Special Research Assistant Intern for the CEO - In Office or Remote
Business Unit: Office of the CEO
is an award-winning nonprofit allowing people to donate and volunteer with top-performing, vetted organizations all over the world. 100% goes directly to the cause. All partner organizations are vetted with our proprietary. has been featured on the homepage of,,, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. has been featured in more than 16 books, including the new Harvard Business Review Book, , Arianna Huffington’s book, and Laura Arrillaga-Anderson’s book . We have also been acknowledged five times on Great Nonprofits’ and are highlighted in of best volunteering matching websites. We continue to gain momentum, with dozens of articles in the and monthly contributions on. To date, we have matched more than 20,000 volunteers and $31 million dollars’ worth of volunteer hours.
As a Special Research Assistant Intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work on important, diverse research projects as needed by the Lead, Office of the CEO. Topics may include inspirational research for blog writing, Operations, Marketing. Our work environment is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, in a family-oriented, small San Francisco office. Our entire team of 60+ is highly global, working out of 20 countries. Come work with us to achieve our vision “To Create A World Where Giving and Volunteering Are A Natural Part of Everyday Life!”®
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To Apply:Email your resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples and a list of three references to with "Special Research Assistant Intern" in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. is committed to understanding and representing the diverse populations it serves worldwide. Members of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, nationalities, physical abilities or disabilities, religions or beliefs, and cultures are welcome as employees and volunteers in our organization. We believe that a diverse team will best serve our diverse populations.
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Nonprofit Leadership Fellow – Sustainability Education and Workforce (One-year term)
Strategic Energy Innovations - San Rafael CA
Are you passionate about sustainability issues and how they connect to education? Are you a highly organized self-starter with strong technical and writing background? Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is seeking a dedicated individual, passionate about working in the non-profit sector, to provide a year of service as a full-time, paid Fellow for a cutting-edge organization focused on designing innovative solutions to address community climate and sustainability goals. (One-year term)Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is seeking a dedicated individual, passionate about working in the non-profit sector, to provide a year of service as a full-time, paid Fellow for a cutting-edge organization focused on designing innovative solutions to address community climate and sustainability goals. Working within SEI’s Non-profit Leadership Fellowship, this candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with our Program Staff. This is a full-time 12-month paid position, currently based out of your home office and eventually working in our north San Rafael office when our team begins to work on site again this fall. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with an intended start date of as soon as possible. This position offers exceptional training and professional development and exposure in the areas of climate/energy sustainability and non-profit fundraising/management.ABOUT SEISEI is a non-profit organization based in San Rafael, Marin County, dedicated to building leaders to drive sustainability solutions. For over 20 years, SEI has partnered with schools, communities, and businesses to develop a sustainability leadership pathway from elementary school to early career. Our flagship programs educate and empower students and emerging professionals to create thriving, resilient communities. Our staff works within teams to support each other on projects and to creatively develop new and effective models. We're looking for a resourceful individual to join our team who enjoys leading and supporting multiple concurrent projects and has the ambition to grow with our organization. More details on our programs and services can be found at:
SUPPORT AREAS AND ASSOCIATED RESPONSIBILITIESThe Fellow may support the agency’s implementation of activities across a variety of our flagship cutting-edge resource efficiency programs, with exposure to key components of program design, promotion/fundraising, implementation, reporting, and evaluation:
QUALIFICATIONSThe qualified candidate is highly skilled working across the Microsoft suite of office automation software (e.g.: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Qualified candidates will also evidence strong quantitative, written and verbal communication skills, in addition to the following:
COMPENSATIONThis position offers an hourly rate of $18.50 per hour, medical benefits, paid vacation and sick time. Beyond monetary compensation, this fellowship affords the candidate significant technical skill and non-profit leadership skills development, fieldwork and networking opportunities.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThis position requires the ability to: Read/comprehend, write, perform calculations, communicate orally, reason and analyze, use fine finger movements, use a computer and mouse, sit, stand, walk, drive a motorized vehicle, carry and/or lift up to 25 pounds, reach above shoulder level, bend, squat, crouch, kneel, push/pull, grasp.SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Email cover letter and resume to us at Jobs202@seiinc.org.Please put NPLF Sustainability Education/Workforce in the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter your availability to start.No phone calls, please. Strategic Energy Innovations is an equal opportunity employer.