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Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light | Newton, MA
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Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light


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Published 23 days ago

April 1, 2020
March 6, 2020
$20 - $27/hour, 20 - 25 hours per week

MassIPL is a statewide non-profit organization that works with religious organizations and local leaders to provide a faithful response to climate change. We were founded in 2003 and currently have 250 member congregations. We are a state chapter of the national Interfaith Power & Light network with affiliate organizations in 39 other states.

The mission of Mass Interfaith Power & Light is:

  • Educating people on why climate change is a matter of morality and justice.
  • Fostering public understanding of policies that will lead to a sustainable future.
  • Guiding faith communities in being better environmental stewards of their buildings by providing technical expertise to lower their carbon emissions and save money.

After the retirement of our current executive director, we seek a new leader with outstanding organizing and public outreach skills who can help us advance our mission to inspire congregations and individuals to live faithfully and sustainably here in the 21st century. While the position is currently part time, we expect it to grow as we successfully increase our financial support under of our new Executive Director.

Primary duties of the MassIPL Executive Director include:

  • Serving as a public voice and visible presence around our state representing the faith-based response to the climate emergency. 
  • Working with our member congregations and coalitions to advocate for sustainable policy at the regional and state level.
  • Working with our Board to develop our vision and implement our programs.
  • Working with our Board to develop and implement a fundraising plan including mailings to members, identifying sources of grant funding, and writing grant proposals

  • Managing our organizational administration.


We are looking for someone who has excellent knowledge of faith issues and environmental policy and is excited by a vision of strengthening faith communities’ presence in the growing movement demanding bold action to combat climate change. 

MassIPL is a statewide non-profit organization that works with religious organizations and local leaders to provide a faithful response to climate change. We were founded in 2003 and currently have 250 member congregations. We are a…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Level of Language Proficiency

As we expand the climate change movement to include more diversity, proficiency in Spanish would be a strong plus but is not a requirement.

As we expand the climate change movement to include more diversity, proficiency in Spanish would be a strong plus but is not a requirement.

How to Apply

Please include a resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest, experience, and perspective on the role faith-based organization can play in growing the climate change movement.

Please include a resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest, experience, and perspective on the role faith-based organization can play in growing the climate…

Location

Newton, MA

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