Strategic Energy Innovations

Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is a nonprofit that builds leaders to drive climate solutions. For over 20 years, SEI's focus has been on building capacity to create sustainable communities through scalable programs and models. Its flagship programs (Energize Schools, Energize Colleges, School of Environmental Leadership, and Climate Corps) integrate climate education, training, and career development. From young students to emerging professionals to communities, SEI programs engage local talent to directly address their community's sustainability goals by leading projects with measurable environmental, economic, and social benefits.

$2,115 monthly
Strategic Energy Innovations San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 20, 2020
Fixed-term contract
Are you a natural leader? Are you passionate about garden-based education and teaching elementary-aged kids? Are you committed to public service? We’re looking for people who share these passions to join our growing science-and-sustainability service Corps.    Climate Corps Education Outside (CCEO) is a yearlong AmeriCorps Fellowship program. CCEO fellows serve as garden educators in public elementary schools in San Francisco, South San Francisco, and San Mateo county.  As a CCEO Fellow, you will teach garden-based science and environmental literacy, serving   a high percentage of low-income K-5 students and many English-language learners. CCEO fellows must be committed to social justice and have cultivated or be willing to cultivate cultural competence and humility.    As a CCEO Fellow, you will: Teach and plan ecoliteracy lessons for high needs elementary school students in the Bay Area Cultivate a garden space to promote urban students’ connection to the environment and nature. Activate community and volunteer power to develop a lush outdoor classrooms Identify and fulfill a fundraising opportunity to promote the continuation of garden programming at a school site.  Participate in the CCEO professional development program biweekly alongside a cohort of emerging education and sustainability professionals.   For the complete position description and to apply, please visit:  https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html   Basic Eligibility Fellows must: Have ability to work in the US Be 17 years old or older Pass state criminal and FBI background checks Be negative for tuberculosis Be able and willing to commit to 1200 hours per year over at least one academic year* Additional Qualifications A commitment to Climate Corps Education Outside’s mission and vision College degree or equivalent experience Experience teaching and working with groups of students (especially ages 5-12) outdoors Experience working with children and adults from diverse backgrounds Experience with gardening or farming Experience prioritizing and managing projects The ability to thrive in an environment characterized by significant growth, ambiguity, and constant change The ability to self-direct and successfully juggle many tasks at once, shifting from one situation or task to another fluidly Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills Comfort speaking in front of students and working with groups Ability to be responsive to email, phone calls, and other means of communication Competency in Spanish or Chinese is a plus, but not required   Candidates must be available to work from September 2020 for one academic year. During the school year, Mondays through Thursdays are dedicated to teaching in the outdoor classroom at your school site and guiding science, and sustainability efforts in the community. Two Fridays a month are designated for professional development, which includes formal learning workshops on garden-based education, leadership for community engagement, and horticulture and garden design as well as peer coaching and administration time.   *Second term is contingent on school site fit and continuation of program funding   Compensation You will receive a taxable living allowance stipend of $2,115 per month and an AmeriCorps end of program education award of $4,266. Benefits Kaiser health care coverage. Student loan forbearance qualification. Comprehensive professional development. To Apply: To become a CCEO Fellow, please submit an online application and resume at  https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html . Applications are due March 16th, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to submit the application as soon as possible.  SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. Keywords: environmental education, community outreach, climate change resiliency, gardening, outdoor education, science education, environmental literacy, garden educator, nonprofit, school garden
$2,115 monthly
Strategic Energy Innovations San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 19, 2020
Full Time
Are you a natural leader? Are you passionate about garden-based education and teaching elementary-aged kids? Are you committed to public service? We’re looking for people who share these passions to join our growing science-and-sustainability service Corps.    Climate Corps Education Outside (CCEO) is a yearlong AmeriCorps Fellowship program. CCEO fellows serve as garden educators in public elementary schools in San Francisco, South San Francisco, and San Mateo county.  As a CCEO Fellow, you will teach garden-based science and environmental literacy, serving a high percentage of low-income K-5 students and many English-language learners. CCEO fellows must be committed to social justice and have cultivated or be willing to cultivate cultural competence and humility.    As a CCEO Fellow, you will: Teach and plan ecoliteracy lessons for high needs elementary school students in the Bay Area Cultivate a garden space to promote urban students’ connection to the environment and nature. Activate community and volunteer power to develop a lush outdoor classrooms Identify and fulfill a fundraising opportunity to promote the continuation of garden programming at a school site.  Participate in the CCEO professional development program biweekly alongside a cohort of emerging education and sustainability professionals.   For the complete position description and to apply, please visit: https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html   Basic Eligibility Fellows must: Have ability to work in the US Be 17 years old or older Pass state criminal and FBI background checks Be negative for tuberculosis Be able and willing to commit to 1200 hours per year over at least one academic year* Additional Qualifications A commitment to Climate Corps Education Outside’s mission and vision College degree or equivalent experience Experience teaching and working with groups of students (especially ages 5-12) outdoors Experience working with children and adults from diverse backgrounds Experience with gardening or farming Experience prioritizing and managing projects The ability to thrive in an environment characterized by significant growth, ambiguity, and constant change The ability to self-direct and successfully juggle many tasks at once, shifting from one situation or task to another fluidly Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills Comfort speaking in front of students and working with groups Ability to be responsive to email, phone calls, and other means of communication Competency in Spanish or Chinese is a plus, but not required   Candidates must be available to work from September 2020 for one academic year. During the school year, Mondays through Thursdays are dedicated to teaching in the outdoor classroom at your school site and guiding science, and sustainability efforts in the community. Two Fridays a month are designated for professional development, which includes formal learning workshops on garden-based education, leadership for community engagement, and horticulture and garden design as well as peer coaching and administration time.   *Second term is contingent on school site fit and continuation of program funding   Compensation You will receive a taxable living allowance stipend of $2,115 per month and an AmeriCorps end of program education award of $4,266. Benefits Kaiser health care coverage. Student loan forbearance qualification. Comprehensive professional development. To Apply: To become a CCEO Fellow, please submit an online application and resume at https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html . Applicants are encouraged to submit the application as soon as possible.  SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. Keywords: environmental education, community outreach, climate change resiliency, gardening, outdoor education, science education, environmental literacy, garden educator, nonprofit, school garden
Strategic Energy Innovations
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Climate Corps is an award winning, fellowship program that provides incredible professional development opportunities for emerging climate protection leaders through implementation of climate change resiliency projects with local governments, non-profits and for-profit businesses. Climate Corps Fellows: Receive unparalleled experiential learning opportunities through placements with regional climate protection leaders. See first hand how to address climate change by implementing assessment, education, and mitigation projects that have measurable benefits. Build critical real-world project management skills as they measure, track, and report outcomes to community partners. Fellows participate in a comprehensive training program that gives an overview of climate change issues, strategies for tackling climate change and approaches to building community resiliency in California and beyond. Interested in working for this organization? Click Apply and attach your resume so the Climate.Careers team can help match you with upcoming opportunities at Strategic Energy Innovations.   Pro-tip: In order to avoid manually uploading your resume each time, we recommend you  create a job seeker profile  on Climate.Careers. You can easily create an account by clicking the Sign in with LinkedIn option. ** This Resume Drop will be sent to the Climate.Careers team for matching purposes **