The Ecology Center is seeking a highly committed youth development professional to lead and expand our efforts to empower the next generation of environmental leaders. Our youth come from communities most impacted by poverty as well as environmental and heath disparities. The Program Manager will build on over ten years of vibrant youth food justice programming at the Ecology Center and expand the scope to include a broad spectrum of environmental topics, experiences, and on the job training using innovative environmental literacy curriculum and program improvement tools. The re-envisioned program begins this summer with an 8-week Youth Environmental Academy and continues with an academic year Youth Internship Program.
About the Ecology Center
The Ecology Center is a 45-year-old nonprofit located in west Berkeley. Our mission is to inspire and build a sustainable, healthy, and just future for the East Bay, California, and beyond. The Ecology Center transforms the ideas of sustainability into everyday practice. We offer information you can act on, infrastructure you can count on, and leadership for lasting change. We are working toward a world of resilient communities, zero waste and toxics, equal access to healthy food, sustainable resource use, and a safe and stable climate.
This is a full time position. Visit our Jobs page for a complete description of this position, and for information on how to apply. The deadline for applications is April 25, 2014.