The Just Transition Alliance (JTA) is an Environmental Justice 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in San Diego, CA that works to address environmental and economic issues at local, state, national, and international levels. Together with front-line communities and workers living on the fence-line of polluting industries, the JTA works to create healthier communities and workplaces. If you have always dreamed of working on Environmental Justice, Climate Justice, Just Transition, chemicals policy, and other justice-based issues, this is a great opportunity to work with a leading national organization.
JTA is seeking a self-motivated and committed Program Assistant to join our team. The Program Assistant will play a key administrative support role, supporting our programs and providing general administrative support. Strong candidates will demonstrate exceptional time-management and enjoy working within a small, team that is mission- and results-driven and community oriented.
The Program Assistant works closely with the Executive Director to carry out the organization’s workplan, the organization’s campaigns, and other special projects. As the Program Assistant you will provide administrative and logistical support and be responsible for tracking and follow-through for organizational efforts, responsibilities, and deadlines.
As the lead organization for a national-based markets campaign that advocates for healthier consumer products at national discount retailer chains, the JTA is looking for a dynamic team member who will make sure the organization stays on track and organized. As the Program Assistant you will work hand-in-hand with the Executive Director and the other campaign leadership to carry out the workplan of the campaign.
This is a full-time, San Diego based or remote position. Regular hours are Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM, occasional evening and weekend hours as required. Must have the ability to travel significantly for in-person meetings, conferences, and other events nationally (as much as 2-3 trips per month).
The Program Assistant Reports to the Executive Director.
Remote from anywhere in the United States. San Diego, CA area preferred.
This is a full-time, hourly position starting at $18-$20 an hour, and provides paid vacation and sick leave.
Send your resume, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Hiring will remain open until the position is filled.
The Just Transition Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.