The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project is a small, multigenerational team that values direct and open communication, power-sharing and leadership development, acknowledging our own and each others’ unique lived experiences and relationships to privilege, and centering the voices of those most impacted by our work.
Working at WOEIP is an opportunity to put our shared principles of environmental justice to work every day.
- Self examination and evaluation
- Radical confidence
- Struggle is healthy
- Unity without uniformity
- Trust in the process
- Resident-based power through knowledge and political engagement
- Personal and organizational integrity
- Respect for the individual and the individual experience
- Courage to speak truth to power
- Loyalty to allies and an understanding of self-interest
- Leadership by affected persons
Community Engagement Lead
- Full-time exempt
- Hybrid (on-site/remote)
We’re looking for an outgoing, technically-minded Community Engagement Lead responsible for ensuring that our diverse West Oakland community is able to engage with and inform the work we do. The Community Engagement Lead will develop and nurture relationships with local community members and groups, helping them understand and interact with community resilience and green infrastructure projects that have a heavy focus on air quality, renewable energy, electrification, and transit. Because this highly interactive role is critical to WOEIP’s environmental justice mission and the success of a variety of technical projects, and we’re ideally looking for someone rooted in West Oakland…
Working at WOEIP
WOEIP is an equal-opportunity employer. We are a small team that values direct and open communication, power-sharing and leadership development, acknowledging our own and each others’ unique lived experiences and relationships to privilege, and centering the voices of those most impacted by our work. We especially welcome candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQ+, or other underrepresented or historically marginalized groups, as well as those with connections to West Oakland. If you need accommodation for a disability during the application process, please let us know.