Green For All Community Partnerships Associate

Green For All · Oakland, California
Department Green For All
Employment Type Full-Time


Job Title: Green For All Community Partnerships Associate

Reports to: Green For All Director of Strategy and Systems

Location:  Remote 

Salary Range: $65,000 - $80,000, Bay Area, California depending on experience and location (range will be adjusted for location)


Organization Overview: 

Dream Corps closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with freedom and dignity for all. We are working to build a future wherein "we the people" means all of us.

 

Program Overview: 
Green for All fights for a world that is green for all, not green for some. We work at the intersection of environmental, economic, and racial justice movements to advance solutions to poverty and pollution. Green For All works nationwide to ensure people of color have a voice in the climate movement and that solutions bring clean energy, good jobs, and better health to the communities that are most impacted.

 

Purpose of The Position:

Green For All is looking for a Community Partnerships Associate to help develop deep partnerships to ground Green For All’s work in the needs of communities most impacted by poverty, pollution, and climate change.

The Community Partnerships Associate will keep a pulse on local communities, coordinate support to partners on the ground, and support the development of a national network of community partners in order to advance broad support for bipartisan climate solutions that lift up low-income communities, communities of color, and environmental justice communities. The position is managed by the Director of Systems and Strategy and will work closely with Green For All’s policy, campaign, and green jobs teams as well as Dream Corps’ communications, development, and digital engagement departments to advance strategies that foster long term relationships with local communities across each body of Green For All’s work.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 - 2 years of experience leading issue-based advocacy campaigns, coalitions, or community outreach and engagement efforts across multiple states or regions
  • Outstanding relationship-building skills with strong group facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience conducting direct outreach, engagement, capacity building, and/or technical assistance with community-based or grassroots organizations
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial justice, economic justice, and/or climate justice, with working knowledge of climate and clean energy, clean transportation, or green jobs and workforce issues
  • Demonstrated skill and ability to navigate complex racial and political dynamics to build support among partners across the political spectrum and across movements or sectors toward a common goal
  • Proven track record of using relationship and coalition-building skills to advance policy or solutions-oriented campaigns
  • Dynamic presentation skills and ability to train and build leadership capacity among volunteers and emerging leaders
  • Ability to synthesize and clearly communicate complex information for diverse and mass audiences (e.g., volunteers, partners, funders, media)
  • Strong project management and creative problem-solving skills to move projects or campaigns from an idea to implementation
  • Experience helping to manage the distribution of stipends or subgrants to community-based partners or organizations
  • A dynamic, proactive leader who is self-driven, highly reliable, and is able to work productively independently, and remotely while remaining communicative and accountable through Slack, Email, Phone, Salesforce, Asana, etc.
  • Flexible and adaptable work style and interest in being part of a dynamic, evolving team and organization

  

Preferred Education/Skills/Experience:

  • 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's Degree 
  • The mindset of our staff impacts our work. Possession of the following attributes will help you be successful on our team: flexibility, honesty, humor, inclusivity, open-mindedness, and collaboration. We work hard and are action-oriented in our approach to solutions
  • The ability to listen deeply and connect with people from very diverse backgrounds and life experiences is essential
  • Excitement and willingness to navigate uncertainty, help pilot new programs, and bring together numerous perspectives in order to arrive at critical decisions and execute complex projects

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Partnerships & Community Engagement

  • Conducts outreach and develops and manages strategic relationships to support the buildout of a national network of community-based partners working in/with low-income communities and communities of color
  • Helps maintain programmatic infrastructure to support partner collaboration, communication, and community-building, such as a newsletter, network calls, and other communication channels as needed
  • Identifies and uplifts to the team opportunities to elevate, amplify, and advance strategically-aligned local efforts and engages partners to participate in and amplify digital and in-person actions, events, and narrative change campaigns in close collaboration with campaign managers
  • Collaborates with communications and digital engagement departments to develop educational resources and provide tactical training (i.e. workshops, webinars, etc.) to local leaders and staff at partner organizations
  • Collaborates with partner organizations to host curated events and execute communications and digital engagement strategies that uplift projects, policies, and case studies demonstrating inclusive green economic solutions
  • Advises the team on fund allocation to support the efforts of strategically aligned partners
  • Works with partner organizations to help identify directly impacted voices and uplift their stories via Green For All media and communications, to shape the public dialogue
  • Engages partners to participate in and amplify digital and in-person actions, events, and narrative change campaigns (e.g., asking for amplification on a day of action, etc.)

Program Support

  • Supports strategic planning and cross-programmatic work.
  • Regularly tracks and reports on progress toward goals, and contributes content for grant reports, supporter emails, and other program communications
  • Represents Green For All as a public speaker at partner events, stakeholder convenings, conferences, etc. as needed
  • Other activities and projects, as assigned

 

Travel: Must be willing and able to travel occasionally (estimated 20%), including for in-person staff meetings and retreats, upon safely resuming in-person travel.



Note: Applications will be reviewed beginning April 1st until the position is closed.  


 

Employee Benefits

 

All full-time employees receive Medical, Dental & Vision coverage. Dream Corps pays 100% of premiums for employees, spouses, and dependents. Part-time employees receive 50% coverage. After a 6-month waiting period, employees can contribute to our retirement plan. Currently, Dream Corps offers up to a 5% match. We also offer a flexible spending, pre-tax program for medical expenses, dependent care expenses, transit expenses, and parking expenses. All full-time Dream Corps employees accrue 4 weeks of vacation time off and 12 days of sick time off over the first year of employment. Part-time employees accrue time off on a prorated basis. In addition to 10 paid holidays, Dream Corps also provides paid time off from December 24th through January 1st each year. 

 

Dream Corps is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strive for a workforce that reflects the populations that we serve.






 

 

 




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  • Location
    Oakland, California
  • Department
    Green For All
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time