11/30/23 Newsletter

Happy Thursday!!!

The Climate Reality Project is hiring a Petrochemical Intern

Position description: The Climate Reality Project is looking for an intern to join our Ohio River Valley Petrochemical team. Part of our Campaigns team, our Ohio River Valley Petrochemical team focuses on opposing new fossil fuel and plastic infrastructure in PA, OH, WV while also promoting sustainable regional economic development opportunities. We work with Climate Reality Leaders, chapters, and regional coalition partners to advance a more sustainable and equitable future in the region.

Location: Remote (PA, OH, or WV)

Experience: Entry Level

Salary/Pay: $17/hr 15-20 hrs./wk.

Clean Water Action is hiring an Environmental Justice Organizer

Position Description: Fighting for a healthier environment for all is what we do. As we are winding down the last legislative session before the 2024 elections, we have limited time to campaign for strong environmental change.

Canvassing for Clean Water Action includes engaging with our members about environmental issues happening in their backyards and nationwide. We fundraise to solve these issues in a hands-on and comprehensive way. Join us in the fight

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Entry Level

Salary/Pay: $14/hr. PT

Oglebay is hiring a Conservation Education Apprenticeship

Position description: The Conservation Education Apprenticeship will focus on developing future informal education and volunteer management skills along with our volunteer coordinator and curator of education. Additional opportunities include assisting animal keepers with animal-related guest interactions and outreach associated with local field conservation projects.
Six-month positions are available to develop experience for individuals interested in becoming future zoo or conservation professionals.
Candidates must be responsible, flexible, self-motivated and able to work both independently as well as in a team.

Location: Wheeling, WV

Experience: Entry Level

Salary/Pay: Unpaid

Pennsylvania United is hiring a Development Director

Position description: The development Director is a key part of executing the organization's vision of building sustainable progressive power in Western Pennsylvania that will determine the political and economic future for working-class people across the state. The Development Director will work closely with the Leadership Team, Chapter teams, and Boards to achieve the fundraising goals for the organizations. The Development Director plays a vital role in planning, coordinating, and successfully implementing the organization’s fundraising and development plans and ensuring they are aligned with our Guiding Principles.

Our fundraising philosophy begins with abundance. The resources that we need exist in the world and the job of the Development Department is to organize money, much in the same way that our field staff organize in their communities. The Development Director must share this philosophy of fundraising. This position will be part of the Leadership Team of the organization and will work across the Internal and External teams to ensure that organizing money is prioritized in each team.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate, versatile, and rigorous with experience bringing people together around shared self-interest and agitating them to take action around their values to build power.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Mid-level

Salary/Pay: $65,000-$105,500

Venture Outdoors is hiring an Outdoor Educator

Position Description: An Outdoor Educator is a part-time employee who will lead or assist on outdoor trips and environmental lessons primarily with youth. The Outdoor Educator will also help with events for Venture Outdoors, ensuring a successful, professional, and excellent experience for all participants. This staff member acts as a representative of Venture Outdoors to promote the mission of the organization. An Outdoor Educator leads lessons in schools and on outings in activities such as hiking, flat water paddling, biking, geocaching, and more. The Outdoor Educator may also lead virtual lessons and workshops with youth.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Entry Level

Salary/Pay: $15/hr.

KeyLogic Systems is hiring an Energy and Climate Life Cycle Modeler Reviewer

Position description: This position would support two types of continuous quick turnaround projects (approximately 1-2 months in duration) requested by the Department of Energy. The first continuous project class is the review of government subsidy applications of proposed technologies that are partly assessed for their life cycle GHG emissions savings compared to existing technologies. This project requires the development of Excel and openLCA models and short reports. The second continuous project class comprises reviews of submitted ISO-compliant LCA studies for evaluation of government-funded emission reduction incentives following NETL guidance documents, requiring knowledge of various standards and guidance documents, and leading to written and virtual briefings.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA (hybrid)

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: N/A

FarmSTAND is hiring a Legal Administrative Assistant

Position description: The Legal Administrative Assistant provides crucial administrative and event support to the organization and assists FarmSTAND’s staff with legal and administrative tasks as needed. This role plays a key part in ensuring the efficient functioning of our organization and supporting our advocacy and events.

Location: Remote

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: $50,000-$60,000

National Wildlife Federation is hiring a Digital Coordinator

Position Description: To support our mission, we are seeking a Digital Coordinator for Public Lands and Sporting to join the team. In this role, you will help provide the Public Lands program, NWF Outdoors, and Artemis Sportswomen a voice online.  You will curate and maintain our online platforms, engage advocates through emails and action alerts, aid in podcast production and promotion, and help build a video presence online.

Location: Remote

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: $50,000-$55,000