Wednesday
Oct222014

Marine Education Director

Newport, R.I.-based Sailors for the Sea is looking for a full-time marine education director to lead its marine education program called KELP (Kids Environmental Lesson Plans). Must be able to start work Jan. 5.

Responsibilities: Program development, implementation and management; help plan and attend quarterly board meetings; contribute content to Sailors for the Sea website and monthly e-newsletter; develop educational modules in conjunction with educational partners; outreach to museums, academic institutions and other organizations for contributions to curriculum.

Requirements: College degree in environmental policy, science or education; knowledge of the sailing and boating communities; sailing experience; valid driver’s license and passport; experience working with the public and teaching youth.

Compensation: Salary, health insurance and 401K retirement plan.

To apply: Send a combined cover letter and resume in PDF format to resumes@sailorsforthesea.org. Resume submission will close Nov. 3.

Tuesday
Sep302014

Youth Leadership Coordinator

The Providence-based Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island (EJLRI) is looking for a youth leadership coordinator. It’s a part- to full-time position, 20-30 hours a week.

Responsibilities: Implement, manage and document EJLRI’s youth leadership development programs and projects; prepare youth to lead EJLRI’s grassroots campaigns by training young people in community organizing outreach, selecting and researching issues, campaign development and coalition building; promote environmental justice principles that enhance the ability to create social change.

Qualifications: Youth organizing and leadership development experience; community organizing experience; bilingual English/Spanish (speaking and writing) strongly preferred; high level of experience, familiarity and understanding of environmental justice organizing work.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and dependent on availability of funding. Benefits include health care, vision and dental insurance, vacation days, personal days and sick days.

To apply: e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs@ejlri.org.

Tuesday
Sep302014

Executive Director

The Providence-based Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island (EJLRI) is looking for an executive director. It’s a full-time position, 35-40 hours a week.

Responsibilities: Fundraising and development including writing grants, cultivating donors, coordinating fundraising events and running successful annual appeal campaigns; coordinate policy work at the Statehouse and at various government agencies; maintain and develop strong relationships with EJLRI funders, partners, coalitions and members.

Qualifications: Community organizing experience; bilingual English/Spanish (speaking and writing) strongly preferred; excellent understanding of the origin and principles of Environmental Justice; social media, database, website management and Microsoft Office skills.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and dependent on availability of funding. Benefits include health care, vision and dental insurance, vacation days, personal days and sick days.

To apply: e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs@ejlri.org.