Climate Stewards USA Project Coordinator (PT)
Climate Stewards is a Christian Non-profit that encourages people to be good stewards of the environment and reduce their carbon emissions whenever possible, and to offset the remainder by supporting community-based carbon mitigation projects run by our partners in the Global South.
Purpose of the job
To establish and develop Climate Stewards as a project of A Rocha USA, educating, and advocating for creation care and for people and organizations to “reduce what you can and offset the rest,” and promoting the use of the Climate Stewards carbon calculator as a tool for carbon literacy and a way of generating income to support Climate Stewards partner projects around the world.
Main duties & responsibilities:
With support and direction from the Directors of A Rocha USA (ARUSA) and Climate Stewards (CS), to:
- Manage the development and promotion of the Climate Stewards project in the USA (CSUSA).
- Network with individuals and organizations listed in ‘key relationships’ below to encourage understanding of creation care, carbon footprints, and offsetting with Climate Stewards
- With technical assistance from Climate Stewards UK, build and maintain the Climate Stewards US website (including the integration of the CS carbon calculator)
- Attend meetings in person and online to promote CSUSA
- Seek opportunities for public speaking, writing and use of social media to promote the work of Climate Stewards
- Manage the budget, maintain records, manage CS brand identity issues and liaise with ARUSA and CS accounts teams to record donations, thank donors etc.
- Attend (in person or virtually) regular staff meetings with ARUSA and CS teams, and occasional board meetings
- Climate Stewards (based in the UK)
- A Rocha USA at its supporting programs
- Christian environmental organizations in the USA including Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, Creation caretakers, Eden Vigil, and others
- Church and denominational leaders
- Christian non-profits and academic institutions, and wider networks of these
- Secular environmental groups
- Media and social media
To deliver this role effectively, you will need to be:
- adept at juggling planned and reactive work, self-motivated, adaptable, well-organized, have an eye for detail and be a quick learner
- experienced and technically skilled in the use of Microsoft Office 365, mailing list software, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (Salesforce is a plus)
- able to write in clear, concise, engaging English, including content for emails, newsletter, website and social media
- experience of public speaking and working with groups confidently, and willing to attend promotional events representing Climate Stewards
- a committed Christian, comfortable with taking part in corporate prayer with colleagues
- educated to undergraduate degree level or equivalent
The following are desirable but not essential
- knowledgeable about issues relating to climate change, the environment and carbon offsetting and an understanding of Christian theology around creation care
- familiarity with organizations concerned with action for the environment and creation care
- experience of working with local churches and Christian non-profits
- ability to graciously dialog with a range of people who are at different stages in their understanding of climate change
- networking skills, encouraging and coordinating individuals and groups including working with volunteers
- strong administration skills
- respect for other religions’ and belief traditions, opinions and views
Work will take place remotely. Austin, TX or Nashville, TN or Titusville, FL are preferred. Some travel required within the US and occasionally to the UK or developing world to visit partner projects.
Reports to Executive Directors of Climate Stewards and A Rocha USA
Hours of work
Paid part-time position – 20 hours per week (.5FTE)
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