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Volunteer Legal Advisor:
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Volunteer Legal Advisor: Seaside Sustainability is looking for pro bono legal services. We are seeking a specialized attorney who can provide legal guidance and advice as our organization executes tasks and objectives to achieve our mission. It is important to have someone on our team who can lead us in the appropriate direction as we work to pass single-use plastic bans, develop partnership and license agreements, and devise educational and consulting programs. We need assistance with developing contractual documents to ensure that our work and partnerships are legally sound. If you are looking for the opportunity to promote positive, environmental change, please consider providing your expert legal service pro bono to Seaside Sustainability, so that we can effectively work to protect waterways and the community.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Strong written and oral communication, critical thinking, organizational and problem solving skills. They should excel in areas of time management, negotiation, goal-setting and deadlines.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Law degree and experience in the law field (in the US). Strong analytical and research skills. Effective interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work well within a team and individually.-----------------------------------------------------
So we can get a better feel for who you are and why you think Seaside would be a great fit, could you do us a big favor and apply directly to our site? It is a very short application I promise! Your application will go DIRECTLY to me, Eric Magers, Seaside's Executive Director. We ask folks to apply since many don't realize this is a volunteer, un-paid mentorship, advisory position.
Applying usually clears that up, as we want to make sure this is a great fit for you and your life! Please visit our advisory website (https://www.seasidesustainability.org/advisors) for more information about each available position and to apply!
Seaside Sustainability’s Community Advisory Team members work directly with our Executive Director, Eric Magers, and work alongside Board members, Intern Directors, Management Fellows, other Community Advisors and a large cadre of interns organized in teams to further advance the organization’s goals.
Seaside Sustainability is a nationally recognized organization dedicated to community engagement, public education, and environmental conservation. We help by promoting public awareness about the importance of environmental health, providing resources to develop problem-solving skills, and engaging as part of a community to take action. We organize our works and initiatives around these areas: plastic mitigation, marine citizen science, sustainability education, and solar energy in the community. We need everyone’s voice in the fight for a sustainable planet and environmental equity.
If you’re looking to make an impact on working towards the goal of protecting our oceans and communities, we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers like you to join our impressive team. This is an opportunity to use your communication and leadership skills to create meaningful environmental change. These are unpaid volunteer positions and can be filled virtually from all over the world. We ask that our Advisors stay for a minimum of one year. Most Advisors engage in the opportunity for 6-10 hours however there is no maximum. Specific roles and responsibilities of Community Advisory Team Members vary by team.
Common Advisor duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Leading implementation of new management and organizational processes and procedures across the program
- Delegating tasks to appropriate team members
- Working closely with the Human Resources team to manage and oversee recruitment for future internship sessions
- Collecting and analyzing feedback from interns throughout the program to gauge satisfaction and success
- Ability to communicate with people from all walks of life
- Leadership skills
- Experience coordinating groups of people
- A strong desire to help facilitate a positive, hands-on internship experience
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About SEASIDE SUSTAINABILITY INC
127 Eastern Ave #236, Gloucester, MA 01930, US
Seaside Sustainability’s mission is to protect and restore our oceans by educating people of all ages about the critical issues that threaten our environment; promoting best practices for sustainability; and inspiring meaningful advocacy and hands-on action. Seaside works with schools, cities and towns, environmental groups, technology companies, and individuals. Together, we strive to ensure the healthy future of oceans, rivers, wetlands, and estuaries around the world.
Seaside Sustainability is a non-profit organization dedicated to ocean sustainability and education through action. We believe that the well-being of our environment, our communities, and our economies are inextricably linked.
Based in coastal Gloucester, Massachusetts, our initiatives include facilitating ocean-cleaning blue technologies; advocating for single-use plastics ban; mitigating invasive species; developing Green Scholars, an award winning education curriculum; and offering wide-ranging education programs.
Working with teams of volunteers and interns across the globe, we promote the mindsets and behaviors that will reduce harmful human impact on the planet.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
January 20, 2022
- Legal (General)
- Intellectual Property
- Contract Negotiations
- Public Advocacy
- People 55+
- Most Advisors engage in the opportunity for 6-10 hours however there is no maximum.
- We ask that our Advisors stay for a minimum of one year.