Director of Farmland Access and Education

Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) is seeking a full-time director of farmland access and education to develop, execute and oversee SCLT's farmland access and education programs.

Responsibilities: Work with SCLT development team to identify funding opportunities; supervise staff, temporary and seasonal employees; develop new programs that advance SCLT’s mission; represent SCLT at conferences, on panels and in workgroups.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred); experience in farmland development and farm management; minimum five years of land trust and sustainable agriculture-related experience; familiarity with federal land conservation and agricultural grant programs; valid driver’s license.

To apply: Send cover letter and resumé to Margaret DeVos, SCLT executive director, at jobs@southsideclt.org. Application deadline is Jan. 22. 

Public Health Promotion Specialist

The Rhode Island Department of Health is looking to hire a public health promotion specialist.

Responsibilities: Technical work in connection with the implementation of a statewide program of public health promotion to improve the public’s attitudes, knowledge, and behavior regarding a health lifestyle, including the preparation and presentation of multimedia public health promotion materials and programs.

Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of public health; working knowledge and skill in the development and implementation of public health promotion programs.

Compensation: $31.19 to $35.09 hourly; $56,772 to $63,868 annually.

To apply: Click here. Application deadline is Dec. 17.

Acadia Center Positions

The Acadia Center is looking fill a number of positions in southern New England. The application deadline for all four positions is Jan. 19.

Rhode Island Policy Advocate: This position will have a key role in Rhode Island and in regional forums in advancing Acadia Center’s efforts to promote and implement energy and climate policy reforms.
 
Connecticut Director & Senior Policy Advocate: This position will have a lead role in Connecticut in advancing Acadia Center’s efforts to promote and implement energy and climate policy reforms.

Massachusetts Director & Senior Policy Advocate: This position will have a lead role both in Massachusetts and in regional forums in advancing Acadia Center’s efforts to promote and implement energy and climate policy reforms.

Public Engagement and Communications Associate: This is an opportunity for a motivated communicator who can help Acadia Center capture the excitement and significance of its work through compelling storytelling across digital media.

Executive Director

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission is looking to hire a full-time executive director to manage and guide its current programs and next phase of growth.

Responsibilities: Advance a crucial strategic planning process to transform and build the organization’s capacity; improve services to better assist Aquidneck Island municipalities in addressing the island’s most urgent needs; develop effective programs to address challenges facing coastal communities, including climate change, infrastructure, water quality, and storm and emergency resiliency.

Qualifications: Genuine passion for inclusive community engagement and demonstrated experience in or knowledge of coalition work and principles in semi-rural and urban environments; expertise in acquiring diverse funding and will possess good writing skills for grant and solicitation development.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to AIPCsearch@gmail.com using the subject line “AIPC Exec Director Application” or mail to Aquidneck Island Planning Commission, Attn: Search Committee, 55 John Clarke Road Suite A9, Middletown, RI 02842. Writing samples, grants awarded, and other relevant documents may be included.

Marketing Coordinator

Clean Ocean Access is looking to hire a part-time marketing coordinator to communicate the results and needs of the organization to establish an engaged community of volunteers, citizen scientists, interns, donors and sponsors.

Responsibilities: Create content for social media, website, weekly email marketing campaigns, print campaigns and fundraising appeals; assist with basic website maintenance and merchandise promotions.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; one year of experience in marketing or communications; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Google services; clean driver’s license and State of Rhode Island criminal background check. 

Benefits: $15 an hour with increases up to $20 an hour possible; quarterly bonuses dependent on organizational outcomes; $500 annual stipend for professional development; 401K after one year of continuous employment; potential for full-time based on new project requirements.

To apply: Click here

Program Coordinator

Clean Ocean Access is looking to hire a part-time program coordinator to work with a range of stakeholders, including marina managers, town officials, state officials, local schools, partner organizations, volunteers and citizen scientists.

Responsibilities: Plan and execute marine-debris removal, water quality monitoring, green infrastructure and stormwater efforts and shoreline access protection; lead community events, educational presentations and general outreach; create reports for grants.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; one year of environmental science and public relations experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Google services; clean driver’s license and State of Rhode Island criminal background check. 

Benefits: $15 an hour with increases up to $20 an hour possible; quarterly bonuses dependent on organizational outcomes; $500 annual stipend for professional development; 401K after one year of continuous employment; potential for full-time based on new project requirements.

To apply: Click here

Development Coordinator

Clean Ocean Access is looking to hire a part-time development coordinator to provide support for fundraising, projects and events.

Responsibilities: Manage data assets in Salesforce; handle gift processing and accounts receivables in Salesforce; create acknowledgement letters in accordance with development strategy and tax-receipt requirements; assist with fundraising and non-fundraising events and appeals; research grants.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; one year of administrative/development/office experience with reference; one year of fundraising database software experience; experience with Salesforce a plus; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Google services; clean driver’s license and State of Rhode Island criminal background check. 

Benefits: $15 an hour with increases up to $20 an hour possible; quarterly bonuses dependent on organizational outcomes; $500 annual stipend for professional development; 401K after one year of continuous employment; potential for full-time based on new project requirements.

To apply: Click here.