Casa Familiar
Environmental
Resource Hub

The purpose of this resource hub is to connect you to career and job opportunities in the environmental field - especially entry level and training opportunities. Hope you find this helpful!

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Last Updated: 07/13/2023

Paid Internships

Student Intern  - San Diego County Air Pollution Control District

Deadline: N/A, Starts at $15.50/hr

Description: The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District is now hiring student workers (undergrad and grad) for paid internship opportunities. The student worker(s) would gain valuable experience in in the fields of public administration, public policy, international relations, environmental health, and air pollution. The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District is committed to environmental justice, equity, and community engagement to provide clean air for all. APCD’s Office of Environmental Justice was established to intentionally and specifically integrate environmental justice considerations in all agency actions. APCD has developed a framework for the Office of Environmental Justice to define goals and strategies to support meaningful community engagement and the promotion of environmental justice and equity considerations in decision-making, including rule development, review of permits, complaints, and other documents and actions.


One of the key functions of the Office of Environmental Justice is to work with the community to implement the Community Air Protection Program (CAPP). In collaboration with community residents, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders, communities are nominated for State approval by the California Air Resources Board to participate in the CAPP. APCD then works with the selected communities to identify specific actions to improve air quality at the community level. This position will support in the implementation of the Office of Environmental Justice Framework and Community Air Protection Program (CAPP). 


TO QUALIFY: UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program leading to an associate or bachelor's degree. Students must be currently enrolled in at least 12 semester units/15 quarter units or determined to be a full-time student by an accredited college or training program. 

GRAD STUDENTS: Students currently enrolled in at least 6 semester/9 quarter units, or a full- time student in a graduate/technical program towards an advanced degree (MA/MS, MBA/MBS, PhD, etc). Students must have a 2.0 semester/quarter GPA or better. 


HOURS: The District’s primary interest is to ensure that the student's education is not negatively impacted by the assigned work hours. Students Workers may work up to 20 hours/week during the school year and maximum of 40 hours/week during school breaks if work is available and approved by supervisor.


If interested: Please email your resumes to Diane Frickey Human Resources Officer, at Diane.Frickey@sdapcd.org or apply at the link below


Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sdcounty/jobs/1460316/student-worker-19090504-undergraduate-graduate-tech-and-high-school 


Community Outreach Student Intern  - County of San Diego District 1

Deadline: N/A, Starts at $15.50/hr

Description: The Office of Supervisor Nora Vargas, Vice Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, is seeking a highly motivated and creative Community Outreach Fellow to assist with a fast-paced community outreach operation. The Community Outreach Fellow will work with the community outreach team to shape community engagement, work on organizing the community for policy initiatives and represent the supervisor in the community. The Community Outreach Fellow must be a hard worker, team player and have an interest in making a difference in our communities,

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES:

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, one short writing sample to griselda.ramirez2@sdcounty.ca.gov with Community Outreach Fellow in the subject line. Note: Fellowship is a paid position and limited to students.


QUALIFICATIONS: 

Applicants must be full-time students at a local high school, vocational program, job readiness program, or an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 semester/quarter grade point average (GPA). 


SALARY: 

Payrate for Academic Fellows is set by County ordinance and based on number of academic units completed.


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

As part of the County of San Diego’s pre-employment process, prospective candidates will undergo a background check (including fingerprinting) and a pre-employment medical screening prior to beginning County employment. Additional types of background investigations may be conducted based on the job-related activities of the position.  



2023-24 CCAC Fellowship- California Climate Action Corp
Deadline: N/A, $30k over 11 months

Description: The California Climate Action Corps Fellowship is a national service program led by California Volunteers and implemented by Bay Area Community Resources dedicated to advancing climate actions that engage community members, cultivate change, and leave a lasting impact.

As part of a larger statewide initiative to address the climate crisis, the California Climate Action Corps Fellowship places emerging leaders with local organizations to mobilize communities through climate volunteer engagement, climate action and education service projects focused on urban greening, organic waste and edible food recovery, and wildfire resiliency.

Selected Fellows are AmeriCorps members serving 1700+ hours over eleven months from September 18, 2023, through August 15, 2024. Fellows support Host Partners and communities throughout the state, principally in underserved communities. 

As a California Climate Action Corps Fellow, you will have:

Benefits

California Climate Action Corps Fellows will receive the following benefits during their service term:

Qualifications

Fellowships are equal opportunity service positions, and we prefer to place candidates who already live in the communities they will serve.

*At this time, we are unable to accept applicants with student visas (such as F1 or F2 student visas, J1 or J2 exchange visitor visas, G series visas, etc.) or those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.





APPLY NOW: https://www.californiavolunteers.ca.gov/california-climate-action-corps-2023-24-fellowship/?emrc=63f7a6853b1f0 


Community Outreach Fellow (Student Worker) - San Diego County
Deadline: N/A , Starts at $15/hr

Description:The Office of Supervisor Nora Vargas, Vice Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, is seeking a highly motivated and creative Community Outreach Fellow to assist with a fast-paced community outreach operation. The Community Outreach Fellow will work with the community outreach team to shape community engagement, work on organizing the community for policy initiatives and represent the supervisor in the community. The Community Outreach Fellow must be a hard worker, team player and have an interest in making a difference in our communities,

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES:

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, one short writing sample to griselda.ramirez2@sdcounty.ca.gov with Community Outreach Fellow in the subject line. Note: Fellowship is a paid position and limited to students.


QUALIFICATIONS: 

Applicants must be full-time students at a local high school, vocational program, job readiness program, or an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 semester/quarter grade point average (GPA). 



Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sdcounty/jobs/3827385/community-outreach-fellow-student-worker-22090512ucof?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Intern (Various Depts.) - Port of San Diego
Deadline: N/A , Starting at $15/hr

Description: If you have ever been interested in working for a government entity, now is your opportunity! Calling all students enrolled in a college-level Continuing Education program, part time and full-time college or graduate level students. We are hiring interns for several sectors of the Port of San Diego. Come be a part of the organization responsible for 34 miles of waterfront property along the San Diego Bay. The following departments have open internship opportunities:  

 - Development Services

 - Engineering & Construction

 - Executive Office

 - Financial Services

 - General Services

 - Harbor Police Department

 - Human Resources

 - Information & Technology Services

 - Marketing & Communications

 - Maritime Operations

 - Organizational Development

 - Parks & Recreations

 - Real Estate Management 


GENERAL PURPOSE 

With general supervision, provides part-time employment opportunities for students enrolled in a college-level Continuing Education program and college level interns to perform job assignments that are closely related to their area of study. Any students enrolled in a college-level Continuing Education Program, full-time college or graduate level student may apply for consideration for vacancies.

 

 DISTINGUSHING CHARACTERISTICS

Total scheduled work hours shall not exceed 25 hours per work week (Monday through Friday). Intern positions do not include benefits and are not eligible to receive paid leave, paid holidays, retirement and/or any type of insurance. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities assigned to Interns will vary depending on the department they are assigned and may include but not be limited to planning events, conducting research, collecting and analyzing data, assisting with projects, preparing reports and presentations, attending internal and external stakeholders meetings, and field work. 



Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portofsd/jobs/3801464/intern?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Employ and Empower Internships: Energy, Environment and Utilities Sector: Climate Action Plan Internship - City of San Diego
Deadline: N/A , Starts at $15.75/hr

Description: Make a minimum of $15.75/hour and learn skills for a long-term career in public services. The paid youth internship program is designed to employ and empower the next generation of public servants at the City of San Diego. 

Ages 16-30 are eligible to participate. 


Link: http://sandiego.gov/employ-empower 

 (3 Available)

Employ and Empower Internships: Energy, Environment and Utilities Sector: Organic Waste Recycling Internship- City of San Diego
Deadline: N/A , Starts at $15.75/hr

Description: Make a minimum of $15.75/hour and learn skills for a long-term career in public services. The paid youth internship program is designed to employ and empower the next generation of public servants at the City of San Diego. 

Ages 16-30 are eligible to participate. 


Link: http://sandiego.gov/employ-empower 

 (1 Available)

Employ and Empower Internships: Energy, Environment and Utilities Sector: Water Distribution Division Internship- City of San Diego
Deadline: N/A , Starts at $15.75/hr

Description: Make a minimum of $15.75/hour and learn skills for a long-term career in public services. The paid youth internship program is designed to employ and empower the next generation of public servants at the City of San Diego. 

Ages 16-30 are eligible to participate. 


Link: http://sandiego.gov/employ-empower 

 (1 Available)

Employ and Empower Internships: Energy, Environment and Utilities Sector: Environmental Regulartory Internship- City of San Diego
Deadline: N/A , Starts at $15.75/hr

Description: Make a minimum of $15.75/hour and learn skills for a long-term career in public services. The paid youth internship program is designed to employ and empower the next generation of public servants at the City of San Diego. 

Ages 16-30 are eligible to participate. 


Link: http://sandiego.gov/employ-empower 

 (1 Available)

Employ and Empower Internships: Energy, Environment and Utilities Sector: Water Division Internship- City of San Diego
Deadline: N/A , Starts at $15.75/hr

Description: Make a minimum of $15.75/hour and learn skills for a long-term career in public services. The paid youth internship program is designed to employ and empower the next generation of public servants at the City of San Diego. 

Ages 16-30 are eligible to participate. 


Link: http://sandiego.gov/employ-empower 

 (1 Available)

Employ and Empower Internships: Energy, Environment and Utilities Sector: Biology Division Internship- City of San Diego
Deadline: N/A , Starts at $15.75/hr

Description: Make a minimum of $15.75/hour and learn skills for a long-term career in public services. The paid youth internship program is designed to employ and empower the next generation of public servants at the City of San Diego. 

Ages 16-30 are eligible to participate. 


Link: http://sandiego.gov/employ-empower 

 (2 Available)

Corpsmember - Environmental Career Trainee - California Conservation Corps
Deadline: Until Filled, Paid

Description: The California Conservation Corps San Diego Center, located in National City, has immediate openings for Corpsmembers to work and train on natural resource projects. Work with U.S. Forest Service, State Parks, Caltrans, CAL FIRE, San Diego County Parks, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and other local government agencies and non-profits on a variety of natural resource projects. Corpsmembers regularly go on to careers with USFS, CAL FIRE, State Parks, Caltrans, and other local community agencies. Shift times and length may vary by assignment, but the program is a 40-hour per week commitment.


Link: Apply today at https://ccc.ca.gov/how-to-join/apply-online/  or call 619-323-6798 to speak with a local recruiter and jumpstart your career! Learn more at https://ccc.ca.gov/locations/san-diego-center/

Service Member - Food Corps
Deadline: Until Filled, Stipend

Description: As a FoodCorps service member, you’ll teach kids to grow, cook, and love the nourishing foods that celebrate their cultures and communities—and help schools serve more of those foods, too. FoodCorps recruits talented leaders into full-time, paid public service, where they grow healthy school food environments in diverse communities through hands-on, experiential food education. Service members commit for a year at a time, but for the greatest impact on kids and on your career, we encourage you to come back for a second year. 

You want to make a difference in the world. You understand that food in school is a driver for equity, justice, and lifelong healthy habits. You’re committed to learning, growing, and developing as a professional and as an active member of your community. You see food as a fundamental part of every kid’s education. And you want to work directly in schools, with students, to make food central to their classroom experience.  

Eligibility:

The ideal candidate has:


Link: foodcorps.tfaforms.net/4942118 

Intern - Engineer/ Scientist - VSE Corporation
Deadline: Open Until Filled, Paid

Description: Interns will work on exciting projects in diverse energy and resilience fields, including sustainable transportation (electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles), advanced manufacturing, energy-efficient buildings, renewable energy, infrastructure protection, and climate (resilience, adaptation, carbon management, decarbonization). 

8-12 week internships seeking juniors and seniors working towards a Bachelor's degree or recent graduate in an engineering, environmental science, or technical field.


Link: Intern-Engineer/ Scientist - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com) 


Sustainability Project Engineer Intern - Swinerton
Deadline: Open Until Filled, Paid: N/A

Description:



Link: https://swinerton.workgr8.com/jobs/583/project-engineer-intern-sustainability?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic 


Other Jobs

Air Quality Advocate - Casa Familiar

Deadline: Open Until Filled, $21/hr

Description: Job Description: This position is under the direct supervision of the Environmental Programs Manager. Primary responsibilities will include collecting air quality data, maintaining monitoring equipment, and engaging with community members to raise awareness about air pollution and its impacts.

Responsibilities:

· Assist in the setup and maintenance of monitoring stations, including the installation of monitoring instruments

· Record keeping, support in data analysis, and report writing

· Work with researchers from educational institutions and local agencies to further the work of our Community Air Monitoring Network

· Advocate for the prioritization of equity and environmental justice communities that have been historically disinvested, with a focus on San Ysidro, Otay Mesa, and South Bay San Diego [YS1]

· Coordinate and engage community residents and different community committees

· Plan, organize, and co-facilitate workshops in person and virtually

· Participate in team meetings, training, individual supervision, and group supervision

· Participate in Casa Familiar required training, staff meetings, and activities

Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

· Support Casa Familiar’s Environmental Justice team in all its other campaigns, initiatives, and projects

· Cross-program coordination

· Canvassing – phone banking, door-knocking, and tabling as needed

· Any other duties assigned by upper management that may not be listed

Qualifications:

· Knowledge of environmental justice principles and a passion for addressing environmental inequalities

· Highly motivated to work in a community-based service organization with a focus on air pollution and environmental justice

· Experience in the areas of outreach, community education, and development, advocacy, climate change intervention, research, and/or data analysis.

· Friendly and clear verbal and written communication skills

· Punctual and reliable

· Able to navigate and respond in a timely manner to e-mails and phone calls

· Able to navigate Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

· Willingness to work with communities and staff

· Willingness to listen and respond to questions, comments, and concerns

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team

· Ability to climb ladders and rooftops to perform fieldwork

· Flexibility to work occasional evenings or weekends for community events or monitoring requirements

· Valid driver's license and the ability to travel to monitoring sites within the community

· Background in data analysis (preferred)

· Must be Bilingual (Spanish and English)

· Must Pass Live Scan before the start date

Education:

· High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree or higher a plus.

Additional Requirements: Must be able to attend various community events and meetings that may be scheduled outside of regularly scheduled hours including weekends. Responsibilities vary during these events and meetings.

Employees are expected to help with organized outreach efforts that may include door-to-door outreach and dissemination of information.

Link: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=casa+familiar&l=92154&vjk=f8ab8238d2eaca85 

Laboratory Assistant - WSP

Deadline: Open Until Filled, $20-22/hr

Description: We are looking for motivated team-oriented individuals to help maintain and operate an aquatic toxicity laboratory in San Diego, CA.  This position may require some flexibility with the work schedule. However, we can work with you on what hours work best for your schedule.  A strong work ethic, organizational skills, attention to detail, and a fun and positive attitude are required. The ideal candidate will have recent experience working in a laboratory environment.  Experience can include glassware cleaning, working with chemicals, and performing basic lab procedures with meters and equipment.  Work schedule may vary from week to week (more hours may be needed when busy).  The potential new hire will primarily work around wastewater samples, natural seawater, and various marine and freshwater organisms.     


Your Impact

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

WSP Benefits: 

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. These benefits include coverage related to medical, dental, vision, disability, and life; retirement savings; paid sick leave; paid vacation (or other personal time); paid parental leave; and paid time off for purposes of bereavement, voting, and/or attendance at naturalization proceedings. 

Compensation

Expected Salary (all locations): $20/hr- $22/hr


Link: https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=V8D6AK&cws=37&rid=13736&source=LinkedIn&src=LinkedIn&gns=LinkedIn 

Volunteer and Community Liason Lead - Solana Center

Deadline: Open Until Filled, $21/hr

Description: Are you a community organizer who is driven to take climate action and rally others around you to do the same? Join our award-winning non-profit organization to help lead change in the San Diego region and beyond. Through education, consulting, outreach, and community resources focused on soil, water, and waste, our dedicated team helps homes, schools, businesses, and governments achieve their climate action goals. We are proud to serve the San Diego region with real, measurable impacts to mitigate climate change. The Volunteer & Community Liaison role is a unique position that collaborates with all departments of the organization. There is room to grow in this position and design new programs. 

The core oversight of this role encompasses: 

● Community engagement including the coordination and/or management of scheduled public volunteer events, corporate volunteer events, Green Living Tours, private site tours for community groups, and support of other on-site events including school field trips, volunteer appreciation party or marketing events 

● Volunteer program coordination in support of on- and off-site outreach events across the San Diego County region 

● Management of Eco Team Docents (specially trained volunteers who represent Solana Center at schools, community events, and businesses) 

● Oversight of operations and presentation of Climate Solutions Resource Center 

● Marketing & Development team support as needed 


Required Qualifications

 ● Selfstarter and collaborative team player ● An eye for details, visual aesthetics, and presentation ● Passion for working in a fast paced and collaborative team environment. This is mostly a social role requiring you to be “on” and in person often! ● Ability to occasionally work weekends, evenings, and have flexible start and end times ● Excellent writing, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills ● Strong project management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines while balancing a multi-faceted workload ● Technologically savvy and proficient with Google Apps, including Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Drive; Microsoft programs, including Word, Powerpoint, and Excel; Program management tools such as Asana; Social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter ● Excellent organization, time management and delegation skills ● Driver's license Preferred Qualifications ● Multilingual skills appreciated, particularly Spanish ● Sustainability/environmental training with 2+ years relative experience ● Comfortable leading groups of adults and children ● Event planning and coordination ● Graphic design and/or marketing experience ● Social media proficiency

This position is flexible, full time (30-40 hours/week) with benefits. This is a non-exempt position and is paid hourly starting at $21/hour, according to the laws of the State of California. This position includes health insurance, paid vacation, and sick time after a 90-day intro period. Solana Center for Environmental Innovation is an Equal Opportunity employer. We have a hybrid work culture where remote work is possible with the expectation of this role being on site approximately 50% of the time to support store operations and events. If you’re excited about this position, but feel you don’t meet 100% of the required or preferred qualifications, we encourage you to apply — we are looking for exceptional candidates who are passionate about our mission, dedicated to outstanding work and committed to furthering the impact of the organization. 

Please send a cover letter/email and resume to hr@solanacenter.org 



Link: https://solanacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Solana-Center-Volunteer-Community-Liaison-Lead-Job-Description-Apr-2023-1.pdf 

Environmental Education Specialist- Olivewood Gardens

Deadline: Open Until Filled, Starts at $17-20/hr

Description: As part of the education team, this position is responsible for delivering garden and environmental science lessons for youth programs in elementary school gardens. This position is in partnership with National School District. Accountable to prepare and conduct hands-on lessons, support school garden maintenance activities, and update and develop curriculum as needed. As an organization rooted in community, this role requires active participation in anti-racist work and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Duties and Responsibilities (this does not include all tasks associated with this position)

Program Delivery:

 

Communication and Outreach

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Interpersonal Skills:

Language Ability:

Reasoning Ability:

Computer Skills:

Certificates and Licenses:

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

About Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center:  The mission of Olivewood Gardens is to connect and inspire youth and adults to be healthy and active citizens through organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and nutrition education. The organic gardens on the property have been cultivated for over 20 years, providing organic produce for the community. Now the site of our nutrition and garden education center, Olivewood champions health equity and food justice through education, access, and advocacy. The unique 8-acre property is located in National City.


Link: https://missionedge.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2504446&&#job 

Development Coordinator - Olivewood Gardens

Deadline: Open Until Filled, Starts at $17-20/hr

Description: The Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting community-centric resource generation for a
large garden-based nutrition education program that serves children and families from National City and
throughout the San Diego region. The position will coordinate grant writing and reporting activities
including seeking new grant opportunities, developing proposals, collaborating with program teams to
identify program impact, and creating grant and other impact reports. The Development Coordinator will
also support and contribute to ongoing Resource Generation Team efforts including supporter
engagement events and annual campaigns. As an organization rooted in community, this role requires
active participation in anti-racist work, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Essential Duties
Development Support

Administrative

Community Outreach & Team Engagement

Qualifications
Olivewood is committed to hiring the best candidate to fit the organization needs and future growth. To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications

Interpersonal Skills


Language Ability


Reasoning Ability

Computer Skills

Certificates and Licenses

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

About Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center: The mission of Olivewood Gardens is to connect and
inspire youth and adults to be healthy and active citizens through organic gardening, environmental
stewardship, and nutrition education. The organic gardens on the property have been cultivated for over
20 years, providing organic produce for the community. Now the site of our nutrition and garden
education center, Olivewood champions health equity and food justice through education, access, and
advocacy. The unique 8-acre property is located in National City.

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees
and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, gender
identity or expression, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy,
physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, caregiver status or
any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less
likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Olivewood, we are dedicated to
building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past
experiences doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed, we encourage you to apply anyways.
You may be just the right candidate for this position.

Link: https://missionedge.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2589794&&cust_sort1=-1&cust_sort2=156789&#job 

Developement Manager - I Love A Clean SD

Deadline: Open Until Filled, Paid

Description: Help us inspire environmental stewardship as we work to improve the health and beauty of San Diego County. I Love A Clean San Diego is passion in action.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director; works in close collaboration with the Sr. Director of Operations, Marketing staff, and Program staff

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, non-exempt PAY RANGE: $24-27/hour based on experience

OUR MISSION: I Love A Clean San Diego leads and inspires our community to actively conserve and enhance the environment through example, outreach, and local involvement.

OUR VISION: A zero waste, litter-free, and environmentally engaged San Diego region.

THE POSITION:

I Love a Clean San Diego seeks a dynamic and creative Development Manager with proven philanthropic skills to join our development team. The primary responsibilities include prospecting, soliciting, and securing funding from a variety of sources to support I Love A Clean San Diego programming. This includes corporate sponsorships, individual giving, grants, and the organization’s annual fundraisers. This position will also support the creation of the organization’s annual Development Plan.

The Development Manager is a results-oriented professional with demonstrated success in fundraising, who enjoys organization, details, and writing. Successful candidates will have proven fundraising experience and outstanding organizational and communication skills necessary to build strong and trusted relationships with staff, corporate partners, and stakeholders. Working knowledge of Blackbaud or similar database system is a bonus.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

CORPORATE GIVING/SPONSORSHIPS: 30%

INDIVIDUAL DONORS: 25%

GRANT DEVELOPMENT AND OVERSIGHT: 25%

SPECIAL EVENTS: 15%

OTHER/GENERAL: 5%

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Located in San Diego County

QUALIFICATIONS:

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The
omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a
logical assignment to the position.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

I Love A Clean San Diego is a values-driven organization. It is essential all team members exhibit ILACSD’s following core values and office culture:

Core Values:

Office Culture:

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume in a WORD or PDF format to jobs@cleansd.org


Link: https://cleansd.org/development-manager/ 

Sustainability + Nutrition Rep. (Community Supported Ag.)  - Farm Fresh To You

Deadline: Open Until Filled, Paid

Description: Join us in nourishing our communities and providing our neighbors with a safe, low-contact direct connection to organic, locally grown, great-tasting, nutritious foods. If you are passionate about the food system and sustainability, believe in our mission and cause and are looking for gainful employment, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter highlighting why you wish to join our cause and our team will be in touch to set up an interview shortly.


Link: https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Farm-Fresh-to-You/jobs 


Park Ranger - City of San Diego

Deadline: Open Until Filled, Paid

Description: Park Ranger positions assist in the management or operation of a resource-based, open-space, or regional park; drive pick-up trucks, four-wheel drive, and other park utility vehicles in patrols of assigned park areas; design and conduct interpretive programs on the cultural, natural, and historical features of various City parks; design and prepare exhibits and publications; perform general park maintenance, trail maintenance, and habitat restoration projects; monitor park usage; enforce park policies and regulations; issue citations; assist in planning, monitoring, and implementing special events; train, direct, and evaluate the work of contracted labor crews and volunteers; serve as a liaison and conduct presentations to community groups, other City departments, other agencies, and the public regarding park facilities, services, and improvements; prepare reports; and perform other duties as assigned.

 

      NOTES:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

 

EDUCATION:  Associate's Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 60 semester/90 quarter). 

 

      NOTE:

EXPERIENCE:  Two years of full-time experience assisting in the management or operation of a resource-based, open-space, or regional park. Qualifying experience MUST include: Enforcing park regulations and/or having the authority to do so; and writing/presenting historical and natural science interpretive programs.

 

   NOTES:

LICENSE:  A valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of hire. 

 

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):




Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sandiego/jobs/3826937/park-ranger-t10944-202212?keywords=parks&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs



Field Instructor - Outdoor Outreach

Deadline: Open Until Filled, Paid

Description: The Field Instructor is responsible for facilitating inclusive outdoor and virtual experiences in a variety of dynamic environments for youth and family/caretaker participants. Field Instructors are responsible for communicating program tasks with a field staff team of 3-4 people, group management, and physical and emotional risk management.


Competencies


Work Environment/Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be very active and often requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing during programs. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. This position also requires individuals to work in a variety of outdoor and virtual settings. Reasonable accommodations and adaptations can be made for individuals with disabilities.


Required Qualifications




Link:https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d068aee0-df34-47bb-b445-559b485a8cf5&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US&source=CC&




Unpaid Internships / Volunteer

Volunteer-Power of Science - Fleet Science Center

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Description: The Fleet Science Center located in beautiful Balboa Park has the world's first IMAX dome theatre. It hosts many popular permanent gallery exhibitions in addition to exciting traveling exhibits from all over the nation.

As a hands-on science center, the Fleet encourages visitors to "Touch!" the exhibits, which teach a variety of scientific principles in an interactive manner to provide a unique learning experience for all ages.

The Fleet Science Center boasts an excellent education department that presents a series of workshops, lectures and classes for children and adults of all ages.

For more information please call (619) 238-1233 extension 835 or email byoung@rhfleet.org today!

PURPOSE Museum Ambassadors are an integral part of the science center’s operations and ensure that guests have an enjoyable experience at the Fleet.

Ambassadors

Welcome and greet guests,

Answer guest questions,

Collect tickets,

Monitor theater shows and galleries,

Staff the information podium at the entrance,

Facilitate school groups

Help with RETAIL AND STUDIO X

Key Responsibilities

IMPACT GOAL Maximize guest experience with excellent service.

TIME COMMITMENT Museum Ambassadors are asked for a minimum service commitment of 2 shifts per month for at least three months. Additionally they must attend Volunteer Orientation.

TRAINING All volunteers participate in the "New Volunteer Orientation."

This is a volunteer opportunity provided by VolunteerMatch, in partnership with LinkedIn for Good.

Desired Skills and Experience

This position requires the following skills: STEM 


Application: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3694515.jsp?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=direct&utm_campaign=lfg&_sid=linkedinforgood  

Garden Support Internship - Olivewood Gardens

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Description: Internship Description: Olivewood’s Garden Support Internship is an opportunity to learn about organic gardening techniques as well as gain insight into the operations of a garden-based education program. The intern will work with the Director of Gardens and Facilities Manager and Garden Support Staff to assist with garden maintenance; including weeding, watering, harvesting, composting, and more. As an organization rooted in community, this role requires active participation in anti-racist work and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Internships are unpaid, however class credit is available.

Qualifications: We are seeking individuals with an interest in working with people, attention to detail, and an appreciation for the garden. This position is open to all majors. Spanish language proficiency is ideal, but not required.



Application: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3627122.jsp?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=direct&utm_campaign=lfg&_sid=linkedinforgood 

Outreach Leader Internship - San Diego 350

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Description: Our vision is for an informed, mobilized and united community that is empowered to reduce our carbon footprint, and hold our elected officials accountable for creating a low-carbon, sustainable and just world. Our power comes from our alliance with social justice, environmental, labor, health, faith and other partners.

History

In September 2011 we brought together hundreds of San Diego County residents, and we collectively called on our elected representatives to take immediate, strong action on climate change as part of 350.org’s international day of action on climate change. After that event, we decided to form a group and started organizing San Diegans to take action on climate change. We’ve organized San Diego’s largest climate mobilizations, including the 5,500-person "People’s Climate March" in 2017.

Tabling Outreach

Join SanDiego350 and stand up for climate! Be a leader during these times where the earth needs the most protection.

SanDiego350 is an inclusive volunteer led climate action nonprofit, 501c3. Tabling/outreach is a volunteer or intern position and will report directly to the Volunteer Coordinator. The Tabling/outreach volunteer will manage and attend community events to educate/inform the community about the SanDiego350 mission and recruit members.

**Please send email introduction to paloma@sandiego350.org.**

Responsibilities and Duties

Work with SanDiego350 Volunteer Coordinator/volunteers to

Desired Skills and Experience

This position requires the following skills: Organization, People Skills, Problem Solving, Public Speaking, Relationship Building 


Application: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2685694.jsp?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=direct&utm_campaign=lfg&_sid=linkedinforgood 


Environmental Science Intern - Burns and Mcdonnell

Deadline: Open Until Filled, Pay Unknown

Description: Our Environmental Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard environmental techniques and procedures. Responsibilities include assisting with environmental site assessments, field studies, development of soil and groundwater sampling plans, data analysis, GIS analysis, site remediation, and preparation of environmental reports, permits, and assessments.


Our Environmental Interns conduct environmental and siting studies including biological and aquatics field work, data recording and analysis, prepare permitting applications and summary reports for various types of projects, including high-voltage transmission line routing, power generation construction activities, renewable energy generation, and water treatment facilities. Working knowledge of Geographical Information Systems preferred.



Qualifications



EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


Job Intern


Primary Location US-CA-San Diego


Schedule: Full-time


Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time



Application: 


Strategy Analysis Remote Externship - Greenpeace
Deadline: Open Until Filled/Rolling Basis, Unpaid

Description: Through this externship, you will have the opportunity to work on real organizational challenges nonprofit organizations face by providing actionable insights and proposing thoughtful strategic solutions. This program will focus on Greenpeace, an independent global environmental campaigning network. You will conduct a detailed comparative analysis of national organizations and campaigns that have successfully catered to differently-abled people and developed unique accessibility solutions. During this externship, you will:

Qualifications:


Application:

https://www.paragonone.com/externships/greenpeace-usa-strategy-analysis-remote-externship?action=apply&referrer=SMLinkedIn



Freshwater and Community Conservation Externship - National Geographic and The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: 8/21/23, Unpaid ($500 stipend)

Description: Freshwater is vital for life on Earth, for people, species, and places across the natural world. Yet, in many places around the globe, our management of freshwater resources is becoming unsustainable. Understanding the interconnectedness and complexity of local and regional freshwater issues is critical to living sustainably on Earth. In this remote Externship, externs will translate global freshwater conservation issues into a local context, make them relevant and accessible to their communities, and offer solutions to local or regional problems.



The Experience

Throughout the Externship, you will learn about freshwater conservation careers from weekly webinars featuring National Geographic Society and The Nature Conservancy experts, your own research, and informational interviews conducted with local conservation organizations.


During this Externship, you will:


Learn the basics of various freshwater conservation issues and approaches through resources and case studies provided by the National Geographic Society and The Nature Conservancy;

Learn and apply primary and secondary research methods to investigate ongoing conservation efforts and identify freshwater conservation issues in your local area or region;

Speak to local leaders, conservationists, and community members to gain an understanding of freshwater issues and their impact on the local community;

Conduct a landscape/gap analysis to identify gaps in freshwater conservation efforts in your area and propose solutions to issues you may uncover;

Gain skills in written and visual storytelling to communicate freshwater issues and how your community can help.


Qualifications

We are seeking young people ages 18-25 from around the globe interested in learning about introductory conservation approaches and exploring a career in conservation. No prior work experience or coursework in conservation or environmental topics is required. Individuals from locations impacted by freshwater conservation issues are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to selecting a cohort of young people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures.

Application:

https://www.paragonone.com/externships/national-geographic-society-the-nature-conservancy-freshwater-and-community-conservation-remote-externship 



Environmental Docent - Solana Center
Deadline: Open Until Filled, Unpaid

Description: Solana Center's Eco Team docents are specialized volunteers who help Solana Center facilitate programs centered on community education and act as a source of knowledge and guidance for our visitors. Docents convey basic concepts of sustainable living and give community members practical tools and resources for implementing sustainability in their lives.


Docents receive special training to lead tours of our grounds and demonstration site, host booths out in the community and act as a sustainability steward in the community and spokesperson for the SCEI mission. Find out more & apply here.

Learn more at Docent Program 



Student Internship - Tree San Diego
Deadline: Open Until Filled, Unpaid

Description: 

REQUIREMENTS

To apply for a position, please send a resume and cover letter to info@treesandiego.org with the position in the subject line. 



Community Engagement Volunteer/Intern - I Love A Clean San Diego
Deadline: N/A, Unpaid

Description: Coordinate logistics and volunteers associated with various volunteer programs and all community events including countywide beach, inland and community cleanups. Assist with volunteer inquiries, conduct program outreach, create flyers and social media posts. 


Link: Please send resume and cover letter to Ann Marie Sack, Community Programs Manager at amsack@cleansd.org with “Last Name, Community Engagement Volunteer Intern.”

Stewardship - Tijuana River Estuary
Deadline: N/A, Unpaid

Description: The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve preserves, protects, and manages the natural and cultural resources of the Tijuana River Estuary by focusing on research and education with compatible recreation and resource use. Volunteers are essential to our mission, helping to steward the land, educate the public, assist with select aspects of research, and ensure that visitors to the Reserve have a quality experience. 


TRNERR requires that all long-term volunteers commit to 1 year of service, to include a minimum of 4 hours per month. Educational Docents, Restoration Guides and Shorebird Stewards must be 18+ years of age and submit to a background check and LiveScan fingerprinting procedure. Information Ambassadors, Research and Stewardship volunteers may be 16-17 years of age with parental consent, or 14-15 years of age if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 


Link: https://trnerr.org/volunteer/ 

Programs and Other Opportunities

Stewardship - Tijuana River Estuary
Deadline: N/A, Unpaid

Description: The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve preserves, protects, and manages the natural and cultural resources of the Tijuana River Estuary by focusing on research and education with compatible recreation and resource use. Volunteers are essential to our mission, helping to steward the land, educate the public, assist with select aspects of research, and ensure that visitors to the Reserve have a quality experience. 


TRNERR requires that all long-term volunteers commit to 1 year of service, to include a minimum of 4 hours per month. Educational Docents, Restoration Guides and Shorebird Stewards must be 18+ years of age and submit to a background check and LiveScan fingerprinting procedure. Information Ambassadors, Research and Stewardship volunteers may be 16-17 years of age with parental consent, or 14-15 years of age if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 


Link: https://trnerr.org/volunteer/