Climate Jobs

Intertribal Agriculture Council’s Youth Programs Internship. Application deadline: May 01, 2017. The Intertribal Agriculture Council is offering three internship positions in the Northwestern region. Youth Programs Interns will work directly with IAC Youth Programs Coordinator, Kelsey Ducheneaux, in coordinating their region’s first Native Youth in Food & Agriculture Leadership Summit. Selected Youth Programs Interns will receive a stipend of $10/hour for up to 100 hours of work, professional development learning opportunities, and academic & career planning assistance. Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfSrHzhQCmS0Ky7UivXnYlEiDAlnPEH...

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) Administrative Support Specialist. Portland, Oregon. Closing Date:  April 21, 2017. The Administrative Support Specialist directly supports Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) by performing a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Duties of the Administrative Support Specialist include providing support to ATNI management and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing the organization's general administrative activities. This also includes direct administrative support for the conventions and special events. The Support Specialist will interact closely with the executive director to assist executive management with coordination of ATNI consultants, volunteers, committee chairs, and the ATNI executive board. Successful candidates will have direct experience working with tribal non-profits. Hiring preference will be given to qualified enrolled citizens of federally recognized Tribes or Native Alaskans. Send letter of interest, resume and please include at least three professional references to humanresources@atnitribes.org. For more information, visit: http://www.atnitribes.org/sites/default/files/Admin_Support_Specialist_17.pdf

Upper Snake River Tribes Foundation - Environmental Program Director. Review of applications begins April 17, 2017 and will remain open until filled. The Upper Snake River Tribes Foundation has listed a job announcement for an Environmental Program Director. The Environmental Program Director will serve as the lead point person on environmental issues for the USRT Foundation and its four member tribes. The Environmental Program Director is responsible for carrying out the environmental policy directives of the member tribes and reports directly to the USRT Executive Director, with assurance to program quality and accountability to advance the long-term goals for the USRT Foundation and its member tribe. The job description is available here: http://www.uppersnakerivertribes.org/app/uploads/2015/03/Environmental-Program-Director.pdf. For more information, contact Scott Hauser at: Scott.hauser@usrtf.org

United South and Eastern Tribes Tribal Climate Science Liaison. Open Until Filled. The Office of Environmental Resource Management (OERM) Tribal Climate Science Liaison will serve as a technical expert on climate change issues, resource vulnerability, and climate adaptation actions to Tribal nations in the USET region, and more broadly in the combined region comprising the Department of Interior’s Northeast Climate Science Center and Southeast Climate Science Center (NE CSC and SE CSC). The Tribal Climate Science Liaison will be responsible to develop and implement a communication, education and outreach program; identify climate research needs and priorities; and provide climate adaptation planning support to Tribal nations. He/she will also integrate program and research results into budget documents, annual reports, or other documents. The Tribal Climate Science Liaison will participate in a network of Tribal climate science liaisons within the Climate Science Center system; and a national workgroup of Tribal organizations, Tribal colleges, and other partners to address policy and resource issues associated with Tribal climate resilience. This position will be based at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Please email cover letter and résumé to: Tammy Neptune, Human Resources Dept. United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. Email: tneptune@usetinc.org. Subject line: Tribal Climate Science Liaison

Native American Conservation Corps. The Native American Conservation Corps (NACC) is an innovative partnership between Northwest Youth Corps, AmeriCorps, and the US Bureau of Indian Affairs.  The program is specifically designed to provide hands on training and experience to Native American young adults living in the Greater Portland metropolitan area who are interested in pursuing employment with conservation corps, land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The NACC integrates team-based work projects, education, and on-site vocational training into an experience that prioritizes personal growth, and the development of conservation work skills. http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/m/OurPrograms/NACC

Wisdom of the Elders Wisdom Workforce Development Internships. For more information, contact: carladean@wisdomoftheelders.org or visit: http://www.wisdomoftheelders.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Image_WWD_Flyer2-1.jpg.