PSR-LA seeks to fill a full-time Toxics Program Coordinator position whose primary function is the management of PSR-LA’s Toxics Program. The Toxics Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Executive Director and in close partnership with Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy (CHANGE) Steering Committee, Californians for Pesticide Reform and emerging coalitions addressing issues of toxics and a just transition to a non-toxic economy.

Qualifications

  • A graduate degree, preferably in Public Health or related community health fields. Candidates with at least 5 years of experience in these fields will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • At least 3-5 years experience in project coordination including working with and managing coalitions
  • Demonstrated experience in popular education, health education, and providing technical assistance to community based organizations
  • Ability to display leadership and nurture leadership in others
  • Strong facilitation, communication skills, and the ability to build consensus among groups from different stakeholders
  • Strategic, well organized, and results-oriented
  • Demonstrated commitment to PSR-LA’s mission and values
  • Deep understanding and commitment to social and environmental justice
  • Ability to work as part of a fast pace, close knit team
  • Strong writing skills and capable of authoring blogs, policy briefs, grant proposals, and reports
  • Conversational fluency in a second language, preferably Spanish
  • Experience working respectfully with base building organizations

Major Job Responsibilities

  • CHANGE Coalition Planning and Coordination
  • Pesticide Campaign Planning and Coordination
  • Health Professional Organizing and Engagement
  • Fundraising and Grant Management
  • Growing our Water and Environmental Health Advocacy Portfolio
  • Fundraising and Grant Management

Start date: Early September

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. with guaranteed funding for 12 months . Applicant must be available during regular business hours and some evenings/weekends. Job may require occasional travel within California and out of the state. Valid California driver’s license required. PSR-LA is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send cover letter and resume via email to:

Lizette Hernandez
Director of Health and Environment Programs
Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles
617 S. Olive Street, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90014
lhernandez@psr-la.org