Changemakers® is a community of action where we all collaborate on solutions. We know we have the power to solve the world’s most pressing social problems. We’re already doing it, one project, one idea at a time.
How do we do it? We talk about the issues, share stories and mentor, advise, and encourage each other in group forums, even engage in friendly competition. We form surprising connections and unexpected partnerships across the globe that turn the old ways of problem solving upside down. We try things that have never been tried before.
Our mantra is “Everyone a Changemaker.”™ Whatever your passions, however you want to make a difference, you’ll find a way to make it happen it here. Changemakers® connects you to action because we’re on the ground, making changes every day.
Be the change that you want to see in the world. -Mohandas Gandhi
From green building to environmental education & organic farming, if you’re passionate about making change in the world, there’s a job or internship at The Grassroots Jobsource.
Yes, you have an interest in food, but corporate dining and hotel chain eateries are not your focus: you want to make a difference in the world. Taylor Cocalis and Dorothy Neagle, Co-Founders of GoodFoodJobs.com will talk about the variety of ways to work in food – from entry level to expert, day job to lifetime fulfillment – and how to go about securing a good food job.
Come join the Career Conversation:
WHEN: 4:15 PM, Wednesday, November 10, 2010
WHERE: Franklin Environmental Center, The Orchard, Rm. 103
(Refreshments and snacks provided by MCOG & Weybridge House.)
They’ll answer the following questions, and more:
What exactly is a good food job, anyway?
What are some examples of existing good food jobs?
How do you find them?
How do you get them?
How do you grow in and beyond your good food job?
Co-sponsored by Career Services, the Middlebury College Organic Garden and Weybridge House.
A job in the food industry.
Yes. You’ll want to check this out.
Satisfy your hunger.
“ACE (Alliance for Climate Education) is once again hiring a Lead Educator in Chicago, IL, and an Educator in Los Angeles, CA.”
Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) performs interactive assembly presentations for high school students that explain climate change and its effect on our planet drawing from the most recent climate science. ACE is developing its program nationally to educate youth on the practical ways to ‘Lower their emissions’ by reducing their own carbon footprint and to ‘Raise their voice’ by taking action in their school and community. Our program is scientifically based, interactive, and energizing — and we present it at no cost to schools. In addition, we offer grant and scholarship opportunities to schools and students that take the lead in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and that also help our mission to spread climate literacy.
Both job descriptions and contacts can be found at: http://www.acespace.org/about/careers
From a Middlebury College Alum who has two (2) entry-level positions available in the field of environmental consulting: “California Environmental Associates (CEA), continues to grow here in San Francisco. My colleagues are doing really cool work on climate policy, western US agriculture and land use, marine conservation, and green building, among other issues, with lots of interesting new projects starting in 2010.
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Here are two post-graduate opportunities for the right candidates in the Dominican Republic. There is a Middlebury connection in that a recent Midd alum is finishing up their stint there and the program itself has an alum involved. The Mariposa DR Foundation is a U.S. 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing youth and families living in the Dominican Republic with the tools they need to become active community leaders for social change. also, check them out on Facebook, too.
The opportunities are located below:
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Middlebury alum, Philip Picotte ’08, passed along this great job lead for an AmeriCorps position here locally in Vermont. Thanks, Philip!
The Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, called RAFFL, is excited to announce that we are again expanding as an organization serving local farms and food in Vermont’s majestic Rutland Region! There are currently two open job positions within our organization. Full Details Here!
We are looking for organized folks who are passionate about our Region’s local farms and food system. Join us by rolling up your sleeves and contributing your skills as we continue to ramp up our programs’ services and impact! Read the rest of this entry »
There are still so many jobs out there for underclassmen and graduating seniors!
Marketing and Development Assistant
Enjoy a fast-paced, fun environment? Come work with ACTR! ACTR is the non- profit public transportation provider for Addison County and is seeking someone to support the marketing and development functions of the Community Relations Department. Candidates should have strong computer skills including experience with databases and websites, as well as experience working on marketing and outreach campaigns. Excellent people and writing skills as well as flexibility required. Fundraising and public relations experience a plus. Join a growing non-profit and bring a sense of humor. 15 hours/week. Salary $9-$12 per hour based on experience.
Some pro-rated benefits available.
Email resume, cover letter, and writing sample electronically to nadine<at>actr-vt.org, or mail to Community Relations Manager, ACTR, P.O. Box 532, Middlebury, VT 05753.
Applications due by May 21, 2010.
No phone calls, please.
ACTR is an AA/EO Employer
As I was searching for jobs on Grist.org, I found a great opportunity!
Environmental Risk Communications, Inc. in San Francisco, CA is looking to hire an Environmental Financial Analyst.
They would like someone with 0-4 years of work experience (so new graduates should apply!) who has skills in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Economics, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Business Administration.
For more information and to apply, see the posting at http://jobs.grist.org/job/environmental-financial-analyst-san-francisco-ca-environmental-risk-communications-inc-621a737188/?d=1&source=site_search
Attention May & Recent Graduates!
Middlebury College Alliance for Civic Engagement (ACE) Office has
Two AmeriCorps*VISTA Openings for 2010-2011
Are you graduating this May but looking for an opportunity to remain in the area for another year?! The Alliance for Civic Engagement (ACE) office is now recruiting to fill two AmeriCorps*VISTA positions for 2010-2011.
UCRFEG Executive Director (OPEN UNTIL FILLED)
Base Salary: $49,920-$57,728 DOE plus annual performance incentive package up to a maximum of $20,000 annually.
REPORTS TO: UCRFEG Board of Directors
DUTY STATION: TBD, within the Upper Columbia region
The successful candidate is responsible for executing the mission of the Upper Columbia Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group (UCRFEG) which is a nonprofit organization working within Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, and Ferry Counties to cooperatively facilitate sustainable fisheries enhancement projects for future generations based upon public trust, outreach, and voluntary participation of willing landowners, best available science and best value management practices.
The Executive Director will carry out the varied assignments of the Board of Directors; secure funding from state, federal, and private sources; and perform a full range of managerial functions including financial, personnel, facility, and project management needs and other duties as assigned. Read the rest of this entry »
This job posting is reposted from justmeans.com
The CSR/ Labor Rights Program Associate is a new position at Verité intended to provide programmatic assistance for several Verité initiatives relating to Corporate Social Responsibility and Labor Rights. The Program Associate will assist Senior Program Staff with all facets of program areas, including research, recruiting, tool development, stakeholder management, materials creation, editing, subcontractor training, and organization, logistics, and dissemination of materials. Verité seeks a flexible and motivated individual capable of adding significant value to a rapidly growing organization as needs evolve.
The successful candidate will:
Apply for all of these opportunities through MOJO. Not sure how to do that? Come into the CSO any weekday from 2-5 PM and we can help you!
Clean Markets, LLC
PAID Post-graduate Marketing Intern application deadline: April 26, 2010
Sotheby’s Institute of Art
Information Session: Hillcrest 103, 1220pm – 120pm, April 27, 2010 (RSVP ON MOJO)
Recruiter in Residence: CSO Library, 2pm – 4pm, April 27, 2010 (RSVP ON MOJO)
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ThinkImpact (formerly Student Movement for Real Change) works to reduce poverty around the world. ThinkImpact is looking to hire an Assistant to the Executive Director at their D.C. office.
The Assistant to the Executive Director position offers the challenging, fast-paced experience of working in a dynamic non-profit organization. The Assistant to the Executive Director will be responsible for providing support for the Executive Director’s schedule, meetings, strategy, Global Development Internship support, basic graphic design, office management and some programming support.
The various responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Executive Assistant: The individual will provide assistance to the executive director, assisting with scheduling, travel planning (including flights, accommodation, and local transportation), data entry and Read the rest of this entry »
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) is a 45 year old women’s employment organization that works nationally and in its home community of Washington D.C. to achieve economic independence and equality of opportunity for women and their families. WOW is looking to hire a Field Manager.
In meeting its intergenerational agenda, WOW launched the national Elder Economic Security Initiative (Initiative), a multi-year campaign combining organizing, research, advocacy and outreach to promote economic security for elders and their families through policy and program change. WOW will partner with up to 20 states to implement the Initiative on the national, state and local levels. WOW provides technical assistance and expertise to its state partners and coalition members on developing, implementing and sustaining state campaigns to promote the use of an elder economic security framework and tools in aging policies and programs.
The Field Manager will manage the delivery of strategic technical assistance and expertise to Read the rest of this entry »
M+R Strategic Services is looking for an Associate to join our team of Internet experts to work on successful, cutting-edge online campaigns. You’ll be an integral part of the Online Campaigns Team at M+R, working with progressive, public-interest nonprofit organizations to recruit online activists, influence public policy, raise money online, and deepen relationships with online supporters.
You’ll work with some of the best nonprofit causes of the day – protecting the environment with The Wilderness Society, establishing equality with Human Rights Campaign, ending breast cancer with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and fighting global poverty with Oxfam America.
Every day you’ll stretch your creativity developing new strategies for new issues. You’ll always know you’re working for causes that matter. You’ll be organizing on the Internet, with real-world impact. And you’ll be at the forefront of new innovations in the field of online advocacy.
Humanity United is a philanthropic organization committed to building a world where mass atrocities and modern-day slavery are no longer possible. Humanity United was founded in the belief that defending basic human rights is essential not just to bringing about justice, but also to ensuring greater economic growth, enhanced environmental protection, improved public health, and a more secure and less violent world.
The Investment Analyst is a member of the HU investment team primarily responsible for providing research and analysis to improve the effectiveness of HU grant-making. The Investment Analyst role will include performing desk research / due diligence on new opportunities and existing grants, producing market analysis to inform individual grants and strategic priorities, and representing the organization externally in a variety of settings.
This position will work across both of our organizational portfolios: prevention of conflict and mass atrocities; and prevention of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Strong candidates with have academic and/or professional experience related to one or both of these issues in one or more of the following areas: advocacy, policy, rule of law & governance Read the rest of this entry »
Legal Momentum is hiring a Program Associate in their New York, NY office. Legal Momentum is one of the oldest legal defense and education funds dedicated to the rights of all females.
It is a full-time position with great benefits and a salary of $37,856 to $38,500. If you are interested or wish to apply now, Read the rest of this entry »