InternshipsIntern with Pie Ranch: Applications due June 5
Pie Ranch seeks a summer intern interested in becoming involved in ground-level food system change on an organic farm. This position includes working with Pie Ranch's Chef Educator and student interns preparing farm grown healthy meals. More information can be found here.
California Conservation Course Field Logistics Intern
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program is seeking an undergraduate intern to work with the field logistics coordinator during the summer portion of its field course from June 16th through August 14th. More information can be found here.
Summer Internships with Sustain Magazine
Sustain: Northern California’s Green Living Magazine, based in Santa Cruz, is poised to launch its its first issue this summer. Sustain is seeking 1 to 2 interns for the summer interested in the intersect of art and environmental issues. More information can be found here.
Communications Intern with Open Government Partnership: Applications due June 15
Open Government Partnership aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, increase civic participation, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to make governments more open, effective, and accountable to citizens. OGP is currently seeking a Communications Intern to generate and promote materials for a variety of social media and briefings. More information is available here.
Climate Corps Bay Area Fellowship Program
Climate Corps Bay Area’s Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 40 opportunities in California with local governments and organizations including Capital Corridor, Kaiser Permanente, UCSF, and SunPower. As the host site with the largest cohort of fellows, Alameda County is recruiting 6 Climate Corps Bay Area Fellows to work in Oakland on exciting topics such as electric vehicle charging, engaging new audiences in composting, and greening preschools! Find more information about various openings in Alameda County here and apply online here.
CivicSpark Fellowship and WaterCorps
CivicSpark and WaterCorps are looking for recent college graduates who want to gain real-world experience, start their career in the sustainability and climate change field, and make a lasting impact! More information about the CivicSpark Fellowship can be found here. Learn more about CivicSpark and WaterCorps by attending a Fellow Recruitment Webinar and by visiting the CivicSpark website.
Naturalist Internship with Sierra Outdoor School
Interns will teach 4th through 6th-grade students science concepts and lead team building activities in an outdoor setting in the Sierra Nevada foothills. This position involves leading small and large groups in day classes, field trips, and night program activities. For more information, click here.
PolicyLink Summer Internships
PolicyLink interns are highly qualified emerging professionals and leaders who are committed to racial equity and social justice and interested in PolicyLink's "lifting up what works" approach to policy change. Each intern plays an integral role in helping the organization further policy impact through a commitment to research, communications, capacity building, and advocacy. More information is available here.
EmploymentThe Sustainability Office is Hiring!
The Sustainability Office is now hiring for the positions of Campus Sustainability Outreach Associate (ER 4289), Website Assistant, and Carbon Neutrality Initiative - Engaged Scholarship Fellowship. More information can be found here. The deadline for the Provost's Sustainability Internship Program has also been extended until all positions are filled. Interested applicants should apply as soon as possible here.
Sustainability Programs Manager for the Sustainability Office
The University of California, Santa Cruz Sustainability Office is excited to launch a recruitment process for a Sustainability Programs Manager! This position within the UCSC Sustainability Office will focus on policy implementation and programmatic support for (primarily) Water conservation and Zero Waste, as well as grant-writing and fundraising related to campus sustainability priorities. To find out about this position, search for job number 1606431 under Search Postings here.
Take Back the Tap Seeking Coordinator
Take Back the Tap is looking for a student campaign coordinator for the academic year of 2016-2017! This is a paid position to work with social justice and environmental issues in a hands-on way! If you are interested in getting involved, come to our meetings on Fridays from 2:00-3:30 in the Kresge Common Ground Center or email us at tbttucsc-group[at]ucsc[dot]edu.
Jobs in Community Relations & Development with the Museum of Art & History
A variety of opportunities are now available at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History! The Community Relations and Development team is seeking applicants interested in building community with donors, creative collaborators, and volunteers. More information and opportunities can be found here.
Positions with Bioneers
Bioneers currently seeks applicants for the positions of Indigenous Knowledge Program Manager, Customer Service and Administrative Assistant, and Communications Manager. More information can be found at the positions' respective links.
Biology Laboratory Coordinator with the Keck Science Department
The Keck Science Department is currently seeking a Biology Laboratory Coordinator, to begin work immediately. Coordinator duties include training undergraduate teaching assistants and teaching two laboratory sections per semester. For more information, see the full post here.
Program Coordinator for the Oil and Gas Program with the 11th Hour Project
The 11th Hour Project, a Palo Alto-based program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, is seeking applicants for the position of Program Coordinator for the Oil and Gas Program. This program is focused on reducing fossil fuels and their associated environmental and health impacts. The Program Coordinator will maintain, review, analyze, and assist in the creation and processing of grants. More information about the position can be found here.
Director of Education with No Bully
No Bully is seeking an innovative and entrepreneurial Education Director to scale adoption of the No Bully System® by schools across the United States. Click here for more information.
Center for Biological Diversity: Numerous Positions Available
The Center for Biological Diversity is a 501(c)3 nonprofit conservation organization with 991,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. They have more than 100 staff in offices in Arizona; California; Colorado; Florida;, New Mexico; Oregon; and Washington, D.C. The Center is hiring for 10 different positions throughout their offices. For more information, visit their website.
VolunteeringBike Valet Volunteers Needed
Bike Santa Cruz needs volunteers to assist with the bike valets at the Japanese Cultural Fair at Mission Plaza Park on June 4 from 10am-7p, and at the Pleasure Point Street Fair in Pleasure Point on June 25 from 10am-5:30pm. Shifts last from 2 to 3 hours; snacks and training are provided.. Contact Amelia at director[at]bikesantacruzcounty[dot]org or (831) 425-0665 to sign up.
Join the HEY! (Healthy Eating Youths) Team
The HEY! team juices fresh local fruits and vegetables at elementary, middle, and high schools in Santa Cruz County and Monterey County to educate young locals about healthy eating. The team provides fresh, organic, seasonal fruits and vegetables to thousands of kids across seven partner districts in the Central Coast through juicing demos. For more information about the position, please email CDFA Cohort Juicing/Tasting Coordinator Yanelly Alonso at yalonso[at]ucsc[dot]edu.
Volunteer with Sea Slugs, an Ocean Conservation Org
Sea Slugs is an ocean-minded campus organization dedicated to environmental stewardship. It is an excellent opportunity for students (both undergrad and grad) to engage in the greater community through public service while making a positive impact on the local environment. For information about meeting times and opportunities, contact Sea Slugs at seaslug.ucsc[at]gmail[dot]com or visit their website.
Arboretum Volunteer Gardening Opportunities
The Arboretum has volunteer gardening hours throughout the week. Visit their website for details.
Opportunities with the Homeless Garden Project
The Homeless Garden Project is seeking volunteers for the roles of Social Work Volunteer and Chef and Food Coordinator. To find out more about becoming a Social Work Volunteer, click here; click here to learn more about the position of Chef and Food Coordinator.
The Bike Church Community Repair Shop Seeking Volunteers
Have a knack for cycling, biking and learning to maintain bikes? Interested in learning to divert bike parts from the waste stream? Then this is the opportunity for you! Click here for more information.
Volunteer with Coastal Watershed Council
The Coastal Watershed Council invites you to join its efforts to protect and preserve local watersheds! If you are interested in volunteering on the San Lorenzo River, doing water quality monitoring through programs like Snapshot Day, First Flush, Urban Watch or any of CWC’s other events and programs, please visit their website.
Call for Applications: Sierra Youth Coalition’s Executive Committee 2016-2017
Sierra Youth Coalition is currently recruiting dedicated, empowered and proactive youth leaders for a seat on its Executive Committee. The official decision-making body, the committee is comprised of nine youth from across the U.S and is responsible for shaping the Sierra Youth Coalition's direction, organizational governance and supporting the staff team.