Water Program Associate

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Freshwater Future
Detroit, MI, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Location: Southeast Michigan

  • Assist in the development and implementation of collaborative programs in urban areas, low-income communities and communities of color that address community concerns related to water.
  • Conduct programs to build the capacity of local groups to succeed in influencing decisions that impact their communities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with individuals including decision-makers and community organizations with interest in water issues.
  • Provide opportunities for leaders in community groups to connect with others doing similar work as well as governmental and business leaders.
  • Create opportunities for trainings and events that help local groups and individuals develop power and voice on their issues.
  • Participate in meetings, conferences and collaboratives to influence policy in ways that reflect the needs of local communities and work for equity in implementation.

General Job Requirements:

  • Participate and assist with Freshwater Future staff meetings and events.
  • Attend board meetings as appropriate.
  • Assist with organizational planning.

Qualifications:

The Program Associate will have excellent interpersonal skills preferably with a Bachelor’s Degree, nonprofit or advocacy background, excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent computer skills in MS programs including databases, spreadsheets, and word processing; and experience with program implementation. The position requires excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently and a commitment to equity and inclusion. Travel is required. Some nights and weekends required. Freshwater Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $32,000.00 - $35,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

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