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.

Friday
Sep052014

Seasonal Parks and Campground Staff

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is seeking applicants to fill 20-30 seasonal positions at state parks, campgrounds and the Goddard Park golf course this fall. Positions are available for seasonal groundskeepers, laborers, park rangers, clerks and campground clerks for the first, second and third shifts. The positions will be available for approximately three months, beginning now and ending no later than Nov. 30.

Requirements: Most positions require work on weekends and holidays, and most seasonal employees work 40 hours a week. Park rangers patrol park areas, assist visitors, inspect facilities, and assist with routine operation of state parks and beaches. These positions involve a great deal of public interaction and applicants must possess good communication skills.

Qualifications: While most of the positions are available throughout Rhode Island for residents 16 and older, those applying for seasonal park ranger positions at levels II and III must be 18 or older.

Compensation: Hourly pay is $8.20 for laborers, $8.65 for park ranger II and $9.15 for park ranger III. Campground clerks are paid an hourly rate of $8.75 to $10.75, depending on the shift they work.

To apply: Click here, or call 401-222-2775, ext. 4609, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.