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Communications Director – Real Food Real Stories

Apply to help RFRS with content creation and communications strategy to increase the organization’s audience & online engagement with eaters and food professionals. Through authentic storytelling, that humanizes the food system, you will help to inspire positive cultural and social change.

To read the job description and to apply, follow this link.

Program Associate

Earth Island Institute seeks full-time, temporary Program Associate.

Earth Island Institute’s Project Support Program provides fiscal sponsorship, resources, training, technical assistance, and peer relationships to more than 70 environmental projects. Our goals are to strengthen the capacity of each project to effectively address environmental issues, create synergy between activists working on similar topics, and allow project directors to focus their energy on their campaigns and programs.

This position is part of the Earth Island team serving as liaison, administrative coordinator, and coach to Earth Island Institute sponsored projects under the supervision of the Director of Operations.

To read the job description and to apply, follow this link.

Program Coordinator (part time-temporary)

The Green Life peer education self-sufficiency and eco-literacy program teaches incarcerated individuals and those reentering community the importance of a healthy relationship with the Earth. Past and potentially future activities include teaching permaculture principles, life skills, and emotional readiness to inmates inside San Quentin prison. Current activities include working with re-entry (post release) programs to design a permaculture-based training program along with partners for job readiness and restorative healing. Green Life is a fiscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute; this position would be an employee of Earth Island.

View the full description with this link (.pdf, ~200k).

Internships with All One Ocean

All One Ocean’s mission is to educate people about the destructive impacts of our trash by providing a simple way for beachgoers, any time they visit the beach, to help clean up our Ocean, beautify beaches and prevent needless death and suffering to marine life. For information about the internships, follow this link.