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Schools Sustainability Associate - I

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StopWaste.Org
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Oakland, CA
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Published 25 days ago

The School Sustainability Associates (SSAs) provide opportunities for teachers, students and schools champions to directly contribute to the sustainability of their school and community by providing educational tours at our two Education Transfer Stations, in-class or virtual teacher training and instructional support for student action projects for elementary, middle, and high school classrooms and student groups throughout Alameda County. This educational support may include an introduction of environmental principles, student-led environmental waste audits of school and home resource use, activities for student action to reduce the school’s environmental footprint, outreach and education by students to the larger community, and reflection on and celebration of progress and achievements. In addition, SSAs may work and collaborate on agency initiatives, like school infrastructure, provide technical assistance and training to diverse audiences and promote campaigns, such as the agency’s Stop Food Waste community outreach campaign, and Carbon Farming projects. School Sustainability Associates work in a team environment at schools, at the educational field trip centers, residences, at the agency, and in multiple community venues.

The position(s) receive day-to-day direction from a StopWaste Program Manager and Project Coordinators or designees and reports to work at the StopWaste agency office and/or the Educational Field Trip Centers as assigned. Candidate must be willing to travel to school sites throughout the county on a weekly basis.

The School Sustainability Associates (SSAs) provide opportunities for teachers, students and schools champions to directly contribute to the sustainability of their school and community by providing educational tours at our two…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 13, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 20, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

USD 20,000 - USD 24,000Hourly-Intermittent, Non-Exempt 20-29 hours a week up to 1,000 hours per fiscal year.

Benefits

No fringe benefits (except for FICA and state mandated sick leave).

No fringe benefits (except for FICA and state mandated sick leave).

Level of Language Proficiency

Familiarity with communities in Alameda County, familiarity with current waste management and sustainability issues and practices, ability to speak and write in Spanish or experience working with members of the community who have English as their secondary language. Community Outreach and public speaking skills desired.

Familiarity with communities in Alameda County, familiarity with current waste management and sustainability issues and practices, ability to speak and write in Spanish or…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
1537 Webster Ave, Oakland, CA 94612, United States

How to Apply

Application Procedure for Associates

Applications and correspondence will be accepted through email. Please email the following documents to jobs@stopwaste.org and include the position title “Schools Sustainability Associate” in your cover letter and email subject line.

The required application can be downloaded at www.stopwaste.org/job-application. Application packets may also be dropped off or mailed to the StopWaste office:

StopWaste

ATTN: Pat Cabrera, Administrative Services Director

1537 Webster St.

Oakland, CA 94612

Please note that at the current time, we can only accept in-person drop-off applications on Mondays between 11am and 4pm.

Filing deadline:  9/20/21 @ 5:00 pm. 

Application postmarked or received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Application Procedure for Associates

Applications and correspondence will be accepted through email. Please email the following documents to jobs@stopwaste.org and include…

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