Are you looking for a career that’s fulfilling and passion-driven? You've come to the right place! A strong nonprofit community takes a motivated, inspired, educated and efficient workforce. The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence strives to match passionate individuals with the right organization through our job bank.  Please read the job descriptions posted below and check back frequently as this page is updated often.

 

 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR (PART-TIME)

The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence (INIE) works to strengthen the capacity and impact of the nonprofit sector through advocacy, education and collaboration.  As the Program Coordinator, you will work with the Executive Director and Program Committee to develop member programs, implement signature programs and events to aid in the sustainability and growth of nonprofit members.  The coordinator is the leader in program curation, implementation and reporting and will report to the Executive Director.   In addition, the coordinator is responsible for vetting all instructors, presenters and/or guest speakers, coordinating program/event logistics to include any virtual or in-person programs/events.  The coordinator has exceptional skills in project management or event planning with attention to details and the ability to meet deadlines.  The coordinator is accountable for meeting and exceeding goals to include revenue generation for programs and events.  Click here for the full job description and requirements.  

Part-time:  20 hours per week

$12 per hour

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to Felina Martin, Executive Director at [email protected].    

 

Chief Financial Officer

Full Time

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region, Inc. is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to be responsible for all aspects of the financial operations for the agency.  Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO provides accounting, budgetary, operational and programmatic support to all agency programs and activities.  The CFO directly oversees and supervises the financial/accounting and contracts administration staff.  The CFO is the primary agency contact for all contractual matters, proposals for new or extended programs and new business development and serves as an active member of the Leadership Team helping to develop and implement the agency’s vision and mission.

https://www.elcbigbend.org/Contact-Us/Employment

Finance Manager

Full Time

The ELC is seeking a Finance Manager to supervise and manage the finance department. Qualified candidates should have at least Five - Ten years of progressive finance and accounting experience to include general ledger, banking, financial statement analysis, grants management, grant compliance, auditing, budgeting, tax reporting functions, and inventory control.

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region, Inc. (ELC) is a private, not-for-profit organization with an annual budget of approximately $25 million employing approximately 50 full time staff, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida. 

https://www.elcbigbend.org/Contact-Us/Employment

 

 

 Executive Director

Full Time

The Epilepsy Agency of the Big Bend (EABB) serves 14 counties by sponsoring medical treatment, neurological visits, diagnostic testing and annual assessments for individuals experiencing epilepsy. The Executive Director facilitates and oversees client services, educational programs and board governance and directly executes fundraising, public relations, financial management, administrative functions and contract management.

  The position reports to a 10-member Board of Directors and manages three Epilepsy Advocate Case Managers. 

 Must possess a bachelor’s degree. Three or more years in a management role in a human services or nonprofit setting. Proven experience with fundraising/donor development, grant contracts, budget management, staff supervision, case management, communications, special events, collaborative community partnerships and board relations.

Please provide a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the position and why you are qualified and an updated resume or CV.

www.eabb.org

 

 Big Bend Homeless Coalition

The Big Bend Homeless Coalition is undergoing a rapid growth phase due to COVID-19. We seek to hire an outstanding in-house accountant as our new Director of Finance and Administration. We are looking for someone who can juggle numerous grant contracts, respond to a plethora of funder requests, oversee our cost allocation method, and assist with risk management.

The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) is responsible for oversight of the financial affairs of the agency following sound financial principles, fund accounting, and federal, state, and local government regulations. This position makes recommendations on the establishment of primary economic objectives and policies. The DFA directs accounting staff in preparing monthly financial statements, budgets, and financial forecasts. This position is also primarily responsible for establishing lines of credit, directing activities concerned with internal controls, accounting for properties, assets, and securities, and the management information systems. This position has oversight of administrative facilities, risk management, and all other administrative functions of the Big Bend Homeless Coalition.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Financial Specialist
Administrative Assistants
Other full time, part-time, or temporary administrative staff

Experience: Executive Management, 10 years (Required)

 Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,000.00 - $81,000.00 per year

Duties, Qualification, and Application Here

 

Welcome - Refuge House serving the Big Bend Area of North Florida 

 Community Education Director:

$35,000 a year

This managerial position will provide principal leadership in the development and direction of the Refuge House training program, community education and prevention program (including the Green Dot), and volunteer recruitment and coordination.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for maintaining community education records and compiling monthly statistical reports as required by funders. This position also develops curriculum specific to the types of trainings requested by community organizations, to include human trafficking, domestic and sexual violence, and prostitution. The Community Education Program Director is also responsible for training all staff, volunteers, and interns. Candidates must support the intersectional feminist mission of the agency and have strong cultural competency.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. Experience working on grant projects, particularly within a non-profit agency is strongly preferred. Bi-lingual communication skills are a plus, but not required. This position may be called upon to work irregular hours. Salary based on experienced.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 per year

Apply Here

 

 VPK Teacher Assistant:

$12.25 - $15.00 an hour
Take your career in early childhood education to the next level and join the smart-play movement. The Learning Pavilion has an immediate opening for two VPK Teacher Assistants.

Our ideal candidate is an experienced VPK teacher who has a passion for changing the lives of the children in their classroom and is excited by the idea of facilitating classroom instruction rooted in the most up to date science and research. This candidate must be able to develop creative and engaging lesson plans suitable for VPK students using approved curriculum along with the Florida Standards for Four-Year-Olds and Track children’s progress using the State provided VPK assessment tool during AP1, AP2 and AP3 time frames.

Qualified candidates must have be Certified to teach VPK, and have 5 years of experience working in early childhood education.

Preference given to candidates with FCCPC/AA/BA in related field and first Aide & CPR. Operational hours are between 7am and 6pm. Candidates must be able to work Monday - Friday 9am – 6pm (40 hours per week).

Pay Range: $12.25 - $15.00/hour. Benefits include paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays. Health, Dental Vision, Life & supplemental insurance.

Apply Here.

Toddler Teacher

$9 - $12 an hour

Looking for an energetic, reliable person who has a passion for working with children to work as a teacher in a toddler classroom. Qualified candidates must have experience working with young children, creating and implementing lesson plans, managing challenging behaviors and working as an effective team-member.

Preference given to candidates with the DCF 45 hour courses completed, First Aide & CPR certification and a FCCPC (CDA/Staff Credential), AA or BS in Early Childhood Development.

Candidate must be able to work Monday - Friday between the hours of 7am - 6pm.

Apply Here.

Delivery Driver

Full-Time Non-Exempt

Position Summary:  The delivery driver is responsible for assisting with inventory control by correctly receipting, pulling orders, distributing product and assisting with warehouse maintenance. Transportation duties include safely operating company vehicles to make scheduled pickup and deliveries of food products.

You will uphold our mission: Feed People. Fight Hunger. 

For full job description, click here

Internal and External Candidates may submit your resume and cover letters to [email protected]

 

 Children's Home Society is hiring for a variety of positions including Secretary, Case Coordinator, Data Management Specialist and more.  Visit their website for additional details. 

 

 THE LIVING HARVEST

Position Summary

Under general supervision of the Executive Director and in a collaborative leadership role in the organization, the Program manager is responsible for ensuring the overall effectiveness of the program and housing services at The Living Harvest. This is an independent decision-making role responsible for planning and overseeing program initiatives, in addition, participates in program development and administration of program to ensure the integrity and success of clinical programs and services.

Job Duties

  • Conduct intakes and assessments, oversee treatment and service plan development and progress for each client.
  • Provide and arrange for therapeutic intervention as appropriate for clients in crisis condition .
  • Design and plan client weekly schedule
  • Responsible for all technology and security (cameras, internet monitoring, vehicle movement, client movement
  • Maintain weekly/monthly client lists and enter required data onto master client data base.
  • Oversee all food stamp cases that are not just application cases
  • Client life rebuilding (court cases/motions, licenses, birth certificates, social security, family issues, out of state issues)
  • House management, cleanliness, client hygiene, client inter household conflicts
  • Ensure all medical and mental health needs are met (Dentist, doctor, psychological needs, trauma care scheduling, other agency client communication)
  • Provide or arrange for educational classes (credit worthiness/repair, relapse symptoms/prevention, reentry plans, after care follow up)
  • Initiate and follow through on all court communication, attend court hearings, probation reporting, etc.
  • Truck delivery and movement oversight
  • Vehicle care and maintenance oversight

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $28,000.00 to $28,500.00 /year  Click here to apply here.

 

Goodwood Museum & Gardens Community Relations Coordinator

For information click here

The Community Relations Coordinator will assist in development and execution of marketing and public relations strategies to support brand development of Goodwood Museum & Gardens in order to raise
awareness in the community about what Goodwood has to offer, cultivate donors and patrons, and strengthen the volunteer base.

Key Components for this position include:

Marketing/Communications - Promote the museum, its programming, and events in digital, social, print, and broadcast media. Maintain calendar for Goodwood events. Ensure events are kept updated in all community calendars, and advertise as necessary. Write press releases and news articles about Goodwood programming and projects. Help manage social media platforms to promote engagement with targeted audiences and promote Goodwood events and programming. This includes Goodwood’s
website, Google AdWords, Facebook, and Instagram accounts. Send monthly emails to keep Goodwood supporters engaged and up to date on events. Work with graphic designers as needed.

Volunteer Coordination - Manage volunteer system. This includes maintaining the volunteer handbook and tracking volunteer hours. Keep volunteers informed about changes, opportunities, etc. Recruit new
volunteers by collaborating with Volunteer Leon/Get Connected, the Goodwood Alliance, and community and educational groups/clubs. Assist with volunteer events including 2nd Saturday Volunteer Day, bi-annual appreciation luncheons, and the Big Event. Oversee interns and assist with recruitment.

Marketing Facility Rentals – In coordination with the Director of Rentals and Special Events, promote the availability of rental facilities with particular emphasis placed on increasing mid-week rentals. Assist with development of marketing materials for rentals. Ensure that this information is presented to
stakeholders in our community (i.e. non-profits, local businesses, government entities, meeting planners, etc.).

Programming - Assist the Executive Director(s) and Director of Rentals and Special Events in implementing existing programs and creating new programs. Coordinate with instructors and artists on behalf of Goodwood. Be the on-site contact for Goodwood Sponsored events and maintain records for
all events. Oversee and schedule Event Assistants at Goodwood sponsored wellness and cultural programming.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Nancy Morgan, Co-Executive Director, at [email protected].

Applications will be accepted until March 30, or until the position is filled.

 

 

Title: Staff Attorney

Organization: Legal Services of North Florida

Websitehttps://easyapply.co/a/07f702c1-3fd9-4379-b1c1-b1abd3e11610

Direct Application Linkhttps://easyapply.co/a/07f702c1-3fd9-4379-b1c1-b1abd3e11610

Job Description:

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a Disaster Response Attorney to provide legal assistance to survivors of Hurricane Michael. Along with client representation, this attorney will work with LSNF’s disaster response staff to respond to the legal needs of low-income and vulnerable individuals affected by Hurricane Michael. Applicants should be a member of The Florida Bar, with preference given to candidates with clinical or legal aid experience. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as a high level of comfort with office technology and case management systems. Ability to work independently and in team environments is necessary. Ability to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact clients and community is desired. This position is based in our Tallahassee office.

Entry-level salary of $50,000 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes: paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to five weeks per year), sick leave, and full-time is considered 35 hours a week. After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirement plans are also available. 

 

 

Resource Specialist (Must be a Veteran) 

2-1-1 Big Bend operates several hotline programs including the Helpline 2-1-1, the Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline and the Family Health Line. In addition, the agency answers calls for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and other organizations that contract with 2-1-1 Big Bend for hotline services. 

The Florida Veterans Peer Initiative (MYFLVET) is a new program that provides crisis intervention and Veteran Peer Support services to connect Florida military Veterans to mental health and substance abuse services. This program provides an easily accessible entry point for returning Veterans to find Veteran-critical information and to serve as a primary source of information and referral. Services are available via the 2-1-1 crisis line and the Florida Veterans Support Line (MYFLVET).

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of the Resource Specialist (RS) assigned to MYFLVET is to apply the tools developed in his/her own recovery/experiences as well as the philosophy and values of the Florida Peer Network in order to: build connections with Veteran-serving agencies to better develop and
manage resource information.

The RS assists with the organizational effectiveness of the resource department by: maintaining the 2-1-1 resource database; MOU/MOA development/updating related to Veteran-specific resources; and, participating in the agency’s Quality Assurance process.

The RS will complete the Recovery Peer Specialist skills training and serve as a support and back-up to the Care Coordinator. The RS will answer incoming 2-1-1 hotline calls each week and provide back-up to the Care Coordinator in making follow up calls.

Click here for a complete job description and list of responsibilities.  

How to Apply

Send cover letter & resume to 2-1-1 Big Bend Resource Specialist, POB 10950, Tallahassee, FL 32302 or email jchristie[email protected] EOE.

Please refer questions to Jim Christie at 850-617-6318.

 

                                

Department: Agency Relations and Programs

Job Title: Agency Relations Nutrition Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Programs and Agency Relations

Full-time / Non-exempt / Hourly salary

Position Summary
The Nutrition Coordinator is responsible for providing nutritional education and other community resources within our 11 county service area. This will include but is not limited to developing recipes and providing food demonstrations at cooking classes, mobile pantry events and health related community events. This position will also maintain and create community partnerships to educate and promote healthy eating programs. This position will be responsible for grant activities and reports as assigned.

This position works closely with the Director of Programs and Agency Relations. This position must also possess the ability to interpret federal regulations to partner agencies so that they may understand their responsibilities.

You will uphold our mission: Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

Job Responsibilities
1. Create monthly newsletter for the Senior Grocery Program
2. Provide community cooking classes
3. Develop recipes and nutritional information resources
4. Develop community partnerships
5. Public speaking and tabling at events.
6. Must be able to travel throughout the service area using personal vehicle (travel reimbursement will be provided)
7. The ability to understand and interpret State and Federal Regulations and Laws applicable to the program area.
8. Assist the Director of Programs and Agency Relations as needed.
9. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies)
1. Bachelor’s degree or 5 years work experience in related field.
2. Ability to both organize and prioritize work and tasks.
3. Pleasant, courteous, professional demeanor.
4. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
5. Attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness.
6. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The ability to both learn and use various software programs dealing with databases and inventory systems.
7. The ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, professional, and timely manner with those both inside and outside of the organization.
8. Must be self-motivated and work well with people in a team environment, and have the ability to manage time and multiple projects.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment
The work environment described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation
The salary range for this position is $32,000. Second Harvest also provides a generous benefits package inclusive of paid Health, Dental and Life Insurance for the employee. Employees may elect to participate in the Simple IRA retirement program, SHBB will match up to 3% of your salary. SHBB recognizes eleven paid holidays each year, and employees may earn sick leave and vacation time.

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Department: Programs and Agency Relations

Job Title: Agency Relations Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Programs and Agency Relations

Full-time/ Non-Exempt/Hourly salary

 Compensation

The salary for this position is $35,000. Second Harvest also provides a generous benefits package inclusive of paid Health, Dental and Life Insurance for the employee. Employees may elect to participate in the Simple IRA retirement program, SHBB will match up to 3% of your salary. SHBB recognizes eleven paid holidays each year, and employees may earn sick leave and vacation time.

 Position Summary

The Agency Relations Coordinator recruits, trains, and monitors partner agencies. Responsible for all documents, records and reports related to agencies, effectiveness in reaching goals, and outreach to communities. The Agency Relations Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring all partner agencies are operating in outlined approved procedures and are being monitored in a timely manner. This position reports the Director of Programs and Agency Relations.

You will uphold our mission:   Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Review applications of organizations requesting memberships, securing additional information as needed; overseeing each application through all aspects of the membership process.
  • Perform site reviews of new agencies, existing agencies, and problem agencies; review or coordinate reviews of partner agencies on an annual basis; prepare written reports of findings; make recommendations for continued service and/or changes in status with the food bank; develop follow-up plans for identified problems.
  • Ensure all partner agencies report correct and accurate information. Analyze reports and audits them against distribution to ensure accuracy and completeness. Monitor agency reporting and takes actions necessary to ensure monthly reports are submitted before new orders are placed.
  • Schedule and perform new agency orientations and training sessions. Ensure training records and files are maintained.
  • Actively recruit partner agencies.
  • Provide technical assistance as needed to partner agencies.
  • Investigate and follow up with complaints made against partner agencies.
  • Understand and interpret applicable state and federal regulations and laws and Feeding America rules.
  • Must be able to travel throughout the Big Bend region, at times using personal vehicle.
  • Investigate concerns and/or complaints against partner agencies.
  • Attend required training outside of SHBB.
  • Assist the Director of Programs and Agency Relations as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies)

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years work experience in related field.
  • Must be familiar with monitoring practices.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and tasks.
  • Pleasant, courteous, professional demeanor.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The ability to both learn and use various software programs dealing with databases and inventory systems.
  • The ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, professional, and timely manner with those both inside and outside of the organization.
  • Must be self-motivated and work well with people in a team environment, and have the ability to manage time and multiple projects.
  • Must be able to work outside normal business hours as needed.
  • Must be able to travel within our 11 counties several times per week.
  • Must be willing to work some late afternoon and weekend hours as needed.

How to apply

Interested candidates may apply with your cover letter and resume by emailing [email protected] This job opening post will remain open until the position is filled.

 

 Oasis Center

BE OUR NEW GIRLS EMPOWERMENT FACILITATOR!
We are looking for qualified candidates to facilitate our Girls Circle program, a strengths-based support group for girls ages 9-18. Our facilitators are knowledgeable about trauma-informed care, have a passion for girls' empowerment, and draw from their own creativity and strengths to craft programming that values, supports, and builds resilience in girls. The position is part-time, 20-25 hours/week.

To learn more, download our Girls Empowerment Facilitator job description. If interested please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by Sunday, December 15th at 11:59 p.m.

 

 

The mission of the Pamalogy Society is to share the potential of Maximized Awesomeness as the expression of Perfection and provide every practical means of communication to facilitate its personal appropriation to as many individuals and entities as possible, beginning with local chapters, which foster one-on-one and classroom education for mentoring and guidance in applied Pamalogy, using sound reason and logic as the basis of understanding – until pamalonomies emerge as the standard social and voluntary economic model in every country.  

 Vice President, Board of Directors Member

Description: The Vice President of Development will be a member of the Board of Directors of the Pamalogy Society, responsible for attendance at annual and other executive meetings and overall daily administration and management. The Pamalogy Society is a philosophical organization dedicated to the promotion of the concept of Maximized Awesomeness. The Vice President of Development will be a contributor to the business plan and bylaws. They will raise funds for development of local chapters, initiate, organize and oversee fund raising events and programs, find matching grant programs, write or oversee the writing of grant requests, attract and hire management team and direct or oversee employees, managers and interns. 

Salary: Board Members begin as volunteers. Subsequent pay is negotiable; it will be commensurate with performance appropriate to title and responsibilities. 

Skills: Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication, commitment to diversity, influential in Greek life communications and business networking. Deal closer with a track record. Educational background in philanthropy leadership, entrepreneurship, business or finance, bachelors or higher. Leadership in school and extra-curricular organizations may meet criteria in lieu of business experience.

How to apply: Interested candidates please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Director for the Mercy House for Men

Description: The Program Director will be responsible for the overall direction and supervision of the Mercy House which consists of two dwellings with a capacity of 11 men.  Preferred qualifications include an MS or BS in social work and experience working with formerly incarcerated men. Five years professional work experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirement. Attention to detail and superior organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, commitment to diversity and a strong and commitment to working with this population are required. 

 How to apply: 

  • Send a resume
  • 3 professional references
  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and reasons for your interest in this leadership position to: Donald Parks, Executive Director, Good News Outreach, at [email protected]

  

Junior Achievement Big Bend - Community Volunteers Needed

If you are passionate about entrepreneurship, work-readiness and financial literacy education, please consider becoming a Junior Achievement Big Bend volunteer. 

Junior Achievement (JA) is the nation’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to giving young people, K-12, the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.  Work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills are taught by volunteers from the business community.  JA Big Bend provides the materials, scheduling and training necessary to deliver world-class financial literacy programs and provide relevant, hands-on experiences for over 3,000 students annually in our local area.

Currently, JA Big Bend is seeking volunteers who have a passion for preparing our young people for the world of work!

JA Career Success, reaches nearly 400 high school students annually in Leon County high schools.  JA Career Success equips students with the tools and skills required to earn

and keep a job and educates students about the jobs available in high-growth career industries.

Time Commitment:  (7) 50-minute classroom sessions, taught one day each week for 7 weeks; October thru November; training is approximately one-hour; lunch provided

Training Dates:  August 27-OR-August 29, 11:30-1:00

JA Big Bend is also seeking volunteers who have a passion for entrepreneurship!

JA Be Entrepreneurial, reaches 1,000-1,500 high school students annually in all of our local high schools.  JA volunteers challenge students to start “thinking” entrepreneurial and teaches them the essential elements of practical business planning using the Business Model Canvas.

Time Commitment:  (6) 50-minute classroom sessions, taught one day each week for 6 weeks; October thru November; training is approximately one-hour; lunch provided

Training Dates:  August 22-OR-August 28, 11:30-1:00

Contact Kristi Strickland at 850-544-5510; [email protected] 

Learn more about Junior Achievement Big Bend at jabigbend.org 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate and Energy Advocate

 

Status: Exempt, full-time

 

General Description: Florida Conservation Voters (FCV) is a statewide advocacy organization that works to turn environmental values into local, state, and national priorities. Our vision for Florida’s future is one where our environment is recognized as the irreplaceable foundation of our economy, culture, and quality of life. We elect lawmakers who reflect the people they serve and vigorously fight for policies to protect our environment and create a healthy, sustainable future for all Floridians. We connect people to their political power by mobilizing voters, winning elections, holding elected officials accountable, and advancing responsible public policies.

 

 The Climate and Energy Advocate will be responsible for supporting FCV’s advocacy and coalition work to advance a more equitable and just clean energy future. The ideal candidate is a strategic and policy-oriented advocate who is passionate about expanding clean energy access and climate solutions. This person will have experience with advocating for policy change, managing coalition work, and building relationships, and will have the potential to become a policy expert in the arena of climate solutions and clean energy. This person seeks to understand and implement FCV’s vision for working toward equity and justice as we transition to a clean energy future. They will be motivated to work in a fast-paced, campaign-like environment and collaborate with a broader team to win strong policy changes.

 

Core Job Responsibilities:

 · Work in collaborative, authentic partnerships with groups representing communities of color, low-income communities, and other communities that are disproportionately harmed by pollution and climate change. 

· Track, research, and develop climate and clean energy policy solutions for FCV and the Florida Clean Energy for All partner table.

 ·Engage and educate community leaders and partners to build support for climate solutions and clean energy policy priorities.

· Represent FCV in coalitions, committees, and public meetings related to climate and energy issues.

· Manage FCV’s partner and coalition work relating to climate and energy, including logistics, organization, and strategy.

· Work closely with FCV’s Executive Director and organizing teams to develop, implement, and evaluate climate and clean energy issue campaigns that successfully recruit volunteers, build grassroots leaders, and get the attention of decision-makers and media.

· Collaborate with FCV’s communications team to create media opportunities and increase coverage of climate and clean energy programs and campaigns.

· Prepare toolkits, presentations, case studies, and other collateral to help allies and partners in communication efforts relating to clean energy access and equity.

 

 Skills and Experience:

 

 We are seeking candidates who can stay on top of a wide range of work with competing deadlines without dropping the ball. We are also looking for candidates who have a respect for polished work and fine-tuned details, and who are positive forces in the face of shifts and changes.

· Policy and/or regulatory advocacy skills, including research and analysis, project management, and experience educating and developing relationships with state and local policymakers and regulators.

· Demonstrated ability to quickly absorb and integrate new information, including learning new policy issues.

 ·Demonstrated understanding that how we work (in collaborative, authentic partnership) is as important as what we work on.

 . Ability to write, speak to, and present information in a clear and compelling way for a variety of audiences.

· Ability to work in diverse coalitions and approach coalition-building in an inclusive and thoughtful manner, including across lines of difference.

· Ability to be reflective and thoughtful about how you can contribute to FCV’s efforts to weave racial and economic justice into our organizational culture and all of our work.

· Sound judgment and the ability to make decisions when provided direction and criteria to do so.

· Expert-level organizational skills, including fluency in or willingness to learn collaborative tools like Google Suite, Slack, Dropbox, Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint and others.

· Proficiency in writing, editing, and communicating with an attention to detail.

· An aptitude for quick and forward thinking, seeking opportunities and proposing solutions.

· A team player mentality with the ability to also be effective independently.

· An approach to new ideas and challenges with a sense of possibility.

 

Preference will be given to applicants with: 

· Fluency in more than one language, Spanish preferred.

· A belief that who we elect matters and commitment to conservation, environmental justice, and action on climate.

 

 Our Values:

 At FCV, we strive to be:

· Mission-Driven and Strategic. We don't let the “perfect” become “the enemy of the good,” but we never let go of the Mission that defines us. Our work is assessed by the results it achieves for Florida’s people, especially communities of color, low-income communities, working families, and other communities that have been and continue to be disproportionately impacted by pollution.

· Focused on Environmental Justice. We work to shine a light on and overcome systems and structures that unjustly burden people of color with pollution and deny their access to a healthy environment. We acknowledge what we do not know or understand and approach others with deep respect for their life experiences and the challenges they face.

· Committed to Integrity. We are consistently open, honest, ethical, and genuine. We mean what we say, and we say what we mean. We break down complex issues and take a systems approach to inform citizens, communities, policymakers, and partners with concise, credible, and fact-based points that get to the heart of the matter.

· Problem-solving and Innovative. We are proactive in solving problems and overcoming obstacles. We learn from our mistakes and seek out opportunities to learn and act on new and better ways of getting things done. We hold ourselves to the highest standards and seek feedback.

Benefits:

FCV provides full-time staff with benefits including vacation and sick time, a health reimbursement arrangement, and after two years of employment, a retirement savings plan.

 

Working Conditions:

 Ability to work some evenings and weekends with the possibility of travel at least quarterly. This position is based in Tallahassee, FL.

To Apply:

Send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for FCV and how this position fits into your long-term career goals to [email protected] Please include “FCV Climate and Energy Advocate” in the subject line. Position open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience, ranging from $40,000 to $50,000.

 

 FCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to an Equitable, Inclusive and Diverse Workplace.