Environmental Justice Project Coordinator - Citizens for a Healthy Bay (CHB)
Half-time position, with possibility to become full-time
The purpose of CHB's Environmental Justice program is to engage and empower communities disproportionately affected by pollution in the cleanup, protection and restoration of Commencement Bay, its surrounding waters and natural habitat. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Environmental Justice Project Coordinator will develop and implement projects and campaigns focused on building relationships with and mobilizing vulnerable communities. The Coordinator will perform targeted community outreach, recruit volunteers and advocates, and build partnerships with diverse community organizations. The Coordinator will also organize public events, deliver presentations, perform research and other analysis, and contribute to CHB's communications and fundraising efforts.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values for Citizens for a Healthy Bay. We welcome and value a diversity of people, experiences and perspectives. We embrace and actively encourage participation of people with differences in age, race, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, language, national origin, family or marital status, veteran status, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religion and/or political affiliation.
The percentage of time for tasks for the Coordinator will be approximately:
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Coordinator will develop and manage the environmental justice program in alignment with CHB's strategic plan and organizational needs, which requires the Coordinator:
Strengths and Qualifications
The Environmental Justice Project Coordinator is a half-time FLSA non-exempt position with a salary range of $15-$25/hour commensurate with experience. As a half-time employee, the Environmental Justice Project Coordinator is eligible for benefits described in the CHB Employee Handbook. This position may become a full-time position, contingent on funding.
If you are sincerely interested in the position, please email a cover letter stating your suitability for this position and resume demonstrating your qualifications to CHB Policy and Technical Project Manager, Karen Gogins, at kgogins [at] healthybay.org or mail physical copies to the CHB office at 535 Dock Street, Suite 213, Tacoma, WA 98402. Please include the position title in the email subject.
Review of applicants will begin once funding is confirmed. As the position is open until filled, it is highly recommended to apply by November 1st. Please note: questions about the position via email or phone are unlikely to receive a timely response, if any.