Program Associate, Climate Action Reserve

  • California Climate Reserve
  • Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Nov 19, 2019
Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Advocacy and Policy Air Quality Climate Change/ Resiliency Communication - Public Outreach

Job Description

The Climate Action Reserve is hiring for a Program Associate position. Applications are due by December 6, 2019.

Primary Responsibilities The Program Associate’s primary role is to provide customer service to account holders throughout the reporting and verification process. This includes conducting reviews of offset project verification documentation under the Reserve’s voluntary offset program standards and the California Air Resources Board compliance offset program and collaborating across teams on policy matters. More specifically, the Program Associate duties include the following tasks below. These duties should be seen as a starting point and may evolve over time based on interests and experience.


  • Master’s degree in environmental science or management, public policy, or related degree, or undergraduate degree with two years of experience working with GHG accounting or carbon markets and performing emission calculations.
  • Any amount of educational experience or prior work experience in ecology, biology, forestry, or a related field is desired, but not required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to review and understand technical documents and present materials in an understandable fashion. 
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) and databases.
  • Fluency in English. Fluency in Spanish desired, but not required.
  • U.S. citizenship or legal right to work in the U.S. The Reserve is not able to sponsor work visas.

The Climate Action Reserve is an equal opportunity employer. The Reserve does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnic origin, or any other classification protected by law, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

The Reserve is committed to an inclusive work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity. It supports fair treatment and equal opportunity for all Reserve staff, and respects and values the talents and contributions of all individuals.


Nonprofit- NGO


Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and skills. Generous and comprehensive benefits package.