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MobilizeGreen

MobilizeGreen

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023

Join us. Do Work that Matters!

MobilizeGreen seeks motivated, passionate college/graduate students and recent graduates to join our team this Fall, Spring, and Winter as an intern to help implement and manage one or more of its programs. As a MobilizeGreen intern, you will participate in a developmental experience in one or multiple of the following program areas: human resources and administration; program implementation; marketing, outreach, and engagement; event planning; communications/social media; database management; grants and agreements management; and/or technology development projects.

Communities of color disproportionately bear environmental burdens. Without leaders who share the values of those communities, their challenges will remain. Only 12% of environmental leaders are people of color, meaning that those who are the most affected by climate change will have the least say in the solution. MobilizeGreen develops leaders who share the values of the communities most impacted by climate change. By removing barriers and creating access to career pathways, MobilizeGreen connects young adults of color with leadership opportunities through partners working to solve environmental issues.

MobilizeGreen is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit that empowers diverse young people to create a more just and equitable planet. Through hands-on learning opportunities, professional development, and engagement programs, MobilizeGreen partners with corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits. We help young people launch their career, provide access to hands-on work experience, soft skills training, and professional development, and help partners get work done through a variety of high school, college, and emerging leader programs. MobilizeGreen’s mission is to jumpstart green careers for young people while advancing environmental equity in communities. MobilizeGreen is based in Washington, DC. and operates nationally.

MobilizeGreen is an organization committed to diversity. Women, people of color, indigenous people, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, military veterans, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are encouraged to apply.

Location: 1200 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Term:

  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
  • 20 or 32 hours/week
  • In-person

Benefits:

  • $17 - $20 per hour, depending on skill level
  • Hands-on learning and developmental training experience
  • Mentorship for career and professional development
  • Ability to receive class credit is possible

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work on program-related tasks and/or projects including but not limited to outreach and engagement, marketing/partnership development, communications/social media, budget/finance, and administration.
  • Assist in a variety of clearly defined tasks which may include administrative responsibilities.
  • Help schedule and/or attend meetings, interviews, and other engagements.
  • Assist in the development of resources and materials for upcoming actions, reports, events, and meetings.
  • Interpreting data, using statistical techniques, writing and delivering reports, maintaining databases, and providing assistance to team.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • College junior, senior, or graduate student with a demonstrated interest in environmental justice, natural resource management, environmental equity, and/or youth development.
    • Proficiency in Google Suite/Microsoft Office applications.
    • Experience with or ability to quickly learn information technology and database management systems.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must have excellent writing and editing skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects, showing strong attention to detail and ability to work in fast-paced environment.
    • Self-motivated, extremely organized, and comfortable with developing and building relationships.
    • Commitment to teamwork, good interpersonal skills, can-do positive attitude, and professional etiquette.
    • Ability to work respectfully with people of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

    For more information regarding MobilizeGreen, go to: www.mobilizegreen.org