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Philadelphia, PA

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been a visionary not-for-profit organization in the Greater Philadelphia Region since its founding in 1827. PHS organizes the annual Philadelphia International Flower, the world’s largest and longest-running indoor flower show, which brings 270,000 visitors and creates a $61 million economic impact to the city. PHS’s Philadelphia Green helps transform lives through innovative programs like City Harvest, which has grown and donated 160,000 lbs of fresh produce in four years—helping to feed 1,000 families each week of the growing season. PHS also leads Plant One Million, an ambitious program to plant one million trees in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Project Coordinator for Community Greening Stewardship Initiatives supports the stewardship and implementation of neighborhood greening projects with a heavy emphasis on engaging community in design, construction and on-going maintenance. She/he reports to the Program Manager for Community Greening and Stewardship Initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong history in community engagement with diverse populations
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in related field.
  • Degree in environmental studies, horticulture, sustainable landscape management, or related field preferred. Equivalent work experience required.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines
  • Excellent written, graphic, and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic team player willing to help other team members when needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, Razor’s Edge, internet, social media and technology
  • Knowledge of the Greater Philadelphia Region is preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter and resume to:
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
c/o Human Resources
100 N 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

or
Email: hrphs@pennhort.org

To learn more about us, visit www.phsonline.org
Please no telephone or walk-in inquires. EOE. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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San Francisco, CA

Earthjustice is a non-profit public-interest law firm dedicated to protecting magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. The Office Manager/Litigation Assistant will oversee the operations of the San Francisco office and provide administrative and paralegal support to the attorneys.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Bookkeeping, time reporting
  • Supply/equipment ordering and maintenance
  • Recruitment coordination
  • Time/meeting planning
  • Confidential file maintenance and library management
  • Formatting, proofreading, and cite checking for attorneys
  • Court and agency filing of legal documents
  • Other litigation assistant duties

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Litigation assistant experience and knowledge of federal court rules or ability to acquire such knowledge promptly
  • Experience in basic bookkeeping and supervising
  • Computer skills, including Adobe and Microsoft Software
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong internet researching skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to protecting the environment
  • Good sense of humor

TO APPLY
Email resume and cover letter to eajusca@earthjustice.org, subject line should read: Office Manager/Litigation Assistant.

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White Plains, NY

Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) is a grassroots political organization in New York whose goal is to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities in the state. The organization’s organizers serve as catalysts for positive change.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills,
  • strong background in community service or customer service,
  • strong commitment to environmental, social, and political justice,
  • ability to work in a team,
  • positive attitude, self-motivation, quick learner, good sense of humor

Salary and Benefits
$22,000/year base salary plus bonuses, contingent upon fundraising and leadership responsibilities
Major medical and dental insurance, 2 weeks paid vacation/year, paid holidays and sick days
Opportunities for travel, including national and regional conferences

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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