Environmental Justice Associate — Bronx, NY
Organization: Friends of Brook Park
Job Title: Environmental Justice Associate
Location: Bronx, NY
Hours and Compensation: Minimum eight hours a week and unpaid
Application Deadline: ASAP
Position Dates: Soon as possible
Posted On: Nov. 17, 2012
The main campaign you will be working on is the effort to Stop Fresh Direct. See www.southbronxunite.com.
We’re looking for dedicated, self-motivated, holistic and progressive individuals to assist us with our summer activism and advocacy. Internships will involve working with our team in multiple capacities including: organizing, environmental & social justice education, advocacy and outreach, policy research, fundraising and more. Candidate(s) should be prepared to take ownership of projects to which s/he is assigned and be accountable for deliverables.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, think critically and a high level of flexibility are all requisite. This is a great opportunity for people who are interested in developing or have existing knowledge/skills in the following areas: environmental science, urban planning, GIS mapping, fundraising, website development, social networking, working with youth, public health, policy, education, organizing, social and environmental justice movements.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this opportunity please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org the subject line:Ban Fracking Internship. Please include information about why you’re interested in this opportunity and why you believe you are a good candidate. No phone calls please.