Small, North Brooklyn based civic engagement nonprofit seeks experienced community organizer with environmental and project management background to assist the nonprofit on various environmentally focused projects.
Current initiatives include management and implementation of two NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) grants: 1) the continued development of a map plotting the polluted sites in the Greenpoint/Williamsburg area, and 2) management of the implementation of a state Superfund remediation Technical Assistance Grant.
Other initiatives include coordination of litter cleanups with the Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce, as well as seeking additional governmental and private funding for the nonprofit.
Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in environmental issues, excellent professional writing skills. at least two years of experience in community outreach and public speaking, an understanding of environmental science, and an ability to effectively manage interns. Successful prior experience with grants management and nonprofit fundraising desirable.
Position will include project management, and well as monitoring organizational compliance with the terms of the applicable grants, including submitting financial expenses, progress reports and other requested information to the NYSDEC. Local residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Graduate students and environmental activists are also encouraged to apply. Position may also involve some local travel, including organizing outreach and meetings.
Position is part time, requiring approximately 20 weekday hours and up to two evening meetings per week. Qualified candidates will be self-motivated, able to research, document, write reports, present information in workshops and otherwise facilitate grant implementation.
Opportunities for further fundraising and additional work are strong. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org