Green Jobs

Please see the list below for current job opportunities with our member organizations. If you are a Green Umbrella member and would like to submit a job posting, please send it to greennews@greenumbrella.org.
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  • June 21, 2017 2:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Public Safety Assistant II

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017.

    Description: Part-time, year-round. Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule, including weekends and holidays, depending on the season of the year or as conditions warrant. Attends entrance of assigned parks; opens, closes and secures parks at established times under supervision of the Ranger Sergeant. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Salary: $8.15-11.50 per hour

    Deliver in person or mail application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017.

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click here for full posting.


  • June 21, 2017 2:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Agriculture Education Program Coordinator

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m. on June 30, 2017


    Grade: 7.0 (Part-time, year round)

    Location: Various Parks

    Date Posted: June 14, 2017

    Description: Part-time, year round - Employee functionally supervises volunteers and may supervise seasonal and intermittent employees. Conceptualizes, develops and presents MetroParks of Butler County programs including animals, gardening, agricultural education and history. Assists/coordinates the daily maintenance and improvement of the grounds, agriculture/farm. Performs a variety of general- purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment on a daily basis. Assists with special events. Coordinates special assignments. Utilizes strong computer, social media, interpersonal and collaborative skills on behalf of employer. Requires a flexible work schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.

    Salary: $14.25–$17.80 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail application AND resume to: MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m. on June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application AND resume must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click here to view full posting.


  • June 13, 2017 12:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: RAPTOR Inc. 

    Position: Fall Internship 

    Closing Date: June 30th, 2017

    RAPTOR Inc.’s Internship Program is designed for current college students or recent college graduates working toward a career in wildlife conservation, animal care, education, communications and non-profit management. Under the guidance and supervision of RAPTOR Inc. staff, interns will develop skills and gain valuable real-world experience in their chosen field. Internships are non-paid and no housing will be provided.

    RAPTOR Inc. offers 3 Non-paid Internship sessions:

    Spring Internships begin in January and conclude in April. Application deadline is October 31st.

    Summer Internships begin in May and conclude in August. Application deadline is February 28th.

    Fall Internships begin in September and conclude in December. Application deadline is June 30th.

    Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

    • Passionate about raptor conservation.
    • At least 18 years of age and fluent in English.
    • Currently enrolled as a college junior or senior year majoring in a related field, a graduate student in a related field, or a recent college graduate with a related degree.
    • Up to date tetanus vaccination and medical insurance.
    • Valid driver’s license, car insurance and access to a vehicle.
    • Able to prepare diets that include rodents, poultry, fish and insects.
    • Able to lift 50 pounds.
    • Able to follow directions and positively interact with staff, volunteers and the public.
    • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions during day and evening hours.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum commitment of 150 hours during a 15-week internship session. Exact schedule will be confirmed upon appointment. 
    • Excellent attendance and communication.
    • Willing to create and implement a project to benefit the organization in some way.
    • If interested in receiving academic credit from your accredited institution, please provide their requirements and guidelines.
    • Since we deliver educational programs to groups of children, interns must be willing to submit to a background check with fingerprinting if requested.

    Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

    • Assisting with animal care duties and diet preparation.
    • Assisting with daily facility and enclosure cleaning.
    • Assisting with repair of perching, equipment and enclosures.
    • Assisting with record keeping, marketing and fundraising activities, designing presentations and educational materials.
    • Assisting with the delivery of educational programs and tours.
    • Assisting with research activities and data collection.

    Interested applicants should complete the online application at:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XGB9MZF.  

    After completing the online application, submit a current resume, cover letter and 3 references to raptor@raptorinc.org 

  • June 13, 2017 11:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Civic Garden Center

    Position: Volunteer Coordinator 

    Closing Date: June 26th, 2017 

    We are currently seeking a Volunteer Coordinator for the Civic Garden Center. This is a full time position, non-exempt. Primary responsibilities include recruiting, training and retaining volunteers to support the programs and functions of the organization. Organizing and executing events that focus on recruiting and retaining volunteers. Working with the Development Director.

    Please see the attached job description for more detail. Volunteer Coordinator_CGC.pdf

    Send a cover letter and resumes by June 26 to:

    Vickie Ciotti

    Executive Director

    Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati

    2715 Reading Rd.

    Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

    vciotti@civicgardencenter.org

    www.civicgardencenter.org


  • June 06, 2017 11:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County, OH 

    Position: Park Maintenance Technician 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., September 30, 2017

    Part-time, year-round - This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. An employee in this position may work an irregular part-time schedule which may include evenings, weekend and holidays on a seasonal basis. Report to Park Manager, Assistant Park Manager, Crew Leader or other assigned staff member. The Park Maintenance Technician performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835. 

    Salary: $12.50 - $15.60 per hour depending on level of experience

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to: 

    MetroParks of Butler County 

    2051 Timberman Road 

    Hmailton, OH 45013

    Attn: Amy Pellman 

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net 



  • May 23, 2017 12:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MoBo Bicycle Cooperative of Cincinnati

    Position Title: Kids Program Coordinator

    MoBo's Kids' Day program, now in its 11th year, is a weekly event where kids get to work on their bikes one-on-one with experienced mechanics. It runs every Monday (5-8pm) all summer (June 12th - August 14th except July 3rd). Kids have the opportunity to earn a bike as well, and we have safety supplies to distribute. For those who are waiting their turn to work with a mechanic, there is supplemental program, provided in part by community partners, such as WordPlay and Happen Inc. All services are free of charge.

    We are inviting interested individuals to apply for the Kids' Program Coordinator position. If you enjoy working with kids, support the mission and vision of MoBo, and want to make some extra money this summer, you are probably a great candidate for the job.

    Specific Duties:

    1. Schedule volunteers (mechanics and activity leaders) for and participate in weekly programming: Monday evenings June 12 - August 14 (10 weeks of programming)

    2. Orient new volunteers and get background checks

    3. Publicize the program

    4. Obtain donated snacks

    5. Keep organized records of participation, youth membership, and bike requests

    6. Communicate with Village Green board as needed

    Qualifications:

    1. Experience working with youth

    2. Enthusiasm for the project

    3. Submit to a background check

    Duration and Compensation:

    Planning begins in May, 2017. Kid’s day starts June 12th and ends August 14th (except July 3rd). A stipend of $1,000 and a bike will be awarded on the completion of 70-80 hours.

    To learn more and to apply, click here.

  • May 23, 2017 12:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Groundwork Cincinnati

    Position Title: Summer Youth Employment Program Manager

    Description:

    This summer, Groundwork Cincinnati is seeking a program manager of its youth employment program. Groundwork is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to help lead our team by working on the following projects:

    • Lead 10 - 15 Cincinnati Public School youth in conservation fieldwork in Cincinnati (along the Mill Creek), Edge of Appalachia, National Wildlife Refuges, and possibly National Parks.
    • Applied ecological fieldwork: habitat restoration, wetland restoration, invasive species removal, native plant programming, permaculture principles, green infrastructure maintenance, site design, and tool safety/maintenance.
    • Contribute to project design and planning with Groundwork staff.
    • Lead youth employees in Community Garden initiatives.
    • Lead youth employees in basic construction projects and street art projects.
    • Assist in implementing updated STEM curriculum into Groundwork’s Education Program.
    • Learn about WQM tests and the chemistry involved in tests for the purposes of communicating science to students.
    • Learn nonprofit business structure and management (budgeting, social media campaigns, report/grant writing).
    To learn more and to apply, click here.


  • May 17, 2017 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greenacres

    Position Title: Agriculture Educator

    The Agriculture Educator works with Greenacres production, livestock, and greenhouse staff to create programs that align with the agricultural practices used on our farm. These practices include holistic management of grass-grazed livestock, intensive biodynamic gardening and a focus on improving the health of the soil without the use of synthetic fertilizers.

    This position designs and executes curriculum that utilizes Greenacres gardens, fields, greenhouse, and livestock facilities. Collaborating with teachers, the Educator will create educational programming that meets scholastic goals while also giving students an exciting and enriching experience on a real working farm. The Educator will typically lead multiple programs a week, constantly refining lessons and curriculum based on the needs of guests and the current activities in our fields and gardens. This position works closely with the production gardeners and livestock staff so that the education of our guests can be seamlessly incorporated into the ordinary flow of tasks on a farm.

    For a complete job description and to apply, click here.

  • April 25, 2017 4:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Communications & Program Intern

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking a Communications & Program Intern to work approximately 15-20 hours per week ideally starting in May and lasting through September, with the possibility for an extension. The Communications & Program Intern will work closely with the Communications & Program Manager to produce and manage Green Umbrella’s communications materials that reach a broad public audience, as well as provide support for key organizational events. This internship includes a stipend.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in eight key areas of sustainability. Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020.

    Qualifications:

    Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible college/graduate students (or recente graduates) with an interest in communications as well as a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Previous communications and writing experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside staff to support the many projects and initiatives undertaken by our Action Teams that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts.  This is a paid internship a stipend of $500/month and interns will work on average 15-20 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern will work out of the Green Umbrella office in the Northside neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There may be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon Green Umbrella’s event calendar.

    Communications responsibilities:

    • Research, identify and draft appropriate content for bi-weekly e-newsletter
    • Develop and promote timely content on Green Umbrella’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter)
    • Research, identify and create appropriate content for events to post to Green Umbrella calendar
    • Collect and analyze data on the effectiveness of Green Umbrella’s external communications
    • Other long-term communications projects as assigned

    Event Support responsibilities:

    • Provide assistance for Green Umbrella-sponsored events such as Green Drinks, Sustainability Summit, Great Outdoor Weekend
    • Assistance may include staffing registration or check-in, event setup/tear-down, general troubleshooting
    • Represent Green Umbrella at community events (e.g. staffing table or booth) as needed

    General responsibilities:

    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones
    • Data entry for email database as needed

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) to amy@greenumbrella.org, with “Communications & Program Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; please refer to https://greenumbrella.org/Green-Jobs to stay updated. No phone calls please.

    Communications & Program Internship

  • April 21, 2017 4:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago Earth Center

    The Environmental Education Intern is a wonderful position if you are interested in learning more about the everyday, behind-the-scenes doings of a nonprofit and environmental education facility. While being a principle provider of education, the intern also has an opportunity to learn and become involved with all aspects our nonprofits. The intern joins an exciting team of educators that are planning and leading summer camps.

    Duties

    Prepare and present environmental education programs to summer campers as part of our week long nature day camps; assist in general maintenance of facilities; attend staff meetings and trainings; other duties as assigned by the director.

    Requirements

    Imago will provide training, and no prior experience is required. Interested candidates must be motivated and willing to learn, have a passion for environmental issues, be comfortable teaching and leading children; be comfortable working outdoors in hot, buggy, cold, muddy, and rainy conditions. The position is full time. Times are somewhat negotiable, which may allow for a second job or education opportunity. Compensation starts at $150/week. You will also have a wonderful opportunity to learn about environmental education with a great staff committed to the environment. Imago will also gladly work to help you receive school credit. If Interested If interested please send a cover letter and

    To learn more and to apply, click here.

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