Global Green USA is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States, their work is primarily focused on fighting global climate change through their green affordable housing initiatives, National Green Schools Initiative, national and regional green building policies, advocacy and education.
Location: Our office is located at 2218 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405.
Phone: (310) 581-2700
Fax: (310) 581-2702
About GGUSA: Founded in 1993 by activist and philanthropist Diane Meyer Simon, Global Green is the American Arm of Green Cross International (GCI), which was created by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future by reconnecting humanity with the environment. Global Green USA is the only national environmental non-profit headquartered in Southern California with offices in New Orleans, Washington DC, and New York, and is one of 31 national GCI affiliates throughout the world.
Mission: To foster a value shift towards a more sustainable and secure future. Global Green is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States our work is primarily focused on stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities.
Values: Professionalism; Respect, Trust And Teamwork; Transparency, Openness and Communication; Nimble yet Focused Risk Taking Entrepreneurialism; Optimism; Balance and Fun
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| Development Intern
Global Green USA is offering an internship opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students interested in gaining practical experience within an environmental non-profit organization. Duties will focus on a project to redesign processes and data associated with Global Green’s fundraising activities. Interns participate in a variety of activities that support both organizational and individual development.
Eligibility: Must be at least a junior undergraduate in good standing or a graduate student interested in sustainability, nonprofit management or development.
|To apply: Please send resume, three references, and a letter of interest (including statement of environmental interest and/or background) by e-mail to email@example.com. Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.|
|Online, Social Media & Communications Intern
• Video and photo cataloging and archiving of Global Green’s digital assets
• Labeling and cataloging photos on Global Green’s Flickr account
• Assisting with writing, editing, and researching blog posts for the Global Green website
• Shooting flip cam video and taking photos at events, editing, and posting online
• Event production, research and outreach
• Maintaining and updating databases
• Background calls to press
• Writing, editing for web content, newsletters, blog content and social networking sites such as Facebook Twitter, crowdrise, etc.
• Creating promotional/proposal materials for events and corporate outreach
Eligibility: Must be at least a junior undergraduate in good standing or a graduate student interested in the environment and social media. Should have a background in communications or media. Excellent writing and communication skills, good design skills, able to work independently, attention to detail, the ability to take initiative on specific projects. Computer programming skills a plus. Must be locally based in Los Angeles.
Time Commitment: Must commit to at least 10-15 hours a week for a period of 3-6 months. Exact hours to be determined with intern and academic institution.
Compensation: Possible course credit and/or internship requirement fulfillment. Please work out academic credit details with your academic institution.
|To apply: Please send resume and a one-page statement outlining your interest, qualifications and current professional or student status to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Put the title of the internship in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis.|
Part-Time Policy & Legislative Affairs Internship
Global Green USA's Policy and Legislative Affairs Department seeks an intern for a minimum of three months to assist with Global Green USA's various policy and advocacy initiatives on green schools/buildings, transportation, renewable energy, and climate change. This is an ongoing internship position.
Duties: Responsibilities include assisting in outreach and public awareness efforts, research on policy issues, attending meetings on relevant topics and general office administrative tasks.
Eligibility: Graduate or undergraduate. Academic credit possible.
Requirements: Positive attitude, ability to communicate effectively, and public speaking skills are important. Strong writing skills also important. Applicant should have knowledge of or interest in climate change, green building, transportation, renewable energy policy issues. Ability to work independently a must. Automobile preferred.
Time Commitment: Minimum 15 hours/week. Full time position available at 25 hours/week minimum.
To apply: Qualified applicants should send a resume and brief cover letter describing their interest in this position, via email, to email@example.com. Please note "Policy Internship" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. EOE
Foundations Department Fund Development Internship
Global Green USA's Foundations Department seeks an intern to work directly with the Foundation Relations Manager to research and identify potential funding opportunities to support Global Green USA’s programmatic and operational activities. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in working in the nonprofit sector. He or she will obtain highly sought-after skills, including fundraising, cultivation, and outreach. This is a hands-on role within a multi-disciplinary team.
|To apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume and brief cover letter describing their interest in this position to Global Green USA at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 310-581-2702. Please put Fund Development Intern in the subject line. No phone calls, please. EOE.|
Events & Fundraising Internship
Global Green USA is offering an internship opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students interested in gaining practical experience within an environmental nonprofit organization. The right candidate would be detail oriented and highly motivated individual, who is interested in learning the nuances of event production and nonprofit fundraising to support Global Green’s Events Manager with event logistics and fundraising. Must be able to work in fast paced environment, set priorities and be punctual in completing assignments. Events & Fundraising intern must also be creative and resourceful, have excellent research skills, impeccable phone manners, and possess the ability to think on both a macro and micro level.
To apply: Please send resume, three references, and a letter of interest (including statement of environmental interest and/or background) by e-mail to Nina Storm at email@example.com. Apply as soon as possible, but resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. EOE.
Communications, Marketing and Corporate Relations Internship
Global Green USA's Communications, Marketing and Corporate Relations team is seeking an intern to work in the Santa Monica office.
Responsibilities: Assist Communications, Marketing and Corporate Relations team with research, analysis, tracking and outreach, and administrative tasks.
Eligibility: Candidates must be pursuing a college degree in related field. Must be enthusiastic, energetic, reliable and flexible. Must have outstanding communications skills. Must be locally based in Los Angeles.
Time Commitment: 20 hours per week in the office, for a minimum two-month commitment.
To apply: Please send resume, cover letter (including dates and times of availability), and references and their contact information by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. EOE.