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ORGANIZATION: MASS RECYCLE INC

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The MassRecycle board of directors is a volunteer group of passionate Waste Nerds committed to finding solutions for the ever-evolving challenges of solid materials management in Massachusetts.

MassRecycle is dedicated to improving recycling, organics diversion, and sustainable materials management in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Using the knowledge base of our diverse membership, we are able to craft and advocate for legislation that is practical and effective. We work on behalf of our members to provide opportunities for connection, educate on strategies to maximize waste diversion, and advocate for better material management policies in Massachusetts.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Understanding the organization’s mission, policies, and programs, and inform others about MassRecycle
  • Helping to enhance MassRecycle’s public profile and network within the solid waste industries, municipalities, and communities of Massachusetts
  • Bringing specific skills to the organization to contribute to the organization’s operations or to an existing area of programming
  • Serve on one sub-committee
  • Actively recruit new supporters, especially during the time leading up to the annual conference (spring) and Fall social
  • Aid in making connections between MassRecycle and your personal network
  • Attendance at one monthly board meeting, an additional committee meeting every 4-6 weeks, and bimonthly conference planning meetings from January-April. Currently all meetings are held virtually.

Board Members are:

  • Passionate Waste Nerds interested in learning, listening, and working toward shared goals
  • Interested in the goals and mission of the organization
  • Solutions-oriented
  • Willing to put in the work to see ideas come to fruition
  • Able to commit to at least two (virtual) meetings per month
  • Dedicated to a more sustainable Massachusetts

Desired Skills and Experience:

We especially seek applicants with any of the following skills: Fundraising, Accounting, Nonprofit Management, Development, Business Strategy, Event Planning, Community Outreach, Technical and/or Audio-Visual Skills, Marketing, Networking, Relationship Building.

Board members should work and/or living anywhere in Massachusetts. This is a statewide opportunity.

Interested? Feel free to send a resume and letter of interest to MassRecycle by emailing Admin@MassRecycle.org

More opportunities with MASS RECYCLE INC

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About MASS RECYCLE INC

Location:

31 MILK ST UNIT 960871, BOSTON, MA 02196, US

Mission Statement

MassRecycle is a pragmatic, statewide non-profit coalition of individuals, municipalities, the waste industry, and other organizations dedicated to improving recycling, organics diversion, and sustainable materials management in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We work on behalf of our members to provide opportunities for connection, educate on strategies to maximize waste diversion, and advocate for better material management policies in Massachusetts.

Description

What MassRecycle Does
* Is the pragmatic voice among environmental and industry groups
* Hosts the only statewide conference for sustainable materials management
* Connects professionals in the waste, recycling & organics industry
* Sends newsletter updates on waste & recycling industry topics and trends
* Engages with MassDEP
* Provides education and guidance on best practices
* Produces the MassRecycle podcast
* Leads the statewide discussion on product stewardship
* Advocates for materials management policy improvements
* Brings together stakeholders committed to improving the sustainable materials management system in Massachusetts
* Provides recognition and celebration of those who are making a real difference in our field through an annual awards program
* Arrange tours to material management facilities to educate anyone interested
* Established committees led by Board members to engage members and accomplish projects
* Enhance professional development within the sustainable materials space

CAUSE AREAS

Environment
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Boston, MA 02109

(42.36606,-71.04829)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21

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