Tag Archives: work

Executive Director, Salt Ponds Coalition (Washington County, RI)

The Salt Ponds Coalition, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization focusing on education and advocacy for the protection and preservation of the southern Rhode Island coastal salt ponds, is soliciting candidates for the position of Executive Director. This is a full-time salaried position with flexible hours located at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regional headquarters at the Kettle Pond Visitor’s Center in Charlestown. For a complete description of the organization visit their website.

Interdisciplinary Research Team Facilitator (Annapolis, MD)

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, is a think-tank type research center funded by the National Science Foundation through the University of Maryland. SESYNC promotes interdisciplinary synthesis research on the sustainability of coupled human-natural systems, and is seeking a candidate to provide support and leadership for facilitating research team interactions and progress. Learn more.

Research Intern, Winchester Town Climate Action Task Force (MA)

Winchester Town Climate Action Task Force climate action advisory committee seeks intern(s). Send inquiries to Prassede Calabi, calabi@mindfire.ws

LiveableStreets Street Ambassador Internship

Do you have good people and communication skills? Do you enjoy being outside and at community events? Want to be part of LivableStreets’ advocacy campaigns and growing organization? LivableStreets is looking for an intern to be the face of our Street Ambassadors Program this summer. Learn more.

Program Advisor, Student Sustainability Committee, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Deadline: May 22, 2014

The Illini Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a talented student affairs professional to serve as a Program Advisor in the Student Programs and Activities Office.  Founded in 1867, the Illinois campus is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions. It is one of the top comprehensive research public universities in the nation. The successful candidate will be working on a campus with an academically talented and diverse student population, including 19 percent international students, 12 percent Asian American students, 5 percent African American students and 6 percent Hispanic/Latino students from a total enrollment over 42,000 students.  As the community center of the University, the Illini Union draws together all members of the University with approximately 16,000 visits of students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests on a daily basis.

Learn more.

Various Positions, EarthJustice (Various Locations)

At Earthjustice, we are driven by a passion for justice—for people and for the environment, by a belief that we can accomplish more in genuine partnership with others, and by a commitment to excellence and strategic action.

As the premier nonprofit environmental law organization, Earthjustice is uniquely qualified to deliver sweeping, on-the-ground results that make a real difference in our environment and our communities. We work through the courts on behalf of thousands of groups, supporters and citizens to take on the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the Earth needs a good lawyer.

Positions available:

Associate Attorney (Alaska)

Executive Assistant/Development Assistant (San Francisco)

Individual Gifts Officer (San Fran.)

Communications Intern (San Fran.)

Communications Intern (Washington, D.C.)

Policy and Legislation Intern (Washington, D.C.)

Litigation Assistant (Washington, D.C.)

Litigation Assistant (Philadelphia)

Managing Attorney (San Fran.)

Office Assistant (D.C.)

Office Manager (San Fran.)

Bilingual Press Secretary (San Fran.)

Project Attorney (Florida)

Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts (NYC)

Staff Attorney, Int’l Program (San Fran., D.C.)

Volunteer/Pro Bono Attorney (NYC, Philadelphia)

View all the positions here.

Agricultural Internship, Copicut Farms (Dartmouth, MA)

Copicut Farms is seeking interns for the 2014 summer season (June-October) to manage sales at farmers’ markets with some on-farm work included. Learn more about the farm. For more information about the positions available contact us at: copicutfarms@gmail.com.

Communications Intern, STAR Communities (Washington, D.C.)

STAR Communities is currently seeking a Communications Intern to work with the organization’s community engagement team, which consists of sustainability specialists that provide support to cities, towns, and counties using the STAR Community Rating System.  STAR Communities helps cities and counties achieve meaningful sustainability through the first national framework for local community efforts. The STAR Community Rating System is the first framework and certification program for local sustainability, built by and for local governments and the communities they serve. The Rating System encompasses economic, environmental, and social performance measures for both local governments and the broader community. Learn more.

Operations and Development Assistant, Charles River Conservancy

The Charles River Conservancy works to make the Charles River Parklands more active, attractive, and accessible for all.  It organizes volunteers to beautify and rejuvenate the Parklands; advocates for advancements to healthy living, public access, and physical parkland improvements; and builds awareness about the Charles River.
 
Organizational Overview:
 
The Charles River Conservancy, which was founded in 2000, is a strong advocate for continued improvement and activities on the Charles’ urban parklands from the Boston Harbor to the Watertown Dam. Its major initiatives and projects currently include engaging cadres of Conservancy Volunteers, building a world-class skate park, creating the conditions necessary to enable public swimming in the river, advocating for uninterrupted biking and walking routes along the river, and educating the public about opportunities to insure that the parklands achieve their full potential. For more information about the Charles River Conservancy, visit our website.
 
The Operations and Development Assistant is a full-time position (35 hours per week) with the responsibilities listed below. This position reports to the Conservancy’s President.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
 
·      Process incoming donations, update donor database, and prepare acknowledgment letters.  Work with bookkeeper to prepare financial reports regarding donations.
·      Assist with appeal mailings and grant proposals.
·      Staff the Development and Finance Committees and prepare reports for their meetings.
·      Prepare packages for Board of Director meetings.
·      Oversee database training and updates.
·      Purchase office supplies.
·      Assist in the recruiting and training of interns.
·      Conduct research for various projects.
·      Assist with organizing fundraising events.

Qualifications:
 
·      Bachelor’s degree and several years of work experience, preferably in a non-profit organization
·      Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic team environment
·      Strong attention to detail
·      Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
·      Must be highly organized, and self-motivated
·      Solid writing skills
·      Good interpersonal skills and flexibility to pitch-in in a small office environment
·      Proficiency in Mac MS Office Word and Excel
·      Experience with database software a plus
 
Salary dependent on experience.  Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to rvt@thecharles.org.  Please put ‘Operations and Development Assistant’ and your first and last name in the subject line. Applications accepted on a rolling basis, preferred ASAP.

Senior Sustainability Planner, Greener-U (Watertown, MA)

GreenerU is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Sustainability Planner. The Senior Sustainability Planner will lead all campus planning efforts which GreenerU is involved in, particularly the development of climate action plans, energy master plans,and strategic sustainability plans. Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@greeneru.com