March 18, 2016
DWEJ champions local and national collaboration to advance environmental justice and sustainable redevelopment. We foster clean, healthy, safe communities through innovative policy, education, and workforce initiatives.
The Program Coordinator supports the policy, advocacy, and outreach initiatives for air quality identified by multiple partner organizations and community residents to strengthen the community’s voice and the capacity for leadership to mobilize its constituency to promote environmental health literacy and engagement. The coordinator will research air quality globally and locally and share that knowledge internally and externally while Identifying funding opportunities through relationship building, education projects, writing grants and attending local and regional events.
Candidate will be able to contribute knowledge of air quality, environmental justice and global sustainable development educational background as needed for fact sheets, briefs, grants and will be responsible for usage of the CRM system, recruiting and managing volunteers/interns and assist in the coordination of EJ bus tours.
Applicants must have the following qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience and training, minimum three years in general office responsibilities, proficiency with Microsoft programs and prior supervisory or commensurate training. Must have demonstrated communication, writing and problem solving skills and a knowledge of basic office management with an ability to work independently as well as part of a team. A fluency in Spanish a plus.
Reports to DWEJ President/CEO and provides staff support (together with Ann Arbor based Project Manager) for the Public Health Action Planning Team throughout the development of the Action Plan.
Applicants send resume/cover letter to Leslie Genest, firstname.lastname@example.org by 4/8/16.