Schools Sustainability Associate

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, August 5, 2022, 5:00pm



Oakland, CA
United States

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Job Description:

School Sustainability Associates (SSAs) teach and provide opportunities for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, students, school champions, and student groups throughout Alameda County to directly contribute to the sustainability of their school and community by providing educational field trips at our two Transfer Station Education Centers, in-class or virtual teacher trainings, and instructional support for student action projects. Instructional support may include facilitating student-led environmental waste audits and supporting activities for student action that reduce a school’s waste and align with cities’ climate action plans and school district’s environmental literacy curriculum. In addition, SSAs may work and collaborate on Agency initiatives like school infrastructure, provide technical assistance and training to diverse audiences, and promote campaigns such as the agency’s Stop Food Waste community outreach campaign and carbon farming projects. School Sustainability Associates work in a team environment at schools, at the educational field trip centers, at the Agency facilities, and in various community venues. This position implements program initiatives in support of StopWaste’s aims and regenerative frameworks for educational equity.

The position(s) receive day-to-day direction from a StopWaste Program Manager and Project Coordinators or designees and reports to work at the StopWaste office and the Educational Field Trip Centers in San Leandro and Fremont as assigned. Selected candidate(s) for the position must be able to provide own means of transportation and be willing to travel to and from multiple sites throughout the county on a weekly basis. Employees using their own automobile must provide proof of insurance. Mileage for traveling to and from work sites is reimbursed at a standard rate.

This position is normally scheduled to work Monday thru Friday and includes some scheduled evening and weekend classes and events.

For additional details and application process, please view the full job announcement here.

Final Application Filing Date
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 5:00pm

How to Apply:

Applications and correspondence will be accepted through email. Please email the following documents to and include the position title “Schools Sustainability Associate” in your cover letter and email subject line.

1. Cover Letter referencing the position title
2. StopWaste Application
3. Resume

Application packets may also be mailed to the StopWaste office:
StopWaste ATTN: Schools Sustainability Associate - Schools
1537 Webster St. Oakland, CA 94612

Deadline for receipt of applications is 5:00pm PST Friday, August 5, 2022. Application postmarked or received after the deadline will not be accepted.