Clean & Healthy Waters Program Consultant

 (via RiverNetwork)
GreenLatinos
Home-Based / Remote
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)

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ABOUT GREEN LATINOS:

The GreenLatinos Clean & Healthy Waters Program seeks to educate, mobilize, and train Latino communities to advocate for just and inclusive policy-making, actions, and solutions that address the historic barriers communities experience in their efforts to advance water equity & accessibility priorities. These priorities include climate exacerbated flooding, public health impacts of water inequity, climate change and impacts of offshore drilling, and coastal access.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The GreenLatinos’ Clean & Healthy Waters Program Consultant will lead GreenLatinos Water Equity programming with support from GreenLatinos staff including the Director of Policy & Programs, and other program consultants. The scope of this work falls within our Water Equity and the Environmental Justice & Civil Rights core policy priorities.

The GreenLatinos Clean & Healthy Waters Program seeks to educate, mobilize, and train Latino communities to advocate for just and inclusive policy-making, actions, and solutions that address the historic barriers communities experience in their efforts to advance water equity & accessibility priorities. These priorities include climate exacerbated flooding, public health impacts of water inequity, climate change and impacts of offshore drilling, and coastal access.

The Clean & Healthy Waters Program Consultant will focus on deepening GreenLatinos’ work and engagement of its network on clean water equity issues. The Program consultant will identify opportunities to elevate the voices of Latino community members in programming, policy, media, and will promote policy and legislative solutions that benefit the well-being of Latino communities within the broader environmental movement, among Latino and ally organizations, with federal elected officials, and the Administration. The Clean & Health Waters Program Consultant will work in accordance with the GreenLatinos’ Framework for Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, Health Equity & Public Engagement in its operations, partnerships, and engagement strategies.

The Clean & Healthy Waters Program Consultant must be a well-organized individual who is comfortable working with diverse constituencies (communities of color, local organizations, businesses, government, foundations, and green groups), working in coalition with grassroots and national environmental organizations, and advocating for and implementing fair and equitable partnership practices with these communities. The Program Consultant must have the ability to develop and execute a work plan that includes policy, communications, grassroots engagement and fundraising strategies while developing and maintaining the goals of the program, utilizes resources effectively, and establishes measurable results.

The ideal candidate is self-driven, a team player, and comfortable working within a casual working environment which may at times include flexible working spaces. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate (verbally & in writing) their working needs clearly with their supervisors and other staff to ensure success. The ideal candidate understands that it is critical to uphold professional practices as a representative of GreenLatinos and its network during all work related functions including travel, receptions, and events.

The Clean & Healthy Waters Program Consultant will report directly to the Director of Policy & Programs.

POSITION TYPE: 1099 Contractor – Monthly contract ($3,500- $5,000 monthly based on experience & time – minimum of 15 hr. weekly)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead on the creation of policy education materials including fact sheets, infographics, legislative updates related to the Clean & Healthy Waters Program portfolio issues including climate exacerbated flooding, public health impacts of water inequity, climate change & impacts of offshore drilling coastal access, defense of WOTUS, and the Clean Water Act.
  • Assist in the development of communications content including press statements, social media content, graphics, blog posts, op-eds etc to be disseminated to GreenLatinos members, partners, and the general public on issues under Clean & Healthy Waters Program
  • Lead GreenLatinos participation in Clean Water For All, Water Equity and Climate Resilience Caucus via PolicyLink, the Offshore Drilling Coalition, and other water specific coalitions.
  • Work with GreenLatinos staff to develop a strategy and work plan for the Latino Communities Impacted by Climate Flooding program which includes development of grant criteria, submission process, outreach, budget execution, grants management and reporting for grantees.
  • Serve as primary lead for Water Equity Core Priority Working Group and expand the capacity of the working group staff and program consultants
  • Work with the staff to plan and implement congressional meetings/briefings/advocacy training and fly-ins related to issues in the clean and healthy waters portfolio.
  • Develop and cultivate a growing list of GreenLatinos members active and interested in water equity and ocean conservation issues.
  • Assist with the preparation of talking points, briefing materials, and reports related to GreenLatinos’ water portfolio for GreenLatinos CEO, Board, and GreenLatinos Members when necessary.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of GreenLatinos National Summit (Digital) in Fall 2020
  • Assist in the planning and execution of GreenLatinos Members Updates including Monthly Webinar, Quarterly Newsletter, Update Emails, Announcements, and more.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold at minimum a Bachelor’s of Arts or Bachelor’s of Sciences or equivalent years of work experience
  • Comfort and experience analyzing and synthesizing national and state/local policy. Preference to those who have experience in the area of water and the environment but not required
  • Experience working effectively with diverse communities
  • Dedication to equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice in the environmental movement
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely via writing and verbally
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or ID for travel
  • Must have a personal laptop computer and cell phone to use for work
  • Spanish speaking and writing capabilities are a plus.
  • Location Flexible – must maintain reasonable EST working hours.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Required Application Documents (below) must be emailed to ; cc: . Applicants must submit all information by Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

Documents include:

  • Resume/Bio
  • Writing Sample
  • Cover Letter