Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Intertwine Summit 2021
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Bicultural/Bilingual Spanish Program Assistant (Part-Time)
Urban Nature Partners PDX Please note: Applications accepted in December-- interviews will begin early January – start date in February
Hours: 20 hours per week with opportunity to increase to 30 hours per week March through August Occasional weekend and evening work required Portland enhanced minimum wage (currently $14.00/hour with average increase of $0.75/hour annually) plus generous prorated paid time off and optional retirement savings account
Oral and written Spanish fluency and bicultural U.S./Latin American heritage highly recommended College credit/internship supervision available, 1+ year commitment highly preferred
This position will serve as the primary Program Assistant to the Director, working collaboratively with a small team of staff and contractors, a working board and advisors, and volunteer youth mentors to plan and execute programming and provide support and empowerment to majority BIPOC and low income youth and families, with a particular focus on those from Latinx communities.
Urban Nature Partners PDX is a growing nonprofit entering its 9th year that matches youth in 4th through 8th grades from historically marginalized Portland neighborhoods with mentors to spend regular time outdoors in urban greenspaces. Since spring 2014, we have served 56 youth and their families from four diverse, low-income areas of Portland, and work within relationships with other Portland environmental and educational organizations to leverage meaningful and culturally appropriate opportunities for our youth and families. We are the only Portland based nonprofit providing long-term, relationship based, non- curricular, youth focused outdoor opportunities for young people in this age group.
Volunteer & Community Engagement Specialist
The Nature Conservancy in Oregon The Nature Conservancy is seeking a dedicated professional to serve as Volunteer and Community Engagement Specialist. The Volunteer and Community Engagement Specialist will work as part of the volunteer and community engagement program team to promote, expand and improve The Nature Conservancy’s statewide volunteer and community engagement program and help broaden support for conservation in Oregon. Learn more at nature.org/careers; Job ID: 50554.
Waste Management Join WM's award-winning team to educate & engage communities & businesses to reduce waste & Recycle Right. We are the behavior change experts -- recognized for the most innovative & impactful sustainability programming in North America. WM also offers free college tuition for employees & dependents. Let's talk!
TNC is working to help leading companies meet their net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) commitments through voluntary and compliance carbon market projects as part of a broader strategy for addressing climate change. The U.S. and Canada Carbon Markets Director provides leadership and supports TNC’s carbon markets supply and demand strategies in the U.S. and contributes to our global carbon market strategy development and execution. The Director supervises staff that support project teams develop carbon projects.
The U.S. and Canada Carbon Markets Director provides leadership and supports TNC’s engagement in carbon markets – including working with TNC staff, project developers, and scoping and closing transactions with carbon market participants. As our lead carbon markets expert in the U.S. the Director coordinate closely with senior level colleagues on carbon project development. They contribute to a network of carbon and climate change experts across TNC and with external partners, including the various voluntary and compliance market Standards in partnership with our Global Carbon Markets Team. Most of the projects are currently focused largely on forest carbon in the U.S. The Director is part of a larger Natural Climate Solutions Strategy team in the U.S. and Canada working to accelerating the adoption of climate-smart management practices that offer scale, impact and durable lasting outcomes for people and nature. The Director supports fundraising, corporate engagement and strategic communications for our carbon markets work. The Director supervises a small team that provides strategic assistance to staff who are developing carbon projects and manages TNC’s Forest Stewardship Council’s Group Certificate. The Carbon Markets Director works to support the development of their staff as well as to grow TNC’s carbon market expertise across the U.S. and
Friends of the Columbia Gorge SUMMARY OF POSITION
The conservation organizer is responsible for recruitment, cultivating, and motivating activists, interest groups, members, and other entities in the Columbia River Gorge to actively support Friends of the Columbia Gorge in its efforts to protect and enhance scenic beauty, natural heritage and public recreation opportunities in the Columbia River Gorge. Friends is looking for someone interested in advocacy and conservation, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills, and sustained enthusiasm for working with the public. The position requires regular interaction with coworkers, local partners, activists, volunteers, donors, and Gorge residents. This position is a hybrid work model, with a couple of days in the Hood River office and the rest of the time either in a home office or out in the field. The Conservation Organizer does not supervise any staff, but will routinely direct activists and volunteers.