1998 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: Career/Pro <cpro@igc.apc.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 1998 10:59:33 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: Job Announcement: Program Associate, Legacy Program
Global Green USA
the American affiliate of Green Cross International
Mikhail S. Gorbachev, President

Location:  WASHINGTON, D.C.
Open:  Summer 1998

Exciting opportunity to help develop D.C. activities of emerging national 
and international environmental organization.  Focus is on military base 
cleanup and reuse issues, weapons destruction, and creating sustainable 
communities.  Global Green USA (GG USA) is headquartered in Los Angeles 
and is the U.S. affiliate of Green Cross International (GCI).  Mikhail 
Gorbachev is the President GCI that is based in Geneva, Switzerland with 
affiliates in 21 countries.  

Our mission is to work in cooperation with individuals, government, and 
industry to foster a value shift toward a sustainable future.  In the 
organization's role as a catalyst, facilitator and mediator, the Legacy 
Program is accelerating the response to the environmental legacy of the 
Cold War through advancing military base cleanup and reuse.  This 
includes activities that move the US and Russia toward the 
environmentally responsible destruction and cleanup of chemical weapons 
and other weapons inventories.  

Duties and Responsibilities:
a. Assist Program Director in planning and implementation of
strategies; coordinate fundraising; draft fundraising proposals, media, 
outreach, educational and promotional materials; 
b. Facilitate international and domestic communications and
exchange; compose articles for newsletter; network with and keep 
constituents informed;
c. Manage office infrastructure (e.g., computers, equipment, 
communications, database and file management) and supervise interns; 
d. Organize and maintain database; integrate database with national 
e. Assist Program Director with administrative tasks, and provide 
technical assistance on specific projects;
f. Organize and share leadership responsibility periodic events such
roundtables and workshops; 
g. Assist with development of and  manage annual national conference
military environmental cleanup and military base conversion;
h. As lead coordinator of Legacy Education Project activities,
with Congressional offices on military base cleanup and conversion, 
appropriations, and chemical weapons destruction legislation; 
i. Distribute information to Advisory Board; and organize quarterly 
conference calls;
j. Assist with development and coordination of DC activities for
Efficiency and Sustainable Communities Program and International 
Freshwater program; and
k. Perform other duties as needed.

Bachelor's or Master's degree in social or natural sciences or 
environmental policy/sciences.  Strong written and oral communication 
skills essential.  Occasional travel required.  Knowledge of Windows and 
Mac, MS Word, Access, Excel, and Internet communications software 

Two to five years experience with environmental issues, military cleanup 
and reuse (i.e.,  brownfields), or related issues preferred.  Strong 
communication, organizing, planning skills are essential.  Coursework or 
experience in Russian language, environmental policy, arms control, 
and/or political science is desirable.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience; medical and dental benefits provided.

To Apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Program 
Director, Global Green USA; 1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, Third Floor; 
Washington, DC 20005-6303.  Or fax to: 202-879-3182.  Resume review 
begins mid-July.

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