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Job Title: Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW), Program Coordinator
Supervisor: Executive Director
Position Status: Full-time
Salary Range: $34,000-$38,000

Better Future Project (BFP) is looking for an experienced, strategic, and collaborative individual to join an exciting and growing project within a dynamic team in helping build resilience to climate-induced extreme weather impacts. The Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for reaching out to and supporting CREW volunteer teams, coordinating CREW partner outreach, and coordinating CREW programming.

About Better Future Project (BFP)
BFP is a fast-paced start-up organization, building a grassroots movement to shift society beyond coal, oil, and gas. We build the climate movement by empowering volunteers through leadership development programs and coaching, connecting volunteers across networks of constituencies, and activating volunteers on hard-hitting campaigns for climate justice. We are a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit. Please see www.betterfutureproject.org to learn more.

About Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW)
CREW is a network of local leaders building grassroots climate resilience through inclusive & hands-on education, service, and planning. Together, we are working to equip families & communities with the resources and capacity to prepare for and respond to local climate changes equitably, sustainably, & collaboratively. Visit www.climatecrew.org to learn more.

Job Description

Outreach

  • Identify and conduct outreach to prospective volunteers and partner organizations
  • Manage social media, email outreach, and other digital communications on behalf of the organization
  • Update the website and helping to maintain the CREW digital database
  • Send out quarterly CREW newsletters and targeted emails around event promotion, fundraising, and more.
  • Represent CREW at public events and conferences on climate impacts and resilience

Volunteer Support

  • Work with E.D., CREW volunteers, and CREW board members to ensure that CREW volunteers and partner organizations have the resources and support they need to be successful.
  • Co-lead trainings with volunteers around climate resilience, emergency preparedness, community organizing, and more
  • Provide support to volunteers through conversation and structured planning sessions.
  • Attend 1-2 CREW team meetings each month to build a stronger connection with volunteers and ensure that communication flows to the CREW teams.

 

Program Support

  • Produce materials and resources as needed including but not limited to trainings, how-to-guides, fliers, and information packets
  • Develop organizational strategy and programming
  • Provide organizing support for activities and events

As well as other duties and responsibilities as requested as the discretion of the E.D.

Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in a correlating field preferred (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience with community organizing, emergency management, climate resilience, volunteer coordination, or event management.
  • Experience organizing with diverse constituencies preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capacity to foster teamwork.
  • A strong ability to critically evaluate opportunities and pitfalls.
  • An ability to coach and bring out the best work in others.
  • Strong commitment to address climate change.  
  • High degree of initiative
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Ability to speak and write effectively to diverse audiences

Salary and Benefits:
This is a salaried, full-time exempt position. Benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, health insurance, vision, and dental, and the ability to contribute to a fossil-fuel free 401k

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with the successful applicant starting as soon as possible. Candidates are encouraged to apply promptly.

Applications including a resume and cover letter describing your interest, qualifications, and how you learned of the position should be sent to jobs@betterfutureproject.org with the subject line "CREW." Please include your resume and cover letter as one or two attachments with your last name in the file name(s). Finalist candidates will be required to provide references. No call please.

Better Future Project is an equal opportunity employer and an organization working to actively challenge systems of oppression. Women, people of color, indigenous people, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, military veterans, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are encouraged to apply.