Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - The Wilderness Society (DC)

*Opportunity is based in Washington, D.C.

The Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion & Special Advisor to the President is a highly visible leadership position at The Wilderness Society.  This director will be a key leader of our important organizational imperative to embed equity, diversity and inclusion throughout TWS policies, practices, mission-driven programs, and workplace culture.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced leader and strong project manager who can engage staff at all levels to achieve TWS’ equity, diversity and inclusion goals in an integrated way across TWS departments.  This position is responsible for driving organizational change related to this body of work.  The Director will work directly with the TWS President, Executive Team, directors, managers, and staff teams assigned to implement specific facets of the TWS equity, diversity and inclusion workplan.  The Director will engage regularly with TWS Board of Directors and support the work of the Board’s Equity Committee.

This position is critical to building shared ownership among all staff for creating an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust, accountability to shared goals and outcomes, and that is collaborative, innovative, adaptive, transparent, and supportive of employees, our greatest asset.

Sustainability Coordinator - City of Bloomington (IN)

Deadline: October 20, 2017
*Opportunity is based in Bloomington, IN

Develops and maintains a vision for internal and external sustainability in coordination with the City’s economic development strategy and other established growth policies. Develop and implement short and long term strategic plans to achieve the vision. Assist the Director in the development and implementation of the department’s community economic development strategy. Recommend City policy and organizational changes needed to advance sustainability initiatives. Advocate for changes in state incentives related to sustainability. Develop and recommend incentives to promote the goals of economic development strategies.



Youth & Winter Farmers Market Outreach Coordinator - Chicago - Faith In Place


The Outreach Coordinator will organize Faith in Place’s Summer Eco-Ambassador Youth Programs. Each summer, Faith in Place provides environmental education for youth (ages range from 14-18). These Eco-Ambassadors learn about ecology, the impact they have on the environment, and become true Ambassadors for positive environmental behaviors in their communities. The Outreach Coordinator works closely with clergy and community leaders from the south and west sides of Chicago to identify 12 youth between the ages of 14-18 to participate. These youth are active in their faith communities, and have been nominated by adults in their life because of their leadership role within the community. This Outreach Coordinator will split their time between the two roles, focusing on the Winter Farmers Markets from September – April and the Eco-Ambassador Program from May – August each year. The organizer will work manage support staff and work collaboratively with a team to support all efforts related to the Winter Farmers Market and Eco-Ambassador Youth programs.

Development Director - Faith in Place


Faith in Place’s Development Director is responsible for managing and growing all revenue streams for Faith in Place. These include donations from foundations, corporations, individuals, and houses of worship. Responsibilities include prospecting, writing, and reporting on all things related to the grant systems, assisting the Executive Director on overall budgeting and planning efforts, coordinating all activities with Board members and volunteers, cultivating individual and faith partner gifts, and managing development support staff. The Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director to implement Faith in Place’s five-year Strategic Plan that includes forming a full Development Team, adding additional personnel to eventually lead grant, corporation, and large-gift cultivation

Volunteer Manager - Alliance for the Great Lakes


The Volunteer Manager develops and implements volunteer initiatives that support a healthy and vibrant Great Lakes, addresses community needs and delivers locally relevant results.  The Manager develops and executes volunteer activities in partnership with colleagues and community leaders, as part of the Alliance’s Culture of Clean Water Team.  The position draws on varied audiences to build and deepen the Alliance’s volunteer network of over 15,000 individuals, businesses, and non-profit partners invested in keeping the Great Lakes healthy for the 40 million people that depend on the lakes for recreation, drinking, and regional economies.  The position manages the Chicago Young Professional Council, the Chicago Alliance Ambassador program and the year-round Adopt-a-Beach program that spans the eight states served by the Alliance.

Vice President - Program & Project Delivery - Fresh Coast Capital


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The Vice-President of Program Delivery is a senior management role that will lead the technical development and delivery of green infrastructure program and project portfolios in Fresh Coast’s partner communities by working with National, Regional and Local delivery partners to design, build, operate and maintain sustainable assets.  This role will work to co-deliver projects and programs in close partnership with the VP of Community Partnerships. Additionally, this role will require an entrepreneurial drive and approach to scalability, deal development and structuring, with a lot of flexibility to define the path and future team strategy.



Program Manager - Fresh Coast Capital


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The Manager- Private Land Program will be responsible for overall program and product development and management of Fresh Coast’s green infrastructure private land incentive program offering. This role will also support business and market development in cities with existing green infrastructure incentive programs.

Field Coordinator - Union of Concerned Scientists

Deadline: Oct 22, 2017 or until filled. This is a temporary, 2-year position.

Under the direction of the Manager, Strategic Campaigns for the Global Security Program (GSP), the Field Coordinator will help conceive and manage a multi-state regional outreach, communications and organizing effort with the goal of engaging key members of Congress, key constituency groups, UCS supporters, opinion leaders and local, state and regional media on nuclear weapons and missile defense issues.

Energy Efficiency Proposal and Copywriter - Seventhwave


Energy Efficiency Proposal and Copywriter

Seventhwave is looking for an experienced writer and editor. The right person will be self-motivated, comfortable working across interdisciplinary teams and committed to excellence. The right person will demonstrate superior project management and writing skills, backed by significant proposal and grant writing experience. The right person will be agile, flexible, and collaborative. The ideal person will have enthusiasm for energy efficiency, know the difference between sentence case and title case, and care about parallel construction. If you like working toward a common goal with other passionate, smart, talented people, you will love this job.

Philanthropy Events Coordinator - Seattle Aquarium


Seattle Aquarium is hiring an events coordinator to join the philanthropy team. The philanthropy events coordinator contributes to the success of the department’s fundraising goal by providing strategic, creative and thoughtful recommendations toward a solid fundraising events program that builds on a donor-centric model.

This includes planning and executing donor recognition and cultivation events and assisting the philanthropy events manager with the Aquarium’s major fundraising events. A successful candidate will be able to provide leadership on strategy, new approaches, collaborate with

Aquarium colleagues across departments, and steward key donor and volunteer relationships.

Sr. Energy Efficiency Progam Manager - Exelon


Assist in the development, delivery, and management of energy efficiency programs as part of the state utility commission approved energy efficiency portfolio to ensure cost recovery and minimize performance risk.  Manage the process of “Request for Proposals” and awarding of contracts to subcontractors and vendors delivering energy efficiency programs to utility customers. Coordinate with other utility departments providing program logistic support, Exelon Utilities, and stakeholders. Verify that products, services, and energy savings are delivered as required.  Monitor, track, and provide necessary program performance data for measurement and verification purposes. 
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.

Education Associate - Plant Chicago

Deadline: Oct. 3, 2017

The Education Associate assists with all education programming at Plant Chicago, including Closed Loop Labs, Group & Public Tours of The Plant, classroom visits, and on/off site talks. The associate also serves as the lead for scheduling and coordinating payment for Plant Chicago education programs. The associate compiles feedback from teachers and Plant Chicago’s Education Advisory Committee to make existing curriculum stronger; while working closely with the Education Manager and Farm Tech Coordinator to create new lessons based in circular economy principles.

Energy Efficiency Program Manager - Seventhwave

Deadline: None Specified

Make an impact! Seventhwave seeks a program manager to expand an award-winning utility program that inspires commercial, multifamily and institutional building owners, developers and design teams to achieve deeper reductions in energy use. The position will be based in Chicago and will support implementation of the ComEd Energy Efficiency New Construction program. Seventhwave’s culture is technically rigorous, innovative and values-driven. We are a nonprofit organization committed to economic and environmental sustainability. Our salaries are competitive with the private sector. If you are a self-motivated individual comfortable working across interdisciplinary teams, committed to excellence, have great communication skills, and at least five years of energy efficiency program management experience, you could be the right fit for this position.

Position summary
Seventhwave is seeking an experienced manager with background in energy efficiency program design, implementation and technical assistance. ComEd’s energy efficiency program for commercial new construction is expanding in several areas. The ideal candidate must be agile, flexible, and creative. We are looking for an excellent project manager with program implementation experience. A solid technical background in engineering or commercial building design practices is a plus. This position will help us maintain an excellent client relationship, manage day to day operations of the program, generate required reporting, oversee contracts and subcontracts, ensure the program’s key performance indicators are met,manage the program budget, facilitate coordination across the Seventhwave team, respond quickly to client requests, develop program analytics, and contribute to program design and development activities.

This position will also play an important role in generating program implementation business with new utility and government clients.

Solid Waste Compliance Specialist - Jackson County Health Department


Deadline: May 15, 2017

Full-time (32 hpw) opening in our Environmental Health Division for a qualified Solid Waste Compliance Specialist to perform both field and office work involving the promotion of waste reduction, good solid waste management practices, and enforcement of related laws and ordinances.
Educational Requirements: (Applicant must meet one of these qualifications)

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in the physical and/or biological sciences or a related field, plus the equivalent of 1 year related work experience;
  • A master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Be an incumbent currently employed as an IEPA Certified Inspector with one year experience in that position.