Job Opportunity at North East Trees – Project Manager

March 15, 2014 in Job Opportunities

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NORTH EAST TREES PROJECT MANAGER

The Position

This is an hourly professional planning position, with North East Trees, (NET) a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to designing, constructing and preserving green spaces in the greater Los Angeles area. For more about NET, please visit our website, www.northeasttrees.org. Under general supervision, the Project Manager provides specialized professional planning to develop and implement a planning grant for the Baldwin Hills area. The Project Manager will coordinate the planning and management of the program, and will serve as team facilitator in assessing project requirements. Recommends program implementation priorities, conducts community outreach meetings and makes presentations at public forums. Provides technical guidance and assistance to sub-consultants as needed; works with other NET staff in order to achieve successful implementation of the program. The Project Manager, as required, represents NET in forums with Governmental Agencies, volunteers, non-profit organizations, and the public in the promotion and execution of program goals. This project manager may work with NET team members to prepare and submit grant applications for additional project phases and development funding.

Essential Functions

Graphic skills, and use of software to implement program is of primary importance. Use of Microsoft Office, including MS Project; Adobe Creative Suite; and ESRI GIS software are highly desirable. Spanish language skills a plus.
Oversees and initiates the preparation of outside consultant services, requests for proposals, environmental assessments as required by the program.
Additional Requirements
Reviews and recommends options for Grant Program implementation and may conduct needs assessments and feasibility studies, develop schematic and preliminary design illustrations, prepare and coordinate program schedules.

Education

Degree in Environmental Design field preferred; Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, or Architecture.

Salary

Commensurate with experience

To Apply

Please send résumé, cover letter and selected work samples to Theresa@northeasttrees.org

North East Trees 2014 Earth Day Fest – Sunday May 4, 2014

March 15, 2014 in Events

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NET 2014 Earth Day Fest

SUNDAY, MAY 4 • 11 am – 5 pm
Los Angeles River Center & Gardens
570 W. Ave 26 • Los Angeles, CA 90065
(between Figueroa and San Fernando Rd)

FREE ADMISSION • FREE ON-SITE PARKING

Over 35 local artists, local environmental organizations and sponsors will be exhibiting and selling at this FUNdraiser for North East Trees. Learn what local environmental groups are doing in your area.

Join us for a fun day in the gardens with live music, libations, activities, food trucks, a prize drawing and more.  Free admission, and ample free parking on site at the Los Angeles River Center & Gardens (formerly Lawry’s California Center), 570 W. Ave. 26 – between Figueroa and San Fernando Road.

10% of all sales will go to NET

See www.northeasttrees.org for details.