STPEC

To accommodate students' broad interests and diverse backgrounds, course requirements are flexible.

Job Announcements

 

These are various job listings sent to us by STPEC alumni/ae and friends of STPEC.  They are posted in the order received, beginning with the most current. See the bottom of the page for other recommended job listing websites.

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Puffer's Pond Ranger (Seasonal Summer Position)

Summer Conservation position to oversee public use at the Puffer’s Pond/Mill River Conservation Area. Responsibilities include trail maintenance, site cleanup and beach/public area monitoring. Preferred qualifications: outdoor work experience in all types of weather, ability to work comfortably with the general public, First Aid/CPR training. Great first job experience. Approximately June 1 – August 25; 30 hrs/week. … Read on
Status Open
Category All Job Postings
Job ID
Salary Pay range $9.00 - $10.00/hr.
Published Feb 27, 2014, 08:25 AM
Closing Apr 01, 2014, 04:30 PM

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Trail Crew Member (Seasonal Summer Position)

Summer Conservation positions responsible for trail clearing and trail maintenance in the Amherst area trail system. Preferred qualifications: outdoor or construction work experience in all types of weather, good physical condition, experience with power tools and chain saws. Includes some weekend hours. Approximately June 1 – August 25 ; 30 hrs/week.… Read on
Status Open
Category All Job Postings
Job ID
Salary Pay range $9.00 - $10.00/hr.
Published Feb 27, 2014, 08:29 AM
Closing Apr 01, 2014, 04:30 PM

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Camp Counselors and Special Needs Camp Counselors – Town of Amherst Day Camps

The Town of Amherst seeks Camp Counselors for its day camps operated by the Leisure Services and Supplemental Education Department (LSSE). Past camp counseling experience, other experiences working with school age children, and/or related course-work in elementary education highly desirable. Also seeking camp counselors to work one-on-one with special needs campers, exp. working with special needs population preferred. Must be 18 yrs. old. Work schedule is 35-40 hrs per week from June 24-August 15, 2014 … Read on
Status Open
Category All Job Postings
Job ID
Salary Pay range for both positions: $9.26 to $10.19 hr
Published Mar 24, 2014, 04:35 PM
Closing Apr 14, 2014, 04:30 PM

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Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for the position of Director of the James Baldwin Scholars Program, which is designed to recruit, retain and graduate students from underserved communities. - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000823927-01#sthash.v78HFRpc.dpuf

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Environment America is hiring!

Environment America is launching an ambitious
campaign to put America on the path to 100 percent clean energy.

Environment America is hiring a Clean Energy Fellow
to work with me in our Washington, D.C. office to harness the
overwhelming public support for clean energy solutions; overcome the
opposition of the coal, oil and gas industries; and win tangible
results that will take us closer to a clean energy future.

Environment America fellows will get a two-year crash course in the
nuts and bolts of environmental activism, organizing, advocacy and the
kinds of institution-building that can sustain long-term battles like
the fight for clean energy -- does that sound like someone you know?

Read more about the position here.

http://www.webaction.org/site/R?i=n81l43w-siph88HBox4AGQ

Interested candidates can complete an online application here.

http://www.webaction.org/site/R?i=T9IqTI-q7ekRCGsrvh3G4g

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OFN is now hiring for several summer intern positions at our offices in Philadelphia. If you've got a college undergrad or grad student in your life who may be interested, please forward this message.

Background:
Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) aligns capital with social, economic, and political justice. Based in Philadelphia, OFN is the leading national network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs), private-sector financial intermediaries that work outside the margins of conventional finance to help underserved people and communities join the economic mainstream. CDFIs finance and train micro-enterprises and small businesses; invest in charter schools, affordable housing, and healthcare facilities; and provide affordable, responsible financial products and services to individuals and families. OFN's Members have originated more than $50 billion in financing to urban, rural, and Native communities. OFN pursues its mission across five key program areas: Financing, Public Policy, Consulting, Strategic Communications, and Knowledge Sharing.

To learn more about OFN, visit: www.ofn.org.

Strategic Communications
Undergraduate internship available for Communications, English, or Marketing majors. Intern will be responsible for supporting diverse marketing communications efforts including entry-level public relations and social media, industry news research and journalism, Member Profile updates, collating data, editing, proofreading, and some original writing. Also will have opportunity to work on "mini-campaigns." This internship will be stipend.

Strategic Consulting
Undergraduate and/or Graduate internship available. Candidate should be working towards completion of a business degree. Risk management, financial analysis and research abilities necessary. Prior consulting experience helpful. Intern will assist department staff in providing consulting services to CDFI funders, CDFI investors, and other non-CDFI parties with the goal of increasing their understanding of the CDFI industry and ultimately their capacity to invest in the industry. This internship will be stipend.

Development
Undergraduate and/or Graduate internship available. Candidate should be working towards completion of a degree in English, Marketing, Business, or Liberal Arts. Intern will assist department staff in research and outreach to corporations and philanthropic organizations interested in supporting and investing in socially responsible initiatives. Candidate must possess excellent research and writing skills, and have an interest in fundraising and partnership development. This internship will be stipend.

Financial Services
Undergraduate internship available for Finance, Accounting, or Risk Management majors. Intern will contribute to OFN's annual portfolio review of loans to CDFIs and participation loans with CDFIs. Intern will assist staff in market research activities as related to lending initiatives and capital needs of CDFI Members. Excellent research, analytical, and accounting skills necessary. Experience with MS Excel required. Experience with reading financial statements preferred. This internship will be stipend.

Knowledge Sharing
Undergraduate internship available. All business majors considered with a preference given to those seeking a degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or Economics. The Intern's primary responsibility is to confirm and analyze data on the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) industry through Annual Member Survey as well as provide additional support to the Knowledge Sharing team. Data collection tracks information on CDFI capitalization, financing, operations and impact, and is critical to all aspects of our business. The Intern will review individual survey responses comparing them to the CDFIs' financial statements such as audits and A/R aging reports. Knowledge and familiarity with Excel as well as basic financial statements and terms are essential. This internship will be stipend.

Corporate Finance
Candidate should be working towards completion of a graduate degree in the business field. The Intern would assist the COO, CFO, and other executive team members relating to specialized lending programs, CDFI industry financial statement standards, and OFN's financial management. Specifically the Intern would assist with:
o Analysis and marketing of new Bond Issuances by OFN as an approved Qualified Issuer under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program
o Analysis, communications, and marketing for Performance Counts, an industry wide effort led by OFN to create best practices and standards for CDFI financial statements
o Spreadsheet model design, preparation, and reporting to support the CFO's efforts relating to internal financial management

The internship will allow the participant to develop and enhance his/her financial analytical, research, and organizational skills. This is an ideal environment for an individual seeking to gain practical experience with a financial services or non-profit organization and to work directly with senior management. This internship will be stipend.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest to any of the following:
resume_hr@ofn.org
http://ofn.org/careers-ofn


Debby Stefaniak
Vice President, Strategic Communications
Opportunity Finance Network
Tel. 215.320.4360
Mobile. 609.721.1368
Fax. 215.923.4755
dstefaniak@ofn.org
ofn.org
We Believe in Opportunity. For All.

 

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My Sisters' Place is currently hiring for a new Teen Dating Violence Prevention Community Educator.
For more information contact:
Lisa Scott, Domestic Violence Education and Prevention Program Manager
M Y S I S T E R S' P L A C E
487 S. Broadway Yonkers NY 10705
914.358.0333 ext.107 | 914.965.7902 fax
Email: lscott@mspny.org
Website: http://www.mspny.org

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Program Assistant for the Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) Program

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution, is seeking a program assistant for the Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) Program, a national project that equips and inspires new generations of leaders through campus-based education, real-world advocacy practice, and the skills to build a stronger, more diverse movement for reproductive freedom and social change.

The program assistant will provide administrative and program support to the assistant directors of CLPP. Responsibilities include support for the annual conference, the summer internship program, national young activist network meetings, the Summer Leadership Institute, and other events as needed.

This is a grant funded position with continuation pending future funding.

An associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required as is a minimum of one year job related experience. Candidates should possess excellent written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills; have advanced word processing and data entry skills using Microsoft programs and Google documents; have experience using spreadsheets and databases; and be able to produce effective and compelling written materials. The program assistant must be attentive to detail and able to manage multiple and changing priorities. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with a diverse range of staff, students, faculty, speakers, alums, and vendors. A commitment to CLPP's mission is essential. This position requires occasional evenings and weekends.

This is a 12-month, 22 hr. /wk. position with a negotiable work schedule. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at http://jobs.hampshire.edu/

Please visit http://clpp.hampshire.edu for additional information on the Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) Program at Hampshire College

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.

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New Economy Coalition is hiring! There are currently five open positions, three of which are full-time. Check them all out on our website, or read a brief preview of each position below. We're looking forward to hearing from you.

Best,
Rachel Plattus
Director of Organizing, New Economy Coalition

P.S. There are other open positions at NEC member organizations! Check out more opportunities at the Responsible Endowments Coalition, new economics foundation, Institute for Policy Studies, Demos, Green America, Equal Exchange, Freelancers Union, Working World, and more!

Open Positions at the New Economy Coalition:

Director of Organizing, Racial and Economic Justice Initiative

The position will include responsibilities for mobilizing new and existing resources to develop a new program, the Racial and Economic Justice Initiative. This will include organizing within the existing New Economy Coalition and recruiting new members to form a coalition advisory group for the program, and supervising the execution of internally facing and externally facing components of the program including curriculum/training, re-granting and leadership development. This is a full time position with benefits. Learn more and apply »

Youth and Student Network Organizer

The position will include responsibilities for proposal selection, coordination and organizing support for youth and student microgrant program; development of youth and student leadership in the New Economy Coalition; strategic deployment of resources to grow existing relationships with college and university groups and to build new relationships with youth organizations, particularly in low-income communities and communities of color; and recruitment, program development and organizing support for youth and students at the June 2014 New Economy Coalition convening. This is a full time position with benefits. Learn more and apply »

Communications and Online Organizing Coordinator

The position is an opportunity to work with a growing communications team to use narrative story telling, strategic public relations, and online organizing tactics to broaden the movement for a just and sustainable economy. The function will include responsibilities for the development and execution of the program's various communications strategies and social media campaigns. The person in this position will be responsible for raising the profile and broadening the reach of the Youth and Student Network program through the use of strategic communications and online organizing. Learn more and apply »

IT and Data Systems Coordinator

The position will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of the organization?s IT and data systems. It will involve working closely with NEC?s Operations and Communications teams. This is a part-time position based in Cambridge, MA. Learn more and apply »

Operations Intern

All Operations positions are a blended role handling administrative tasks, data management, project coordination and finance. You will be responsible for supporting our whole management team, reporting to Operations but also occasionally working with other senior staff and the President to keep things running tightly and smoothly as we approach our national conference in early June. This is a paid, part-time position (10-20 hours per week). Learn more and apply »

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NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts is hiring one PAID part-time Campus Campaign Organizer for the Western Mass. region. Students from any of the colleges in Western Mass. are eligible—if you know anyone that would be interested in this PAID vacancy, please encourage them to apply. Job description here.

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Director of Summer Institute in Leadership and Sustainability (SILS)
The director is responsible for designing and delivering the curriculum for a two-week residential summer program for high school students on the topics of leadership and sustainability. The program is one of Commonwealth Honors College's summer offerings for high school students. Students are from all over the US and sometimes include international students.

SILS participants engage with the scientific, economic, social and ethical aspects of humans' relationship with the environment. There is emphasis on the essentials of effective leadership: public speaking and writing; facilitating strategic planning and group projects; fundraising; and creative problem solving. Students complete a final project, which consists of a proposal for an event or initiative to be implemented in their community.

The successful applicant will have a background in sustainability, demonstrable experience teaching, experience in leadership roles, and an interest in social justice. A bachelor's degree is required. The director must be available periodically during the spring 2014 semester for 2-3 meetings with two undergraduate students who will work as program assistants. The director must also be available full time from July 18th-August 3rd, 2014. Compensation is $1000 for course preparation during the spring semester and $4000 following completion of the institute.

This program is a collaboration between the Commonwealth Honors College and the UMass Alliance for Community Transformation.

If you are interested, send a cover letter and CV or resume to Alex Phillips, Director of Assessment and Curriculum Development, alexwp@english.umass.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority consideration will go to those received by December 12th, 2013.

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The new All Things Local Co-op in Amherst has two positions available:

Market Manager
Assistant Market Manager

more info here

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Campaign Director (Media)
Avaaz is seeking a talented media operator to support Avaaz's campaigns and communications work.

Avaaz.org background
Avaaz is an international campaigning organisation with a simple democratic mission: to close the gap between the world we have, and the world most people everywhere want. Avaaz (the name means "voice" or "song" in many languages) works on issues ranging from climate change and environmental protections to human rights, conflict, poverty, and democracy, using online campaigns to instantly mobilize people everywhere to confront injustice anywhere.

more info here

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EdVestors
Project Coordinator, Strategic Initiatives
About EdVestors: EdVestors is a dynamic school change organization focused on accelerating substantive improvement in urban schools through strategic philanthropy, education expertise, and hands-on implementation, working in partnership with donors and frontline education leaders. Since 2002, the entrepreneurial nonprofit has raised and directed over $16 million in private donations for urban school improvement efforts in Boston through EdVestors’ Urban Education Investment Showcase, the BPS Arts Expansion Initiative, the School on the Move Prize, and our newest Improving Schools Initiative, partnering with a cohort of high-need schools to accelerate improvement.

more info here

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SUGGESTED WEBSITES TO CHECK FOR JOB LISTINGS:

idealist.org

 

Guides to Scholarships, Careers and Jobs in International Education, Conflict Resolution, Social Entrepreneurship, International Development and Related Fields

As part of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, (http://internationalpeaceandconflict.org)
several free guides to careers, internships and scholarships have been developed. You're encouraged to
review the guides and suggest additional resources.

The guides include:

* Guide to Internships
* Guide to Career and Scholarship Resources
* Guide to Academic Jobs in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields
* Guide to Scholarships and Fellowships in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

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Dr. Craig Zelizer, Acting Director
Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution
Department of Government
Georgetown University
3240 Prospect Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
E-mail: cz52@georgetown.edu
Tel: (202) 687-0512
Fax: (202) 687-0597
Web: http://conflictresolution.georgetown.edu
http://internationalpeaceandconflict.org

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