Manager of Equity and Resilience Programs - Groundwork USA

Opportunity Type: Job

Groundwork USA seeks a Manager of Equity and Resilience Programs to support equity-centered local strategies for addressing legacies of injustice and creating green, healthy neighborhood environments in communities across the nation.

A national enterprise with local roots, Groundwork USA is the only network of local organizations dedicated to creating healthy, resilient neighborhood environments in low-resource communities through meaningful community engagement and collaboration. Local Groundwork affiliates called “Trusts,” transform neglected land and waterways into community assets and undertake diverse other environmental improvements while building community capacity to effect change. Groundwork USA supports this dynamic network and advances the field of equitable development through national technical assistance and learning network programs for local practitioners. Our work is supported by the US Environmental Protection Agency, the National Park Service, and national foundation partners.

The Manager of Equity and Resilience Programs will manage projects within Groundwork USA’s Climate Safe Neighborhoods Partnership, Equitable Development, and Environmental Justice Technical Assistance program, and network capacity building practice. They will report to the Director of Capacity Building and be responsible for innovation and strategy development as well as shared leadership of existing work.

The preferred location for this position is the greater New York City or greater Boston metropolitan area. Other locations in communities with local Groundwork Trusts will be considered. This is a full-time position, but Groundwork USA is committed to flexibility in arranging work schedules to balance work and family responsibilities. When conditions permit, some travel will be required.