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Match Corps:    Merrimack Valley is a full-time, 10.5-month urban education math tutoring fellowship in two high schools in the Merrimack Valley. We are hiring 50 smart, idealistic, relentless people to work during the 2012-2013 school year. Each Fellow works during the school day with two students at a time for five periods a day, and will have a personal caseload of 12 students all year long. Fellows not only will drive student achievement by providing individualized instruction, but will also build personal and meaningful relationships with urban students and their families during this pioneer year of service

For more information visit :  www.matcheducation.org or

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McCardell Bicentennial Hall 104

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At 33 locations across the nation and abroad, Breakthrough Collaborative launches motivated middle-school students on the path to college and prepares older students for careers in education. A national nonprofit, Breakthrough Collaborative is devoted to preparing high-achieving middle-school students, most of whom are of color and from low-income families, to enter and succeed in college-preparatory high school programs. Breakthrough also recruits and trains outstanding high school and college students to become Breakthrough teachers and build an interest in careers as educators.

 Contact your campus recruiter Guadalupe Daniela Barajas ‘14 at gbarajas[at]middlebury.edu if you have any questions.

The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis. Read the rest of this entry »

For those of you thinking about graduation and where you want to work, here’s an interesting index just released by Climate Counts 2011 of the top firms and how sustainable they are. The most climate-responsible companies are revealed with scores up 54% in 4 years. Check them out and think about the criteria as you research companies that you want to work for.

WHEN:  Monday, November 14, 2011

TIME:  7:00-8:00 P.M.

WHERE:  Axinn Center 220

Educator’s Ally is a highly personalized search and placement agency for educators and independent schools. They represent and recruit for a number of boarding and day schools located primarily in the Northeast, with a special concentration on schools in Westchester, Connecticut and New York City. For more information: www.educatorsally.com

WHEN:  Monday, November 14, 2011

TIME:  6:00–7:00 P.M.

WHERE:  Axinn Center 229

The Summerbridge internship program provides a stipend and housing and will give you extraordinary hands-on classroom teaching experience that is unparalleled for college undergraduates. Summerbridge internship program is a collaboration between Teach Kentucky and Summerbridge, which is a summer school experience for at-risk youth. In addition to teaching at-risk students transitioning into middle school and high school you will be a full faculty colleague with other outstanding college peers for across the country. This summer experience will make you a highly a competitive candidate for the most prestigious post-grad teaching programs like Teach for America, Mississippi Teaching Corp and Teach Kentucky.

As an additional benefit to part-time teaching work, each teacher would take a single three hour college level course either in a classroom or online. This customized, transcript supplement will add required content to your undergraduate transcript that will accelerate your acceptance in these highly selective post-graduate teaching opportunities. Teach Kentucky is a prominent national postgraduate teacher recruitment program. Inspire the lives of students and raise their educational attainment by teaching in urban middle or high school around the Greater Louisville, Kentucky area while enrolled in an alternative route to certification and a Masters in the Art of Teaching.

The Bedford 2020 Coalition is a nonprofit whose mission is to lead a community wide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20% by 2020 and to create a sustainable community that conserves its natural resources. In February 2010, the Town of Bedford unanimously passed a Climate Action Plan (CAP), recommending over 70 different ways our community could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve our natural resources. The Bedford 2020 Coalition has been charged by the Town with the responsibility of engaging all members of the community to help implement this plan.

The Bedford 2020 Coalition is specifically recruiting Midd grads having worked with several in the past- if this is up your alley check out the attached document with further information and instructions on how to apply. Bedford 2020 Program Director Job Description


Avodah’s mission is to develop a lifelong commitment to serving the community in recent college graduates. The organization emphasizes the importance of Jewish values and solidarity fostered by their work. Avodah’s year long program places graduates among impoverished communities in Washington D.C., New Orleans, Chicago, or New York. Additionally, the organization subsidizes all travel and housing arrangements as well as providing volunteers with monthly stipends and health insurance.

If you’d like to learn more about service opportunities with Avodah, look around their website at www.avodah.net or get in contact with recruitment coordinator Mollie Spevack at (212) 545-7759 x312. The application for the 2012-2013 program will open on Monday, October 24!

Nutrition and Agriculture Educator

Start-Date: August 22, 2011
Location: Newport, Vermont

About Green Mountain Farm-to-School Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is a nonprofit organization promoting the health and wellbeing of Vermont’s children, farms and communities by providing programs to connect schools and farms through food and education. In the 2010-2011 academic year, GMFTS aims to serve 24 school communities in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with school gardens, educational programming and fresh local farm foods, benefiting over 2,500 students. For more information about GMFTS, please visit www.greenmountainfarmtoschool.org.
Position Description:
The primary responsibilities of the Nutrition and Agriculture Educator will be to develop, grow, present, and evaluate GMFTS’ educational programs and provide general operational and administrative support. This is a full time year long AmeriCorps position.

The Educator will: Lead weekly 2-hour after-school program at school sites; Lead in-class nutrition, agriculture workshops, and farm field trips for students; Lead summer program activities for students and community members, and more.

Qualifications: A Bachelors degree or equivalent experience; Strong interest in working with children, teaching experience preferred; Knowledge of gardening and vegetable production preferred; Excellent organizational skills; Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing non-profit environment; Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.

Compensation: AmeriCorps Members who complete their term of service in a full time position will receive: A biweekly stipend totaling $11,900 for the year; Health insurance, if not covered under another policy; Child care, if necessary; Student loan forbearance; A $5,350 Education Award for past or future education; Available housing; Career mentoring, professional development, and strong work experience.

For more detail about the job description click HERE.

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to jobs[at]gmfts.org. Applications accepted after May 1, 2011. Deadline for applications is June 15, 2011. EOE

Farm-to-School Coordinator

Start-Date: August 22, 2011

Location: Newport, Vermont
About Green Mountain Farm-to-School Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is a nonprofit organization promoting the health and wellbeing of Vermont’s children, farms and communities by providing programs to connect schools and farms through food and education. In the 2010-2011 academic year, GMFTS aims to serve 24 school communities in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with school gardens, educational programming and fresh local farm foods, benefiting over 2,500 students. For more information about GMFTS, please visit www.greenmountainfarmtoschool.org.

Position Description:
The primary responsibilities of the Farm-to-School Coordinator will be to continue to expand GMFTS’ Farm-to-School Network and provide general operational and administrative support. This is a full time year long AmeriCorps position.

Qualifications: A Bachelors degree or equivalent experience; Knowledge of local food systems and sustainable agriculture; Excellent public speaking and writing skills; Excellent organizational skills; Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing non-profit environment; Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.

Compensation: AmeriCorps Members who complete their term of service in a full time position will receive: A biweekly stipend totaling $11,900 for the year; Health insurance, if not covered under another policy; Child care, if necessary; Student loan forbearance; A $5,350 Education Award for past or future education; Available housing; Career mentoring, professional development, and strong work experience.

For a full description of the job position click HERE.
To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to jobs[at]gmfts.org. Applications received after May 1, 2011. Deadline for applications is June 15, 2011. EOE

Recent Midd graduates listen up!
A Midd alum has just informed us that OPOWER is seeking an Energy Efficiency Coordinator.
Here is the job description and OPOWER information.

The Food Project seeks individuals with a strong desire to become fully invested in their enterprise during their time with them. They hold high expectations for their youth and in order to foster their potential they require their Crew Leaders to be strong role models. Ideal candidates possess enthusiasm for working with youth, interest in The Food Project’s mission, a strong work ethic and a good sense of humor. While the organization is deeply committed to building a sustainable food system, Read the rest of this entry »

As part of the 23rd Annual Hannah A. Quint Lecture in Jewish Studies titled: “Global Hunger 2011 and our Role as Global Citizens”, guest lecturer, Ruth Messinger, President of the American Jewish World Service, will hold a Career Conversation on global social justice issues on Thursday, February 24th at 7:30 PM at the Brainerd Commons House (132 Blinn Lane). All students welcome!

Some background on Ruth Messinger:

Ruth W. Messinger is the president and executive director Read the rest of this entry »

New Sector’s Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE) is a competitive program that provides young professionals with up to ten years of work experience the opportunity to be trained and serve as an AmeriCorps member at a nonprofit organization for one year.

New Sector AmeriCorps Residents are selected from a competitive applicant pool to provide Boston or San Francisco-area organizations (“host sites”) support that enhances the organizations’ service to their constituents. Residents engage in capacity-building projects such as measuring impact, developing collaborations and partnerships, promoting effective use of technology, engaging volunteers, and expanding communication and strategic marketing efforts. We develop each project in coordination with service sites to ensure a substantive, high-impact experience that builds the character of the Resident and benefits the service site and larger community. Read the rest of this entry »

The Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) seeks applicants for a two-year paid Environmental Philanthropy Associate located in Middlebury, VT.

The work of the fellow will be focused in two primary areas: the High Meadows Fund (HMF, www.highmeadowsfund.org) and the Vermont Food Funders Network. HMF’s mission is to promote a healthy natural environment while encouraging long-term economic vitality in Vermont. High Meadows focuses on reducing reliance on fossil fuels, making agriculture viable and food affordable, and encouraging vibrant compact settlements surrounded by working farms and forests. Read the rest of this entry »

The Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) seeks applicants for a two-year paid Community Philanthropy Associate position located in Middlebury, VT.

The fellow works with the Foundation’s communications team and philanthropic advisors to help our giving partners, including donors and grantee organizations, understand community need and the role of philanthropy in addressing those needs. Issues supported by our grantmaking include, but are not limited to:  affordable housing, healthcare, the arts, education, domestic and sexual violence, homelessness and hunger, and drug and alcohol abuse. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec
17

Divine Chocolate is the world’s first farmer-owned Fair Trade Chocolate brand. The company, Divine Chocolate Inc, is owned in part by the farmers of Kuapa Kokoo a cocoa cooperative in Ghana. Our mission is to bring the benefits of the chocolate trade to cocoa farmers through the creation of a dynamic branded proposition. We realize this mission by delivering high quality chocolate products made of the ‘best of the best’ beans from Ghana, creative marketing and sales, and education of retailers about Fair Trade and cocoa growers in Ghana, and through creating awareness in consumers that their purchasing power can create a sweeter world for cocoa growers. We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated Outreach Associate to increase sales of and engagement with the Divine brand. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec
10

The Job: Educator

What we need: A dynamic, science-savvy, education-driven performer to deliver ACE multimedia presentations on climate change to high school students in New England.  (Check out our trailer to get a taste of our presentation.) You’ll be in the trenches with high school students, communicating the essential science of climate change in a lively, fun and unforgettable way. After each presentation you’ll be working with youth to create ACE Action Teams that work on a variety of climate change projects, from recycling and composting programs to throwing green proms. We also need a power-networker to build partnerships with schools, nonprofits, celebrities and companies.

Our Educators work from home when they’re not giving presentations, meet once a week with the local team, and meet occasionally with other regional teams. So please be comfortable with that.

The Organization: ACE::Alliance for Climate Education ACE is a national nonprofit dedicated to educating America’s high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about it—while having fun along the way. We’re based in Oakland, CA, with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Atlanta, Washington D.C., New York, and New England.

ACE offers a powerful mission, rapid growth, sharp people, a spirit of innovation and a fast-paced environment that focuses on accountability and results. Learn more about ACE – and check out our rave reviews at http://www.acespace.org

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and iWork
  • Terrific oral and written communication skills
  • Awesome presentation skills—dynamic, engaging personality – you know how to put on a show
  • Excellent time management, multi-tasking, detail oriented, self-motivated
  • Comfortable working in a remotely managed small team
  • Solid understanding of global climate change and the youth environmental movement
  • Self-managing—you’ll need to manage a whole slew of projects with clear and constant communication while working from a home office
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in theatre, or other forms of performance art or public speaking
  • Teaching experience or other experience working with high school age students
  • Familiarity with the local school systems
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Schedule: Full-time position, 40 hours per week 
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Anticipated Start Date:  Immediately 
Deadline: Open until filled 
Location: Southern New England

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Ms. Sam McKelvie: sam.mckelvie(at)climateeducation.org.

Please include salary requirements in your cover letter. No phone calls please.

We value and respect the diverse viewpoints and individual differences of all people. ACE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages everyone interested to apply.

The Job: Regional Managing Educator – Los Angeles

What we need: A dynamic, science-minded, education-driven performer to deliver our multimedia presentations on climate change to high school students in Greater Los Angeles. (Check out our trailer to get a taste of our presentation.) You’ll be in the trenches with high school students, communicating the essential science of climate change in a lively, fun and unforgettable way. After each presentation you’ll be working with youth to create ACE Action Teams that work on a variety of climate change projects, from starting recycling projects to solarizing their school. We also need a power-networker to build partnerships with schools, nonprofits, celebrities and companies.

You’ll work from home and remotely with a local team, with occasional meetings with our other regions.

The Organization: ACE :: Alliance for Climate Education ACE is a national nonprofit dedicated to educating America’s high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about it—while having fun along the way. We’re based in Oakland, CA, with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Washington D.C., New York, Providence, and Boston

ACE offers a powerful mission, a spirit of innovation and a fast-paced environment that focuses on accountability and results. Learn more about ACE – and check out our rave reviews at http://www.acespace.org

Roles and Responsibilities:

As Regional Managing Educator you will be responsible for managing a team of 2-3 educators, building partnerships with schools and likeminded Southern California nonprofits, ensuring ACE follow-up programs are implemented effectively and supporting the branding of our Southern California regional program.  We are seeking a strong manager that can support the development and progression of our Southern California Team and effectively manage and multitask. Educator responsibilities include but are not limited to: scheduling assemblies, ensuring effective implementation and delivery of presentation, mentoring High School teams, developing and nurturing partnerships, maintaining communication with headquarters, and coordinating PR efforts.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills—dynamic, engaging personality
  • 2-3 years of experience managing other team members
  • Ability to develop cogent work plans, manage and prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Solid understanding of global climate change science and the youth environmental movement
  • Ability to manage a variety of team members and projects
  • Ability to maintain clear and constant communication while working from a home office
  • Excellent time management, multi-tasking, and motivational skills
  • Comfortable taking a leadership role in a small collaborative team environment
  • Takes pleasure in enabling and supporting others to be effective in their work
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Calendar, Documents, and Spreadsheets

Desired Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience or other experience working with high school age students
  • Familiarity with the LA area school systems and local NGO community
  • Experience in theatre or other forms of public performance
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Proficiency in Spanish language
  • Public relations experience
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce.com

Schedule: Full-time position, 40 hours per week 
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Anticipated Start Date:  Immediately 
Deadline: Open until filled 
Location: Los Angeles, CA

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Ms. Sam McKelvie: sam.mckelvie(at)climateeducation.org.

Please include salary requirements in your cover letter. No phone calls please.

We value and respect the diverse viewpoints and individual differences of all people. ACE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages everyone interested to apply.

I graduated this past February and got a job as a Seasonal Research Technician with the Rodale institute in PA. Rodale is a great fit for anyone interested in organics, climate change, research, etc.

Each year, Rodale hires 4-5 Seasonal Research Technicians to coordinate and execute our on-farm research. It isn’t an internship, but the position is seasonal and ends at the end of December. There is one opening for someone to start at the beginning of 2011 (great for a Feb!) and four openings for spring graduates. A description of the position can be found here:
http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/seasonal_research_technicians.

Rodale Institute is a 501©(3) nonprofit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach. The Rodae Institute was founded in 1947 by organic pioneer J.I. Rodale to study the link between healthy soil, healthy food and healthy people. For over sixty years, we’ve been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing our findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest options for people and the planet.