Come work with us! Our Youth Development program is offering exciting new youth positions that offer first steps for the next generation of environmental leaders. We’re also looking for part time and full time staff in our Education & Engagement and Food & Farming programs. Brief details for these positions are below.
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The Youth Internship is a paid training and internship program that combines leadership and professional development with hands-on green job training. Interns report to the Youth Development Program Manager, and explore issues of environmental justice, food justice and sustainability during their internship. Youth Interns support youth leadership within the Ecology Center’s Youth Environmental Academy.
This position is part-time, up to 10 hours per week for a minimum six-month term. Must be available to work on Fridays during summer months. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Click here for full job description and details on how to apply.
YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT
The Youth Program Assistant position is a year-long employment opportunity that combines leadership and professional development with hands-on green job training. Youth Program Assistants report to the Youth Development Program Manager. Youth Program Assistants should be prepared for intense career/academic planning and leadership training. The Youth Program Assistant supports youth event planning, training on environmental literacy, administrative tasks and communications for youth interns. Youth Program Assistants support the Farm Fresh Choice Program, with responsibilities including coordination and oversight of the community produce stands – set-up and break-down, supervising youth interns, market sales, and cash handling.
This position is part-time, up to 15 hours per week, for one year. Must be available either Tuesday or Sundays. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Click here for full job description and details on how to apply.
The Administrative Associate serves as the first line of engagement for our public space, directing visitors and assisting the public with their requests and needs. This position provides office and facilities support to Ecology Center staff, assists in coordinating volunteers, and supports the operations of the Education and Engagement Program. The Administrative Associate reports to the Education and Engagement Program Manager.
This is a part-time, 25 hour a week position, with a typical schedule Tues – Sat including some evening events. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 18, 2015. Click here to read full job description, and details on how to apply.
LEAD MARKET MANAGER & EVENTS COORDINATOR
The Lead Market Manager and Events Coordinator (LMMEC) manages farmers’ markets, leads planning, coordination and execution of farmers’ market special events, prepares deposits, and provides general administrative support between markets. The LMMEC manages the North Berkeley Farmers’ Market site and assistant manages the South Berkeley Farmers’ Market and provides backup management assistance for the other Ecology Center farmers’ markets.
This is a full-time, exempt position, with some evenings and weekends required. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, this position is open until filled. Click here to read full job description, and details on how to apply.
ABOUT THE ECOLOGY CENTER
The Ecology Center’s 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.
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We value diversity. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE/AA