Jobs & Opportunities

Adaptation and resilience-related jobs and grant opportunities are updated weekly!

Use this form to submit opportunities to share with the community. You can reach out to the ASAP Team with any questions.

If you are seeking information on employment with ASAP, please check our current openings. Click here to jump to the opportunities section.

Jobs - Permanent

Flood Risk Project Manager - Wetlands Watch
Norfolk, VA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $40k - $50k/year | Apply by May 31 

Climate Equity Manager - The CLEO Institute 
Miami, FL | Intermediate | Full-Time | $53k - $65k/year | Apply by June 13 

Resilience Hub Director - Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Remote | Senior | Full-Time | $110k - $120k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Resilient Coasts and Watersheds Manager - Environmental Defense Fund
Remote | Intermediate | Full-Time |$85k - $93k/year | Open Until Filled

Director of Development - Harvard Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability
Cambridge, MA | Senior | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Urban and Coastal Resiliency Specialist - Arcadis
California (Various Locations) | Intermediate | Full-Time | $74k - $132k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Adaptation and Resilience Planner - AECOM
Raleigh, NC | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Grant Program Coordinator - Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $62k - $89k/year | Open Until Filled

Coastal Resilience Staff Scientist - National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Washington, D.C. | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled 

Climate Resilience Researcher - Pacific Institute 
Remote | Intermediate | Full-Time | $72k - $82k/year | Open Until Filled 

Postdoctoral Research Scholar/Associate Research Scholar- The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law 
New York, NY | Intermediate | Full-Time | $75k - $85k/year | Open Until Filled
Coordinator/California Policy + Water Equity & Climate Resilience - PolicyLink
Oakland, CA | Full-Time | Entry | $70k - $80k/year | Open Until Filled

Director of Climate & Environmental Justice - The Climate Reality Project
Washington, D.C. | Full-Time | Senior |$130k/year | Open Until Filled

Public Policy Director (Climate and Energy) - BayArea Council 
San Francisco, CA | Full-Time | Intermediate | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

President - Institute for Sustainable Communities (ASAP Organizational Member
Montpelier, VT | Full-Time | Senior | $250k - $275k/year | Open Until Filled

Stream Crossing Specialist - Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration 
Westfield/Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $68k - $100k/year | Apply by June 20 

The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice is Hiring for Multiple Positions

SSDN Resources Director for Federal Programs - Southeast Sustainability Directors Network
Remote (Southern United States) | Senior | Full-Time | $90k - $105k/year | Open Until Filled

New England Soil Health Specialist - American Farmland Trust 
Remote (MA) | Intermediate | Full-Time | $55k - $65k/year | Open Until Filled

Network Manager, New York State Climate Adaptation Practitioner's Network at Rebuild by Design - New York University
New York, NY | Intermediate | Full-Time | $65k - $80k/year | Open Until Filled

Resilient Waters Program Director - The Nature Conservancy 
Minneapolis, MN | Full-Time | Senior | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Conservation Support Officer (Climate Adaptation) - Pew Charitable Fund
Washington, D.C | Full-Time | Intermediate | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Wildfire Resilience Environmental Project Manager - Ascent Environmental
Sacramento, CA | Full-Time | Intermediate | $85k - $135k/year | Open Until Filled

Postdoctoral Scholar in Wildfire Adaptation - USDA Forest Service
Northeast US (Various Locations) | Intermediate | Full-Time | $69k - $94k/year | Open Until Filled 

Jobs - Temporary

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Statistical Downscaling for Heat & Health - Princeton University
Princeston, NJ | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Apply by May 31

Climate Outreach Ambassador - Resilient Together: The Point/El Punto
Salem, MA | Part-Time (June 2024) | Entry | $25/hour | Open Until Filled

Climate Resilience Fellow - Americorps Summer Impact Corps
Minneapolis, MN | Full-Time | Entry | $6,600k Stipend | Open Until Filled


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Extreme Heat and Community Resilience Program 
Listening Sessions & Grant Program| May 9 - 31 | Register Today 
The Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) team is hosting a series of listening sessions for the Extreme Heat and Community Resilience Program from May 9-31, 2023. These listening sessions will help ensure that stakeholders' needs and perspectives are being considered from the beginning of the grant guideline development process. 

NCRF Technical Reviewer 
Volunteer Opportunity | Apply by May 31
Volunteer to serve as an external technical reviewer for the National Coastal Resilience Fund and help them identify the most meritorious projects in your region for advancing nature-based solutions that will enhance community resilience to coastal hazards and improve habitats for fish and wildlife.

2023 Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards Nominations Open 
Call for Nominations | Nominations Due May 31 
The Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards (CALA) recognizes outstanding efforts to increase the resilience of America's valuable living natural resources and the many people, businesses and communities that depend on them. Established in 2016, each year CALA recognizes exemplary leadership by individuals, agencies, businesses, and other organizations to reduce impacts and advance adaptation of the nation's vital natural resources in a changing world.

Nature Based Solutions Survey 
Survey | Responses due May 31 
This survey is intended to collect information about existing challenges/barriers to "nature-based solution" projects (or "nature-based climate solutions") in Massachusetts, such as restoring coastal and inland wetlands and rivers and planting trees. 

Climate Adaptation Science Centers Project Solicitation 
Statement of Interest | SOI Due May 31 
This solicitation invites Statements of Interest (SOIs) for projects to begin in Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 for the Alaska, Northwest, Southwest, North Central, South Central, Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs). The CASCs seek to fund science projects that inform high-priority natural and cultural heritage resource management issues that can benefit from climate adaptation science and traditional knowledges.

NOAA, Smithsonian and Fed Partners Seeking Suggestions to Update Climate Literacy Guide 
Public Comment | Respond by May 31
USGCRP is seeking to create an updated guide that is broadly relevant and provides useful information to all people in the United States. The team is interested in personal narrative and experience; Indigenous Knowledge; local knowledge and lived experience; and technical, legal, and scientific content, or research from any discipline. Comments can be submitted electronically at until 11:59 PM ET on May 31, 2023.

Mid-West Climate Resilience Conference - Call for Session and Presentation
Submissions Now Open |Submit by Friday June 9 The Midwest CASC is looking for session and presentation ideas that supports the broader purpose of the conference to advance climate adaptation and resilience for communities and ecosystems in the midwest, reflects a balance between research, practice, professional issues and education. Please submit your idea for a workshop, training, symposia, poster presentation or lightning talk session.

GLISA Small Grants Competition 
Funding Opportunity | LOI Due June 23 
This year’s competition will award several 2-year grants of up to $30,000 each to organizations that will collaborate with GLISA to advance equitable climate adaptation in the Great Lakes region. Successful proposals will increase GLISA’s impact and address and amplify dimensions of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) in adaptation action.  These projects bridge the gap between climate information and those making decisions about adapting to climate change impacts. 

Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants
Funding Opportunity | Apply by July 12 

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund aims to stimulate the growth of new connections between scholars working in largely disconnected fields who might together change the course of climate change’s impact on human health. Over the next two years, the fund will dedicate $1M to supporting small, early-stage grants of $2,500 - $50,000 toward achieving this goal.

Justice40 Hub Outreach Coordinator - DeepSouth Center for Environmental Justice
Paid Opportunity | Reach Out Today 
The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice is seeking 7 individuals to support Justice40 programming as Hub Outreach Coordinators. The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice and the Bullard Center for Environmental & Climate Justice at Texas Southern University have organized 22 Regional Hubs in 10 U.S. states that will be managed by leaders of community-based organizations. 22 Regional Hub Leaders have received training that will help bolster the capacity of community-based organizations to secure funding for environmental justice projects in their communities.

North America Assessment of Biodiversity and Climate Change Report
Request for Comments | Comment Today
The Notice seeks open-ended comments on a draft prospectus for the assessment, nominations (including self-nominations) to serve as assessment author/participants, and expressions of interest to serve on the assessment Guidance Committee. Both Guidance Committee members and Assessment Authors will represent a diversity of relevant technical, policy, and management expertise in biodiversity and climate change.

Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit Call for Content
Topic Submission | Complete Today
Second Nature is looking for submissions on how the interaction, dialogue, brainstorming, and solution sourcing at the Summit can best meet the needs and any content contributors that should be included in their program. Their goal is to provide an inclusive platform for speakers and participants to bring diverse identities, life experiences, and professional expertise to the event.

UCSD Climate Activism Hotspots
Information Sharing Opportunity | Complete Today
A team from the Seventh College Synthesis program at the University of California San Diego is creating a climate map visualizer website to increase awareness of surrounding the climate situation as well as encourage involvement within the community.

The RISE Challenge
Learning Opportunity | Reach Out Today
Students learn how to increase resilience to natural hazards where they live. Along the way, they work with community members to understand context and develop solutions to problems they see. Each spring, students can submit their ideas to the RISE Challenge. Approved action plans receive funding and students implement their plan! As they go, students create an Action Story to become eligible to present their project at the RISE Challenge Summit and compete for prize money.

Request for Case Studies on Bioremediation
RFCS | Reach Out Today
Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities is looking for examples from around the country on how nature has been used for bioremediation, particularly to help filter contaminants during flood events. If you have an example to share, email Omar Muhammad at

Climate Adaptation Technical Assistance Survey 
Feedback Opportunity | Help Today 
Your insight will help shape the outcomes of this effort and influence the development of an RHMAP and technical assistance initiatives in the future.

Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund
Funding Opportunity | Apply by July 19
The Fund aims to strengthen the resilience of Canadian communities through investments in infrastructure projects, including natural infrastructure projects, enabling them to better manage the current and future risks associated with natural hazards, such as floods, wildfires and droughts.

Severe Weather and Climate Change: A Reference Handbook Essay Opportunity 
Written Contribution | Reach out today 
This is an opportunity to address controversy or take a stand on the topic of Severe Weather and Climate Change. Five to ten contributors will include a 1000-1500 word essay and will be given a $100 stipend.  The audience is high school, college, and the lay public.  Essays must be original (not previously published articles). Contact Maria Groves at for more information.

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Events - In Person

2023 Michigan Climate Summit
In-Person Event | June 2 | 9 - 4 PM EST | Register Today
Addressing the climate crisis calls for social action, guided by science, informed by values, and fueled by emotional engagement. This year, in addition to science and policy, the Michigan Climate Action Network is convening even more movement makers and connecting to the broader cultural work of artists, storytellers, educators, and activists.

Emerging Governance Structures for Climate Resilience
Hybrid Event | June 2 | 9 - 12 PM EST | $15 - $45 | Register Today 
State and local governments across the country are grappling with turning climate adaptation plans into action. These plans often involve expensive and large scale capital projects on both public and private property. This undertaking requires innovative thinking on governance from creating new county and statewide resilience authorities to empowering existing local boards and commissions. Join the Climate Adaptation Forum to hear how communities across the country are approaching this challenge and emerging models for governance and implementation.

Investment, Innovation, and Inclusion: Locals Leading a Clean Energy, Climate-Stable Future for All
In-Person Event | June 13 - 14 | Santa Rosa, CA | $175 - $650 | Register Today 
This forum will feature engaging sessions, expert plenaries and keynotes, and new innovative activities to help climate and energy leaders and practitioners connect to learn about innovative projects and strategies, share best practices, and troubleshoot challenges.

At What Point Managed Retreat? Habitability and Mobility in an Era of Climate Change
In-Person Event | June 20 - 23 | Columbia University | Register Today
This conference will bring together stakeholders from the public, private and nonprofit sectors, along with academics, scientists, and community representatives, to help develop a common understanding of this complex issue, and move the needle toward equitable solutions.

California Adaptation Forum 2023 - Early Bird Registration Open
In-Person Event | Pomona, CA | July 31 - August 2 | Early Bird Registration ends May 19
By attending the Forum, you will have the opportunity to hear directly from community leaders, decision-makers, and technical experts on emerging trends and recent developments facing the adaptation field while learning about tangible approaches and strategies to put new knowledge to use.

Resilient Virginia Conference - Economic Opportunities for Community Resilience 
Hybrid Event |August 1 -2  | Charlottesville, VA | $20 - $300 | Register Today 
The 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference brings together participants from federal, state, and local governments; local and national businesses; representatives from higher education; and community organizations to learn about a diverse array of resiliency topics.

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Events - Virtual

Incorporating Indigenous Knowledges into Federal Research and Management 
Webinar Series | Bi-weekly April - June | Register Today 
In this webinar series, speakers will explore what it means to ethically engage with Indigenous Knowledges in resource management and conservation spaces. Join to learn from Tribal and Indigenous communities about the frameworks they use to protect and share their knowledges, and from Federal agencies about fostering respect.

National Resilience Guidance Listening Sessions
Listening Sessions | May 9 - June 15 | Register Today 
FEMA is spearheading an effort to create guidance and resources for the whole community to help everyone understand and fulfill their critical roles related to increasing national resilience. FEMA is hosting a series of 60-minute listening sessions to gather input from across the whole community to inform the development of actionable resilience guidance and resources.

EPA Climate Change and Children’s Health and Well-Being in the U.S. Report
Virtual Event | May 22 | 2:30 - 3:30 PM EST | Register Today 
EPA Climate Change and Children’s Health and Well-Being in the United States Report is a part of the Climate Change Impacts and Risk Analysis (CIRA) project, a framework that quantifies and monetizes the impacts of climate change in the U.S.

Decreasing Flooding Risk Through Regional Collaborations: Lessons from the Field
Virtual Event | May 24 | 12 PM EST | Register Today 
GCC and Headwaters Economics have researched regional collaborations that bring together multiple governments and stakeholders to pool resources, access funds, and develop more holistic watershed-scale solutions to address flood mitigation and water quality issues. The upcoming webinar will share the findings of this research and the resulting final report, as well as feature conversations with some of the local and regional leaders highlighted in the case studies.

Resilience Exchange: Resilience and Economic Development
Virtual Event | May 31 | 1 - 2 PM EST | Register Today 
Join the Resilient Nation Partnership Network as we discuss how increased natural hazard risks affects the future of cities and towns across the U.S.

Best Practices for Engaging Tribal Nations and Indigenous Peoples Surrounding ITEK
Webinar | June 1 | 3 - 4 PM EST | Register Today 
In this webinar series, speakers will explore what it means to ethically engage with Indigenous Knowledges in resource management and conservation spaces. We will learn from Tribal and Indigenous communities about the frameworks they use to protect and share their knowledges, and from Federal agencies about how they navigate their responsibility to foster respectful, mutually beneficial relationships with knowledge holders.

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