Food & Agriculture Senior Campaigner - Friends of the Earth

Posted on: December 10, 2018

Contact Email: jobs@foe.org

Website: https://foe.org/senior-campaigner-food-agriculture-program/

Location: Berkeley (CA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Mid-career

Friends of the Earth is seeking a full time senior campaigner to manage our West Coast activities within our Climate-Friendly Food Campaign. The campaign aims to leverage K-12, municipal and higher education food policies and purchasing dollars to drive market shifts toward fewer and more sustainable animal products and healthy, climate-friendly, plant-forward food. The primary focus for this position will be the K-12 school food sector. The senior campaigner will also support Friends of the Earth’s work to expose the devastating impact of factory farms and support our work to fight Trump’s pro-corporate, anti-environmental agenda as it relates to animal agriculture.

To apply: https://foe.org/senior-campaigner-food-agriculture-program/

Diversity in Conservation Internship Program (DCIP) - Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Posted on: December 10, 2018

Contact Email: victoria@ctnc.org

Website: https://www.ctnc.org/connect/diversityinterns/dcipapp/?eId=75ce8be7-da7d-412d-9d4a-31afe7c3684c&eType=EmailBlastContent

Location: Various Cities (NC)

Opportunity Type: Internship

Career Level: Entry

DCIP seeks to engage college students and recent graduates from underrepresented communities, particularly of Asian, Black, Hispanic, Multi-Racial, and Native American background, in conservation careers.

Interns are placed with host organizations for PAID, 10-week fulltime summer internships that provide hands-on opportunities to gain the skills and experiences necessary for a successful career. Through this program, CTNC and its partners introduce young adults of color to careers in conservation and connect conservation organizations to potential employees, while building each organization's racial equity and inclusion capacity. During the summer, interns also learn about the history of race and land in America.

Anthony A. Lapham Conservation Fellow - American Rivers

Posted on: December 7, 2018

Contact Email: lapham@americanrivers.org

Website: https://www.americanrivers.org/anthony-a-lapham-river-conservation-fellow/

Location: Washington (DC)

Opportunity Type: Fellowship

Career Level: Entry

The Anthony A. Lapham River Conservation Fellowship provides an excellent professional development opportunity for talented post-graduates pursuing careers as leaders in the field of conservation advocacy. Recent graduate degree (MA/MS/PhD/JD/MBA) recipients will focus on an applied research project that will make a tangible contribution to American Rivers’ mission. Working with a team of professional staff, the Fellow will apply practical research and advocacy skills and develop a network of professional contacts in their field of expertise. The Fellow will be an integral part of an organization comprised of experienced conservationists and emerging leaders, and will participate in a range of river conservation activities.

Program Coordinator, Food & Agriculture - 11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation

Posted on: December 7, 2018

Contact Email: jobs@11thhourproject.org

Website: http://www.11thhourproject.org/jobs/

Location: Menlo Park / San Francisco (CA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

We are looking for an exceptional person to provide administrative support to our Food and Agriculture Program, which is focused on exposing the true costs of industrial agriculture, building power in affected communities, and advancing regenerative farming models. The Program Coordinator must have an excellent work ethic, be highly organized and skilled at setting priorities, and possess a willingness to jump in with both feet. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident, smart, and highly productive; a quick study who thrives in a high-performing organization where standards are high and work is expected to be done quickly, efficiently, and accurately.

Field Operations Senior Manager - Washington Trails Assoication

Posted on: December 6, 2018

Contact Email: jobs@wta.org

Website: https://www.wta.org/our-work/about/job-opportunities

Location: Seattle (WA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Mid-career

The Field Operations Senior Manager joins WTA as we celebrate 25 years of volunteer trail maintenance. The position has been newly created to work closely with the Trail Program Director to develop the leadership, systems and partnerships needed to reach the next level of effectiveness and impact. This is a unique opportunity for a collaborative, results-driven leader who is passionate about building an inclusive community of volunteers and developing a sustainable trail system in Washington. The Field Operations Senior Manager has operational responsibility for WTA’s field programs to build and maintain trails in partnership with federal, state and local agencies. This person will lead and develop a high-performance field management team t

Government Relations Representative - The Wilderness Society

Posted on: December 6, 2018

Contact Email: julie_shackett@tws.org

Website: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?ccId=19000101_000001&cid=2a2cd446-3b6b-45ff-90d7-579775843522&jobId=268705&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Location: Washington (DC)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

What we do:
The Wilderness Society is an organization of spirited people who, since 1935, have led the protection of a vast system of magnificent public lands that belong to everyone. We are also fighting to reduce climate change emissions and advocating for renewable energy solutions on our nation’s public lands.

What the Government Relations Representative will do:
This position will oversee the efficient operations of TWS’ legislative advocacy work, ensure effective coordination of the Government Relations team internally and across the organization, and support priority campaigns by managing special projects, developing written advocacy and communications materials, and directly engaging and lobbying congressional offices.

Outreach Assistant to Coordinate Volunteer Workdays - City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation

Posted on: December 6, 2018

Contact Email: tstephens@a2gov.org

Website: https://a2gov.applicantpro.com/jobs/948845.html

Location: Ann Arbor (MI)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

Assist Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator with aspects of promoting NAP, such as:
• Coordinate and conduct volunteer stewardship workdays
• Actively recruit, train, and direct volunteers
• Promote healthy natural areas through work with neighborhood groups
SALARY: $12.12/hour; approx 40 hours/week; including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a seasonal/temporary position not to exceed 10 consecutive months. Successful candidates will be considered for rehire after a minimum 2 months break in employment.
Apply at: https://a2gov.applicantpro.com/jobs/948845.html with resume, cover letter, and references by Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Questions to Tina Stephens at tstephens@a2gov.org or 734.794.6627

Applied Scientist I - The Nature Conservancy

Posted on: December 4, 2018

Contact Email: adriana.lacerda@tnc.org

Website: https://www.nature.org/en-us/connect/careers/?vu=r.v_careers

Location: Bethesda (MD)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

The Applied Scientist I collects and manages data for endangered, threatened and special animal species. They classify targets and assess their data to prioritize areas for conservation. The Applied Scientist I conducts scientific surveys and research, records data, writes reports and develops proposals in order to administer and coordinate conservation programs within a conservation or business unit.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Master's Degree in science related field and 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience collecting, manipulating, analyzing and interpreting scientific data.
• Experience preparing reports of findings.

Apply at www.nature.org/careers, position number 47112.

Grassroots Organizer - New England Anti-Vivisection Society

Posted on: December 4, 2018

Contact Email: nherschler@neavs.org

Website: http://neavs.org/about/careers

Location: Boston or Remote (Remote)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

Grassroots activists have been at the forefront of social change throughout history from civil rights, to protecting the environment, to animal rights advocacy. The New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) is seeking an Organizer to help students, alumni, and other advocates become mobilized and energized for humane change. Through this position, you will build substantial leadership skills, implement effective grassroots advocacy tactics, and become an expert advocate for animals in research.

Meridian Institute Ruckelshaus Fellowship - Meridian Institute

Posted on: December 4, 2018

Contact Email: jbrassanini@merid.org

Website: https://meridian.smapply.org/

Location: Washington (DC)

Opportunity Type: Fellowship

Career Level: Entry

The Meridian Institute Ruckelshaus Fellowship provides the next generation of public policy leaders with the skills they need to support collaboration on complex and controversial problems. The Fellowship is a two-year, full-time position. Selected Fellows will begin work in summer 2019 in either Meridian’s Dillon, CO or Washington, DC office.

Meridian Institute is a non-profit organization that helps people solve complex and controversial problems, make informed decisions, and implement solutions that improve lives, the economy, and the environment. Meridian Institute designs, manages and facilitates collaborative processes that bring people together who understand the issues and have a stake in their resolution.