Program Associate with Earth Island Network Services

Terms: Full-time, Temporary Position located in Berkeley, CA

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.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


The ideal candidate will demonstrate, through training and experience, strong customer service, administrative skills, and a willingness to accept and take on new challenges. Familiarity with nonprofit regulations and grant management is desired. Qualified applicants must be self-directed, well organized, and focused yet flexible when faced with constantly changing priorities. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, four or more years of nonprofit experience, and a basic knowledge of accounting principles. The ideal candidates will demonstrate attention to detail, initiative, flexibility, and an ability to juggle multiple priorities successfully. Candidates must be computer literate and have comprehensive working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, Gmail, and Google Docs. Database or web experience is a plus.

Hours and Compensation

This is a full-time position intended to support the Program Support Team while the Project Support Program Manager is on a leave of absence. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is Monday-Friday during regular business hours located in the David Brower Center, 1 block from the Downtown Berkeley BART station.

This position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2017 or until the position is filled.

To apply

Please send your resume along with a cover letter expressing your interest in Earth Island and how your qualifications align with the responsibilities of this position to with Program Associate in the subject line.
Earth Island Institute is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.