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

Indigenous Stewardship Coordinator - Climate Science Alliance 
San Diego, CA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $25 - $30/hour | Apply by October 1

Strategic Assistant - The Sunrise Project 
Oakland, CA | Full-Time | Intermediate | $62k - $80k/year | Apply by October 2

Communications and Marketing Manager - Second Nature 
Remote | Intermediate | Full-Time | $60k - $75k/year | Apply by October 7

Kim Lundgren Associates is Hiring for Multiple Positions:

Remote (Boston Area) | Senior | Full-Time | $85k - $125k/year | Open Until Filled

Remote | Entry | Full-Time | $60k - $85k/year | Open Until Filled

Senior Climate Adaptation Analyst - Ascent Environmental
Sacramento, CA | Senior | Full-Time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled

Adaptation and Resilience Consultant - ARUP
Boston, NY/NJ, DC, Chicago | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Resiliency Specialist - City of Hampton, VA 
Hampton, VA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $47k - $84k/year | Open Until Filled

Resilience Manager - Elizabeth River Project
Norfolk, VA | Full-Time | Intermediate | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled

Regional Drought Information Coordinator - National Integrated Drought Information System and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
San Marcos, TX, College Station, TX, or Boulder, CO| Full-Time | Intermediate | $75k-105k/year | Open Until Filled

Officer, Conservation Support (Climate Adaptation) - The Pew Charitable Trusts
Washington, DC | Full-Time | Senior | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled

Director/ Senior Social Scientist - Water Institute of the Gulf
Baton Rouge, LA | Full-Time | Senior |Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Mystic River Watershed Association is hiring for multiple positions:

Greenways Program Manager
Arlington, MA | Full-Time | Entry | $60k - $75k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Resilience Manager
Arlington, MA | Full-Time | Entry | $50k - $65k/year | Open Until Filled

Senior Institute Associate - Georgetown Climate Center
Washington, DC | Full-Time |Intermediate | Salary not Listed| Open Until Filled

Jobs - Temporary

The EPA is hiring multiple fellowships:

Assessing Cumulative Impacts of Contaminants, Hazards, and Changing Climate and Building Equitable Resilience Washington, DC | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Apply by October 3

Build Regional and Community Capacity for Sustainable Natural Resources and to Address Cumulative Impacts on Underserved Communities

Washington, DC | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Apply by October 3 

Climate Programs Internship - Second Nature
Remote | Entry | Part-Time | $15/hour | Apply by October 7

The NDN Changemaker Fellowship 
North America | 12 Month Fellowship |$75k/year | Apply by October 21

Southern Community Reporting Fellowship - Southerly Magazine 
Several Locations | Part-Time | Entry | $3k | Open Until Filled

Climate Adaptation Research Coordinator - NC State University 
Cherokee, NC | Full-Time | Entry | $20 - $25/hour | Open Until Filled

Bay Area Projects Fellow - Civic Spark 
Remote | Full-Time | Entry | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled

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Opportunities

Climate Change and Infrastructure Risk Assessment - Royal Roads University 
Online Course | September 26 - November 6 | $795.00 
This six-week online course offered by the Climate Risk Institute and delivered by leading infrastructure and resilience experts will provide participants with information about, and practice with the PIEVC Protocol (Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee), a practical tool and process that supports the systematic assessment of the risks of extreme weather and future climate in relation to public infrastructure.

Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) Grant
Funding Opportunity | Applications due September 30 
The Adaptation Fund has launched a new USD 10 million pilot small grants programme (Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator, AFCIA) to foster innovation in adaptation in developing countries at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid. UNEP-CTCN and UNDP are administrating the grants.

Grant Opportunity to fund Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center - EPA
Grant Opportunity | Applications Due October 4 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of up to $50 million in grant funding to establish the Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers (EJ TCTAC) program. EPA is partnering with the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide funding for 5 – 10 centers across the nation supporting underserved communities, including rural and remote communities.

Contribute to ASAP’s Comment on the Global Stocktake 
Comment Opportunity | Respond by October 5 

ASAP is preparing a submission to the UNFCCC Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement Information Portal ahead of COP27. Use this document to provide your insight to shape our response by October 5! A workgroup of ASAP members and staff will synthesize member contributions into a cohesive comment for our submission. If you'd like to join the workgroup, email Breana Nehls at bnehls@adaptpros.org. For more information view the Global Stocktake Information Portal.

Southern Plains Grassland Program 2023 - NFWF 
RFP | Proposals due  October 26 
The Southern Plains Grassland Program seeks to work closely with nonprofit and government partners and the ranching community to bring important financial and technical resources to improve grassland ecosystem health and resilience to climate change in the Southern Great Plains.

Michigan Climate Corps Funding - Michigan Community Service Commissions
Funding Opportunity | Apply by October 31
Funding is available from MCSC for programs that seek to prioritize the investment of national service resources engagement in carbon neutrality and/or resilience activities. 
Applications are welcome from programs that align with MCSC Priorities including Environmental Justice, Community Outreach and Education, and Community Planning.

American Climate Leadership Award 
Award Opportunity | Apply or Nominate by December 15 
The fourth annual American Climate Leadership Awards (#ACLA23) recognizes models of effective climate advocacy and engagement. If you know a climate champion or organization making a serious impact to mobilize Americans to curb climate change in a just equitable and inclusive way, please invite them to apply.

Call for Climate Change Poems - National Climate Assessment
Writing Opportunity | Submit by December 15
As an additional opportunity to participate in the NCA5, this is a call for poems that can amplify our lived experiences of climate impacts in the Southeast and other regions; and for poets to contribute to the urgent conversations on environmental justice.

Google.Org Impact Challenge on Climate Innovation
Funding Opportunity | Applications Are Open 
The Google.org Impact Challenge on Climate Innovation commits $30M to fund projects that accelerate technological advances in climate information and action. Selected organizations may receive up to $5M in funding, along with access to Google’s technical expertise and products, to accelerate progress toward a more sustainable and resilient future.

Fellowship Program For Youth - Resilience Youth Network 
Learning Opportunity | Apply Today 
Join RYN and their 9-month virtual program to learn about how you can play a role in helping your community adapt to climate change.

Rapid Response to Extreme Weather Events Across Food and Agriculture Systems - USDA 
Grant Opportunities | Apply Today 
This priority area seeks applications that focus on critical and urgent solutions in rapid response to extreme weather and disaster impacts on the nation’s food and agricultural systems and that clearly describe short-term deliverables (within 3 months of award receipt), including a plan for their adoption/use.

Workplace and Personal Wellness Foundations Certificate - University of South Florida
Free Online Course | Register Today
Attend a self-paced free course focused on being aware of wellness and individual well-being, participants can start any time and finish by December 31, 2023.

Youth Futures Fund - Young Black Climate Leaders
Funding opportunities | Apply Today
Youth Futures Fund has the vision to help resource Black leaders (ages 18-28) in their community work and is seeking to uplift climate resistance and regenerative practices and assist those resisting White supremacy. A diversity of projects and approaches will be supported.

The Climate Mobilization Network
Coaching Opportunities | Join Today!

Frontlines Solutions Database - Southeast Climate & Energy Network
Resource Database | Submit a Resource Today
Add to a database that spotlights solutions to the climate crisis and environmental injustices that are specific to the Southeast, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. The database’s categories include: disaster recovery, civic engagement, renewable energy advocacy and policy, city/community planning, and nature-based solutions. This will serve as a library of ideas and resources for our communities.

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Events - In Person

Featured Event: ASAP Happy Hour at NAF
In-Person Event | October 26 | ASAP Members $25, Non-Members $35
Join us for happy hour, IN PERSON on Wednesday, October 26 from 6-9 PM ET at Fells Point Tavern! We're excited to finally connect again while at the National Adaptation Forum. Raise a glass with your fellow ASAP members at this informal networking happy hour. A private indoor and outdoor space is reserved where hors d'oeuvres and drinks (2 per ticket) will be provided! Save your seat in advance as tickets are available now. See you there!

Risks and Opportunity Markets: Climate Change and the Housing Crisis - The Climate Adaptation Forum
In-person and Virtual Forum | September 30 | 9 AM-12 PM ET | Register Today
The September Climate Adaptation Forum will focus on the impacts of climate change on the U.S. housing market. We will explore negative consequences– like an increase in default rates, volatility of house prices, and abandonment of existing housing stock– potential opportunities, and the role and the need for affordable, climate-resilient housing in all markets across the country.

Livable Cities Forum
In-person Event | October 3-5 |$222 - $738 | Register Today 
The Forum is hosted by the City of Victoria in partnership with ICLEI Canada and the Canadian Urban Institute, and will focus on equity and climate action. You won’t want to miss this boutique national event widely known for its high-caliber practical sessions and diverse speakers on climate change action in Canada.

2022 Southwest Adaptation Forum
Conference | October 10-12 | Register Today
The 2022 SWAF, hosted by the Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC), the South Central CASC, USDA Southwest Climate Hub, and Southwest Decision Resources, will be in Albuquerque, NM SWAF. The forum will build on work started at the 2018 and 2021 SWAFs, further exploring topics relevant to adaptation practitioners in the Southwest, such as cultural burning, drought, and ecosystem transformation.

Climate Fast Forward Conference
Conference | October 17 | $20 - $160 Early Bird Rates | Register Today 
Conference participants will learn about the transformative work of leading climate experts, build connections through networking sessions and collaborative tracks, work closely with multidisciplinary artists to communicate messages about the climate emergency, and contribute their voices and opinions to an action plan that will accelerate transformational change.

5th National Adaptation Forum
In-person Event | October 25-27 | Registration Closes October 19 
The forum will be held in person in Baltimore, MD, and is a space for adaptation professionals to innovate, network, and focus on established and emerging climate adaptation issues of the day. A $25 discount code is available as an exclusive member discount in ASAP's bi-weekly Network News publication!

Design for Adaptation - Cumulus Detroit 2022
In-Person Event | November 2 - 4 | Detroit, MI | $280 - $500 
Design for Adaptation comprises changing behaviors, systems, and environments to reduce our vulnerability to the harmful effects of a rapidly changing world, including climate change, automation, and income inequality.
 
2022 Fall Science Meeting - South Central CASC
In-Person and Virtual Event | November 9 - 11 | Register by October 31
The meeting is open to individuals interested in climate change science and adaptation. This year's meeting will emphasize partnerships between scientists and resource managers. There will be a special focus on how to market your science, including a poster session designed to showcase your work and network with other attendees.

2022 Coastal & Island Watershed Symposium - Center for Watershed Protection
In-Person Event | November 10-11 | Early Registration Closes 9/14
This symposium is designed for practitioners to learn more about the challenges of coastal & island environments, including adaptation, and share the tools, stories, challenges they face as practitioners. Contact Karen Titus at kmt@cwp.org to receive a $50 speaker or attendee discount exclusive to ASAP members or consider submitting an abstract by August 26!

2023 California Adaptation Forum 
In-Person Event | July 31 - August 2, 2023 | Save the Date 
Save the dates for the 2023 California Adaptation Forum - July 31-August 2, 2023 in Pomona, CA - to connect with hundreds of climate leaders and discuss solutions to creating resilient communities across the state!

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Events - Virtual

Resiliency Academy Components of a Resilient Community - Resilient Virginia 
Webinar Series | September 29 - December 15 | 1-2:30 PM ET | $45/session or $135/ all sessions 
The Resiliency Academy Fall 2022 series will feature webinars highlighting the four components of a Resilient Community as championed by Resilient Virginia.

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Training for Ontario Planners
Virtual Training | Starting October 4 | Individual Modules $140/ All Three $385
The program explores how planners can ensure communities are prepared for and resilient to the risks created by a rapidly changing climate. The online training brings together current knowledge informed by the deep experience of practitioners in the field and supported by an advisory committee of academic, municipal, private sector, and Indigenous members.

How to Achieve a Just and Ambitious Outcome at COP27 
Virtual Event | October 6 | 9 - 10:30 AM ET | Register Today 
During the event, ACT2025 partners will offer a united vision for success at COP27, including addressing loss and damage, scaling up support for adaptation action, strengthening climate targets and assuring climate finance promises will be met.

Save the Dates! 7th Annual Partnership Forum: "Alliances for Inclusive Resilience"
Virtual Event Series | Every Wednesday in October | 1-3 PM ET | Free
The annual forum provides opportunities for partners to engage with other industry peers, network, and identify actionable future collaborations around a priority topic. The Resilient Nation Partnership Network is a unique network of organizations and individuals united to help communities take action and become more resilient.

Federal Funding Success Stories for Local and Tribal Government 
Webinar | October 13 | 1-2:30 PM ET | Register Today
This webinar will feature success stories of communities and tribes using federal grants to fund renewables, efficiency, and climate resiliency projects. Presenters will discuss the new funding opportunities available, how to create compelling grant proposals, how to collaborate with other communities and entities on projects, and share lessons learned.

Sustainability Sessions: Neighbourhood Climate Action 
Virtual Event | October 20 | 12 - 1 PM ET | Register Today 
This virtual lunch & learn will feature local experts as they share their learnings and best practices on activating neighbours to take on climate action together.

Piloting the ASAP Art Studio! Join us for Climate Inspired Artistic Practice
Virtual Space | November 10 | 2-3:30 PM ET 
ASAP member Vidya Balasubramanyam is launching a new space for members to engage- the ASAP Art Studio! Vidya is a dedicated member of ASAP and strongly engaged in our Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, where the idea for the Art Studio was created. The primary goal of this art studio is to intentionally create a safe space for you to try out climate inspired artistic practices.

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