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ICA WATERSHED ASSISTANT SITE SUPERVISOR (SEASONAL/PART-TIME) (Boston Harbor Shipyard)

1 day 15 hours ago
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The ICA is seeking a friendly and reliable individual who has excellent communication and customer service skills to fill an Assistant Site Supervisor role at the ICA Watershed location in East Boston. This part-time seasonal position runs mid-June t ...

Link: https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/npo/d/ica-watershed-assistant-site/6596994953....City: Boston
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Assistant, Capital Market Systems / Ceres / Boston, MA

3 days 16 hours ago
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Ceres/Boston, MA

Assistant, Capital Market Systems

Organization

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world's biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site (www.ceres.org).

Description & Responsibilities

Ceres' Capital Market Systems (CMS) team consolidates Ceres' work on critical market levers that will help scale the transition to sustainable capital markets. The program works to (1) promote sustainable governance by corporate boards, and (2) press stock exchanges, securities regulators and other supranational bodies to mandate or otherwise encourage sustainability disclosure. Capital Market Systems team focuses on opportunities to achieve robust corporate disclosure and thoughtful decision-making that capitalizes on sustainability opportunities and tackles risks, by working with investors, companies, and key influencers, such as corporate directors, stock exchanges and securities regulators.

The CMS team is seeking an Assistant to support the program broadly, as well as support key projects on the governance and disclosure initiatives. We are looking for candidates with strong organizational and an interest in sustainability governance and disclosure. This full-time position is based in Boston, MA, and reports to the Program Director, Capital Market Systems.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:
• Work with the Program Director, Capital Market Systems in setting up and maintaining systems for the Capital Markets Systems team. Responsibilities include:
• Organizing and supporting team meetings.
• Developing and maintaining team systems, including goals, program and outcomes trackers, systems on the Common, Salesforce.
• Organizing and coordinating CMS team's Communications efforts, including where needed, drafting content for the website, newsletters, and other content.
• Supporting HR related efforts, including recruitment and team training.
• Supporting engagement with Ceres Board of Directors, including organizing the team to help develop Board materials.
• Represent CMS team at organizational meetings.
• Provide administrative support to Program Director, including scheduling, travel, and meeting prep.
• Provide administrative, logistical, and research support for team projects on sustainability governance and ESG disclosure.
• Support CMS staff on key projects, including organizing events and teleconferences, including scheduling, taking notes and follow up.
• Assist with project management of reports and other deliverables.
• Support Program Director and staff on presentations internally and externally on CMS priorities.
• Provide administrative support including: scheduling, preparing minutes for meetings and conference calls.
• As requested by Program Director, support the team on grant proposals, progress reports, and funder outreach.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required.
• One to two years of work experience or internships, preferably direct experience working on sustainability-related issues.
• Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative, motivation.
• Strong project management skills.
• Ability to organize and execute multiple projects and to thrive in a fast-paced environment, including attention to detail.
• Strong research and writing skills.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Self-confidence mixed with humility to ask questions and look for guidance.
• Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Self-starter who knows when to ask questions and get clarity.
• Experience working with and supporting senior level staff.
• Proficient with word-processing, spreadsheet, Google Docs, presentation, database, and e-mail computer applications.
• Interest and willingness to be trained on specific applications necessary for work: ReadyTalk, Salesforce, listserv programs, etc.

How to Apply

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org. If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.

Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.

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Link: http://jobs.justmeans.com/job/assistant-capital-market-systems-boston-ma-ceres-0...City: BostonProvinceOrState: Massachusetts
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Manager, California Policy / Ceres / San Francisco, CA

3 days 16 hours ago
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Ceres/San Francisco, CA

Manager, California Policy

Organization

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackle the world's biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site (www.ceres.org).

Description & Responsibilities

Ceres is looking to hire a Manager, California Policy. The Manager will be a key member of Ceres' growing California office and will play a critical role in implementing Ceres' water and climate policy and business advocacy work in California. The Manager will be responsible for supporting policy engagements with Ceres BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy), Connect the Drops, and the Investor Policy Working Group and for communications and support of the networks. The Manager will be knowledgeable about environmental and sustainability issues, have experience working with non-profit organizations and private sector companies, and have experience with public policy, ideally at the state-level in California.

The Manager is a cross-program role that will work closely with Ceres program staff based in Boston. This role will closely work with the Policy, the Climate and Energy, and the Water Programs to mobilize major corporations in support of public policies that call for sustainable water management, clean energy, and greenhouse gas emissions reductions in California. This is a full-time position, based in San Francisco, and will report to Director, California Policy and Partnerships.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

● In close partnership with Director, California Policy & Partnerships and the Policy, Climate and Energy, and Water teams, execute Ceres' strategy for California state policy work, including advancing policy to further smart water management and promote clean transportation, clean energy, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Responsibilities include:
o Work closely with Director, California Policy & Partnerships to implement an identified strategy on state policy.
o Collaborate with CA-based coalitions and NGO partners.
o Help develop and cultivate relationships with key state policymakers and NGOs.
o Organize all policymaker education events and meetings.
o Research and analyze relevant policy opportunities.
● Support Ceres' work with companies in California, including outreach and engagement with California-based companies and companies with a California market presence that are committed to advocacy and sustainable business practices. Responsibilities include:
o Keep up to date with sustainability-related developments at partner companies.
o Identify success stories on sustainability.
o Support team on the management of existing company relationships.
o Educate corporate partners on key policy issues through webinars, conference presentations, and written communications.
o Mobilize companies on key advocacy opportunities.
o Contribute to communications and network maintenance for Ceres BICEP, Connect the Drops, and Investor Policy Working Group networks.
o In collaboration with Policy and Company Network teams, identify and develop relationships with potential business advocacy partners.
● Support in outreach and dissemination of Ceres' work in California, including designing and implementing workshops, webinars/conference calls, newsletters and other multi-media communications to reach existing and new donors, funders, NGO partners or other collaborators.
● Partner with Communications and Marketing team to:
o Support development of op-eds that highlight the role of business and investors in advancing sustainability (including significant written work product).
o Execute engagement events with companies, investors, and policymakers.
o Track and communicate specific results of Ceres' work and that of our partners.
● Assist with planning for the Ceres annual conference and other events.
● Coordinate with other program teams as needed to accomplish organizational objectives.

Qualifications

● Master degree, preferred.
● Bachelor degree, required.
● Five years or more of direct experience working on policy and sustainability issues in the corporate, investor and/or non-profit sectors.
● Knowledge of environmental and sustainability issues.
● Knowledge of California political system.
● Understanding of how corporations function and how they incorporate sustainability into business practices.
● Self-starter focused on execution, with ability to manage multiple projects.
● Ability to make strong connections between sustainability issues and articulate the impacts and implications for corporate and investor audiences.
● Demonstrated ability to bring an advocacy perspective to corporate dialogues will be viewed as beneficial.
● Demonstrated strong project management, strategic planning skills and attention to detail are required.
● Effective presentation style as well as strong speaking and written communication skills for external and internal audiences.
● Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative and motivation.
● Successful record of organizing multiple projects, coordinating and facilitating dialogues with senior-level professionals and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
● Ability to work as part of a team and take a collaborative approach to working across the organization.
● Planning and prioritization skills with the ability to make adjustments to work and still deliver projects on deadline and within time and resource budgets.
● Willingness to travel as needed to accomplish duties noted above.
● Proficient with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and e-mail computer applications.

How to Apply

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org. If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, resume two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.

Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.

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Link: http://jobs.justmeans.com/job/manager-california-policy-san-francisco-ca-ceres-8...City: San FranciscoBostonProvinceOrState: California
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Manager, Investor Engagement / Ceres / Boston, MA

3 days 16 hours ago
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Ceres/Boston, MA

Manager, Investor Engagement

Organization

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world's biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site (www.ceres.org).

Description & Responsibilities

The Manager, Investor Engagement, plays a key role in Ceres' work with institutional investors. This position focuses on supporting and engaging members of the Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability, coordinated by Ceres, which is a network of more than 150 institutional investors with $24 trillion in assets under management. In addition, the Manager's investor engagement activities will support the organization's strategies to work with the investment community on eliminating deforestation and associated GHG emissions from agricultural supply chains, and involve a dotted line relationship to the Director of Food and Capital Markets. This is a full-time staff position, based in Boston, MA, that will report to a Director on the Investor Network.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Supporting the Investor Network
• Manage and deepen Ceres' relationships with asset owners and asset managers, serving a dedicated portfolio of investors.
• Recruit strategic new asset owner and asset manager members to the Investor Network from both the U.S. and Canada and encourage their action on ESG issues.
• Support Ceres' Investor Network relationship management system and system for tracking member engagement and activities focused on the above issues/risks.
• Promote “sustainable investment” policies and practices that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment decision-making process.
• Partner with the Director in working with the Communications team, and developing media messaging and communications materials, such as op-eds, press releases and blogs.
• Research, write, and edit communications with Investor Network members, including contributions to website, newsletter, reports and other publications.
• Partner with the Director in funder meetings and outreach to potential new funders, with the Ceres Development Team.
• Participate in planning and organizing Ceres annual conference and program events for both the Investor Network and the Food Program.
• Where appropriate, supervise interns on projects.
• Travel as necessary for relationship management purposes.
Engaging Investor Network Members
• Identify opportunities to advance Ceres' goals to reduce deforestation impacts through Ceres' Investor Network projects and activities.
• Advise and support Ceres' Food program in direct outreach, calls & meetings and presentations with investors not yet active on deforestation risks.
• Manage annual project to survey investors on deforestation risk and climate change.
• Achieve visibility for Ceres deforestation-focused work by helping to organize panels and speaking at investor-facing events.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required.
• Five to seven years of work experience, preferably direct experience working in investment sector on sustainability-related issues. Knowledge of sustainable agriculture and forest conservation desirable.
• An understanding of institutional investors and financial markets.
• Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative and motivation.
• Strong writing and research skills.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Public speaking skills, desirable.
• Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
• Successful record of organizing multiple projects and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Desire to work in a not-for-profit, advocacy-focused organization.
• Willingness to travel as needed to accomplish duties noted above.
• Proficient with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and e-mail computer applications.
• Interest and willingness to be trained on specific applications necessary for work: ReadyTalk, Salesforce, listserv program, Bloomberg Terminal, etc.

How to Apply

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org. If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.

Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.

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Link: http://jobs.justmeans.com/job/manager-investor-engagement-boston-ma-ceres-88a20c...City: BostonOrganization: Investor NetworkProvinceOrState: Massachusetts
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Bilingual Screening & Information Specialist (BOSTON)

3 days 18 hours ago
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Health Resources in Action, Inc. (HRiA), a nonprofit public health and medical research funding organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, has a mission to help people live healthier lives and build healthier communities through prevention, health ...

Link: https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/npo/d/bilingual-screening/6594841693.htmlCity: BostonProvinceOrState: Massachusetts
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Clinician, Substance Use Helplines (MA, IL) (BOSTON)

3 days 18 hours ago
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About Health Resources in Action and the Substance Use Helpline
Health Resources in Action, Inc. (HRiA) is a nonprofit public health and medical research funding organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, with a mission to help people live healthi ...

Link: https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/npo/d/clinician-substance-use/6594837055.htmlCity: BostonProvinceOrState: Massachusetts
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Accounting Specialist - Victim Rights Law Center (Boston, MA)

1 week ago
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Title: Accounting Specialist
Status: Exempt, FTE Flexible
Location: Boston, MA
Reports to: Finance Manager
The VRLC is a nonprofit law firm that provides free legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault in Oregon and throughout Mas ...

Link: https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/npo/d/accounting-specialist-victim/6591603258....City: BostonProvinceOrState: OregonMassachusetts
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Vinfen - Direct Care Career Fair in Dorchester! Tomorrow! 5/17 (Dorchester, MA)

1 week 1 day ago
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Vinfen is hiring Direct Care staff for our Metro Boston programs and Residential Group Homes in our Mental Health Services Division. Open to the public, this is a great opportunity for job seekers to learn about our programs and apply for a position! ...

Link: https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/npo/d/vinfen-direct-care-career/6590569144.htm...City: Boston
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