About the Organization
The Pisces Foundation believes if we act now and boldly, we can quickly accelerate to a world where people and nature thrive together. We support innovators who know what it takes and are doing what’s necessary to have clean water, a safe climate, and kids with the environmental know-how to create a sustainable world. By mainstreaming powerful new solutions, we will spark immediate gains and lasting benefits for people and nature.
To learn more about Pisces' work and collaborations, visit: http://piscesfoundation.org/
We are seeking a collaborative, solutions-oriented self-starter with a passion for environmental issues to join our mission-driven team as Program Associate, Environmental Education. The Environmental Education Program knows that when it comes to getting kids the environmental know-how they need to become well-prepared stewards of their rapidly changing world and more engaged in learning and active outdoors, environmental education delivers—whether in a classroom, canoe, or anywhere in between. The Program Associate plays a critical role in grants management and monitoring as well as core operating functions for the program and the Foundation. The position reports to the Environmental Education Senior Program Officer.
Grantmaking and Monitoring: Support Senior Program Officer in the strategic development of the program and grant portfolios by assisting in planning, research, development, monitoring, and assessing grant proposals and reports. Assist in assessing grantee and program progress toward strategic outcomes and goals.
Grant Management: Support the mechanics of the program and grant portfolios by managing program pipeline, budget, and document workflow, maintaining files, and acting as internal/external liaison on document requests and submissions. Collaborates with the Chief Operating Officer, the Grants Manager, and fellow Program Associates.
Communications: Contribute to the Foundation’s voice and presence by crafting presentations, blogs, and social media content.
Program Operations: Support the program’s day-to-day operations and events by scheduling meetings and calls, producing expense reports, and providing notetaking and other meeting support.
Foundation Support: Contribute to Foundation operations by working with colleagues on board meeting preparation, staff committees, organization development (contacts and mailing lists, teambuilding, recruiting/training). Execute special projects as assigned.
Research, Analysis, and Synthesis: Conducts research as directed by the Senior Program Officer to advance and stay apprised of field developments.
Skills and Qualifications
Pisces Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.
How to apply:
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and relevant writing sample combined as a single document in PDF format to: Carol Ting at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate in the subject line, “ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ASSOCIATE.”
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
See http://www.piscesfoundation.org/ for more information on the Foundation.
We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and with a variety of skills, experiences, and ideas. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.