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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

Description

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.

Qualifications

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.

Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher. Working Knowledge of Photoshop is a plus. Experience and knowledge of community organizing and city politics is beneficial. Bilingual (English/Spanish) individuals are encouraged to apply. Additional Qualifications:Excellent writing skills and attention to detail Superb organizational skills and excellent verbal communications skills Excellent computer and research skills Demonstrated work ethic and ability to enjoy working with a smart, creative and enthusiastic team

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity please send your cover letter and resume to information@friendsofbrookpark.orgwith 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.

 

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