Jobs at Better Future Project
Come join our team! If the posting is up, that means we are still accepting applications.
Please note that our office is on the second floor of a building without an elevator and unfortunately not wheelchair-accessible.
Better Future Project is looking for an organized, experienced, and confident Operations Manager to join a dynamic team and support organizers and climate justice advocates building the climate movement. The Operations Manager reports to the Director of Development and manages the financial, IT, office administration, and human resources aspects of this small organization, ensuring compliance with state and federal nonprofit regulations and helping BFP function smoothly and efficiently.
Climate Justice Partnerships Organizer
Better Future Project is looking for an organized, experienced, and passionate Climate Justice Partnerships Organizer to coordinate 350 Mass’ strategic solidarity work. This position helps 350 Mass build active partnerships with organizations working on racial, economic, and Indigenous justice in communities most affected by climate change. This position also provides education and leadership development opportunities for 350 Mass volunteers to meaningfully show up in solidarity with these frontline community groups and lift up frontline voices and priorities in 350 Mass’ own campaigns.
Better Future Project is looking for a Legislative Organizer to facilitate productive relationships between 350 Mass volunteers and legislative targets relevant to 350 Mass’s respective campaigns. This person will serve as the primary point of contact with legislative targets and allies and will train the 350 Mass network to advocate for progressive climate policy. This person will also represent 350 Mass in relevant coalitions, most notably Mass Power Forward and the Campaign for a Clean Energy Future. While a background working in the MA state legislature is ideal, we will also consider candidates with a strong understanding of the legislative process.
Divest Ed Harvard Organizer
Better Future Project (BFP) is looking for an experienced, strategic, and collaborative Harvard Organizer to join our Divest Ed team and support the Divest Harvard divestment movement! The Harvard Organizer provides strategic and coaching support to the student-led campaign for climate justice at Harvard College, including a strong focus on alumni outreach and engagement. They will also work with the Divest Ed team to coordinate our national network, our digital training calls, and our Fellowship, which is a digital and in-person organizing training and leadership development program for college students (including key leaders from Divest Harvard).
Semester & Summer Organizing Internships
Better Future Project offers two paid internship positions each semester for a current or recently graduated student! This internship is in partnership with the Mass Clean Energy Center's Clean Energy Internship Program. See here for more information on the internship with the 350 Mass program. NOTE: You must either have attended college in Massachusetts or graduated in the last year and are now a resident in Massachusetts.
We are specifically looking for young people with a demonstrated interest in issue-based community organizing. Past experience with social media, campus or community organizing, and advocacy are desired, but not required.
Compensation: $15 per hour
FALL/SPRING: Up to $3,600 for 240 hours max
SUMMER: Up to $7,200 for 480 hours max
FALL/SPRING: Part-time, between 10-20 hours per week
SUMMER: Part-time (25-39 hours per week) or Full-time
SPRING: January or February
FALL: September or October
SUMMER: May or June
End: Approx. 12-15 weeks after your starting week
Location: Our office in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA (Please note that our office is NOT wheelchair-accessible.)
We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2019 internship!
We also may have other volunteer opportunities in the office. If interested, please e-mail Jobs[at]betterfutureproject.org with your resume and cover letter, including details on your past experience and the type of work you are interested in doing.
Better Future Project is an equal opportunity employer. We are an organization working to actively challenge systems of oppression. Women, people of color, indigenous people, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, military veterans, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are encouraged to apply.