to “expand and integrate regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies”.  The overall goal is to provide education and awareness of transportation demand management (TDM) strategies, services and options to businesses, developers and property owners in the region, particularly in the proposed City Center development in South Burlington.  The coordinator will be employed and paid by CATMA.

Learn more/apply.

GIS Teaching Fellowships, Middlebury College (VT)

The Geography Department at Middlebury College invites applicants for its GIS Teaching Fellows Program, designed to encourage the expansion of GIS instruction across the liberal arts curriculum. We seek recent doctoral recipients or advanced ABD candidates from any academic discipline who have applied GIS in their doctoral research and have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching. Middlebury’s GIS Teaching Fellows will be appointed to a nine-month term, to begin in September 2014. In the fall semester, Fellows will assist Geography Department faculty in teaching the department’s Fundamentals of GIS course. Learn more.

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