Thursday
Apr242014

Policy Interns

The Rhode Island Department of Health is seeking seasonal policy interns to assist with the state’s various public health and service programs. Internship assignments are 35 hours a week and will continue through the summer, with the possibility of continuing through December. Positions are available in the Division of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology, the Division of Community Family Health and Equity, Food Protection, Vital Records and the State Laboratories.

Responsibilities: Assist full-time staff in various areas of agency policy and planning, special projects, studies, research, data collection, entry and analysis, surveys, design outreaching and education materials; monitor organized events and other related projects.

Qualifications: Proficient in Microsoft Office and other related computer applications; have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Compensation: Interns are paid an hourly salary, from $10.50 to $11 an hour, with no fringe benefits.

To apply: Send a letter of interest detailing your education and work experience and identifying the specific internship assignment(s) for which you are applying. Please indicate “DOH Summer Internship” on cover sheet or letter of interest. Correspondence should be mailed to Sandra DaRocha, OHHS Human Resources Service Center, 55 Howard Ave., Benjamin Rush Building Cranston, RI, 02920. Click here to fill out an application.

Thursday
Apr242014

Executive Director

The Salt Ponds Coalition, a nonprofit focused on education and advocacy for the protection and preservation of the southern Rhode Island coastal salt ponds, is looking for an executive director. This is a full-time salaried position with flexible hours located at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service regional headquarters at the Kettle Pond Visitor’s Center in Charlestown.  We are seeking an individual with a strong interest in environmental issues and a dedication toward conservation of the coastal salt ponds.

Duties: Responsible for the operation of the office, management of membership and scientific data bases; produce three newsletters a year; maintain the website; represent the coalition in working with a variety of government and environmental organizations; public speaking; conduct field trips for children and adults.

Qualifications: Strong communication skills; competency in computer software (Microsoft Office Suite and MS Access, Adobe Creative Suite and Arc GIS are currently in use); background in environmental science; administrative experience is desirable.

To apply: Submit resume, employment references and examples of communication skills to saltpondscoalition@gmail.com or call Arthur Ganz, president, at 401-447-3323. Applications must be received by May 15.

Friday
Apr042014

Pedicab Driver

Sol Chariots Pedicab Cooperative is looking for a part-time pedicab driver and co-operator. Operating mostly in downtown Providence, Sol Chariots primarily provides a bike taxi service for short-distance transportation, fun and entertainment.

Responsibilities: Work regular shifts doing bike taxi, delivery, and special events, with a minimum of 2 shifts per week for active membership; attending weekly meetings and participating in the administration and operation of the co-op; entering into an administrative role in the co-op, such as mechanic, advertising coordinator, accountant, social media coordinator, special events coordinator, tour coordinator or delivery coordinator.

Qualifications: Have a driver’s license; read our operating agreements and agree to them; attend 2 meetings in one month period prior to hiring; read the pedicab driver safety manual and complete pedicab training before driving.

To apply:
Send an e-mail to info@solchariotspedicab.com.

Friday
Mar282014

Clean Energy Summer Internships

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is accepting applications for the summer session of its 2014 internship program. The program provides paid internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates at Massachusetts-based clean energy companies. Offered by MassCEC and the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), the program focuses on enhancing the talent pipeline for Massachusetts companies engaged in the clean-energy industry.

During this session, MassCEC will provide Massachusetts-based clean-energy companies with stipends of up to $12 an hour for up to 10 weeks for each full-time intern, with a cap of $4,800 per intern. During the past three summers, the program has placed well some 500 students and recent graduates in internships at more than 120 companies across the state.

To apply: Click here.

Friday
Mar282014

Seafood Facility & Farmers Market Staff

The Local Catch, a fisherman-owned seafood processor and wholesaler in Point Judith, R.I., is looking for seafood facility and farmers market staff. Part-time position with training provided. There is full-time potential for the right individual to grow with the company.

Responsibilities: Farmers market scheduling; office and administrative duties; packaging of seafood; selling seafood at farmers markets.

Qualifications: Computer skills including Word and Excel; strong, independent work ethic; sales experience.

To apply: Click here.