Nonprofit Leadership Fellow - Education
WFH Flexible San Rafael, CA
Job Type
Full-time, Temporary

We exist in an unprecedented time for climate work, surrounded by innovative solutions to the global issue of Climate Change. Although we are now equipped with a diverse array of impactful solutions, we still need people who are educated, ready, and motivated to achieve them. That’s where you come in! We are seeking a Nonprofit Leadership Fellow to support SEI’s sustainability-focused education programs. This role will support work in one or more of the following departments: Energize Schools, Climate Corps Education Outside, and Energize Colleges

This is a 12-month, Full-Time Fellowship, which involves working in our SEI office located in San Rafael, CA on a hybrid basis.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

We seek candidates that share SEI’s commitment to equity and environmental justice, and who share a commitment to work and learn within an anti-oppression framework. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.  SEI is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity. We believe that a wide array of perspectives contributes to creative climate solutions where all communities thrive. We strive to reflect diverse communities, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices.  


  • Serve as a key point of contact for partner schools and sites in connection to programs 
  • Support recruitment of partner schools and teachers
  • Support sustainability curriculum implementations, student engagement, and campus greening projects in collaboration with schools and partner sites
  • Lead planning, development, and facilitation of training programs, events, and campaigns for students, teachers, members, or participants within assigned programs
  • Support data collection, metrics, and reporting
  • Create and update guides and manuals on workflow processes.
  • Provide regular feedback to program leaders on opportunities to streamline and improve existing workflows and project procedures. 
  • Conduct research related to programming, funding opportunities, and/or resources.

What We Offer

  • To promote greater work-life balance and better personal well-being, work is conducted in your home office or an offsite location 3 days per week and in our San Rafael office 2 days per week.
  • A starting wage of $24.00 an hour
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan, with employer match after one year
  • Generous paid time off, including 2 weeks vacation, 14 paid holidays, and sick time 
  • Employer pays 100% of medical, dental, and vision healthcare insurance premiums for you and your dependents
  • 8 hours a month are allotted for participation in professional development activities. 
  • The ability to do what you do best; the opportunity to do work you are naturally gifted at and trained to do
  • An equitable and inclusive workplace committed to concrete, substantial change, beyond platitudes 
  • Degree in a sustainability-related field or 1-2 years experience in project management, education, community engagement, and/or event planning and coordination.
  • Spanish proficiency at an intermediate or conversational level, comfort communicating verbally in Spanish.
  • Experience working on multiple project teams and independently.
  • Education and/or K-12 Education is preferred.
Salary Description
$24 / hour