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Project Manager

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ORGANIZATION: The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

  • 25 people are interested

Phoenix, Arizona or New York City, New York Opportunity only.

Grow with SJEI by providing much needed support while developing and honing your professional skills. By joining our select group of diverse, skilled, and committed team members you will help us continue to lay the foundation of SJEI and work to champion social and environmental justice, through our mission by bridging resources with innovation to engineer solutions that target the meaningful involvement of people for the common good.


In collaboration with the Projects Director and relevant Board Members, the Project Manager will manage the SEE for the Earth project that supports the organization’s mission. The Project Manager leads a team of volunteers to achieve project directives in an unstructured environment.


  • Project Execution: Lead all aspects of project execution including scope, schedule and budget; ensure quality control of deliverables; analyze and communicate project status, risks, schedule, and costs to stakeholders; plan, organize, and coordinate with organization manager on project volunteer needs.
  • Leadership: Mentor and train less experienced volunteers; coordinate activities.
  • Volunteer Engagement: support company initiatives; participate in volunteer/staff recognition programs and special events.


  • One (1) year commitment (3 years preferred)
  • At least five (5) hours per week


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.
  • Work or volunteer experience related to managing projects in environmental engineering or similar industry.
  • Experience in hardware/software integrations.
  • Experience leading teams.
  • Knowledge of project management.


Commitment to Ethical Standards - serve as faithful agents of the organization. Avoid deceptive acts. Conduct themselves honorably, responsibly, ethically, and lawfully.

Achieving Results - sets clear, well-defined desired outcomes for work activity and tracks progress; demonstrates a strong sense of urgency and persistence about accomplishing them

Communication - demonstrates the ability to convey thoughts, ideas and concepts clearly in writing and orally.

Coaching - Support and facilitate the professional development of others; provides productive feedback and works to improve the performance of others.

Cross Cultural Awareness - able to adapt effectively to various cultural environments socially, ethnically and maintain awareness of different values associated with cultures.

Planning - establishes plans that break complex projects into their component parts, each with its own timeline; organizes work into processes.

This opportunity is restricted to those who live within the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

Grow with our non-profit organization by providing much needed support to our all-volunteer organization. Help us lay the foundation of this new organization and work to provide positive technical, social + environmental change.

Provide community outreach and engagement coordination to enhance our visibility and support our mission.

We are seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator for our SEE for the Earth Project which aims to spread awareness of ethical engineering practices, environmental justice, and social justice to middle school students.


  • Experience in education, specifically primary at the middle school level.
  • Ability to connect with local middle schools in the Phoenix and New York City area.
  • Proven public speaking skills and project management experience.
  • Ability to connect with others, network, and grow interest in project.


  • 5 to 10 hours per week generally.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, marketing, public management, or similar field

Work or volunteer experience: 2+ years work or volunteer experience related to community outreach/engagement in a non-profit or similar organization.


We are a member-based volunteer organization that collects monthly or annual dues which in turn helps support our cause.

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About The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative


3104 E Camelback Rd, 409, Phoenix, AZ 85016, US

Mission Statement

Our organization seeks to research, develop, and implement engineering practices, designs, products, and methods that promote social and environmental justice and overall sustainability. Further, we strive to educate, advocate, plan and engineer the future development of our cities, towns, neighborhoods, farms - our planet.


The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative is a conscious engineering, social justice, and environmental justice organization that seeks to implement sustainable engineering practices, designs, and developments that adhere to social and environmental justice.


Education & Literacy
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Education & Literacy, Environment, Justice & Legal


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Product Development
  • System Engineering
  • Management
  • Environmental Science




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • One (1) year commitment. At least five (5) hours per week.
  • Phoenix or New York City location preferred. MEMBER BASED ORGANIZATION We are a member-based volunteer organization that collects monthly or annual dues which in turn helps support our cause. 

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