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California’s diversity is one of its greatest strengths. Heal the Bay is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment that respects all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, or age.

We are focused on recruiting and retaining a diverse family of employees, creating awareness of diversity issues, fostering a positive environment where inclusive behaviors are the norm, and embedding accountability for diversity throughout the organization.

We are committed to creating an environment where all employees are included, are treated with dignity and respect and are in a position to contribute to our success.

Heal the Bay is seeking an Advancement Coordinator to support our expanding Advancement team. This position performs a wide variety of duties and works closely with the data and communication/marketing teams. To be successful in this position we need a multi-tasker, high energy, articulate with good follow through. This is a junior level position with opportunity for growth. Read More »

Heal the Bay is seeking an Advancement Coordinator to support our expanding Advancement team. This position performs a wide variety of duties and works closely with the data and communication/marketing teams. To be successful in this position we need a multi-tasker, high energy, articulate with good follow through. This is a junior level position with opportunity for growth.

REPORTS TO: Director of Advancement

Key Responsibilities include coordination of:

  • Initial communications from donors and solicitors
  • Corporate engagement and logistics for Suits on the Sand beach cleanups. Occasionally lead corporate beach cleanups
  • Weekly acknowledgement for major gifts and relevant thank you notes for executive leaders
  • 3rd party activations
  • Member/major donor events
  • Ecommerce logistics and inventory
  • Production schedule of direct mail program
  • Salesforce data in and reports
  • Support communications team to execute marketing plan

 

Qualifications include:

  • Strong leadership and coordination skills
  • Knowledge of and passion for the environment
  • Previous event coordination experience preferred
  • Customer service experience a plus
  • Excellent people skills and a passion for working with the public
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  • Well organized and able to work on several projects simultaneously, both independently and as a team
  • Salesforce or similar CRM experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Valid driver’s license required–driving to outreach events and meetings may be required
  • Written and oral fluency in Spanish is a plus

 

Physical Demands

The employee is occasionally asked to carry up to 20 pounds. The employee is also occasionally asked to be in outdoor weather/beach conditions.

Hours and Compensation:

Compensation range: $18/hr-$20/hr ($37,440-$41,600 annual equivalent) based on experience.

This is a full time position with health, dental, vision, sick leave and vacation benefits. The position is nonexempt from California labor laws. Overtime will be paid at time and a half. Participation in some weekend and evening events is necessary.

 

Heal the Bay is an equal opportunity employer and actively recruits to promote diversity in our workforce.

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references by July 22nd to Carrie Maloney. Please use the subject line “Advancement Coordinator” in the email.

 

 

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The Angler Outreach Team Member will educate the shoreline angling community and general public on fishing health risks associated with consuming fish caught in LA and Orange County. Read More »

The Angler Outreach Team Member will educate the shoreline angling community and general public on fishing health risks associated with consuming fish caught in LA and Orange County. The principal method of outreach will be interviewing anglers. In addition to interviewing anglers, outreach members will disseminate appropriate literature (health advisories, fish catch limits, etc.) to the all public contacts. The outreach program will be conducted at local piers.

Heal the Bay will orient team members on fish identification; fishing regulations and health advisories for Southern California; and the contamination history of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. This is a great opportunity for college level students or concerned members of the community to get involved and make a difference.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Educate the angler community and the general public regarding:
  • Risks of eating DDT, PCB, and mercury contaminated fish;
  • Proper techniques for cleaning & cooking fish that minimize contamination risks;
  • Bag and size limits for fish commonly caught;
  • Handing out informational materials and filling out tracking sheet forms;
  • Supporting Angler Outreach Program in any other capacity, such as attending tabling events;
  • Educating anglers about issues facing the Santa Monica Bay.

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with many people in outdoor settings
  • Excellent verbal skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task
  • Interest in environmental health or marine science issues
  • Bilingual preferred, especially Spanish and Asian languages (Tagalog, Chinese or Vietnamese)

Salary: $13.25/hour

Hours: Part time positions available. Weekend hours required. No benefits

Start Date: ASAP

For additional information: (310) 451-1500 ext.156.

Please mail/fax/submit your resume and cover letter to:

Frankie Orrala Heal the Bay

Angler Outreach Program Manager 1444 9th Street

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Email: forrala@healthebay.org

Fax: (310) 496-1902

Applications are now being accepted for this position.

Heal the Bay is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles safe, healthy and clean. Heal the Bay is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Internships

The Advancement Department at Heal the Bay is responsible for developing and maintaining financial support of the organization and its programs via direct mail, special fundraising events, grant-writing, major gifts and corporate philanthropy activities. Read More »

Heal the Bay is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles safe, healthy and clean. To fulfill our mission, we use science, education, community action, and advocacy.

The summer internship will be offered to an individual with an interest in gaining philanthropic fundraising experience and requires strong interpersonal skills and a self-starter attitude.

Our Advancement department handles all fundraising efforts for Heal the Bay’s annual 4.1-million-dollar budget. The Corporate Liaison Intern will join our team of 4 to assist in current and future fundraising efforts.

 

Internship:

The Corporate Liaison intern will work with the Advancement department to research, vet, and match prospective corporate sponsors with Heal the Bay’s mission and programs, including the Beach Report Card, River Report Card, and The Heal the Bay Aquarium at the Santa Monica Pier;

Strengthen ties with local entrepreneurs and greater business community (e.g., Silicon Beach, green technology firms);

Pitch Heal the Bay’s corporate programs via phone calls and email, including Suits on the Sand, to new business prospects, including high-profile entertainment, consumer goods, and professional sports entities; and,

Work with Advancement Department to steward new corporate relationships.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in fundraising and relationship-building via donor and corporate communications.

The Corporate Liaison intern will work out of Heal the Bay’s main office offices in Santa Monica. Interns work a 16-20-hour week, with at least 10 weeks of work required during the period from mid -June to the end of August. Interns have a supervisor and are required to attend fundraising events and Suits on the Sand cleanups as needed, and must submit mid-summer and end-of-summer status updates on current activities.

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Eligibility:

To be considered for an Heal the Bay Internship, students must meet the following criteria:

Required Qualifications:

Degree program:  BA or BS

Cumulative GPA:  3.5 or higher

Current status:  Junior or above; recent grads eligible to apply

Area of study:  Business or Communications preferred

Must have the right to work permanently in the United States

  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Interest in advancing Heal the Bay’s mission and work
  • Computer literacy, including MS Word and Excel
  • Outgoing personality, professional demeanor
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Comfortable with making cold calls
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Detailed oriented, organized
  • Ability to meet competing deadlines

Desired Traits:

  • Experience with Salesforce is highly desirable

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Salesforce highly desirable
  • Attention to detail and good multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Computer literacy, including MS Word and Excel
  • Interest in Heal the Bay mission

 

Compensation: Unpaid

This is at a non-profit organization.
School credit available at participating schools/colleges.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the Advancement team.   

 

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Heal the Bay is looking for 2-3 summer Coastal Cleanup Day Interns to provide support and help coordinate one of our biggest events. There are three project categories for the Coastal Cleanup Day Internships: Neighborhood Council Internship, Gift Sponsorship Internship, and Salesforce Internship. Read More »

Heal the Bay is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters, including the Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy and clean for people and marine life.  We achieve our goals through a variety of research, education, public outreach, advocacy and policy-oriented programs.  Used by almost everyone in Southern California, our beaches and coastal waters are one of the region’s most important natural resources.

Internship Description:

Heal the Bay is looking for 2 to 3 well-organized and responsible individuals capable of learning in a fast-paced environment to support coordination efforts for the 32nd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, to be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018.  Every year Heal the Bay organizes thousands of volunteers to come out and clean more than sixty beach and inland sites.  The Coastal Cleanup Day Interns will be working closely with the Coastal Cleanup Day Coordinator and Programs, Communications and Development departments to help coordinate a successful event. There are three project categories for the Coastal Cleanup Day Internships: Neighborhood Council Internship, Gift Sponsorship Internship, and Salesforce Internship.

These summer internships (minimum 12 hours/week) are an excellent opportunity to gain experience and exposure in the environmental field.  They will begin on June 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019, though dates may be adjusted.  Attendance at some weekend and evening events will be necessary. In your cover letter, please specify which internship project you are interested in.

Responsibilities Include

  • Work with the Coastal Cleanup Day Coordinator and other department staff to plan and promote Coastal Cleanup Day.
  • Recruit schools, businesses and community groups to participate.
  • Coordinate and train speakers, volunteers, and staff to assist on the day of the event.
  • Assist in making presentations to community leaders and groups about Coastal Cleanup Day and ocean pollution.
  • Manage the Coastal Cleanup Day volunteer and contact database.
  • Create flyers and other print/digital materials in Canva
  • Solicit support of multi-cultural print, radio and television coverage of the event for greater inland exposure.
  • Answer questions about logistics by phone, in person, or email.
  • Public speaking

Community Outreach

  • Reach out to Neighborhood Councils, Community Orgs, and other groups to invite to participate in CCD
  • Educate groups about participation in Coastal Cleanup Day
  • Provide Neighborhood Councils with support to purchase port-a-pottys and other supplies as necessary.

 Gift Sponsorship

  • Public Relations skill development
  • Reach out to local businesses and groups to find prizes to give away for finding the golden sea star (a contest for participants in CCD)
  • Support Heal the Bay staff in executing Coastal Cleanup Day

 Data Management

  • Manage Coastal Cleanup Day Campaign on Salesforce with Coastal Cleanup Day Coordinator
  • Manage data regarding participants in Coastal Cleanup Day effort

Qualifications

  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Well organized and careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead and coordinate large groups of volunteers.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a team.
  • Ability to network within community groups and with government offices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly in Excel, Word, and Publisher is a plus
  • California driver’s license required; a car for driving to speeches and meetings is a plus
  • Written and oral fluency in Spanish is a plus
  • Passion for the environment
  • Available June through September, start and end dates are flexible

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the Coastal Cleanup Day team.

 

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Heal the Bay is looking for an organized and responsible person (bilingual preferred) capable of working in a fast-paced environment to support the Programs Department. Interns will be working closely with the Programs Department staff to coordinate successful events, educate the public about marine conservation and water quality issues, and provide support in the office. Read More »

Heal the Bay is looking for an organized and responsible person (bilingual preferred) capable of working in a fast-paced environment to support the Programs Department. Interns will be working closely with the Programs Department staff to coordinate successful events, educate the public about marine conservation and water quality issues, and provide support in the office.

This part-time, non-commissioned (unpaid, but ask your school about giving you credit for this!) intern position (minimum of 9 hr/week; but very flexible) is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the environmental field. This internship would begin as soon as possible and would last for a minimum amount of 2 months time. Attendance at some weekend and evening events might be necessary.

This is an excellent leadership opportunity that will be useful for gaining community outreach experience, resume building, and obtaining references.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Programs Department staff to plan, promote, and work at/attend a variety of special events that go on throughout the year. i.e. beach and/or creek cleanups, trainings, “tablings”, dinners, Coastal Cleanup Day, and more. • Recruit schools, businesses, and community groups to participate in Heal the Bay events.
  • Assist in coordinating and training speakers, volunteers, and staff on the day of events.
  • Make presentations to community and help educate the public about ocean pollution and the Heal the Bay mission. • Manage a variety of databases that grow continuously and exponentially at Heal the Bay.

Qualifications:

  • Very well organized and careful attention to detail.
  • Must be available to work partial days on occasional weekends (Saturdays especially).
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to lead and coordinate large groups of volunteers.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a team.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • California driver’s license required; a car for driving to meetings is a plus.
  • Spanish speaker preferred.
  • Passion for environmental justice issues is a plus.
  • All Applicants must be at least 17 years of age; students of college level studies are preferred.

Ask your instructor about college credit! We will fill out whatever form your school provides us with to document your participation in this internship.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Nancy Shrodes, Associate Director Policy and Outreach.

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