Jobs & Opportunities

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

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Jobs - Permanent

Environmentalist Senior (Climate Action Coordinator) - Colville Tribes
Nespelem, WA | Senior | Full-time | $27/hr | June 18, 9:59 p.m. ET
The Coordinator will foster the integration of climate adaptation into management plans and activities, and provide information to the Colville Tribes’ Climate Change Steering Committee about climate-related impacts to human health and the environment.

Program Manager - Anthropocene Alliance
Remote | Intermediate | Full-time | $55,000/yr | June 29
Anthropocene Alliance (Aa) is the nation’s largest coalition of frontline communities fighting for climate and environmental justice. The Program Manager will assist the Executive Director in connecting members to funding opportunities, coordinating monthly National Leaders Forums, and presenting at and attending conferences and meetings. To apply, email Harriet@AnthropoceneAlliance.org with your resume and cover letter.

Climate Projections Development - Geos Institute
Washington D.C. | Intermediate | Part-time | TBD | Open until filled
The consultant will develop local climate projections using available data for specific project sites nationwide. This work may include processing and analyzing raw climate modeling data and integrating various data sources in the development of a single climate projections report. To indicate your interest in this opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Christina Mills at christina@geosinstitute.org.

Climate Resilience, Project Manager - City of Boston
Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | $61,000 - $84,000/yr
The Climate Resilience Project Manager will work to integrate preparedness and climate change projections into all municipal projects; coordinate Boston’s preparedness activities with related work by other municipalities; and work with neighborhood groups to ensure that all parts of the Boston community have the resources necessary to reduce their vulnerability to the increasing risks associated with climate change.

Climate Mitigation/Adaptation Officer - City of Bainbridge Island
Bainbridge, WA | Intermediate | Full-time | $86,000 - $108,000/yr
The Climate Mitigation/Adaptation Officer leads the development and implementation of the climate change related programs across all City departments, the community, and with regional partners. The Climate Officer develops strategic partnerships to meet the overall goals of the Bainbridge Island Climate Action Plan (CAP).

Associate Program Officer, Gulf Health and Resilience - NASEM
Washington D.C. | Intermediate | Full-time | TBD
The Associate Program Officer will serve as an integral member of the Gulf Research Program’s Health and Resilience Unit. The incumbent will: conduct research; prepare or compile written documents; coordinate program or project activities; conduct outreach; build and manage relationships; and develop and organize meetings, workshops, and other activities.

Heat Relief Coordinator - City of Richmond
Richmond, IN | Intermediate | Full-time | $37,000.00/yr | Open until filled
The heat relief coordinator will lead the City of Richmond’s efforts to assess community needs for dealing with extreme heat events and develop and implement heat relief strategies and response protocols. The position is funded for two years and will be supported by the Beat the Heat program through Indiana University’s Environmental Resilience Institute.

Heat Relief Coordinator - City of Clarksville
Clarksville, IN | Intermediate | Full-time | $40,000,00/yr | Open until filled
The heat relief coordinator will lead the City of Richmond’s efforts to assess community needs for dealing with extreme heat events and develop and implement heat relief strategies and response protocols. The position is funded for two years and will be supported by the Beat the Heat program through Indiana University’s Environmental Resilience Institute.

Climate and Sustainability Associate - Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc. 
Oakland, CA or Remote CA | Intermediate | Full-time | $31.25–$38.94/hour | Open until filled
The Climate and Sustainability Associate will support, lead, and expand Cascadia’s sustainability and climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in California. The ideal candidate has working knowledge of climate science, climate adaptation and mitigation strategies.

Tribal Liaison & Science Communications Specialist - The University of Oklahoma
Albuquerque, NM | Intermediate | Full-time | Competitive Salary | Open until filled
The Tribal Liaison & Science Communications Specialist will be responsible for working closely with partners from a variety of Tribes, Pueblos, and inter-tribal organizations in New Mexico to develop and deliver trainings on climate adaptation and related topics, provide support to communities seeking or engaged in adaptation activities, and work to identify and reduce barriers to implementing Tribal adaptation activities.

Senior Strategy Associate - American Flood Coalition
Washington D.C. | Senior | Full-time | Competitive Salary | Open until filled
The Senior Strategy Associate will join AFC’s Strategy Team and lead research on emerging topics, evaluate potential approaches, and determine the tactics adopted by AFC in striving to achieve their mission. The ideal candidate is able to design frameworks for complex problems and has experience helping flood-affected communities to adapt and thrive.

Campaign Director - Massachusetts Community Action Network (MCAN)
Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | $50,000 | Open until filled
The Better Buildings Director is the lead organizer and community liaison for campaigns focused on building codes and affordable housing. The person in this position will continue to build the Net Zero Stretch Code legislative and regulatory campaigns, including mobilizing industry advocates to use political power to advance and align net-zero policies with climate policies and programs.

Communications Director
Lacey, WA | Senior | Full-time | $122,280.00 - $134,280.00 | Open until filled
The Communications Director will lead and manage Ecology's Communications Team, which is committed to protecting and restoring Washington State's environment and addressing climate change. This position will direct, plan, and coordinate media relations, web communications, use of social media, other external communications, and internal communications.

State Programs Director - American Flood Coalition
Washington D.C. | Senior | Full-time | TBD | Open until filled
The State Programs Director will oversee a team of staff and consultants, and drive state-level relationships and policy development to support members as they seek to increase urgency and advance solutions to flooding and sea-level rise. This position will be responsible for engaging with, supporting, expanding, and fortifying Coalition membership at the local and state levels across the nation.

Resilience Planner - Dewberry
Fairfax, VA; remote possible | Intermediate | Full-time | TBD | Open until filled
The Resilience Planner will support the Resilience Solutions Group (RSG) with a variety of tasks related to resilience planning: community outreach and engagement, research, policy analysis, planning, report development, presentations and/or decision support applications.

Senior Science Advisor - Mayor’s Office of Resilience New York City
New York City, NY | Senior | Full-time | TBD | Open until filled
The Senior Science Advisor will shape science to be useful for the City’s most pressing climate actions, policies, and programs. The Senior Science Advisor will examine decision contexts, climate and socio-economic trends, and impacts to urban systems, with an emphasis on clearly depicting uncertain risks and outcomes associated with climate change.

 

 

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Jobs - Temporary

Program Specialist II, Puerto Rico - National Center for Atmospheric Research
San Juan, Puerto Rico | Intermediate | Part-time | $63,000 - $78,900 | Open until filled
The Program Specialist facilitates the connection between climate impacts and adaptation research and the planning and preparedness activities of significance to the territory. This is a 2 year, program specialist position with the NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI) division.

Legal and Policy Intern - Audubon
Washington, DC | Entry | Full-time | Paid | Open until filled
The Legal and Policy Intern will support the team’s coastal policy and natural infrastructure work. The intern will provide legal and/or policy research and analysis to advance their policy program’s goals, which include using natural infrastructure solutions for enhancing climate resilience at the federal and state level, among other topics.

Clean Heat Manager - Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | $100,000/year | Open until filled
The Manager will be responsible for coordinating the activities of both the Commission and the Task Force on Clean Heat, managing the procurement and work of consultants, and managing stakeholder outreach and engagement around the work of the Commission. This is a two-year grant funded position.

Climate Resilience Fellow - Mystic River Watershed Association 
Boston, MA | Entry | Full-time | $4,800 Stipend | Open until filled
The Climate Resilience Fellow will support all aspects of Wicked Hot Mystic –a heat mapping campaign designed to help better understand extreme heat and urban heat islands in Greater Boston– including: support volunteer coordination, collect data from gap sites, and support qualitative project work. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and communicative.

USDN 2021 Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Fellowship Program
Multiple Locations | Entry | Full-time | Wage varies by location | Open until filled
The Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) is pleased to offer summer 2021 fellowship opportunities with local governments of different cities in the U.S. Fellows will help local governments advance sustainability and equity goals. Fellowships will be full-time for 12 weeks, beginning in May or June and concluding in August or September.

Sustainability Manager - North Suffolk Office of Resilience and Sustainability
Chelsea, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | TBD | Open until filled
The Sustainability Manager will devise and implement energy efficiency, renewable energy, and conservation initiatives; coordinate inter-municipal programs with an energy component; advance social equity and community resilience; assist in the development of policy recommendations; and pursue a variety of state and federal funding to further the mission of the office.

Resilience Manager - North Suffolk Office of Resilience and Sustainability
Chelsea, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | TBD | Open until filled
The Resilience Manager will effectively deliver climate adaptation and mitigation projects; coordinate inter-municipal programs; engage and build capacity for adaptation and mitigation measures; advance social equity and community resilience; assist in the development of policy recommendations; and pursue a variety of state and federal funding to further the mission of the office.

Post-doctoral Fellowship for Climate Change Research - FM Global
Norwood, MA | Intermediate | Full-time 
FM Global is seeking a Post-Doctoral researcher for their Climate Change Research fellowship position. This position is for a limited term of up to three years, renewable each year. The role is focused on developing publishable work as part of a strategic research program under the guidance of a program manager or other senior research staff member(s). The Fellow’s & FM Global’s goal is to quantify the impact of climate change on the following key perils: extreme precipitation, drought, wildfire, sea level rise, riverine and coastal flooding, tropical cyclone winds, and severe weather including straight-line winds, tornadoes, and hail. The ideal candidate will have experience with multiple programming languages and a solid research record.

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Opportunities

CCRE Grant Competition
Grant | Proposals are due June 18
CRF is proud to administer the Coordination and Collaboration in the Resilience Ecosystem (CCRE) Program. The CCRE grant competition for 2021 will provide up to $300,000 in strategic investments in 4 areas for projects that improve, combine, align, or scale existing resources, services, and tools in climate adaptation and resilience planning.

Tribal and Indigenous Climate Adaptation - National Adaptation Forum
Call for Presentations | 11:59 p.m. PT on June 23, 2021
The virtual National Adaptation Forum is happy to announce that it will be hosting a series highlighting Tribal and Indigenous climate change adaptation this Fall. The goal of the Fall 2021 series is to advance discussions about climate adaptation in Tribal and Indigenous communities and elevate best practices for climate adaptation.

Virtual Network Meeting - American Society of Adaptation Professionals
Call for Sessions | June 30
Submissions are open for Member-Led Sessions at the ASAP Virtual Network Meeting Sep 13-15! Share about an initiative you’re working on, highlight how other ASAP members are adding value to your work, or create a space for members to socialize and practice personal resilience.

2021 Youth Innovation Challenge - Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Submissions due July 5
The 2021 Youth Innovation Challenge, hosted by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, invites North American youth (18 to 30 years old) to propose innovative solutions to support communities in becoming more resilient and adaptive to climate change and help foster equal access to a healthy environment for all, particularly those underserved and vulnerable in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Strengthening Partnerships and Engaging Networks - Gulf Research Program
Funding Opportunity | Proposals due 5 p.m. ET July 20
The Gulf Research Program (GRP) is seeking projects from Communities of Practice (CoP) that work in the area of climate adaptation or disaster resilience to build the knowledge base and capacity of their members to apply an equity lens to their activities in order to address the needs and challenges of communities that are disproportionately at risk from climate hazards or other disasters.

Gaming for Justice - Mycelium Youth Network
Youth Opportunity
This June, Mycelium Youth Network, an Oakland-based climate justice organization that prepares frontline youth for climate change, is launching Gaming for Justice, an interactive virtual Dungeons and Dragons-based adventure through various Oakland neighborhoods at different moments in history. Gaming for Justice is a unique interactive adventure that was designed, drawn, and sound-tracked by Oakland artists and visionaries. 

Community Adaptation Learning Exchange (CALE)
Volunteer Opportunity | Open until filled
Community Adaptation Learning Exchange is an ASAP-supported peer learning collective focused on advancing climate adaptation efforts at the community level. The CALE management team leads programming and outreach, and establishes the strategic direction of the collective. If you are interested in participating in a management capacity, please visit www.communityadaptation.org and email shapirokline@onearchitecture.nl for more information.

ASAP’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Fund
Scholarships & Stipends
The JEDI Fund provides scholarships for adaptation professionals to engage in professional development and capacity-building activities and it provides stipends to compensate people for their time as they contribute their knowledge, expertise, and labor to ASAP’s programs. Resources are available first and foremost to Black people, Indigenous people, or other people of color and are also available to people of any race or ethnicity who have limited financial resources.

National Environmental Justice Community Engagement Call
Community Engagement Opportunity | First call May 19, 2:00-4:00 ET
The purpose of these calls is to inform communities about EPA's environmental justice work and enhance opportunities to maintain an open dialogue with environmental justice advocates. The Agency hopes that relaunching these calls will help reaffirm EPA’s continued commitment to work with community groups and the public to strengthen local environmental and human health outcomes.

Faces of American Resilience - What does resilience mean to you?
Student Storytelling Contest | Submissions due July 16

In partnership with the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, American Resilience Project is excited to announce its first-ever student storytelling contest: Faces of American Resilience - What does resilience mean to you? They are inviting undergraduate and graduate students to answer this question by telling your story on-camera.

Public Sector Data Access Program - First Street Foundation 
Through First Street's inaugural public sector data share program, they are offering their flood statistical data to federal, state and local agencies for free or low-cost to further advance First Street’s mission of making flood awareness and preparedness ubiquitous in the US. Please email marguerite@firststreet.org for more information on the data share program.

Climate Adaptation for Land Trusts
Short Course
This online short course is designed for land trusts actively working on stewardship projects in rural, suburban and urban forests, forested watersheds and wetland systems. Land trusts can participate as individuals or in groups. Climate vulnerability and management information will be targeted to ecosystems in the Eastern U.S.

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
Grant
The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program supports and empowers communities working on solutions to local environmental and public health issues. The grant can fund projects up to $50,000, depending on availability of funds. Eligible organizations are incorporated non-profits, U.S. territories, tribal governments, and tribal organizations.

Resilient Nation Partnership Network
Network
The Resilient Nation Partnership Network is a unique network of organizations and individuals united to help communities take action and become more resilient. Their mission is to inform, educate, and motivate communities to protect themselves from the loss of life, property, and prosperity as a result of natural hazards.

Alliance for Climate Education (ACE)
Content Creation Opportunity
The Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is looking for content creators on TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube who are ready to engage their audience in tackling the climate crisis–and make money doing it. They seek out educational content about climate change created for young people. Learn more about pricing, eligibility, and terms and conditions here.

Thriving Cities Challenge
The Thriving Cities Challenge will identify and support breakthrough projects that use innovative nature-based solutions to advance climate resilience, advance racial equity, and strengthen communities. Eligible project teams must include at least one not-for-profit organization and at least one Black, Indigenous, or person of color-led organization. Proposed projects must take place in a city or metro area in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico.

 

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Events

Perspectives on the Future of Climate and Environmental Justice on the U.S. Gulf Coast
Webinar | June 24 | 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 a.m. ET
The Gulf Research Program’s (GRP) Gulf Health and Resilience Board (GHRB) will convene newly-appointed members of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council to discuss critical steps that are being taken or that need to occur to advance climate and environmental justice for all those who call the Gulf of Mexico region home.

Coolest in LA - Climate Resolve
Gala | June 24, 2021 and 6:30 p.m. PT (9:30 ET) | $190
ASAP Organizational Member, Climate Resolve’s annual Coolest in LA gala returns—a fun and flashy evening that honors local climate leadership. This year, there is a hybrid event on the grounds of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator as well as the virtual events and networking platform, Remo.

Adaptation Co-Creation Webinar 6: Visualizing Change - ASAP
Webinar | June 29 | 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET
Join us for the next ASAP Co-Creation Webinar. We will learn about Hazen & Sawyer's novel approach to flood water visualization with Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) and Kim Lundgren Associates' award winning approach to bringing the planning process to life through its Dashboard and other interactive tools. Register now!

At What Point Managed Retreat? 2021 Conference
June 29 - July 1, 2021 | Times TBA
Columbia Earth Institute | Cost TBA
Building on the success of the 2019 conference on Managed Retreat, the 2021 conference will address a range of scientific, social, policy and governance issues around managed retreat. The conference, a major initiative of Columbia University's Earth Institute, will bring together stakeholders from the public, private and nonprofit sectors, together with academics, scientists, and community representatives, to help develop a common understanding of this complex issue, and move the needle toward equitable solutions. A major emphasis will be on issues of environmental justice, in recognition that the people most impacted by decisions around retreat have a key role in these conversations.

ASAP Virtual Network Meeting
Conference | September 13-15 | $75, scholarships available
During this three-day virtual experience you’ll learn and share about ASAP members’ adaptation work, deepen your knowledge and commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in adaptation, and get all your questions answered about ASAP’s member programs and organizational management. Applications are open for member-led sessions: Submit your session here by June 30.

California Adaptation Forum
Postponed | Riverside, CA
The 2020 California Adaptation Forum has been postponed to 2021. CAF aims to foster knowledge exchange, innovation, and mutual support to create resilient communities and tackle the state’s most pressing climate change challenges.

 

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