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Events Coordinator (Remote)

Greening Forward Events Coordinator
Greening Forward is a youth-led, youth-inspired nonprofit organization that is focused on developing youth leadership and increasing their involvement in the environment and their community. Our programs range from conferences to grants given to student groups, and we work with students across the US and internationally. Primarily, our Events Coordinator leads the planning process for Greening Forward’s annual Empowered Young Environmentalist Summit (EYES), but also holds the responsibility of ensuring an active staff presence at the events of our partners.

  • Act as the primary planner for EYES by coordinating logistics and communicating with partners
  • Work closely with the engagement team, consisting of the Vice President of Engagement and Outreach Manager
  • Facilitate the Conference Committee (a team of Greening Forward staff and community partners), with the Vice President of Engagement
  • Research and connect staff with opportunities to attend, present at, and learn from additional events
  • Assist the programs team (consisting of the Youth Development Specialist, Vice President of Engagement, and Youth Council Liaison) in developing webinars and in-person trainings. 
  • Represent Greening Forward at internal and external events
  • Participate in monthly Greening Forward conference calls with our entire staff, along with regular meetings with individual staff members
  • Commit to an average of 6-10 hours per week (hours may vary depending on proximity to EYES date) 

Desired Traits
  • Previous event planning experience
  • Passionate about the environment and/or youth engagement
  • Outgoing and Personable
  • Highly Organized
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Quick Learner
  • Able to work in a team
  • Able to delegate responsibilities

  • General workforce experience
  • Networking experience with both local and national environmental organizations
  • Community Service Hours
  • Virtual Internship, flexible hours
  • Opportunities for funded travel to conferences and events 
  • Leadership and teamworking development
  • Access to mentors and resources
  • Ability to work from anywhere