Galveston Bay Foundation seeks Advocacy Programs Manager

The Galveston Bay Foundation is seeking an Advocacy Programs Manager to lead its efforts in executing diverse programs that engage community members as active participants in the health of Galveston Bay. The position manages important advocacy and outreach programs and campaigns, particularly those aimed at evaluating the health of Galveston Bay and ensuring Galveston Bay waters are fishable and swimmable. The position is heavily focused on water quality initiatives aimed at reducing fecal bacteria from both point and non-point sources. The Advocacy Manager must maintain broad, current knowledge of the water quality issues of Galveston Bay to inform and guide the direction of programs and be poised to respond to immediate and acute threats to Galveston Bay’s water health, including man-made and natural disasters. As a leader on GBF’s Advocacy and Outreach team, the Manager helps plan and guide programming, administers grant funding, and oversees community engagement staff. For a full job description, including duties and qualifications, please visit galvbay.org. To apply, email resume and cover letter to [email protected] by Friday, November 8, 2019, and reference the position title in the subject line.

Artist Boat seeking Full Charge Bookkeeper

Artist Boat is hiring a Full Charge Bookkeeper. The primary duty of a Full Charge Bookkeeper is to assist the Executive Director and Treasurer with the financial management of the organization. The Full Charge Bookkeeper is required to have a formal and strong foundation in accounting, best practices in financial management, grants management and grants reimbursements, and nonprofit accounting. For the full job description and application instructions, visit artistboat.org.

Houston Environmental News Update October 9, 2019

Wild About Houston Film Festival, Prairies and Pollinators, Environmental Disasters in Harris County Forum, Climate in Crisis lecture, Green Jobs, and more

Please join us on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, for the Wild About Houston Green Film Festival, the October installment of the Houston GREEN Film Series at Rice Media Center. The festival will showcase local short films that tell environmental stories. At 6 p.m., before the films, enjoy a free guided tour of Rice’s Holistic Garden (next door to the Media Center). Tacodeli will be on hand to sell scrumptious tacos. Films start at 7 pm. 

Secure a ticket or register to host an exhibit table on Eventbright. This event is organized by the CEC and sponsored by Armand Bayou Nature CenterBayou Land ConservancyGalveston Bay FoundationHouston AudubonHouston Parks BoardHouston Arboretum & Nature CenterOne Breath Partnership, and Houston Metro. After the festival’s premiere, CEC will be taking the show on the road; please contact [email protected] if you would like to host a screening.

November’s Green Film Series, on the 20th, event will be an introduction to how to tell your environmental story with film and video. Come learn from the pros–from do-it-yourself hacks all the way to how to work with a professional.


CEC NOTES

Environmental Educators Exchange: Kickerillo Mischer Preserve

Environmental Educators, unite! All are welcome on Nov. 6, 2019 at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve for the fall meeting of the Environmental Educators’ Exchange. Come and go as your schedule allows. Canoe from 3:30 – 5 pm., network from 5 – 5:45 p.m., and take a night hike from 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.. Our goal is to provide a space to rejuvenate, network, and learn about trends in environmental education. All are welcome (including children). RSVP on Eventbrite or contact [email protected].


Earth Day Houston

Earth Day Houston, part of the 50th worldwide observance, will be held at Discovery Green on Sunday, April 19, 2020. Volunteer opportunities are available at earthdayhouston.org/volunteer/. Opportunities to sponsor and exhibit will be available soon.


Interested in serving on the CEC Board or a Committee?

CEC is seeking individuals who might be interested in joining our board of directors in January 2020 or volunteering to serve on one of our committees starting this year. Join CEC on October 15 for an information session for prospective board and committee members to learn more about the commitment and opportunities. For more information (including directions to our top secret world headquarters), please email [email protected]


Scroll down to read notes from our member organizations and the community, or view the emailed version of the newsletter, which includes a green job listing.

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