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Project Manager, South Coast Habitat Restoration

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to assist the SCHR Project Director in facilitating restoration of critical watersheds in the Santa Barbara and Ventura area, by performing project management, data management and administrative duties. Successful candidate will assist with grant writing, landowner outreach, tracking income and expenses to specific grant sources and public outreach.

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Program Associate, Bay Area Wilderness Training 

About Bay Area Wilderness Training: 

BAWT's mission is to create equitable access to outdoor experiences for youth of color and low income youth. BAWT envisions a world where all youth have access to the wilderness. Our three organization values include: social justice, environmental stewardship, and community empowerment.

BAWT plays a key role in providing access to the outdoors for over 8,400 youth each year. Over 85% of youth gaining access to the outdoors through BAWT supported trips are youth of color and 74% are low-income. BAWT seeks to build a strong and talented team with the skills and experience to serve the diverse needs of our clients and communities. 

About the Program Associate Position:

The Program Associate will directly report to the Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT) Gear Library & Operations Manager and will support ongoing operations of the Oakland, San Francisco, and South Bay (Milpitas) outdoor equipment gear libraries. The highest level of independence is expected. Initiative and a proactive approach are a must. The top priority responsibilities associated with this position are as follows: gear inventory control and maintenance, coordinating gear pick-ups and drop-offs, trip report & invoice tracking, client support and correspondence, client (teacher & youth worker) recruitment and relationship management, volunteer outreach and support, and efficient operations overall. 

BAWT is an equal opportunity employer and women, people of color, people raised poor, and members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their unique skills and attributes.

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Become Public Relations and Fundraising Assistant in GESG

Are you passionate about conservation? Is your dream to work for a dynamic NGO whose mission is to conserve the Mexico’s natural-wealth by generating sustainable development opportunities and replicating their actions in other states of the country? Now is your chance. Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda is looking for a Public Relations and Fundraising Assistant. You would work closely with the General Director and Public Relations and Fundraising Coordinator, assisting with organization of workshops and other events. Furthermore, you would be responsible for translating grant proposals, reports, promotional material and other documents from English to Spanish and vice versa. You would also work closely with Graphic Designer and Communications Officer, contributing to the development of web and social media content. You would have an opportunity to visit some of the ecotourism projects across the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve – a 383,567-hectare ecological wonder. Full schedule work week. Requires excellent written and spoken communication skills in Spanish and English, disposition to work under pressure and the flexibility to work with multidisciplinary staff and local partners, and the skills to meet deadlines. This is an excellent opportunity to learn to promote a wide variety of conservation projects, all the while living in the most eco-diverse protected area in Mexico.

Administrative Assistant, Plastic Pollution Coalition

Plastic Pollution Coalition (PPC) is a global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses and policymakers working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, the ocean and the environment.

PPC was founded in 2009 as a platform to amplify a common message through strategic planning and communication. Our more than 700 member organizations and a growing coalition of individuals seek to increase awareness and understanding of the plastic pollution problem, and to find sustainable solutions. We aim to empower more people and more organizations to take action to stop plastic pollution and to live plastic-free.


This is a great opportunity for an administrative assistant to join a non-profit organization working to make a real difference in the world.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of a cohesive, highly motivated team and will work in a fast paced and collaborative environment. He/she will support the CEO, Managing Director, and Deputy Director of the organization and will lead administrative projects.

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Program Manager, Food Shift

Food Shift is looking for someone with business, management, and food industry experience to join our team as Program Manager. The Food Shift Kitchen is Food Shift’s primary program at this time and the Program Manager will be responsible for expanding this program to recover more food, feed more people, create more jobs, and generate more revenue. Our ideal candidate is passionate about Food Shift’s mission, the power of food, and the potential for social enterprise to impact communities. The Program Manager is responsible for managing program operations and building a community of support to successfully achieve the organization’s mission and goals in a way that is effective, in line with Food Shift’s mission and values, and contributes to organizational sustainability. The Program Manager reports to the Director and will directly manage all program staff, budgets, financing, and metrics.

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Programs & Communications Manager, Project Coyote

The Programs and Communications Manager is responsible for implementing and coordinating current programs and campaigns with Project Coyote staff, state representatives, advisors, and volunteers. In addition, the Programs and Communications Manager will produce and coordinate communications/written materials for Project Coyote including, but not limited to, organizational e-newsletters, blogs, e-appeals, news releases and funding proposals as they relate to the organization’s advocacy programs and campaigns. S/he will report to the Executive Director and work closely with staff, consultants and advisors. We are looking for an energetic person to join a highly effective and exciting organization that is undergoing strategic expansion.

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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.

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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.