Newsletter 9.14.23

Happy Thursday!!!

Sisters Place is hiring a Community Resource Coordinator

Position Description: Sisters Place, Inc. is seeking a full-time qualified candidate to fill the role of Community Resource Coordinator (CRC). The individual who will fill the CRC role will be the first point of contact for guests, constituents, and clients. The best candidate for this opportunity must be engaging, welcoming, and knowledgeable about the services offered by SP and collaborative organizations that assist our client base. The CRC provides a range of resources and referral options. This position is responsible for making referrals, providing and making recommendations to collaborative organizations and other community resources, as well as triaging the intake of clients for SP services. This position manages the intake area, welcomes all who enter the building, answers the phone, responds to emails, and refers to internal and external resources. This position is responsible for maintaining and monitoring all files required by HUD. The position supports the CPO/COO with intake activities required by HUD and SP. The ideal candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and work ethic skills.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Midlevel

Salary/Pay: $35,000-$37,000

The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council is hiring Grant Writers

Position Description: Many PFPC members have expressed a desire for grant-writing support. Through the RFSP grant, we will be able to hire a part-time grant writer to provide grant writing support and consultation to PFPC members.  

There is a wide range of support requested by members, including identifying funding opportunities, developing project ideas, forming collaborative partnerships, writing and editing grant proposals, and more. The grant writer will determine how best to meet these varying needs, and to ensure that access to this support is distributed equitably. 

This is a part-time position, with flexibility in how the hours can be distributed over the two-year period from October 2023 to October 2025. There are a maximum of 600 hours available The PFPC reserves the right to divide those hours up among multiple consultants. The grant writer(s) will support at least 2 collaborative state or federal grant proposals as well as 10 foundation grant applications. The grant writer(s) will also support applications to the newly established Pittsburgh Food Justice Fund. 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Grant Writing Experience

Salary/Pay: $50/hr. up to 600 hrs.

Bike PGH is hiring a Volunteer & Community Outreach Coordinator

Position description: BikePGH, a nonprofit bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organization, is seeking a highly organized people person with excellent communication skills to coordinate volunteers and community outreach logistics. If you are passionate about biking and walking, active transportation, and engaging the community through events such as OpenStreetsPGH, PedalPGH, The WMNBikePGH Summit, and more, this is your chance to make a difference in the lives of thousands of Pittsburghers.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Community organizing and community engagement, Volunteer recruitment, scheduling, and coordination are preferred but not required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Valid Driver’s License.

Salary/Pay: $41,000-$45,000

Greater Pittsburgh Art Council is hiring an Advocacy & Communications Associate

Position Description: The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council has an immediate opening for a full-time Advocacy and Communications Associate. This is a new position, serving as a key role in the Arts Council’s work to champion regional artists, creative workers, and arts and culture organizations through communications outreach and strategic advocacy efforts. Interested applicants should believe in the power of storytelling, be passionate about the arts, recognize the importance of research and accuracy, and care deeply about social and economic justice.

The Advocacy and Communications Associate will grow the Arts Council’s capacity to gather, interpret, and disseminate information promoting the visibility, reach, and sustainability of the region's arts and culture sector. The Advocacy and Communications Associate will also support the Arts Council’s work in developing and growing relationships between artists, arts organization leaders, and key decision-makers in Southwest Pennsylvania.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: 1-3 years of work experience demonstrating the following: Strong writing and editing skills

Salary/Pay: $45,000-$50,000

Clean Water Action is hiring a Community Organizer (PHONE)

Position Description: Clean Water Action is currently hiring community organizers to call our existing members and develop long-term sustaining donors for Clean Water Action's environmental work.

The phone team educates members on our work, fundraises, and gets commitments to take action on current campaigns. Phone canvass positions are part-time, providing flexible scheduling for students, parents, and those with day jobs. You'll contact Clean Water Action members by phone with updates, calls-to-action, membership renewals, special appeals, and thank-you messages.

All new employees receive training and continuing support on sustainability initiatives, communication, and campaign skills. We have a strong focus on career development, with opportunities to travel and move into leadership. For those looking for seasonal positions, we look for a minimum commitment of 3 months.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Strong communication skills

Salary/Pay: $14/hr

FracTracker Alliance is hiring a Midwest Program Coordinator

Position description: The Midwest Program Coordinator will monitor, analyze, and communicate key energy issues in the region, contributing meaningful insights, data, maps, and/or aerial imagery to FracTracker’s platform. This is a dynamic position and requires a candidate who can manage multiple priorities, react quickly to community requests, and balance competing and intense topics of focus such as carbon capture and storage, the links between the agriculture sector and the fossil fuel industry, environmental justice issues across the region’s urban to rural gradient, and pathways forward that embrace a renewable and just transition. We seek applicants with strong coalition-building and collaboration skills, who are able to support multiple campaigns simultaneously, and who approach their work with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens.

Location: Remote

Experience: Bachelor’s degree, with 3 years of relevant experience focusing on data analysis, visualization, or coding.

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

Biodynamic Demeter Alliance a Journal Editor

The Biodynamic Demeter Alliance’s mission is to heal people and the planet through agriculture ( We advance the adoption of Biodynamic practices among growers and work to bring together producers, consumers, advocates, and policymakers to create a thriving, equitable agricultural system that nurtures and supports the well-being of communities economically, environmentally, and spiritually.

BDA is seeking an experienced, creative, and collaborative editor to manage the editorial and publication process for the Alliance’s biannual Biodynamics membership journal. The journal, which generally ranges between 56 and 68 pages, has been in publication since 1941, serving for decades as an important avenue for education, building community, showcasing research, and sharing stories, perspectives, and practical information within and beyond the biodynamic community. This position offers a unique opportunity to shape and guide a publication with a rich and meaningful history into an exciting future.

Location: Remote

Experience: Midlevel

Salary/Pay: $35/hr

Giving Green is hiring a Research Associate

Position Description: Giving Green research and publicize highly effective giving opportunities in climate—that is, organizations doing impactful work with a strong need for additional funding—to empower everyone to move money towards high-impact solutions.

Giving Green is looking for a Research Associate that will help the team identify effective climate impact strategies, and the organizations implementing them, by conducting literature reviews, digging through data, developing quantitative models, speaking with experts, and more.

Location: Remote

Experience: Entry Level

Salary/Pay: $50,000