Job Board

Climate Defender Organizer - PennEnvironment

Posted: October 11, 2017
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PA)

PennEnvironment’s Climate Defender Organizers are responsible for recruiting, developing and mobilizing powerful teams of concerned citizens to become climate volunteers in critical communities across the state. As a Climate Defender Organizer, you will work with our existing network of hundreds of team members and activists, and expand volunteer teams in key political areas to ensure support from local decision-makers for climate action. Whether it’s educational events with leaders like U.S. Senator Bob Casey or rallies with elected officials like Philadelphia Councilman Derek Greene, you and your volunteers will organize rallies and forums to push decision-makers to lead on climate change.

Impact Organizer - Impact

Posted: October 9, 2017
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: Columbus, OH and Denver, CO (CO)

Impact is a team of organizers, working on behalf of groups like PIRG and Environment America. Our partner groups have researchers, policy analysts and lobbyists who work together for that better future. But, as you can imagine, research and lobbying are not always enough to get things done in American politics. It often takes organizers. And when it’s crunch time on a high-priority campaign, that’s when the Impact team moves in.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies - State University of New York- College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Posted: October 9, 2017
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: Syracuse (NY)

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN SYSTEMS The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in Syracuse, NY, invites applications for an academic year tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies with an emphasis on Sustainable Urban Systems. See website for details:

Museum Educator and Camp Director - EcoTarium

Posted: October 5, 2017
Posted by: Christina Chappell
Location: Worcester (MA)

The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks a creative educator to develop and deliver engaging programs for learners of all ages. Programming covers a variety of science topics and takes place on the museum floor, in classroom settings, in our digital planetarium, and outdoors on our 40-acre site. Teaching is through hands-on and inquiry-based methods. The educator is responsible for all aspects of the summer camp program, including overseeing day-to-day operations, developing content, and hiring and training seasonal camp staff.

Assistant/Associate Professor - Energy and Environment - UC Santa Barbara

Posted: October 3, 2017
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: Santa Barbara (CA)

The Environmental Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the area of Energy and the Environment. This position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018, or later. The appointment will ideally be made at the Assistant Professor level, but appointment at the Associate Professor level will be considered for exceptional candidates. UCSB's Environmental Studies Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program that was founded in the aftermath of the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill. It has maintained a position of national leadership since then, graduating over 6000 students.

Program Manager - New Jersey Future

Posted: October 2, 2017
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: Trenton (NJ)

New Jersey Future is looking for a skilled, highly organized, motivated individual to manage the day-to-day operations of Jersey Water Works, a large and growing collaborative focused on transforming New Jersey’s inadequate water infrastructure. The manager oversees and assists with support of five working committees, manages the collaborative’s communications efforts and annual events, and helps to advance an aligned policy agenda. The successful candidate must have strong organizational, communications, management and teamwork skills, and must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment while handling many priorities. This is an opportunity to facilitate a movement of a diverse statewide network of people.

Janice Nittoli Practitioner Fellowship - Urban Institute

Posted: September 29, 2017
Posted by: Amanda Moore
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: various (DC)

The Urban Institute invites applications from practitioners working in leadership roles in a state or local government agency, a nonprofit organization, or a social enterprise who have a critical “what would it take” question about work in the field that can be answered—at least in part—by rigorous research, analysis, and evaluation. The selected fellow will work closely with a team of Urban researchers to explore the question, disseminate findings, and produce evidence-based commentary on issues related to the project. In addition, the fellow will meet with a wide range of Urban scholars and experts across disciplines to help prompt innovative research questions and strategies that are informed by the fellow’s on-the-ground knowledge.

Become an Impact Organizer - Work For Progress

Posted: September 28, 2017
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: Denver (CO)

An organizer is someone you need when simply standing up for what’s right isn’t enough to make a difference. Imagine you want to change something, but you’re faced with resistance. The only way you can win is to get lots of people to join together to take the right action at the right time. That’s what an organizer does. And with Impact, that’s what you’ll do for our environment, our democracy, and our future.

Foundation Relations Specialist-Central - Student Conservation Association

Posted: September 25, 2017
Posted by: Anna Wadhams
Contact Email: [email protected]
Location: Chicago (IL)

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of youth conservation volunteers, has an exciting opportunity in our Advancement Department. America’s #1 youth conservation service organization seeks a Central Foundation Relations Specialist in our Chicago, IL or Pittsburgh, PA office. The Central Foundation Relations Specialist is responsible for securing grant funding by maintaining relations and fulfilling proposal and reporting requirements with current foundation partners. Identify and research potential foundation partners and develop a pipeline of long-term foundation support. Manage a portfolio of donors, including writing grant proposals and reports, preparing budgets and financial reports.

Program Assistant - COMPASS

Posted: September 22, 2017
Location: Silver Spring (MD)

The Program Assistant (PA) is a part time (20 hours/week) position based in Silver Spring, MD. The PA will work with COMPASS staff involved in policy events and other engagement activities, primarily in the Washington, DC area, designed to bring scientists into direct dialogue with decision makers. Events may include policy briefings, workshops, and meetings for as few as 2 and as many as 100 participants. This role will require the program assistant to manage logistics and implementation of COMPASS-led events, track and share policy news and events, and attend relevant policy events and seminars.