Get GIS JobsGet GIS Jobs

East Bay Campaigns Volunteer Intern


  • Greenbelt Alliance
  • 06/02/19
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 94108
  • Part-Time
Key Responsibilities

The East Bay Campaigns Intern will work with our East Bay Regional Representative to develop and implement strategies to support Greenbelt Alliances Homes and Neighborhoods and Contra Costa County sprawl prevention campaigns.

Tasks include:

Coalition Building: work with the Regional Representative to seek out and engage leaders of community groups such as neighborhood residents, schools, unions, and faith-based organizations in campaigns to protect natural and agricultural lands and encourage smart growth. This includes working to coordinate volunteer teams for community events, public hearings, and tabling.
Engaging in the Democratic Process: attend public meetings as a representative of Greenbelt Alliance and gain valuable advocacy experience.
Policy Analysis: conduct policy research to support campaign objectives and improve conservation outcomes and smart growth opportunities throughout the Bay Area. Learn the recent history of East Bay conservation and development and apply it to creating the right development in the right places.
Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and outgoing, and have a strong interest in land conservation and smart growth issues.
A background in public policy/political science, urban planning, public relations, community organizing, communications, or management is helpful, but not required.
Interns must be detail-oriented, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, have a proven ability to work effectively and creatively with diverse populations, have a good sense of humor, and be able to work independently and meet deadlines.
Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Residency in the East Bay is strongly encouraged.
Compensation / Benefits

Although the East Bay Campaigns Internship position is unpaid, you will have the unique opportunity to help shape Greenbelt Alliances campaigns that are of regional significance to the East Bay. Interns will gain valuable skills in policy analysis, communication, media relations, and grassroots organizing and advocacy. Greenbelt Alliance interns are a part of an organization that is doing deeply rewarding work to improve the quality of life for the entire region. Interns will get a feel for the functioning of an established, effective nonprofit organization. Interns will also have the opportunity to learn about the public policy field and environmental issues facing the East Bay while also getting a chance to become more comfortable with direct advocacy.

To Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to internships@greenbelt.org and reference the title of the position in the subject line.

Cover letters should include the following information:

The reason for your interest in this internship opportunity
The experiences that have prepared you for this opportunity
Your availability (times and days, length of commitment)
How you heard about this internship opportunity
About Greenbelt Alliance

Greenbelt Alliance is the champion of the places that make the Bay Area special. We ensure the right development happens in the right places. We work to protect the regions open spaces and make sure cities grow in a way that creates great neighborhoods for everyone.

With a committed staff of 18, Greenbelt Alliance has a strong team spirit and sense of fun. We are headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Fairfield, San Jose, Santa Rosa, and Walnut Creek.

Greenbelt Alliance values a diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to engaging the skills and leadership of people of color, LGBT persons, and other people from diverse backgrounds. People from these and other traditionally marginalized backgrounds and communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Critical Need Jobs

GIS Technician
San Francisco, CA
GIS Analyst
Vallejo, CA
GIS Developer
San Francisco, CA
Lead A/V Technician
Novato, CA
GIS Developer
Walnut Creek, CA
A/V Technician
Mountain View, CA
Sr. GIS Developer
San Ramon, CA
GIS Developer
Sacramento, CA

Employer Information

Browse other GIS Jobs in California

  1. GIS Technician

    San Francisco, CA
    Stillwater Sciences seeks a GIS Technician to work in our Berkeley office and provide support to innovative river restoration and...
  2. Seeking a Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

    San Francisco, CA
    Responsibilities Work with GIS related software and programs to create and maintain a database andor maps that can be combined to...
  3. GIS Analyst

    Vallejo, CA
    ContractProgram name Forest Visitor Map (FVM) Project - Government agencycustomer does the contract support? USDA, Forest Service...
  4. GIS Developer

    San Francisco, CA
    Greetings, GISESRI Web Software Engineer 6-12+ Months Walnut Creek, CA Job Details We are looking for a GIS Developer with followi...
  5. Lead A/V Technician

    Novato, CA
    Salary$60,000/year - $110,000/year Job TypeFull Time SoundVision is a premium installer and integrator of Audio/Visual, Lighting C...
  6. GIS Developer

    Walnut Creek, CA
    Established in 1998, eTouch Systems is a technology services company that specializes in Digital Web Engineering. We deliver techn...
  7. A/V Technician

    Mountain View, CA
    AudioVisual Support Specialist Job Description Preventative maintenance of AV equipment, including but not limited to software upd...
  8. Sr. GIS Developer

    San Ramon, CA
    Qualifications Minimum 5-7 years of experience in GIS development, Over 3-5 years of experience in ArcSDE. Extensive hands on expe...
  9. GIS Developer

    Sacramento, CA
    SCOPE OF WORK Organize and maintain the geospatial data assets within ESRI andor Hexagon (GTechnology) and facilitate data collabo...
  10. Python/GIS Specialist - Mountain View.

    Mountain View, CA
    Only W2 Q Analysts is looking for a team of EOSGIS specialists at all levels to deliver a managed service to help run and support...