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Recruiting Organization: Roots of Success
Roots of Success is seeking an individual to support our mission and learn about mission driven non-profits by assisting our team with outreach to current and potential partners, developing social media posts, identifying funding opportunities, and working on special projects. This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity but college credit may be earned.
- Excellent research skills
- Excellent computer skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Enjoy working in teams
- Highly responsible
- Able to work minimally 10 hours/week through December
- Commitment to social and racial justice
Roots of Success
Roots of Success is an empowering environmental literacy and work readiness program that prepares youth and adults from underserved communities for opportunities in the green economy, and to improve conditions in their communities.
Our mission is to ensure that all people have the knowledge and skills needed to accelerate the transition to a more socially just and environmentally responsible economy and society.
Over 90% of our students are unemployed when they take our classes and over 50% take our classes while incarcerated. Upon completing our course, 85% felt their academic skills were greatly enhanced and 86% report that they are in a better position to secure green jobs.
Since 2010, Roots of Success has:
- Prepared almost 25,000 youth and adults for dignified, well paid work in the green economy
- Trained more than 1,700 teachers to foster environmental literacy in prisons, jails, job training and reentry programs, schools and youth programs, and other settings
- Produced 10 customized versions
- Supported hundreds of education and workforce programs throughout the United States
- Roots of Success graduates are working in every sector of the green economy
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Fee Amount: None
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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US
To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.
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1231 2nd StreetBerkeley, CA 94710
December 30, 2021
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