Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Third Jewish Climate Action Conference
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Director of Outdoor Jewish School
Mafyan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope Ma'yan Tikvah is seeking a director for the outdoor Y'ladim BaTeva program who can help grow the school, build the curriculum, and nurture the community. Requirements for this position include: a bachelor's degree or beyond; training in and experience with outdoor Jewish education; a degree in Jewish education or studies or the equivalent; previous teaching experience with children in either formal or informal Jewish educational settings; knowledge and experience with many kinds of learners, including those on the spectrum and those with attention deficit issues; a love of the outdoors; experience with hiking and other outdoor activities; creativity, warmth, and an interest in having new experiences; comfort with interfaith families; and willingness to drive on Shabbat for family programs.
Responsibilities will include: teaching one class of children; planning and leading family programs in conjunction with the rabbi; organizing and administering the school; working with the rabbi to prepare children for bar/bat mitzvah; tutoring bar/bat mitzvah children; teaching Hebrew online to small groups; working with the rabbi to develop a curriculum of experiences and learnings; building and leading a parent school committee; recruiting and orienting new families; nurturing inter-family gatherings outside organized programs; leading family holiday programs and services.
This will be a quarter-time position requiring about 10 hours per week from mid-August through mid-June. It has the potential for growth as the school and community expand and develop. Salary range is $15,000-20,000.
Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light (MassIPL) 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.
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 currently averages 25 hours per week, we expect it to grow as we successfully increase our financial support under our new Executive Director.
Primary duties of the MassIPL Executive Director, under direction of the Board, include: • Working with our member congregations to connect them with relevant program resources to help them in the environmental stewardship journey. • Serving as a public voice and visible presence around our state representing the faith-based response to the climate emergency. • Developing and implementing a fundraising plan including mailings to members, identifying sources of grant funding, and writing grant proposals • Responsible for implementation of our programs such as Solar Equity program and Faith in Action Teams program working with staff, volunteers, and interns. • Oversight and management of financial and general administrative duties.
SOLAR DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER
Resonant Energy Description: The Solar Development Engineer leads solar PV project design and engineering at Resonant and is a core part of our technical team. Competitive candidates will be excellent communicators and problem-solvers who are excited to bring the benefits of solar to nonprofit organizations and environmental justice communities. Our projects range in size from 15 kW to 2 MW. Resonant Energy is deeply invested in the success of our employees. Job offers will include a pathway to employee co-ownership of the company within two years.
Scope of Work Solar PV Engineering - 60% ● Assess host customer sites: measure site dimensions and document electrical systems to create PV system design and apply for utility interconnection ● Evaluate existing site structural capacity and electrical system drawings ● Prepare solar PV layouts, electrical single line diagrams, stringing diagrams, and attachment plans in AutoCAD or equivalent ● Determine specifications for panels, optimizers, inverters, racking, attachments, and balance of system components ● Help troubleshoot problems for complex projects, including old buildings, parking canopies, and battery energy storage systems ● Ensure compliance with all applicable and upcoming AHJ codes, standards and regulations
Project Development - 40% ● Provide technical guidance and training for Project Managers on project design, cost estimation, and timeline ● Support Project Managers in procuring equipment based on Engineer’s designs ● Assist Project Managers and electrical subcontractors in preparing and submitting utility interconnection applications and permit applications ● Foster effective and respectful relationships with internal and external stakeholders throughout the development cycle ● Provide oversight and technical guidance to subcontractors and other construction subcontractors as needed (e.g. roofers) ● Potential for increased responsibility and compensation upon demonstration of capacity Requirements
resonant energy Description: The Project Coordinator is an integral part of our Project Management Team, the engine that keeps the operations of Resonant Energy running. The Team is responsible for analyzing the solar and financial viability of leads, managing a network of installation and finance partners, negotiating the legal documents that govern all projects, and driving projects from origination to completion. Resonant will invest heavily in our staff through long-training periods and share responsibilities that support the entire development process, including coordinating site evaluations for feasibility analysis, attending contractor meetings, and managing construction logistics. Those who excel in this role thrive in high-paced environments in which unforeseen challenges arise on a weekly basis. They possess the business acumen, social awareness, and drive necessary to help push a project through to completion.
Project Management (90%): ● Support project managers in the coordination of technically complex and portfolio projects ● Prepare and submit applications for project incentives (ex. SMART, Interconnection) ● Gather information and project documentation to maintain internal and external file management systems. (ex. Roof warranty documentation, lien waivers) ● Research technical considerations for components of projects such as energy storage and balance of system components. ● Procure quotes and compare pricing for system components. ● Coordinate with project managers to receive and submit project documentation (ex. site evaluation, drawings, permits, interconnection service agreement, etc.) from installation partners ● Provide recommendations and support the establishment of templates and standardized workflows and communication both internally within RE and externally to RE partners ● Maintain company project database
Network Engagement Manager
ecoAmerica The Network Engagement Manager reports to the Events Director and supports key program offerings that span across all three of ecoAmerica’s programs (Blessed Tomorrow, Climate for Health, Path to Positive). The position will manage the delivery of the Ambassador program in collaboration with program Sector Directors, including scheduling and supporting trainings, materials, and Ambassador communication. The position will support the expanding network through management of the online community portal and engagement and communications with the members, in collaboration with management, marketing and the Sector Directors. This position will be responsible for tracking and reporting both qualitative and quantitative metrics for these program offerings, and provide and implement recommendations for continuous program improvement.
ecoAmerica The Executive Assistant (EA) has primary responsibility for providing high-level administrative support to the President and the Executive Director including schedules, travel, meetings, agendas, calendar, database, research, correspondence and other communications. S/he collaborates with all senior staff to coordinate Executive Management Team (EMT) activities. The successful EA will demonstrate a high level of organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, be highly proactive, extremely organized and diplomatic yet assertive in dealing with others.