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Director of Programs

Greening Forward Director of Programs
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. Our Director of Programs serves as the senior level staff member in charge of creating, implementing, and managing all programming. 

  • Advise the Youth Council Liaison on decisions related to program development
  • Oversee the Earth Savers Club and develop new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Plan and host webinars that discuss topics of interest to Greening Forward partners 
  • Work collaboratively with the digital team and engagement team to publicize programs and initiatives 
  • Work with the CEO and CFO to identify ways to use resources effectively
  • Write grant proposals to fund new and existing programs
  • Develop metrics to evaluate the impact of our programs, and report data to Greening Forward leaders and stakeholders
  • Recruit for the positions of Assistant Director of Programs and Youth Council Liaison
  • Participate in monthly Greening Forward conference calls with our entire staff, along with regular meetings with individual staff members
  • Commit to an average of 8-10 hours per week

Desired Traits
  • Passionate about the environment and/or youth engagement
  • Outgoing and Personable
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Creative
  • Quick Learner
  • Able to work in a team

  • 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