6-Month Fellowship - Washington, D.C. - National Complete Streets Coalition
- (From http://www.completestreets.org/fellow.html)
COMPLETE STREETS FELLOW
The National Complete Streets Coalition is seeking a Complete Streets
Fellow to work with a diverse coalition of prominent national
organizations working for the adoption of complete streets policies across
the country. This is an tremendous opportunity for a recent graduate to
take on significant responsibility while learning about transportation
reform issues and working directly with a variety of well-known leaders
and organizations in the field.
The National Complete Streets Coalition is working for adoption and
implementation of Complete Streets policies at the federal, state, and
local level. Complete streets are designed and operated to enable safe
access for all users. Pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit
riders of all ages and abilities are able to safely move along and across
a complete street. Active Coalition members include Smart Growth America,
AARP, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the American Planning
Association, the League of American Bicyclists, the American Public
Transportation Association, and many others (see the 'Who We Are' page).
To find out more about complete streets visit www.completestreets.org. The
Coalition shares office space and is staffed by Smart Growth America.
Responsibilities will include:
* Research and analysis of current and forthcoming complete streets
policies around the country
* Assist with local workshops to help communities across the country
develop and implement complete streets policies
* Research and write fact sheets and other material on the benefits of
* Assist in writing editing and disseminating the monthly newsletter
* Development of content and maintenance of the website and web-based
* General administrative tasks including mailing, event planning,
database management, etc.
Requirements: The candidate should have a strong interest in smart growth,
transportation issues, or related areas. Candidates should have at least a
bachelor?s degree and either and educational background or work experience
in urban planning, environmental studies, public policy, or a related
field. This position requires a self-motivated and detail-oriented person
with excellent organizational skills. The candidate should be able to work
independently with minimal supervision. Candidates must have exemplary
research and writing skills, and an ability to synthesize diverse
material. The candidate should be highly computer literate with specific
experience in website maintenance, web research, database management, and
using the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Knowledge of InDesign or graphics software, html, css, Joomla! and/or
other open source web interfaces are a definite plus.
Compensation: The Fellowship comes with a stipend of $1,800 per month. He
or she will receive five days of paid sick leave or vacation and will have
paid leave on all federal holidays that occur within their tenure at SGA.
Health benefits will not be offered.
Timeframe: Full-time, forty hours a week for six months. This position
will very likely lead to full-time, permanent employment with the National
Complete Streets Coalition.
How to Apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume,
short writing sample and 3 references to Stephanie Potts at
info@.... Interviews will be held on a rolling basis so
it's best to get your application in early.
Equal Opportunity Employment: SGA is an equal opportunity employer.
People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
National Complete Streets Coalition
1707 L St NW, Suite 1050
Washington, DC 20036
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