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Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG)
Small, North Brooklyn based civic engagement non-profit seeks experienced community organizer with science and computer background to implement a two year NYSDEC Environmental Justice grant, commencing immediately.
Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in environmental issues, at least two years experience in community outreach and public speaking, an understanding of science and computer mapping skills, and an ability to effectively manage interns.
Position will require aggregating and disseminating data about polluted sites in the Greenpoint-Williamsburg area, as well as monitoring organizational compliance with the terms of the grant, including submitting progress reports and other requested information to the NYSDEC. Duties will also require significant outreach work, limited technical assistance for the non profit, administrative support, and coordination between funded programs that overlap.
Position may also involve some tenants' advocacy work, including organizing outreach and meetings, assisting with form completion, and block surveys related to tenant displacement. Local residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Graduate students, environmental activists, and recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.
Position is part-time, two to three days per week, which may include up to two evening meetings per week. Qualified candidates will be self-motivated, able to research, document, write-up reports, present information in workshops and otherwise facilitate implementation grant. Opportunities for further fundraising and additional work are strong. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.
How TO APPLY:
Please send resume, contact information & cover letter to email@example.com
Neighbors Allied for Good Growth developed out of our neighborhood’s desire to recapture its waterfront, reduce local environmental hazards, and advocate for public policies promoting healthy mixed-use communities. We advocate with and for the people who live and work in the North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Our approach to these issues is guided by the principle that our entire community is entitled to participate in decision-making and negotiation processes affecting our neighborhood, leadership of local mobilization efforts, and the design of a future vision for our community.