El Pomar Foundation, one of the largest and oldest private foundations in the Rocky Mountain West, with assets totaling approximately $450 million currently contributes approximately $20 million annually through its grant-making and programs.
They are now accepting applications for the Fellowship Class of 2011. Please review the eligibility requirements and selection criteria to determine if the Fellowship opportunity is right for you.
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The Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) is excited to offer a unique opportunity to be actively involved in the movement to end hunger and poverty. CHC is a bi-partisan organization committed to making access to nutritious, affordable and culturally appropriate food a national priority. Every year, we look for promising young leaders who care about addressing the problems of hunger and poverty in communities across the nation. Read the rest of this entry »
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.
“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
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
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 »
Join Autism Support Daily for a fun and educational morning!
Plan to be engaged, enlightened and educated on Autism & Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders during the training. This training will prepare you for a part-time, flexible schedule and employment opportunity as a Personal Care Attendant or Respite Worker during the school year or summer opportunities in your community. Offered exclusively to Middlebury College students with a nominal registration fee of $20 (You must present college ID upon arrival). Please register and pay online at Autism Support Daily (http://autismsupportdaily.com/_wsn/page11.html).
DON’T WAIT, SEATING IS LIMITED
SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ross Commons Building ~ Room B11
The FARM Institute on the island of Martha’s Vineyard is looking for an Executive Director.
The FARM Institute (TFI) was founded in 2000 as a teaching farm located in Edgartown, Massachusetts on Martha’s Vineyard. Its mission is to educate and engage children and adults in sustainable agriculture through the diverse operations of a working farm. It is a teaching farm that provides year-round educational programs to over 1000 children annually. Read the rest of this entry »
The role of Program Associate is an exciting position with great opportunity for project management, program development, and strategic thinking contributing to the growth and strength of our professional and international chapter networks. This opportunity is ideal for anyone looking to broaden their professional nonprofit experience.
As part of the Net Impact Chapters Team, the Program Associate will play a key role in overseeing part of the 250+ chapter network, with particular focus on both our professional and international chapters. The Program Associate reports directly to the Global Chapters Manager and has the opportunity to work with all members of the Net Impact team including the Deputy Director, the Senior Communications Manager, other Program Associates, Net Impact interns and volunteers.
Summer Search is a dynamic national non-profit organization that finds resilient low-income high school students and inspires them to become responsible and altruistic leaders by providing year-round mentoring, life-changing summer experiences, college advising and a lasting support network. Summer Search started in 1990 in San Francisco and currently serves over 1,000 high school students and 2,000 alumni in the Bay Area (San Francisco, North Bay and Silicon Valley), Seattle, Boston, New York and Philadelphia. 93% of participants go on to become first generation college students and professionals.
The Development and Operations Assistant is responsible for assisting with the organization’s fundraising efforts and providing administrative program support to the San Francisco Bay Area region, which is comprised of three program sites in San Francisco, Petaluma and San Jose. Read the rest of this entry »
Fitness Forward is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to Lead Youth to Live Well. Integrating scientifically grounded evidence, web-based technologies, and targeted social marketing, we aim to reverse the dangerous rise in childhood obesity, diabetes, and mental illness. We envision a day when all children, regardless of background or circumstance, will grow up with the knowledge, motivation, and tools to live healthier, happier lives. Currently, D2F reaches thousands of children in MA, NC, ND, PA, OH and AL public schools. Evaluations in NC and MA demonstrated that children who participated in D2F
The development associate is generally responsible for fundraising and communications. In particular, this includes donor research, outreach, and follow-up, especially for major donors. The development associate is primarily responsible for maintaining donor data, grant information (especially deadlines), and for coordinating other interns in fundraising activities. Read the rest of this entry »
Vermont Works for Women is currently looking to fill three positions. These are great opportunities for recent graduates and graduating seniors.
See full descriptions below:
It was great to see you all at the Spring Job Fling this afternoon. We had a great turn out!
For those of you who couldn’t make it, don’t worry! There are still jobs out there.
Here you can find the packet that we were handing out. It contains a sample of jobs that are out there in the environmental, social welfare, and common good sectors.
For those of you interested in working in Education check out our Education Jobs and Resources listing here here!
And remember to use MOJO and LACN to look for jobs. If you have any questions, post a comment or come to drop in hours at the CSO, which happen 2 to 5 every weekday.
The New York City Coalition Against Hunger, in partnership with Green Guerillas, is currently accepting applications for summer positions in the Anti-Hunger Empowerment Corps. This is a perfect opportunity for college students interested in poverty, nutrition and environmental issues!
Position responsibilities will include working with urban gardens, farmers markets and community supported agriculture (CSA) in low-income communities. Duties may also include volunteer outreach and management, fundraising, nutrition education and benefits outreach. Professional training will be provided for all activities. Some positions will include some evening and/or weekend hours. Positions run from June 1st to August 31st. Corps members will be paid a $3017 living stipend for the summer, as well as receive an education award of $1250 in exchange for completing 450 hours of service.
To apply: See the listing on AmeriCorps by searching “Anti-Hunger & Empowerment Corps (CSA)”
Deadline to apply is March 12th
The Global Health Corps (GHC) has extended the deadline for their fellowships to March 5th.
GHC aims to strengthen the movement for global health equity and improve the quality of healthcare services for the poor by connecting outstanding young leaders with organizations working on the front lines in the fight for global health equity.
The fellowship opportunities include but are not limited to being a Health Counselor in New Jersey, a Systems Innovation Officer in Massachusetts, or a Human Resources for Health Program Consultant in Burundi.
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City Hall Fellows is a non-partisan nonprofit training the next generation of leaders for America’s cities. Their 12-month, paid, post-college Fellowship integrates hands-on experience working within the highest levels of local government with intensive training in how cities work. For their next class, they will be placing cohorts of Fellows in 3 cities:
The Fellowship is open to students of ALL majors. They are seeking out Middlebury’s top graduating students and recent alums about this opportunity.
A detailed overview of the Fellowship, as well as application materials and instructions, are on their website, www.cityhallfellows.org. The Fellowship year begins August 2, 2010 and runs through July 29, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »