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

CF is hiring for multiple positions for the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP):

Development Manager - California Environmental Justice Alliance

California (Remote) | Full-Time | Intermediate | $83k - $87k/year | Open Until Filled

Urban Sustainability Directors Network is Hiring for Multiple Positions:

Hip-Hop Caucus is Hiring for Several Positions:

Coastal Extension Specialist (Resilience) - University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA | Full-Time | Intermediate | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Climate Policy Lead - Cascade Climate
Greater Washington, D.C. | Full-Time | Intermediate | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled 

Cascade Climate is looking for a dynamic, independent policy operator familiar with the halls of DC and how to move a policy agenda forward across the Hill, agencies, and even statehouses. A great candidate might have several years of professional experience in climate-relevant policy desks or other high-expectations environments. wide! Candidates—or anyone with ideas to share—should email at

Assistant Professor, Environmental Social Sciences (Climate Change) - University of New England
Biddeford, ME |Full-Time | Intermediate | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled

Senior Climate Policy Advisor - State of New Mexico Office of the Governor
Roswell, NM | Full-Time | Senior | $53k - $85k/year | Open Until Filled

The National Congress of American Indians has several open positions:

Senior Analyst: ESA Climate Initiative Support - Ocean Associates, Inc
Remote | Full-Time | Intermediate | $33 - $37/hour | Open Until Filled

International Global Change Science Specialist (USGCRP) - ICF 
Washington, D.C. | Full-Time | Intermediate | $68k - $116k/year | Open Until Filled

Senior Analyst: ESA Climate Initiative Support - Ocean Associates Inc.
Remote | Full-Time | Intermediate | $33 - $37/hour | Open Until Filled

Climate Change Researcher - ICF 
Arlington, VA (Hybrid)| Full-Time | Entry | $53k - $90k/year | Open Until Filled

Communications Lead, Comprehensive Action for Climate Change Initiative - ABT Associates
Rockville, MD |Full-Time | Senior | $69k - $127k/year | Open until Filled

Applied Climate Scientist - The Nature Conservancy 
Locations Vary | Full-Time | Intermediate | $61k - $86k/year | Open Until Filled

Environmental Planner II - Metropolitan Area Planning Council 
Boston, MA | Full-Time | Intermediate | $68k - $78k/year | Open Until Filled

Adaptation Lead - Natural Resources Defense Council
Chicago, IL | Full-Time | Intermediate | $175k - $200k/year | Open Until Filled

Senior Associate, Water Equity and Climate Resilience - Policy Link
Remote | Full-Time | Senior | $85k - $105k/year | Open Until Filled

Senior Coordinator of Environmental Justice - National Wildlife Federation
Washington, D.C. | Full-Time | Intermediate | $55k - $60k/year | Open Until Filled

Global Program Manager - Women’s Earth Alliance 
Remote | Full-Time | Intermediate | $65k - $75k/year | Open Until Filled

Associate Director - NC State University
Raleigh, NC | Full-Time | Senior | Salary not Listed | Open until Filled

Climate Change and Energy Program Director - CivicWell
Remote (CA) | Full-Time | Senior | $101k - $128k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Change Program Associate - UMass Amherst 
Amherst, MA (Hybrid) | Full-Time | Entry | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Director of Climate Solutions - Kim Lundgren Associates 
Remote | Full-Time | Senior | $90k - $110k/year | Open Until Filled 

Program Director in Real Estate Development - Tulane School of Architecture
New Orleans, LA | Full-Time | Senior | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled 

Sustainability Scientist Manager - Chickasaw Nation
Norman, OK | Full-Time | Intermediate | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled

Stream Continuity Program Manager - Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration
Westfield/Boston, MA | Full-Time | Intermediate | $74k - $109k/year | Open Until Filled 

Adaptation Lead - National Resource Defense Council
Locations Vary | Full-Time | Senior | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Climate Resilience Project Manager - AECOM 
Tampa, FL | Full-Time | Intermediate | $80k - $100k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Adaptation and Resilience Technical Discipline Manager - SLR International Corporation
Various Locations | Full-Time | Senior | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Campaign Manager - US Climate Action Network (USCAN)
Remote | Full-Time | Intermediate | $72k - $85k/year | Open Until Filled

ARUP is hiring for multiple positions: 

AI Climate Institute Executive Director - University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, MN | Full-Time | Senior | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

UC Davis is hiring for multiple positions: 

Environmental and Social Justice Journalist/Writer - Anthropocene Alliance
Remote | Full-Time | Entry | $60k - $68k/year | Open Until Filled 
The work of the journalist/writer will include composing or updating community profiles for our membership page. Profiling members and issues via our monthly newsletter, A2 Times. Writing investigative and general interest articles for the media and preparing Op-Eds on behalf of our members for publication in local and national media. To apply, email with your resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample.

Senior Director, Sustainable Cities for All - Policy Link 
Remote | Full-Time | Senior | $165k - $195k/year | Open Until Filled

Jobs - Temporary

Old Dominion University is Hiring for Several Positions:

Community Engagement Consultant - Climate Resilience Consulting
Locations Vary | Part-Time | Intermediate | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Adjunct Faculty (Remote) Climate Change - Unity Environmental University
Remote | Part-time | Intermediate | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Research Ecologist/Soil Scientist/Agronomist - Department of Agriculture 
Davis, CA | Full-Time | Intermediate | $76k - $118k/year | Open Until Filled 

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Capacity Building to Catalyze Collaborations to Address Climate Change Impacts on Human Health
RFP Opportunity | Respond Today
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is encouraging the submission of proposals and supplemental funding requests focused on addressing the human health impacts of climate change and downstream impacts from climate mitigation strategies. NSF seeks to foster interdisciplinary teams and approaches that strengthen collaboration across scientific communities, the health sector, local communities, and other stakeholders.

Delegation to Copenhagen
Call for Professionals | Respond Today
The Danish embassy is putting together a trade mission to Copenhagen from November 1-3 (expenses paid) and is looking for adaptation professionals to round out a cohort of architects, urban planners, building owners/operators, VCs focused on proptech/greenbuild, policy makers, and researchers.

Are You Attending COP28? 
Summit Interest | Fill Out Today
This December, Second Nature will again be leading a small higher education delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. If you are planning on physically attending COP28, please fill out the form above.

JEDI Community of Practice & Policy Practice Group NOAA Listening Session
Focus Group | Listening Session November 17
NOAA is currently seeking feedback on how they can better serve and support users of all backgrounds and disciplines with climate science, information, data and tools through a Request for Information (RFI) on Equitable Climate Service Delivery. NOAA is specifically interested in hearing how they can better support the needs of the ASAP network in preparing for the impacts of climate change. Please consider joining us for the focus group session on November 17 at 3 p.m. to provide feedback on RFI questions that are most relevant to your work.

Resilience Certification Market Survey - Resilience Rising
Feedback Opportunity | Respond by November 17 
Resilience Rising is conducting a market study on the need for climate resilience design guidelines and building standards. Building industry stakeholders increasingly recognize and prepare for physical risks posed by extreme weather events and other natural hazards at individual asset and portfolio scales. To help their team understand how practitioners are integrating resilience into their work and the potential market for a third-party building-scale resilience certification system, they would appreciate your time taking 10-15 minutes to complete this survey.

Apply Today to Join ASAP’s 2024 Mentorship Program Cohort
Mentorship Program | Apply by November 22
Applications for the 2024 Mentorship Program are now open! ASAP Members have the opportunity to participate in a nine-month, mentee-driven program. This program provides a platform for participants to exchange knowledge, networks, and experiences. It offers a safe space to address workplace and job search challenges while being part of a community with like-minded people who are actively growing in their adaptation careers.

DBASSE/EO - Societal Experts Action Network: Call for Experts
Call for Experts | Submissions Due November 27
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is seeking suggestions for experts to be considered for the membership rotation or other engagement with the Societal Experts Action Network brings the knowledge of the nation's leading experts in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences directly to decision makers and encourages the adoption of evidence-based strategies to address COVID-19 and other pressing societal issues.

NOAA Climate Ready Workforce
Funding Opportunity | LOI Due November 30 
NOAA aims to grant between 10-20 awards under this competition, at amounts ranging from $500,000-$10 million each. NOAA is seeking qualified state, tribal, territorial, and local governments, institutions of higher education, and non-profit organizations in coastal states or territories to lead partnerships to train and place workers in quality jobs that enhance climate resilience.

2024 American Climate Leadership Awards- EcoAmerica
Award | Nominations Due December 1 
EcoAmerica’s American Climate Leadership Awards (ACLA) was created to recognize, reward, and amplify climate change activation and advocacy in the United States.Individuals and organizations selected as finalists have demonstrated success in engaging a broader diversity of people nationwide for climate preparedness, resilience, action, and advocacy at local, regional, and national levels in ways that are replicable. 

Join ASAP’s JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Committee Leadership Team
Volunteer/Leadership Opportunity | Respond by December 1 
Are you passionate about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion? Are you looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on equitable adaptation? Join the JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Committee Leadership Team! As a leader, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with fellow ASAP members to drive change, shape the future of JEDI efforts, and contribute to a more inclusive and resilient society. Instead of traditional written responses, we welcome applicants to submit their applications in various alternative formats and mediums, such as poems, photographs, songs, art pieces, or videos. There are no specific requirements or guidelines for submissions, so let your creativity shine, and tell us what JEDI means to you! To apply, fill out the "Your JEDI Journey" - Art Submission Form with your information and art by Friday, December 1. Please reach out to ASAP's Program Coordinator, Eliza, at, with any questions.

Climate-Resilient Coastal Communities Program 
Funding Opportunity | Applications Due December 13
The Climate-Resilient Coastal Communities (CRCC) Program will provide funding to enable communities and sectors to work together at a regional scale to co-develop coordinated actions that increase climate resilience in coastal regions. The CRCC received $41 million under the Government of Canada Adaptation Action Plan, which accompanied the release of the National Adaptation Strategy.

Small Business Innovation Research Grant - NOAA Technology Partnerships Office
Funding Opportunity | Full Applications Due December 20 
NOAA Phase SBIR awards provide up to $175,000 to fund a six-month period of performance for conducting feasibility and proof of concept research. The tentative award start date for the FY24 competition is June 1, 2024.

HHS Environmental Justice Community Innovator Challenge
Funding Opportunity | Submissions due January 1 
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) are seeking community-led strategies and tools to address health disparities in communities disproportionately impacted by environmental risks and hazards, including those related to climate change, and the cumulative impacts of other stressors. The Challenge mechanism provides an opportunity for community voices to participate in developing novel, innovative approaches to addressing the adverse health impacts of environmental conditions and increase community resilience within their local, disproportionately impacted communities.

Canada in a Changing Climate Survey
Feedback Opportunity | Respond by January 15 
Natural Resources Canada has launched a survey on the Canada in a Changing Climate Assessment reports. They are looking for your feedback on how you use information on climate change impacts and adaptation and what topics and formats interest you. Your comments will help us develop future assessment products and increase their relevance.

2024 Effects of Sea Level Rise
Funding Opportunity | Applications Due January 24 
Rising sea level represents a significant threat to coastal ecosystems, communities, and infrastructure through land loss, altered habitats, and increased vulnerability to coastal storms, nuisance flooding, and wave actions such as wave run-up, wave forces, wave induced buoyancy, and erosion. The ESLR Program aims to contribute to this information, delivering effective information to guide policy, land management decisions, and infrastructure design. Where appropriate, projects should build on existing information sources used by the end-user community before developing new outputs including tools and interactive applications.

Host the North Central and Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Centers
Funding Opportunity | Proposals Due February 1 
Qualified organizations are invited to apply to host and, as applicable, serve as consortium partners for the North Central and Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Centers. Applicants are invited to submit proposals to host and, as applicable, serve as consortium partners for the North Central and Southwest Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs).

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship 
Fellowship Opportunity | Apply by February 15 
Students with an interest in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources should apply. Application submission is through an application to the Sea Grant program in the state in which the student is earning their degree.

Climate Change & Society Degree Program - North Carolina State University 
Education Opportunity | Apply by February 28 
The Climate Change & Society (CCS) program at North Carolina State University provides a bridge between knowledge and action and is designed to give students new skills and knowledge in climate change science and its implications for society to support the development of informed policy and business decisions. The program offers a 1-year Master’s Degree and a 4-class Climate Adaptation Certificate. Contact Program Coordinator Dr. Roberto Mera at with questions.

COP28 Non-Federal Delegation Tracker- America is All In
Attendance Tracker | Respond Today
America is All In's goal at COP28 is to advance a whole-of-society approach to climate action with proven solutions, call on nations to work more closely with these institutions and support connections with the U.S. Federal Government and international attendees. If you and/or a principal you work with are attending COP28 and want to be reflected in the All In delegation, please submit your information to this form. Those planning to engage virtually are welcome to submit as well.

Online Micro-Certificate: Climate Vulnerability & Adaptation - University of British Columbia
Education Opportunity | $650 - $2400 | Enroll Today 
The Faculty of Forestry’s Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation (CVA) Micro-Certificate is a flexible 8-week online program that provides forest professionals with an understanding of climate science, vulnerability assessments, adaptation development, and how it is applied to management and business case adaptation.

Climate Story MA - Share Your Story 
Survey | Share Your Story 
Take this short survey to share your story on how climate change impacts you. One lucky participant will win a meal on Climate Story MA. Enter your contact info at the end of the survey to be automatically enrolled in a randomized drawing for a $100 gift card to a local restaurant or grocery store of your choice.

Climate Action Certificate - Simon Fraser University 
Education Opportunity | $699/Course | Enroll Today 
The climate emergency has already altered our lives, and it will only accelerate in the coming decades. Technical solutions now exist, so what’s getting in the way of urgently needed action? In these online courses and certificate program, 

Climate Programs Office Grants - NOAA
Funding Opportunities | Deadlines Vary 
CPO is seeking applications for six individual competitions in FY24. Several of these competitions are relevant to the suite of urgent climate-driven societal challenges and risks faced by our Nation that CPO aims to address. These include water availability and quality, marine and freshwater ecosystems, coastal changes and inundation, cascading hazards from drought and extreme heat like wildfire, and air quality issues, and climate mitigation.

Managing for a Changing Climate Course Registration
Education Opportunity | Enroll Today 
In Fall 2023, the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center at the University of Oklahoma will offer two short courses exploring the impacts of climate change and climate modeling. 

Intersectional Climate Action Leaders Working Group 
Volunteering Opportunity | Apply Today
This Working Group is intended for Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color-identified faculty, staff, administration, students, community partners, champions, and advocates of HBCU and MSI institutions in and beyond Second Nature's Climate Leadership Network.  This Working Group is the result of months of intentional and authentic relationship building and strategic planning, which Second Nature hopes to continue to cultivate into 2023.

FEMA Stories of Resilience: Voices That Inspire 
Writing Opportunity | Share Your Story Today 
Stories of Resilience connects communities across the country through personal narratives with one goal: building a more resilient nation. FEMA wants to learn more about your journey toward resilience. Sharing your wins and challenges can help others learn from your experience.

Our Town Hall Survey Request - Calm Waters Group 
Request for Feedback | Fill out the Survey Today 
OurTownHall is a stakeholder management platform for underserved communities that will help agencies scale up their reach, accuracy, and efficiency of community engagement and accelerate community participation in planning and infrastructure projects.

Environmental Education Local Grants Program
Funding Opportunity | Locations Vary | Deadlines Vary 
The Environmental Education Grant Program is seeking applications from eligible applicants to support locally focused environmental education projects that promote environmental stewardship and help develop knowledgeable and responsible students, teachers, and community members. This grant program provides financial support for projects that design, demonstrate, and/or disseminate environmental education practices, methods, or techniques that increase public awareness and knowledge about local environmental issues and provide participants in its programs the skills necessary to make informed decisions and to take responsible actions toward the environment.

Water Infrastructure Technical Assistance Available to ASAP Members in EPA Region 5 

Technical Assistance | Reach Out Today

Do you need support for water infrastructure upgrades in your community? Do you know of communities that do? EPA Region 5's Environmental Finance Center (EFC) for Water Infrastructure can provide technical assistance to support cleaner, healthier, and more equitable water resources.

Municipal staff and community-based organizations in EPA Region 5 states (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota) can sign up for EPA Technical Assistance under the Environmental Finance Center for Water Infrastructure. Looking to get the ball rolling on your project? Share your information with us, and we will reach out to schedule a 1:1 30-minute conversation about your community, potential project, and what technical assistance you may need.

If you would like to serve as a technical assistance provider or want to recommend a provider, you can also complete the form here or learn more about the EFC.

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Events - In Person

Resilience Week 2023
In-Person Event | November 28-30 | National Harbor, MD | Register Today
Resilience Week is your opportunity to connect with government partners across critical infrastructure sectors to ensure a secure and resilient flow of energy across the nation. Some of this year's focus areas include: Energy Equity and Community Resilience, The Critical Infrastructure Threat Landscape, Understanding Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies, Building Critical Infrastructure Resilience Through Distributed Energy Resources. View the Agenda-At-A-Glance and register today for Resilience Week 2023!

Crisis as Catalyst: Meeting the Moment with Transformational Investments - Climate Adaptation Forum
Hybrid Event | November 30 | 9 AM - 12 PM EST | Register Today
Join the Climate Adaptation Forum on November 30 to learn about these critical junctures in history when opportunities to do the impossible became a reality. The event will explore these moments to glean lessons that will help us prepare for our current climate crisis. What conditions allowed these changes to take place? Did planning happen beforehand? What pitfalls should we watch out for? During this discussion, participants will have the opportunity to learn from speakers exploring big infrastructure investments, safety innovations, and re-designing the urban landscape.

2024 Social Coast Forum: Social Coast for Equitable Coastal Resilience
In-Person Event | February 12 - 15 | $350 - $445 | Early Registration Ends December 18
The forum brings together a network of practitioners to share social science tools and resources, learn about and practice social science skills, and discuss ways to integrate the social sciences into coastal decision-making. This biennial forum is a must-attend event that attracts over 300 professionals from state and local coastal resource management programs, nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, private industry, and federal government agencies.

South Central Climate Resilience Forum 
In-Person Event | April 2 - 4 | Dallas, TX 
The Forum is focused on fostering meaningful dialogue on climate resilience and adaptation across Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. It will bring together representatives from non-profit organizations, all levels of government, community groups, the private sector, and academia from across the region. The Call for Presentations is now open. Submit your ideas by December 1.

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Events - Virtual

Community, Equity & Resiliency: Building Environmental and Climate Justice through Engagement Open House
Virtual Event | November 6 - 14 | Register Today
The national Virtual Open House is the first phase of the Community, Equity & Resiliency initiative. This Virtual Open House provides space for community partners and potential grant applicants to learn about the Inflation Reduction Act and other Investing in America programs and talk about how community-driven partnerships can take advantage of multiple funding opportunities to inspire meaningful positive change in their communities.

Infectious Disease and Climate Change Forum- Canadian Public Health Association 
Virtual Event | November 8 - 9 | Register Today
Climate-related factors propel the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases. As our climate changes, animals and organisms are able to live in places that were previously unsuitable habitats, increasing the risk and transmission of disease. Consequently, small changes to climate impact where and how many people get these diseases.

Understanding Climate-Smart Forestry in Practice - Yale School of the Environment
Webinar | November 27 | 12 - 1 PM EST | Register Today

In the final session of the Yale School of Environment Series on Climate Smart Forestry, the New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF) will bring multiple elements together to provide a view of how to implement, test, and scale this essential concept. NEFF will speak to the approach to defining, modeling, and codifying Climate-Smart forestry through Exemplary Forestry standards and offer insight into the regional implementation of Climate-Smart forestry through the USDA Climate Smart Commodities Partnership, working with commercial forest landowners, small family woodlot owners, and Tribal forestlands.

VISION | POWER | SOLUTIONS (VPS)- National Association of Climate Resilience Planners
Virtual Workshop Events | November 2023 - August 2024 | $100/Workshop | Register Today
VISION | POWER | SOLUTIONS (VPS) is a quarterly four-part virtual series designed to build capacity for community-driven planning among facilitators, organizers, leaders, and educators who are accountable to Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities. This series is part of a larger effort to foster a community of practice and facilitator referral network within the field of community-driven planning.

Financing Natural Climate Solutions at Scale - Michigan State University
Webinar | December 6 | 3 - 4 PM EST | Register Today
Providing landowners and technical assistance providers with the funds needed to implement improved management practices on millions of acres of farms, forests, and ranchlands will require an order of magnitude more in funding than what has been provided through the Inflation Reduction Act.  Join for a conversation on how we as a community think about paying for the improved management of our natural resources and more.

Community is Medicine: Using a Public Health Approach in Communities to Address Climate Trauma - International Transformational Resilience Coalition
Webinar | December 12 | 12 - 1 PM EST | Register Today
Learn how the direct and indirect toxic stresses and blunt traumas generated by the climate emergency are contributing to the epidemic of mental health problems seen across the US and in other nations. 

Bolstering Water Resilience in California's Capital Region - Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative
Webinar | December 13 | 5 PM EST | Register Today
Amid long periods of extreme drought and brief levels of precipitation far above the historical average, California's Capital Region continues to explore innovative ways to effectively and reliably supply water to its residents. This conversation will highlight key efforts from the Department of Water Resources, the Regional Water Authority, and the City of Woodland to increase the resilience of the region's water systems.

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