The Norman Bird Sanctuary is looking for a per diem environmental educator.
Responsibilities: Lead field trips, outreach, after-school programs, and vacation camps; deliver weekly lesson plans; maintain and organize program materials.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or working toward a degree in science or education; experience working with children; ability to work outdoors; trained in first aid and CPR; reliable transportation; background check required.
To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Rachel Holbert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shorebird Preserve Assistant
The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter is looking to hire a shorebird preserve assistant for its Goosewing Beach Preserve in Little Compton and other nearby sites for the 2019 spring/summer season. This full-time (35 hours a week), short-term field position is physically demanding and includes working Saturdays and some evenings. Job begins March 4 and ends Aug. 30.
Responsibilities: Monitor shorebirds; protect nesting territories and nests with fencing and predator exclosures where necessary, modify fencing periodically as beach situations change, and maintain the condition of fencing; make frequent observations of piping plovers and keep accurate season-long counts through all phases of the April-August breeding cycle; record numbers and location of breeding pairs, nests, eggs, hatchlings, and fledglings, noting the timing of all events; monitor recreational use and maintain equipment and signs.
Qualifications: High-school diploma or GED and a year’s training in science-related field or related experience in land management; experience recognizing plant and animal species; ability and willingness to work outdoors on weekends, holidays, some evenings, and sometimes in inclement weather.
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Youth Education and Garden Facilities Management
Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) is looking to hire a full-time associate to help support its youth education programs and garden facilities.
Responsibilities: Provide support for education programs; maintain SCLT’s urban spaces; co-lead the development of SCLT’s workplace safety team and plan; manage SCLT’s aggregation program, collecting wholesale goods from farmers, and marketing and selling them to customers.
Qualifications: High-school diploma, GED, or relevant work experience; Providence area resident; valid driver’s license and clean driving record; ability to speak one or more of the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole, Swahili, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Hmong, Nepali, or French.
Compensation: $15-$20 an hour.
To apply: E-mail cover letter and resume to Sebastian Interlandi at email@example.com by Feb. 8.
Part-Time Outreach Associate
ecoRI News is looking to hire a part-time outreach and audience development associate on a year-round per diem basis.
Responsibilities: Serve as a public face of ecoRI News by engaging with the public and raising awareness of the ecoRI News brand; recruit new subscribers for ecoRI News' weekly e-newsletter by tabling at events such as conferences, festivals, and markets; self-schedule (with some guidance from the executive director); brainstorm other ways to build audience engagement and awareness.
Qualifications: Outgoing and personable with exceptional verbal communication skills; flexible schedule with the ability to work evenings and weekends; ability to lift up to 30 pounds; willingness to work outdoors; access to a vehicle and valid driver’s license; strong knowledge of and interest in environmental issues.
Compensation: $15 an hour up to 25 hours a month. Travel time will be compensated.
To apply: E-mail cover letter and resume to Joanna at jo@ecoRI.org. Please use “Outreach Job” in the subject line.
Part-Time Program Coordinator
The Rhode Island Land Trust Council is looking for a part-time program coordinator.
Responsibilities: Help land trusts network and coordinate with each other; provide education, training, and services to build and strengthen the capacity of the state’s land trusts to protect lands in their communities and manage the lands that they are protecting; increase land trust visibility and outreach.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a related field; minimum of two years of experience working with nonprofit organizations, preferably in the land trust community; valid driver’s license; ability to maintain a database; knowledge of electronic communications and social media and related technology; familiarity with land conservation techniques; strong project coordinating and management experience including working with consultants and contractors.
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Marketing and Communications Intern
Green Energy Consumers Alliance (formerly People’s Power & Light) is looking for a marketing and communications intern to maintain customer satisfaction and growth in its Green Powered and Drive Green programs.
Responsibilities: Provide excellent customer service to members and prospective customers; assist in planning public events; conduct outreach to prospective program participants and Drive Green dealerships; help design new promotional strategies, especially through digital marketing.
Qualifications: Familiarity with renewable energy; excellent written and verbal communication skills; good organizational skills; experience in customer service, outreach, and/or sales; driver’s license and ability to work occasional nights and weekends; experience in video editing or graphic design a plus; must be a permanent Rhode Island resident and attending a Rhode Island college or university with a graduation year of 2019, 2020, or 2021.
Compensation: $15 an hour up to 30 hours/week for up to 13 weeks.
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Priscilla@greenenergyconsumers.org with subject line “Green Power Intern.” In your cover letter indicate whether you prefer to focus your work on the Drive Green or Green Powered program.