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Food Education & Action Fellow

Aquidneck Community Table is looking to hire a part-time food education and action fellow, a seasonal position with hours dependent on season and the candidate’s availability. The start date is May 1 and runs through the fall, with room for growth.

Responsibilities: Support garden care, farmers markets, and educational programming; support general nonprofit operations such as fundraising and outreach; work in partnership with the program manager to lead youth in hands-on lessons in school and community gardens; lead small groups in activities to demonstrate the role of gardens in increasing access to healthy foods, protecting the environment, and building healthier communities; teach students about the life cycle of plants and their role in the ecosystem; work with market manager to staff farmers market, assist with the SNAP program and data collection.

Qualifications: Experience working with young people of all ages; experience in organic gardening and/or farming; experience working independently and within a team; experience in outdoor classroom management and garden-based education; strong interpersonal skills that reflect cultural sensitivity and respect; deep listening skills; ability to communicate clearly; bilingual in English and Spanish a plus; ability to lift 40 pounds; able to work outside in all weather conditions; valid driver’s license with access to reliable transportation for moving equipment.

Compensation: $20 an hour.

To apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and availability to [email protected] with the subject line “Food Education & Action Fellow.”


Communications Associate

Newport, R.I.-based 11th Hour Racing is looking to hire a full-time communications associate to drive visibility and interest in the organization while enhancing its brand identity and mission.

Responsibilities: Assist with the creation and implementation of a communications strategy across all media platforms to increase brand recognition, sponsorships, and grantees; collaborate with the communications manager to schedule social media posts, create engaging content, and interact with followers; contribute to the creation of captivating content for multiple platforms, including websites, social media channels, newsletters, press releases, and internal/external communications materials; liaise with sibling organizations to manage content for internal newsletters and foster collaboration on shared initiatives; assist communications team in preparing reports, presentations, and metric tracking analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of communication efforts; manage website; coordinate with media contacts to arrange interviews, pitch stories, and prepare press materials; support the planning and execution of events, including conferences, seminars, and community outreach programs.

Qualifications: Ability to work effectively in a small, dynamic organization with an emphasis on teamwork; strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create clear and compelling content tailored to diverse audiences; basic understanding of public relations principles, including media relations, messaging strategies, and crisis communication management; strong interpersonal skills to interface and coordinate professionally with a number of diverse internal and external contacts; strong ability to work through administrative processes with a keen attention to detail; flexibility to work simultaneously on a range of projects and ability to prioritize tasks, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines; minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in communications, public relations, marketing, and digital media is required; nonprofit experience and/or volunteering experience is an asset.

Compensation: $25 to $30 an hour based on experience.

To apply: Click here.


Executive Director

The Charlestown (R.I.) Land Trust is looking to hire a part-time executive director to play a pivotal role in the organization’s next level of excellence.

Responsibilities: Provide leadership, big-picture vision, and strategy for growing sustainable and diversified philanthropic support while working toward the guidelines set up within the Land Trust Alliance’s Standards and Practices; build upon current fundraising approaches with innovation that excites current and new supporters; be a compelling communicator to educate the community on the benefits of preserving land; broaden and diversify CLTʼs audiences, and more deeply engage people as members, volunteers, participants, and donors; grow membership to 10% of residents and make membership virtually synonymous with living in Charlestown; develop innovative cultural and educational programming that sparks fun and enlivened experiences for new audiences; grant writing.

Qualifications: Ability to build trust, credibility, and relationships with a broad range of people within and beyond CLT, including property owners, on topics relating to land acquisition and land management; compelling, energizing, and collegial presence; penchant to think big and accomplish challenging, important objectives; ability to communicate and inspire, influence, and engage people; strategic, organized approach to planning, prioritizing, and moving the right things forward; savvy with technology and social media.

To apply: Send a letter of interest with attached resume to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin May 1.


Solar Salesperson Residential

Rhode Island-based Sol Power is looking to hire a residential solar salesperson to build a personal relationship with its customers by providing them with a single, reliable point of contact for the entire process. The majority of the company’s work is solar installation and battery backups, but the salesperson will also sell generators and electrical work.

Responsibilities: Call and email customer leads; prepare estimates for customers using satellite imagery; measure rooftops for dimensions and solar access; deliver sales pitch and educate customers on the full value proposition of Sol Power; explain financial terms and loan options to potential customers; design the best possible solar system to meet the customer’s needs; create quotes and contracts using a spreadsheet-based quote generating tool; spend at least 2 hours a day calling potential customers to set up site visits and close sales.

Qualifications: Credentials and previous experience are helpful but not a requirement; experience selling residential solar; knowledge of commercial solar, backup power, lead generation, marketing, and/or other sales experience is a plus; bilingual Spanish/English a plus; self-motivated, hardworking, persistent, and make a good first impression; comfortable talking on the phone, writing emails, using spreadsheets, and educating and persuading potential customers.

Compensation: $38 an hour, but the rate is negotiable depending on previous experience. Don’t sell on a commission. After becoming a member owner of Sol Power you will receive profit sharing.

To apply: Email resume to Eric Beecher at [email protected]. Tell us via short response in the email about any prior relevant experience, why you want to join the Sol Power team, and why you want to sell solar.


Seasonal Invasive Species Intern

NEIWPCC is looking to hire a seasonal intern to assist with invasive species prevention activities this summer in Rhode Island. The intern will be expected to work 35 hours a week, with some flexibility. The internship is anticipated to begin in late May or early June and will extend into August.

Responsibilities: Work alongside full-time staff to assist with the implementation of a community-based habitat restoration project focused on the removal of water chestnut in the Blackstone and Ten Mile watersheds; coordinate water chestnut pulling events by recruiting and training volunteers, tracking volunteer data, and maintaining materials and supplies; produce informational materials and develop social media posts for the project, and act as a liaison between state and municipal partners; assist with permitting requirements.

Qualifications: Passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality; high school graduate with 1-2 years of college education in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or related natural science field; experience coordinating volunteers and working with diverse communities; excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills are needed; experience with canoeing, kayaking, or light watercraft is desirable; some understanding of Spanish preferable; must be comfortable working outdoors, able to swim, and physically capable of lifting 50 pounds; occasional weekend and evening work is anticipated to oversee events in June and July; position is not eligible for telework; valid driver’s license and access to own transportation is required; proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

Compensation: The anticipated hourly rate starts at $18.25.

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by email to [email protected] by April 7. Reference #24-RIDEM-001 in the email subject line.


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