Job Opening


Part-time Communications and Program Coordinator


The NorCal Resilience Network is looking for a part-time Communications and Program Coordinator passionate about communications, community organizing, permaculture and movement building. The Communications and Program Coordinator will work part-time (12-14 hours/week) out of our downtown Oakland coworking office space, with occasional field work. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing non-profit working on leading edge work in community resilience. 


About the NorCal Resilience Network: The mission of the NorCal Resilience Network is to catalyze a Just Transition to an equitable and regenerative region by supporting and activating community-based and ecological solutions in Northern California. Our regional network increases capacity for grassroots projects and programs, helps to build out model sites for permaculture and  resilience; and builds solidarity across divides of race, class, sector and region with organizations, businesses and leaders committed to growing thriving, resilient communities through collaboration and collective impact. 

 Job Description

Online communications: Responsibilities include writing compelling emails, newsletter writing,  social media management, and website content management.


Program support for our membership model, the Circle of Collaborators.  Support will include: Monthly webinars and introductory meetings, helping to coordinate our quarterly gatherings, outreach events, including tabling and attendance at various members’ events.


Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Strong writing skills and great attention to detail
  • Some knowledge of website management, graphic design and database management
  • Passion and understanding of working in climate justice and community organizing with under-represented communities
  • Some experience with events planning, meeting facilitation and public speaking
  • Flexibility and willingness to attend events that further your understanding of this field.


Salary: $1200 per month, 12-15 hours per week (with opportunities for increased hours, pending meeting our fundraising goals). Ideally, we would love to hire someone who is currently a member of our Circle of Collaborators, has a flexible schedule and/or works part-time at an environmental or social justice non-profit organization. People of color, women and LGBTQi highly encouraged to apply. 

Please send a cover letter detailing your interest in this position, resume and two writing samples to:  The deadline to apply is December 10th, 2019.