Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

New England Grassroots Environment Fund, Inc. Seeks Program Manager

Friday, July 17, 2020

The Grassroots Fund seeks a dynamic and collaborative individual who has an established record of direct environmental justice/just transition work in marginalized communities. The Program Manager works with a team of two other Program Managers and reports to the Director of Operations. The Program Manager has four primary focus areas in support of the organization’s mission:

  1. Lead facilitation of the Grow grant program;
  2. Collaborate  to deliver an integrated series of convenings;
  3. Manage social media platforms and coordinate staff content/contributions;
  4. Facilitate a cohort program around narrative strategy & movement building.

The Grassroots Fund is seeking a Program Manager with lived experience in environmental justice and social change advocacy and organizing, particularly in under-resourced and marginalized communities. Experience in participatory grant making processes and strategies to disrupt white supremacy culture is desirable.

Click here to download the full position description

How to Apply

Please submit a single PDF that contains a cover letter, current résumé and the names and contact information of at least three professional or relevant references. We will begin review/interviews as applications are received with priority given to applications received by August 10th, 2020. Please send your PDF application file to: Please direct any questions to email only.

The New England Grassroots Environment Fund is a nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity, at-will employer. The Grassroots Fund is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities.


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