Project Manager for an Environmental Non-Profit

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Turning Green
Sausalito, CA

Turning Green

Published 8 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 12, 2021
Salary based on experience and qualifications

Turning Green is a global student-led movement cultivating a healthy, just and resilient planet and future through education and advocacy around climate change, social and environmental justice and public health. We are seeking a part time Project Manager for a new sustainability college course which we are launching this year. This person will help the Turning Green team create, plan and launch The Course; and will ultimately manage logistical components when the course begins in Fall 2021.

The ideal candidate will be passionate around healing the planet, motivated, organized and have great attention to detail. Prior project coordination or management experience required, as well as understanding of and passion for sustainability, climate change and environmental justice.

Responsibilities (to include PGC & The Course) 

  • Manage timelines and program calendars for all components of The Course and Project Green Challenge
  • Oversee digital platforms and assist with content creation
  • Manage weekly status calls and agendas; consistently ensure team is aware of pressing tasks and deadlines
  • Serve as a mentor for student interns and fellows
  • Work with team to:
  • vision and help develop program and materials; 
  • coordinate communication with professors, mentors, speakers and more;
  • organize and facilitate student applicant/interview process;
  • schedule speakers;
  • plan virtual field trips, screenings, and more
  • Ensure all relevant calendars, documents, sheets and files are accurately archived and made available for future reference


  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a sustainability or environmental field
  • Minimum of 2 years project management/project organization experience
  • Understanding of basic project management tools and workflows
  • Comfortable working with a small dedicated team and a large number of interns/volunteers
  • Great writing skills for presentations, recaps, communication, etc. 
  • Organized and strong attention to detail required 
  • Professional communicator, comfortable engaging with a diverse variety of people including professors, students, sponsors, consultants and partners
  • Experienced and adept using social media platforms 
  • Passion and personal interest in sustainability, climate change and environmental justice
  • Remote and can be located anywhere in the United States. Must have the ability to work and join video calls on PST (headquartered in California) 


About the programs 

The Course presents an engaging, interdisciplinary curriculum for students across the world who are united in their goals to become changemakers. This 15-week class will broaden perspectives on environmentalism, illustrate the link between sustainability and social justice, and sharpen critical thinking and communication skills. 

Participants will enjoy a dynamic educational experience wherein they gain environmental knowledge from experts in the field, inspiration from changemakers, and a toolkit for developing empowered leadership through experiential workshops. 

Students will also read and reflect upon academic material and complete a final project of their own choosing to put their course knowledge into practice. Ultimately, the course will facilitate deep discussion and reflection among these emerging leaders and enable them to fully actualize their ability to positively impact people and the planet.

Project Green Challenge (PGC) is Turning Green’s annual month-long competition during October. For the past 10 years, PGC has engaged thousands of students around the globe through simple, relevant, high-impact sustainability-themed challenges, covering topics from personal health to food, fair trade to biomimicry, energy to fashion, and more. The challenge culminates with a 4-day eco-summit in the Bay Area for up to 16 outstanding students who go on to lead climate action projects. This year as a result of Covid, our PGC Finals will be held virtually in April 2021.

Turning Green is a global student-led movement cultivating a healthy, just and resilient planet and future through education and advocacy around climate change, social and environmental justice and public health. We are seeking a part…

Details at a glance

  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional


Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
2330 Marinship Way, Suite 205, Sausalito, CA 94965

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