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Earthjustice Development Writer
San Francisco, CA (preferred) or remote
The Development Writer is responsible for writing and editing donor materials that are informed, accurate, and consistent with the Earthjustice brand. These materials support the organization’s ambitious fundraising goals and play a critical role in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all Earthjustice supporters. Reporting to the Donor Communications Manager, the Development Writer works closely with program VPs, attorneys, Communications and Marketing staff, and the entire Development team to craft effective donor-facing messages and engaging stories with a particular focus on major gift fundraising. Materials the Development Writer will produce include the annual report, donor reports and proposals, events and trip collateral, newsletters, fact sheets, brochures, invitations, program updates, cover letters, email messages, and website text.
Application Details: Interested candidates must submit the following via Jobvite:
- Cover Letter – stating your interest or experience in writing and the environment, and your location if remote
- Writing sample of no more than 2 pages
Please reach out to email@example.com if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies.
East Bay Municipal Utility’s District Ranger Supervisor
Under direction, East Bay Municipal Utility District’s
(EBMUD’s) Ranger Supervisors, plan, schedule, assign,
supervise and implement the daily operation, development,
conservation, and maintenance of the District’s watershed or recreation areas.
The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded professional with leadership ability who can manage, plan, organize, and schedule projects for a multi-person crew responsible for the construction, development, conservation, and maintenance of recreational facilities, watershed improvements, and natural resources.
Duties include maintaining and constructing fences, livestock watering systems, and landscaping irrigation systems and erosion control; watershed patrol and firefighting; range
management and integrated pest management; developed recreation area management, and capital projects management.
Apply between July 6, 2020 to July 10, 2020
Environmental Defense Fund Analyst
San Francisco, CA or Washington, D.C.
EDF’s Global Climate team seeks a Analyst to provide critical research, analysis, and coordination to support our efforts to advance market-based policy solutions to address climate change. The Analyst will inform our advocacy as we work to strengthen and expand international carbon pricing cooperation. The Analyst will undertake, assist team members and partners with, and coordinate strategic outreach with developing country governments, civil society, industry, and other diverse stakeholders, with the aim of broadening perspectives and participation in carbon market development and infrastructure. A portion of this outreach will be undertaken at meetings held under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). S/he will also assist in preparing EDF staff for UNFCCC climate conferences and coordinating EDF’s outreach at these events In addition, the Analyst will undertake independent multi-disciplinary expert research and analysis on selected topics in the field of carbon markets, including the potential role of carbon markets in achieving the nationally-determined climate and development plans of diverse countries. In undertaking this work, the Analyst will be able to draw upon expertise across EDF’s Climate Team and related programs, but the Analyst will be expected to serve as lead author on studies for publication.
Interpretation, Education, Volunteer and Youth Fellow
San Francisco, CA with some remote work from home
Stewards Individual Placement Program (SIPP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. SIPP in partnership with the National Park Service are seeking an intern who will support the Interpretation and Education Division of the San Francisco Regional Office.
This Interpretation and Education (I & E) Program Fellow will take part in a 47-week-long program in support of projects and locations where the National Park Service, San Francisco Regional Office, Interpretation and Education Programs are providing technical assistance.
The I & E position will provide support for education, development of responsible citizenship, productive community involvement, and furthering the understanding and appreciating natural and cultural resources through the involvement of students, families and adults in learning about, recreating in, and caring for public resources.
The I & E Fellow will participate in projects that support parks in building their capacity to facilitate relevant, transformative, and accessible educational and interpretive opportunities with and for audiences that represent the diversity of our nation. The intern will gain project management skills from a broad range of projects that support the priorities of Interior Regions 8, 9, 10, and 12, including the priority to create connections with new and diverse audiences and provide educational, interpretive, recreational, and stewardship experiences to these audiences, building knowledge and appreciation of the environment. Participants will perform a variety of duties related to Interpretation and Education, as well as Youth and Volunteer programming. Projects and activities will include supporting programs such as Teacher Ranger Teacher, Recreation and Tourism initiatives, interpretation for children and families, Junior Ranger programs, and administrative duties in support of regional interpretation and education programs.
The I & E Fellow will engage audiences in community-based volunteer work and interpretive and educational programming which expose audiences to the importance of parks and conservation programs which may lead to potential career opportunities in interpretation, environmental education, and cultural and natural resource conservation. In turn, participants will add value by helping staff and partners cultivate strong relationships as participants in projects and programs.
Apply Today before July 13, 2020
SolarCorps Outreach Fellow
GRID Alternatives’ SolarCorps Fellowship Program is an opportunity for highly motivated and enthusiastic people to join GRID Alternatives for a 11-month term. In this position you will gain valuable experience in the solar and non-profit industry to help launch your career while making significant contributions to GRID Alternatives and the broader community.
We are seeking a full-time SolarCorps Outreach Fellow to engage with the outreach team and help implement outreach strategy to increase the number of income qualified clients served in regional counties. Fellows will get training and supervision from GRID Alternatives’ regional staff. Fellows will gain a broad range of skills and experience to qualify for a range of different renewable energy and nonprofit careers, while helping underserved families receive solar services from GRID Alternatives.
- Help promote community awareness of GRID Alternatives’ services and mission by researching, attending and potentially speaking at community meetings and other events
- Assist and shadow Outreach Coordinators in client application process and eventually be able to in-take multiple applications per month
- Assist and shadow Outreach Coordinators in homeowner trainings and eventually be able to conduct training for homeowners once their systems are installed
- Help create easy-to-read materials that educate homeowners on energy efficiency
- Help research potential partnerships with affordable housing developers, local government agencies, and community-based organizations in order to more effectively identify, encourage, and serve income qualified clients
Apply Today before September 8, 2020
Stand.earth Data Analyst
Reporting to the Digital Innovations and Analytics Director and working closely with Stand.earth’s Fundraising, Digital, and Campaign departments as well as outside consultants, the Data Analyst is responsible for designing and maintaining the sensory feedback loop that is important for critical organizational functions like digital campaigning and offline/online fundraising. The ideal candidate will have foundational experience in migrating and analyzing large data sets, be proficient managing a Salesforce NPSP database, thrive in a demanding, mission-driven work environment, and demonstrate an interest in learning new tools and platforms.
- Maintain and optimize the operation of Stand.earth’s databases and e-campaigning tools. To give you a sense of what you’d be working with, our current tech stack is built around Engaging Networks and Salesforce, and we also use NewMode, ThruText, Payflow/Paypal/Authorize and Google Big Query.
- Supervise and ensure the accuracy and smooth operations of gift intake and fundraising reporting procedures and supervise the delivery of consistent, accurate revenue and reconciliation reports for international fundraising and finance teams.
- Critically examine and optimize existing table structures, relationships and processes that capture and produce information for accurate decision-making for our fundraising and digital engagement teams.
- Maintain, troubleshoot and improve existing data pipelines between various apps and tools like Engaging Networks, Salesforce, Paypal, New Mode, and Google Big Query.
- Use data visualization/query methods/dashboards to help the team unravel insights, make strategic recommendations and deepen the impact of their campaigning work.
- Import and export lists for telecalling, direct mail, list swaps and online ads.
- Produce fast and accurate data to feed into a robust six monthly budgeting, forecasting and planning process.
- Suggest, test and implement improvements in our entire fundraising systems to bring in process efficiency and accuracy.
- Respond to a range of priority data support requests from our digital campaign team.
- Manage data quality by working across our teams and campaigns to make sure we have the best, cleanest, and most up-to-date information about our supporters and their actions (source codes, UTM parameters, etc.)
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with Salesforce NPSP focusing on fundraising or digital engagement and the ability to build custom apps and objects, formula fields, workflows, custom views, and other content of intermediate complexity.
- At least 2 years’ in-depth experience working with E-campaigning tools like NGP/VAN, ActionKit, or Engaging Networks.
- Advanced Excel skills, including VLOOKUPS, pivot tables, nested formulas, and other Excel secrets.
- Understanding of how basic applications are configured with various downstream and upstream dependencies.
- There isn’t a formal educational requirement for the role, and there will be opportunities for learning and mentorship within our digital team.
Nice to have or willing to learn
- A background in writing and using SQL, Python or R queries for data management or creating APIs.
- Experience with data visualization tools like Google Data Studio, Tableau, Power BI.
- Experience with Google Analytics or/and Google Tag Manager Using A/B testing platforms like Optimizely or Google Optimize.
- Experience working or volunteering on issues of climate, environmental protection and/or environmental justice.
Please send a 1-page cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name in the subject line and on each attachment. In your cover letter, include a listicle of your top five data management tools. Please also make sure to let us know how you heard about this position. The recruitment and interview process includes a time-bound anonymous task and two rounds of interviews. No phone calls, please. Only those who will be interviewed will be contacted.
Apply Today before July 8, 2020
Healthy Hearts Institute Farm Manager
HHI has entered a lease agreement with the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa (HACCC) to develop a community garden and urban farm on a vacant two-acre lot in the El Pueblo Housing Development located in Pittsburg, CA. Partnering with the Executive Director, the Farm Manager’s primary responsibilities will be to direct and manage the planning, implementation and operation of the Production Farm, with a secondary focus on helping to provide oversight of the community garden. We seek a Farm Manager committed to the mission, vision and growth of HHI. The ideal candidate will be friendly, energetic and purpose driven. This candidate will have organic urban farming experience, a related college degree or equivalent certification, and a commitment to working toward food equity and environmental sustainability. This is initially a parl-time position 20-30 hours per week. The pay rate for this position is $20-$22 per hour depending on experience.
Application Details: To apply for the Healthy Hearts Institute Farm Manager position, send resume, cover letter and references to: Ray Harts, Founder and Executive Director: email@example.com
Alternative Breaks: Break Leaders and Directors
Alternative Breaks offers service-learning trips for students to explore a social justice issue through hands-on service supplemented with education and reflection. Trips run during winter and spring breaks and explore issues like immigration, environmental justice, public health, or poverty. Participants take a DeCal class before their trip to learn about the issue and the community partners they will be working with and to get to know each other.