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Part-Time Development Coordinator
Waterspirit Salary: $20/hr Time Commitment: 20 hours per week To Apply: Please email your CV, cover letter, and brief writing sample of development materials you have drafted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Overview: Waterspirit, a nonprofit center for spiritual ecology, is seeking a part-time Development Coordinator. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. Our small team, flexible hours, and faith-driven mission make working at Waterspirit a unique experience. While some remote work for this position might be possible, applicants must be based in New Jersey and have the ability to work from our office in Rumson as needed. Waterspirit is committed to diversity and to building an inclusive environment for all people. We particularly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. Duties and Responsibilities: - Reach fundraising goals determined by Executive Director; - Research grant opportunities, draft proposals, track grants submitted, track deliverables, and draft required reports; - Develop, promote, and track peer-to-peer campaigns; - Assist with donor communications and donor acknowledgments; - Research and develop relationships with potential sponsors (corporate and local businesses); - Create promotional materials for virtual and print fundraising campaigns; - Assist with preparations for the annual gala; - Work with Executive Director to develop a volunteer fundraising team and coordinate with board members as appropriate; - Use Kindful (CRM) to maintain up-to-date donor records; - Other duties as required. Qualifications and Requirements: - At least 4-5 years of professional fundraising experience; - Excellent written and verbal communication skills (basic graphic design skills a plus); - Excellent organizational skills, planning capability, and attention to detail; - Experience with fundraising databases a plus; - Passion for ecology and willingness to learn about the charism of the CSJP.
COLLEGE AIDE (ALL CITY DEPTS) - Office of Radiological Health
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene **College Aide, Freshman - Sophomore The Office of Radiological Health (ORH) inspects facilities using radioactive materials and x-ray producing equipment (CT, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, and Linear Accelerators) throughout New York City to ensure compliance with public health and safety regulations at more than 7,000 facilities. This position provides long range vision, strategic planning, and program development for the Radiation program, and will manage the program in accordance with statutory authority, and delegations from, or agreements with NRC, FDA, and EPA and within established budget, and according to city, state and federal regulations.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Perform Data Entry using automated office systems.
Handling & Responding to public inquires (FOIL Request).
Conducting web searches and query databases to respond to internal information requests.
Develop a tracking system for managing and removal of documents.
File reports, catalog and prepare files to be sent to an off-site storage facility.
Wildlife Field Associate
NYC Parks See job description at link for full description and qualifications.
Major Responsibilities • Under general supervision, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, implement protocols for wildlife monitoring, management, and population control studies. • Oversee wildlife research projects. • Implement public engagement opportunities, attend meetings, events and outreach. • Collect wildlife related data. • Write reports and create maps and other documents detailing the field work of the Wildlife Unit. • Assist with special projects. • Monitor other wildlife as directed.
Director of Development
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NYC Parks Under the direction of the Wetlands Program Manager in the FHNR division, provide technical and field assistance for the restoration and management of natural resources throughout the city, assuring that the agency complies with wetland, stormwater management and other environmental regulations and restoration performance standards. • Conduct ecological and environmental monitoring in the city’s sub-tidal estuaries, streams, rivers, tidal and freshwater wetlands, and lakes. • Manage a variety of monitoring and assessment and ecological restoration projects. • Supervise staff that assist in monitoring, site assessment, and data collection to support natural resource management. • Conduct water quality, fish, shellfish, benthic, and other aquatic species monitoring, working independently or with community or academic partners and volunteers to assess conditions and guide restoration and protection. • Help assure that the agency complies with wetlands, stormwater management and other environmental regulations and restoration performance standards. • Maintain inventories for field equipment and supplies. • Manage, enter, analyze, and interpret field data using statistical software. • Use ArcGIS software to map, visualize, and spatially analyze data. • Prepare maps, figures, and final reports to submit to the public, funders, collaborators, internal staff, and regulatory agencies. • Support senior staff in evaluating the effects of restoration and adaptive management actions on natural resources.
NYC Parks Under the direction of the Wetlands Program Manager in the Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources (FHNR), provide technical expertise in the fields of hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, and stormwater management for natural resource assessment, protection, restoration design, and watershed management across NYC parkland. • Help assure that the agency complies with wetland, stormwater management, and other environmental regulations and restoration performance standards. • Assess and monitor hydrologic and physical conditions and processes of coastal shorelines, tidal and freshwater wetlands and streams,including sedimentation and erosion, stream flow and stormwater runoff. • Manage a variety of monitoring and assessment, watershed management, and ecological or aquatic restoration projects. • Supervise staff that assist in monitoring, site assessment, and data collection to support natural resource management. • Compile, analyze, and interpret data and present results using field and desktop assessments, using Hydrologic Engineering Centers River Analysis System, ArcInfo, or other tools to model, map, visualize, and analyze data. • Review and analyze engineering plans and designs of capital construction projects to assess impacts to parkland and water resources;provide recommendations and guidelines and coordinate with other city, state, and federal agencies to ensure these are implemented. • Analyze data to support development of restoration designs for shorelines, wetlands, streams, and other aquatic systems. • Prepare maps, figures, and final reports to submit to the public, funders, collaborators, internal staff and regulatory agencies.
Environmental Permits Specialist
NYC Parks The mission of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources (FHNR) is to protect, restore, expand and manage New York City’s natural spaces and green infrastructure to maximize their benefits and promote their value within and outside of the urban ecosystem. The Natural Resources Group (NRG) is a division within FHNR responsible for acquisition, protection, restoration, and management of natural areas within the nearly 29,000 acres of City parkland. Major Responsibilities - Under general supervision, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, coordinate environmental review and permitting and provide design, and planning support for the restoration and management of natural resources. - Provide expertise and organization in assuring compliance with wetlands, stormwater management, and other environmental regulations and restoration performance standards. - Prepare wetland and stormwater permit applications for state and federal regulatory agencies, as well as city and state environmental quality review, site management plans, and sediment and erosion control plans. - Coordinate with other city, state, and federal regulatory agencies to meet regulatory requirements. Serve as primary point of contact between FHNR and state and federal regulators. - Support field work to support permitting, compliance, and restoration and assessment projects, including site inspections, wetland delineations, and ecological monitoring to assess performance of restoration and management projects. - Use software, such as ArcGIS, Python, and R, to map, visualize, and analyze data. - Manage a variety of ecological restoration or monitoring and assessment projects as needed. - Facilitate projects by partner organizations on parkland, including monitoring and permitting support and relationship building. Prepare maps, figures, and final reports to submit to the public, funders, collaborators, internal staff and regulatory agencies.
NYC Parks The mission of the Division of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources (FHNR) is to protect, restore, expand and manage New York City’s natural spaces and green infrastructure to maximize their benefits and promote their value within and outside of the urban ecosystem. The Natural Resources Group within FHNR manages over 10,000 acres of natural areas across the five boroughs, including forests, grasslands and wetlands, and has secured tens of millions of dollars of grant from state, federal and private sources over the past decades to fund the restoration and management across these ecosystems. Grant funding supports both capital construction programs, as well as staff to implement design and construction projects, outreach and steward, research and monitoring and field crews. Major Responsibilities • Under the direction of the Chief, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, manage grant awards and associated tasks for the Division of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources. • Research new grant opportunities, develop proposals with project managers and assist in the submittal of grant applications. • Coordinate with grantors, internal agency divisions and project managers to execute awarded grant agreements and contract amendments. • Serve as the division’s lead point of contact for the Grants Units of the Expense and Capital Budget Offices. • Assist project managers in setting up and hiring staff for active grants. • Track grant project deliverables, finances and generate routine reporting. • Calculate expenditures, compile documentation and complete reimbursement requests to funders for active and completed grants.
Marine Habitat Resource Specialist
Billion Oyster Project Billion Oyster Project seeks a Marine Habitat Resource Specialist to help us plan and manage project components relating to oyster monitoring, data collection and analysis, and annual reports for all in-water projects. This individual will be responsible for advancing Billion Oyster Project’s research and restoration goals for New York Harbor, mentoring a small annual cohort of Harbor School students and interns, and supporting the development of Billion Oyster Project’s Community Science Program. If you are a collaborative individual who engages and builds relationships with funders and project partners, academic institutions, community scientists, and regulatory agencies, we look forward to speaking with you.
Teaching and Curriculum Specialist
Billion Oyster Project Billion Oyster Project (BOP) seeks a Teaching and Curriculum Specialist who can build strong relationships with New York City teachers through the offering of professional learning opportunities and engagement in BOP education events. This individual is responsible for creating rich, mission-based curriculum for NYC students related to our work and/or the New York Harbor Estuary. The BOP’s Teaching and Curriculum Specialist will work closely with teachers and students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School (our flagship school) in order to deepen the relationship between Billion Oyster Project initiatives and Harbor School programs.
Environmental Education Coordinator
Randall's Island Park Alliance The Environmental Education Coordinator provides support to the Public Programs Manager, staff, and educators by developing relevant curriculum, leading field trips, and classroom experiences and assisting with scheduling. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Programming department, schools, and community-based organizations to support outreach, maintain current partnerships, and create new relationships within our community. The Environmental Education Coordinator will report directly to the Public Programs Manager.
Urban Farmer & Educator
Randall's Island Park Alliance The Urban Farmer & Educator will report directly to the Urban Farm Manager and work with the Environmental Education Coordinator and other members of the Urban Farm department to maintain and program the Randall’s Island Urban Farm.
Randall's Island Park Alliance The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for identifying volunteer opportunities, recruiting volunteers, managing volunteers in an effort to build a relationship with Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Inc. (“RIPA”). The Volunteer Coordinator supports corporate, school, and community volunteer projects on the Island, ensuring a positive volunteer experience and successful project outcomes. The Coordinator tracks and reports volunteer data and represents RIPA at community events. This position reports directly to the Public Programs Manager.
EPA entry-level science and engineering vacancies
EPA EPA is hiring recent grads to be Life Scientists/Physical Scientists/Environmental Engineers. Please see this link for the full announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/622458000