Environmental Justice Program Manager

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience.

Published

08/03/2018

Start Date

09/04/2018

Application Deadline

08/31/2018

Address

110 Kent Ave.
2nd Fl
Brooklyn
NY
11249
United States

Description

Job Summary:

The Environmental Justice Program Manager is a four day a week (min.), grant-funded position. S/he will work closely with the Executive Director and board members to organize and execute grassroots environmental justice initiatives designed to address legacy toxins, open space, and ongoing sources of pollution in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. The Environmental Justice Program Manager is responsible for engaging residents and stakeholders in town hall meetings, workshops, and informational sessions, and other activities with the goal of developing community-based solutions to environmental problems. This position is funded through June 30, 2019 with the potential to become full-time and be extended, pending funding.


Responsibilities

  • Spearhead grassroots efforts that engage residents around lead in soil, open space, and other environmental justice issues of concern
  • Plan, coordinate, facilitate, and execute workshops and events, including identifying locations and developing materials
  • Create content for program materials, social media, and website. Work collaboratively to manage calendar of social media and website updates
  • Develop and conduct surveys and petition drives
  • Actively solicit and record feedback from workshops and community meeting attendees
  • Represent organization at community meetings, partner events, and meetings
  • Support grant reporting efforts
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two to four years’ experience in nonprofit setting, environmental advocacy, community organizing, or equivalent experience
  • Commitment to environmental and climate justice
  • Sense of humor and creative thinker with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and/or weekends
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Capacity to balance multiple projects
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills including proficiency in MS Office and other standard office tools, social media apps, and CMS programs
  • Comfortable operating cargo bicycle
  • Knowledge of issues facing Greenpoint and Williamsburg preferred

Benefits

Excellent benefits, including health insurance, vacation and sick leave (pending full-time funding).

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish and/or Polish a plus

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

http://www.nag-brooklyn.org

Please send a detailed cover letter and resume to jobs@nag-brooklyn.org with the subject line “Environmental Justice Program Manager”


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