Hello Contra Costa Community!

Earth Team has an opening for a full-time Program Associate starting in September. Please see the information below and share with anyone you think might be interested in applying. You can visit our website to learn more: earthteam.net/we-are-hiring

Full Job Description: Earth Team Program Associate Job Description.docx

Position Details: Full-time, Salaried w/ benefits package (medical, dental, vision, retirement plan)
Expected Salary: TBD Based on Experience
Expected Start Date: September 2021

About Earth Team
Earth Team is a nonprofit organization based in Richmond, CA. Our programs focus on youth development, environmental issues (waste reduction, climate change, transportation systems and air quality, watershed restoration) and emphasize hands-on experiences that drive change and innovation. The organization is committed to maintaining relationships with community partners and working hard to serve schools with limited resources and students who are often underrepresented in the outdoors and STEM / Environmental careers. Earth Team programs and outdoor excursions inspire students to develop a relationship with the outdoors, and encourage student leadership, peer-to-peer education, teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and the use of information technology. Earth Team provides the opportunity for young, eager individuals to make impactful changes while growing and learning immensely. For more information, please visit www.earthteam.net

Position Overview
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Program Associate acts as a mentor and a coach for two teams of 14 high school interns. The Program Associate works with other staff members to create and deliver culturally relevant environmental education curriculum and action-oriented service-learning projects related to Earth Team’s project areas: waste/sustainability, air quality/human health, water quality/watershed restoration. The Program Associate facilitates weekly afterschool meetings and monthly weekend events with intern teams. Additionally, the Program Associate helps develop and implement community engagement events to educate school campuses and the public on the climate crises, Covid-19 safety, and environmental efforts. This position works closely to develop partnerships with lead teachers, project partners, expert professionals, and community members. The ideal candidate is experienced in outdoor and classroom education with K-12 students, able to adapt educational experiences to students’ diverse backgrounds and committed to instilling a connection to local nature and sense of environmental stewardship in Bay Area youth.

To Apply: Please email a resume and brief description detailing your interest and experience relevant to this position to joelle@earthteam.net and include “Program Associate Position” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning Monday, August 23, 2021. The position will remain open until filled - please visit https://www.earthteam.net/we-are-hiring/ for the most current information.



Itzel Gomez
Program Manager, Earth Team


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