Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Hudson River Watershed Alliance's Annual Watershed Conference: Aligning Actions for Clean Water
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Assistant to Sustainable Investment Advisor
JSA Sustainable Wealth Management Provide support for new client transition, social media and responsible for input/output for environmental, social justice and corporate governance IMPACT software
Stream Buffer Educator, 10 Month SCA /AmeriCorps position
NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program The primary responsibility of the position will be to assist with streamside replanting projects through the Hudson Estuary Trees for Tribs program. The program works with community groups, municipalities, property owners, and volunteers to identify and implement stream buffer planting projects. The Stream Buffer Educator will develop & maintain a small native plant materials center, conduct plant monitoring, provide one-on-one assistance to landowners, prepare planting sites for projects, lead planting projects and assist in the development of educational outreach materials.
Watershed Specialist, 10 Month SCA /AmeriCorps position
NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program The Watershed Specialist will assist in assessing and prioritizing aquatic barriers with the Estuary Program’s Culvert Prioritization Project. In addition to conducting field assessments of road-stream crossings, the Watershed Specialist will also assist in training partner organizations in a regional protocol. The Watershed Specialist will also providing mapping and outreach support to municipalities and watershed groups through GIS and public speaking. Finally, the Watershed Specialist will assist the Trees For Tribs Program with the spring and fall planting seasons.
Environmental Outreach Organizer
Scenic Hudson Mission of Position: Under the direction of the Director of Environmental Advocacy and Legal Affairs, Scenic Hudson seeks an Environmental Outreach Organizer to coordinate community engagement in advocacy campaigns, develop strategic messages, and grow and diversify grassroots coalitions in support of Scenic Hudson’s mission.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of previous experience in labor, political or community organizing. Experience or demonstrated interest in environmental justice, land conservation, air and water quality and/or clean energy. Must be a strategic thinker with strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to make connections, cultivate relationships and inspire public engagement in policy and regulatory issues. The position requires previous experience in one of more of the following areas: grassroots organizing, coalition building, legislative works, civic education, political campaigns, strategic message development and/or social marketing. General familiarity with environmental policy required. Organizational and time management skills are essential.
Proficiency in the Spanish language a plus. Experience using social media as an advocacy or outreach tool required.
Must have ability and experience in building relationships with diverse groups, such as: labor, social justice, diversely abled, business, civic, faith-based, hunting and fishing, recreational boating, and local government groups. Must have the ability to forge cooperative agendas in a multi-stakeholder environment with diverse cultures and political contexts. Must have understanding of the dynamics of coalitions and demonstrated ability to create structure in uncertain social situations to achieve tangible results. Ability to propose, hone, and collaborate with others to develop strategic messaging to reach diverse audiences required.
Scenic Hudson Mission of Position: The Director of Science, Climate & Stewardship provides leadership and primary oversight of science-related initiatives across all of the organization’s program areas. As the leader of the science program, the Director will serve as the primary ambassador and communicator of science topics to internal and external audiences. The Director manages a conservation science team that is responsible for a complex portfolio. Primary duties include: ecological restoration planning, natural resource stewardship and restoration on Scenic Hudson lands, technical assistance to land conservation and park management staff, ecological restoration projects, and review of development proposals. The Director is also involved in policy and advocacy efforts for conservation of biodiversity and natural resources, and regional climate change and climate resiliency response in the Hudson Valley and New York State.
Community Science Educator, 10 Month SCA /AmeriCorps position
NYSDEC Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve The major activity of this member will be split between (a) supporting community-science field programs in local fisheries research and estuary monitoring and (b) providing electronic media, internet content, and public exhibits about the Hudson River estuary, its natural resources, DEC’s management role, and the importance of community involvement and stewardship to schools, service organizations, and the general public. A common thread through all these duties is the importance of communication and education about the river’s natural resources.
Estuary Educator, 10 Month SCA /AmeriCorps position
NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program SCA member will help to educate the public the Hudson estuary watershed and assist with place-based estuary education for schools and community groups. This member will develop resources for use in the Estuary Program’s annual Day in the Life program, school programs and the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Resources may include lesson plans, games, ArcGIS maps, data sheets, and online videos. Member will assist with outreach to schools and other educational partners. The major activity of this member will be split between (a) educating the public and school groups about the Hudson River, (b) supporting community-science field programs and estuary monitoring, (c) providing electronic media, internet content, and public exhibits about the Hudson River estuary. A common thread through all these duties is the importance of communication and education about the river’s natural resources.
Grant Program Assistant
Northeast SARE Northeast SARE is committed to engaging agricultural communities of color and others that have been historically underrepresented in our regional farm and food systems. Each of our team members are essential in the implementation of our strategic plan to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in our organization. Northeast SARE’s host institution since 1988, the University of Vermont, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. Northeast SARE is especially interested in candidates of color and candidates with experience working in agricultural communities of color and other historically underrepresented communities.
Grant Program Assistant The Grant Program Assistant will support the operations of our six competitive grant programs. Review of applications will begin November 22 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position will assist individual grant program coordinators, each with unique annual cycles of activities, to coordinate the application process; manage review of applications; and support the setup and management of awarded projects. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, understand sustainable agriculture and grant making, and be eager to work with a diversity of people.
As Northeast SARE's host institution, the University of Vermont Extension will house this full-time, salaried position (with a full benefits package) in the South Burlington, Vermont office but may be open to any field UVM Extension field office where space is available. Remote work is possible, though this position must be willing to travel to the office periodically. Read the full position description, including how to apply, at: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/48177. Contact Heather Omand at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Northeast SARE Communications Professional The Communications Professional at Northeast SARE is responsible for the development, design, and content of publications, news releases, and social media to assure the program message is consistent, clear, and targeted. Review of applications will begin December 6 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position serves as Northeast SARE’s public information officer. They will provide clear and consistent information to program audiences about SARE’s grants-making and educational opportunities and manage all program communication channels including print, digital (website, blog, and other electronic communications channels) and social media. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, understand sustainable agriculture and grant making, and be eager to work with a diversity of people.
As Northeast SARE's host institution, the University of Vermont Extension will house this full-time, salaried position (with a full benefits package) in the South Burlington, Vermont office but may be open to any field UVM Extension field office where space is available. Remote work is possible, though this position must be willing to travel to the office periodically. Read the full position description, including how to apply, at: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/48187. Contact Vern Grubinger at email@example.com with questions.