Coastal Engagement Associate

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Georgia Coast
Salary based on experience and scope of hours per week (Approximate range = $18k-23k annually).
Sep 23, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Position Type
Part Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
50 - 75%
Experience Level

Under the supervision of the Interim Executive Director, the Coastal Engagement Associate will work to build GIPL’s constituency and to maintain relationships primarily with congregations in Coastal Georgia, as well as those located in Middle and South Georgia as appropriate. Specifically, the Coastal Engagement Associate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinate efforts for outreach to Coastal congregations
  • Establish and maintain relationships with denominational structures in that area
  • Represent GIPL to the public in ways that encourage people of faith to engage in sustainability and environmental justices initiatives within the community
  • Support and promote existing environmental education workshops while also developing educational curriculum and events specific to the needs of coastal congregations
  • Teach, preach, and speak in regional faith communities, clergy gatherings, and interfaith groups about environmental justice, climate change, conservation, and the need to utilize renewable energy sources and sustainable practices
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local, state, and federal elected officials and other stakeholder across Georgia’s coastal communities
  • Support existing coastal programming, including those related to: Green Team Coaching, Offshore Drilling, and Superfund sites
  • Assist in developing and promoting both a short-term and long-term strategy for disaster preparedness and resilience for coastal congregations
  • Build relationships with individuals and communities relevant for GIPL fundraising initiatives
  • Contribute to GIPL’s online presence through content development in the form of videos, interviews, blog posts, and related content creation

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