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The ideal candidate is a skilled facilitator with experience and expertise in at least one related topic or field, such as early childhood, trauma-informed services, climate resilience, sustainability, green infrastructure, GIS, park planning, landscape design, policy or play.
- Provides technical assistance to city and community leaders to implement strategies for assessment, partnership development, planning, youth and resident engagement, and implementation of nature-based strategies
- Develops and delivers presentations, trainings and workshops (in-person and online) to support city and community leaders and partner organizations
- Proactively and regularly communicates and provides coaching in the form of consulting services and referrals to high-quality information and subject-matter experts
- Facilitates peer learning, events and discussion in support of collaboration and network-building
- Supports organizations in integrating indicators for nature connectedness and related milestones into their evaluation systems
- Maintains awareness of new developments, research and resources in the field and applies that learning internally with colleagues and in external work
- Creates content and documents lessons learned from prior projects for new resources and tools, in collaboration with C&NN communications colleagues
- Collaborates with C&NN research team on evidence-based resource creation and design and implementation of assessment mechanisms in programmatic activities
- Provides ongoing feedback and insight on existing C&NN content and recommends content for development with and by partner organizations
- Applies specific content expertise throughout all relevant resource development programmatic activities, including serving as an in-house expert for colleagues
- Project manages activities such as conference or convening session development, resource creation or site visits, communicating clearly with team members and participants and managing timelines to meet programmatic goals
- Researches, synthesizes and maps community-based organizations who are working to create equitable access to nature
- Coordinates application processes as appropriate to engage community-based organizations in cohort participation
- Participate in organizational activities, meetings and duties as assigned
A successful candidate will have the following skills, education and experience:
- Subject-matter expertise in at least one related topic or field (e.g. early childhood, trauma-informed services, climate resilience, sustainability, green infrastructure, GIS, park planning, landscape design, policy or play)
- Excellent and proactive writing and facilitation skills to engage geographically dispersed colleagues and partners
- Ability to work autonomously within a collaborative, virtual/remote team environment
- Proficiency in cloud-based platforms (C&NN uses Google Workspace)
- Must use own computer, phone and reliable internet service
LOCATION AND TRAVEL
The Children & Nature Network is a virtual organization with no central office. Some travel is required, specifically for annual conferences, staff meetings and retreats, and in-person technical assistance visits.
We appreciate that diversity of all kinds contributes to greater impact and innovation. We are striving to build a diverse team that reflects the races, ethnicities, religions, gender identities, cultures and lived experiences of the international children and nature movement. We are committed to values of equity and inclusion in the way we work with each other, with partners and peers and in the communities we serve.
Submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, including “PROGRAM MANAGER” in the Subject line.
Application Period: February 7-26, 2024. Candidates are encouraged to apply before the end of the application period.
Compensation: $67,500, negotiable based on subject-matter expertise. (Benefits include: health insurance, retirement, Paid Time Off & holidays, remote office
Status: Full-time, salary, regular
Reports to: Director of Green Schoolyards & Communities
Start Date: May 1, 2024