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Chispa Program Manager
Location: Stationed in Hartford, some satellite work in Middletown, New Haven, and Waterbury
Deadline for Submission: August 2018
Work Schedule: Full-time
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (CTLCV Ed Fund) is hiring a Program Manager for our Chispa CT program. Chispa CT is an environmental justice education and civic engagement program of the CTLCV Ed Fund. Chispa activates communities of color, particularly youth and their parents, on environmental justice issues throughout the state.
We are seeking a Program Manager responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Chispa CT Program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to supervising Chispa Community Organizers and Environmental Promotores. He/she will assist with the recruitment, training and mobilization of volunteers on critical environmental issues facing Connecticut. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in managing community organizers, establishing reporting metrics, meeting benchmarks and creating a long-term strategy and organizing plan for the organization.
The candidate must possess a genuine interest in developing leadership skills of individuals and helping communities. The Chispa Manager must have a leadership and communications style that inspires and engages staff and volunteers. The job requires an ability to navigate with ease among different settings, including grassroots, policy, and funding arenas, and a strong interest in environmental activism. Preference will be given to candidates who speak both Spanish and English.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with "Chispa Program Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls please.