Nonprofit Leadership Fellow- Sustainability Education

  • Strategic Energy Innovations
  • San Rafael, CA 94903, United States
  • Apr 06, 2017
Full time Climate Change/GHG Communication/Public Outreach Energy Efficiency Energy - Solar Environmental Education/Interpretation Green Building/Sustainable Development Sustainability

Job Description

Are you passionate about sustainability issues and how they connect to education? Are you a highly organized self-started with strong technical and writing background? Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is seeking a dedicated individual, passionate about working in the non-profit sector, to provide a year of service as a full-time, paid Fellow for a cutting edge organization focused on designing innovative solutions to address community climate and sustainability goals.

Working within SEI’s Nonprofit Leadership Fellowship, this candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with our Executive Director, in addition to our Deputy Director and Education Programs Director.

This is a full-time 12-month paid position, based out of our San Rafael, Marin County Office. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with an intended start date in summer 2017 (exact dates to be negotiated.) This position offers exceptional training and professional development and exposure in the areas of climate/energy sustainability and non-profit fundraising/management.

August 2017 – August 2018 (one-year term with flexible start date)


The qualified candidate is highly skilled working across the Microsoft suite of office automation software (e.g.: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) Qualified candidates will also evidence strong quantitative, written and verbal communication skills, in addition to the following:

  • Excellent writer;
  • Experience/strong interest working in education with K-12 and/ or higher education stakeholders (students, teachers, and/or staff);
  • Background or experience in curriculum and grant development, and/ or leading group trainings and/or presentations;
  • Bachelor’s degree (advanced coursework a plus) in a quantitative discipline, environmental studies, or related field or equivalent work experience;
  • Demonstrated experience with efficient web research and information synthesis;
  • Ability to work full-time out of our San Rafael office, and willingness to engage in possible travel in the California region.

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with Environmental Education
  • Background working on campus-based student outreach / campaigns and projects
  • Experience in energy auditing and/or solar analysis
  • Strong analytic skills, experience with Excel (building spreadsheets, formulas and data manipulation) and math or science background
  • Basic knowledge of core energy efficiency and building science concepts
  • Prior energy, climate change work experience
  • Working knowledge of greenhouse gas emissions related activities and current policies and programs
  • Understanding of financial analysis or modeling
  • Marketing/community outreach experience
  • Web/Video Experience

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$16.00 per hour