Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice – Jan 14

Posted by City of Philadelphia on January 4, 2022

The Philadelphia Office of Sustainability has a job opening for a Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice. This newly created role will work to advance environmental justice in Philadelphia through policy and programmatic work at the City, as well as supporting and working with Philadelphia’s first Environmental Justice Advisory Commission.

The Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice will steward the development and implementation of inclusive and empowering initiatives that address the root causes of unequal environmental conditions experienced by communities across Philadelphia. This position will advance near-term program objectives, including:

  • Strengthening the capacity of the Environmental Justice Advisory Commission to identify policy and practices reforms that centralize the leadership of those most impacted by environmental injustice and the climate crisis.
  • Elevating forward-looking initiatives that address the cumulative impact of multiple sources of environmental harm.
  • Steward relationships with other levels of government, business networks, non-profit organizations, community-based organizations, and others to advance a holistic approach to environmental injustice that moves impacted communities from surviving to thriving.

Learn more and apply.

The application closes on January 14th, and before then they are looking to spread the word. Please feel free to share the below info with your networks widely, and please reach out to Matina Granieri with any questions:

The Office of Sustainability is hosting an optional virtual Q&A on Monday, January 10, 2022, 5:00 PM for those interested in applying to ask questions about the position.

Link to register. 

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