Fairmount Climate Justice Coordinator

Company Name
Fairmount Indigo CDC Collaborative
Location (City)
Job Category
Project Management
Job Sector
Job Type
Part Time
Degree Requirement
Contact Info Joan Tighe FICCposition2019@gmail.com 617-285-5184

The Fairmount Indigo CDC Collaborative and partners seek a Community Organizer/Coordinator for a new Kresge Foundation Climate Change, Health, and Equity Initiative in the Fairmount rail corridor neighborhoods (Dorchester, Mattapan, Hyde Park). 

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 

Year 1 responsibilities:  Modbilize community stakeholders around climate threats, health, and equity; Lead planning for an advocacy campaign for policies that will increase communities' climate resilience; Lead resident development of an Advocacy Plan that reflects the community's economic, quality of life, and health priorties related to climate resilience.Years 2-4 (pending continued fundling): Work with stakeholders to implement Advocacy Plan; build community voice and power to realize the plan.  Coordinator will facilitate the Climate Justic Initiative: Coordinate with partner agencies' Community Organizing and Enviromental Sustainablity staff; do direct grass roots organizinga; liaison to other Boston climate resilience efforts and to funder.


Minimum 4 years' experence in community organizing, community planning; prefer Bachelor's degree in planning, environmental or related fields.  Previous work with collaboratives and in low income neighborhoods of color preferred..  Spanish, Haitian, Cape Verdean Creole a plus.  Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends, a must.
This is a 25-30 hour/week position, on either a staff or consulting basis.  For more detailed information:


To be determined

How to Apply: 

Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample (2 pages max); to FICCposition2019@gmail.com by October 25, 2019

About the Company: 

Boston's Fairmount indigo CDC Collabortive strengtheds diverse communities linked by the Fairmount/Indigo Rail Line as viable homes and places of opportunity for people with low/moderate incomes.  We seek equity through increased affordable housing, excellent public transit, pathways to good jobs and financial resilience, new commercial enterprises, sustainability innovations, expanded open space and vibrant public places.  We are a 15-year old partnership of Community Development Corporations (CDCs) working in adjacent neighborhoods: Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (DBEDC), Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) and Southwest Boston CDC.