Save the Sound Director, Western Long Island Sound Program
Save The Sound is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for a newly-created senior position leading Save the Sound’s new office in Mamaroneck, New York.
Save the Sound, a program of New Haven-based Connecticut Fund for the Environment, is the largest advocacy organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of Long Island Sound. We have decided to establish a program focused on the western Sound and based in New York to tackle the serious pollution and ecological problems faced by this region of the Sound.
This is a rare opportunity for a motivated and talented leader to help grow a program focused on restoring one of the great water bodies of the northeastern United States. The full job description and description of qualifications required are available at http://ctenvironment.org/pdf/WLIS%20Director%20job%20description.pdf or from the main employment page at http://ctenvironment.org/about/jobs-internship.cfm
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume describing your interest and qualifications for this by close of business on Monday, March 10, 2014.
If you are applying for several jobs within our organization, you must submit an individual cover letter and resume for each position, and note which other position(s) you are applying for within each cover letter. Submit these application materials electronically to:
Ms. Valerie Wormely-Radford; email@example.com.
Please refer to the above website to link for a complete job description. No phone calls, please.
Application Deadline: March 10, 2014
For more information go to http://ctenvironment.org/pdf/WLIS%20Director%20job%20description.pdf
(posted February 13, 2014, number 96)
Part-Time Communications/Media Job Opening at Conn Land Conservation Council
Part-Time Communications/Media Job Opening at Conn Land Conservation Council
Flexible Work Hours
The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) seeks an experienced and creative individual with a passion for land conservation to work as a part-time (10 hours/week) Communications Coordinator. This is a key role reporting directly to the Executive Director.
Responsibilities include the following administrative duties with emphasis on outreach to members:
overseeing membership database and communications including annual membership appeal;
compiling, editing and distributing CLCC's monthly E-newsletter and E-blast communications;
managing content on CLCC's website; helping plan and prepare for CLCC trainings and workshops;
helping to plan and run the annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference;
and other projects as assigned.
This is a 10 hour a week position with flexible hours and the potential for increased hours and more responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be highly organized yet flexible, preferably with experience working with non-profit organizations.
The following skills are required:
High degree of familiarity and comfort with:
Excel, Word, online technology, websites, social media, online marketing and communications distribution
Good oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently on assigned projects
Ability to work well with others
Knowledge of land conservation issues
Ability to work remotely (CLCC is located at the headquarters of its fiscal sponsor, the Connecticut Forest & Park Association [CFPA] in Rockfall [Middlefield], CT. Some work at the office should be expected, however the job is flexible).
Willingness to travel in-state
Compensation commensurate with experience.
To Apply: CLCC/CFPA is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or marital status.
This position is available immediately and will remain posted until it is filled. Please send a cover letter and resume via email to Amy B. Paterson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to include CLCC Communications Coordinator in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.
CLCC works with land trusts, other conservation and advocacy organizations, government entities and landowners to increase the pace, quality, scale and permanency of land conservation in Connecticut while assuring the perpetual, high quality stewardship of conserved lands in the state. CLCC is guided by an outstanding Steering Committee with statewide representation and has a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor, the Connecticut Forest & Park Association.
For more information go to http://www.ctconservation.org/
(posted January 20, 2014, number 94)
CFPA VOLUNTEER/EVENTS COORDINATOR
Background: The Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) seeks an individual to work 4 days/week (30 hours) to coordinate activities for volunteers and to organize several volunteer-related events.
Thanks to a visionary anonymous gift, CFPA has the opportunity to hire an individual who can recruit, organize, teach, and reach many more volunteers to dramatically enhance CFPA's ability to achieve its mission of connecting people to the land to protect forests, parks, walking trails, and open spaces for future generations. Volunteers are the heart of CFPA. In 2013, volunteers dedicated over 22,000 hours to maintaining trails, leading walks as family guides, beautifying CFPA's grounds, utilizing Project Learning Tree curriculum, serving as Board members, and much more.
Duties: CFPA's Volunteer/Events Coordinator would have two primary responsibilities:
Recruit volunteers from the community, businesses, etc. to support CFPA's conservation programs; and
Work with volunteers, CFPA staff, and Board members to organize events that enrich the conservation knowledge of the CFPA Community.
Qualifications: Experience working with volunteers or as a volunteer is critical. Background in natural resources is strongly encouraged. Existing community connections and involvement are highly valued. Ability to function effectively in a team-oriented environment, and to relate and communicate well with a wide variety of audiences is essential.
CFPA is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. CFPA does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.
To Apply: Please provide the following in one.pdf document addressed to the attention of Eric Hammerling, Executive Director via email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
1. Cover letter;
2. Resume; and
3. Three (3) current professional references.
For more information go to http://ctwoodlands.org/sites/default/files/Position%20Announcement%20Volunteer%20Events%20Coordinator%201%2010%202014.pdf
(posted January 20, 2014, number 95)
CLCV Administrative and Communications Assistant
CONNECTICUT LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS
ADMINISTRATIVE & COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters is a statewide environmental advocacy organization that works to make the protection of Connecticut’s environment a political priority. Since 1998, CTLCV has worked with Connecticut’s environmental leaders to advance a comprehensive conservation agenda at the State Legislature and holds the state’s elected officials accountable through voter education, lobbying, and by the endorsement of candidates committed to strong and effective conservation policies.The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, CTLCV’s affiliated 501c3 organization, works to educate the public and involve citizens in the policy-making process. Information about both organizations may be found at www.ctlcv.org and at www.conservationeducation.org.
I. JOB SUMMARY
This is a permanent, part-time position (three days/week) that reports to the Executive Director. The primary administrative responsibilities are to maintain the organization’s books, prepare financial reports as needed, prepare various state filings, manage payroll and handle the daily management of the office as needed. The position will also require communication with a variety of our constituencies in person, by phone, email, mail, and social media networks. This job is for someone with strong administration skills, and who also wants to be involved in the organization’s mission and programs to protect the environment.
II. SKILLS REQUIRED
Proficient in QuickBooks.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to learn other software applications, including Constant Contact and Databank.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Extremely organized and detail-oriented with a talent for multi-tasking and problem solving
III. WORKING CONDITIONS
Office is in Hartford, ½ mile west of Mark Twain House
Fast paced and requires juggling multiple projects and meeting deadlines. Three days a week. Flex time. Hourly vs. salary negotiable. Pay commensurate with experience.
CTLCV is an equal opportunity employer.
IV. TO APPLY:
CTLCV will accept resumes until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter and your resume VIA EMAIL ONLY to the Recruitment Committee at CTLCVjobs@gmail.com.
For more information go to http://www.ctlcv.org/uploads/6/2/0/1/6201942/ctlcv_development_director_position.pdf
(posted February 24, 2014, number 98)