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Social Media Management Volunteer, Food Shift

This volunteer position will support, help develop, and implement a social media strategy for Food Shift. The role will involve creating content, building community through our online presence, developing brand awareness, and generating inbound traffic. This volunteer will create engaging content and build community support and engagement through our social media platforms, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and community boards.

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Administrative and Operations Assistant, Food Shift

The Administrative and Operations Assistant is responsible for supporting the internal operations and administrative functioning of the organization. They will report to the Director and will be trained and supported by the current Operations Associate. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience with a growing non-profit organization and be an instrumental part of a dynamic team building a movement to reduce wasted food, nourish communities, and provide jobs.

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Program Manager, California Urban Streams Partnership (CUSP)

CUSP provides an information sharing function statewide and also advocates for state policies that support grassroots urban watershed organizations working to protect and restore the environment. Our statewide network is composed of approximately 150 organizations. CUSP relies on project-based grants and fee-for-service arrangements with local agencies to achieve our mission for the improvement of fish and wildlife habitat, the return of functioning ecosystems, and the betterment of urban environments and quality of life. We provide public education about the values of urban streams and rivers, and making them community amenities as a central part of the CUSP mission.

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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.

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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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.