1. California Student Sustainability Coalition – Students for Energy Justice Campaign Director
The California Student Sustainability Coalition is a non-profit organization that supports and connects students from across California to help them transform their educational institutions into models of sustainability.
CSSC is hiring a Campaign Director to help coordinate and propel its Student for Energy Justice (SEJ) campaign in California. The Campaign Director will be hired at 30 hours per week as a temporary employee and will work with students across California on both statewide campaign strategy and local campaign implementation and development.
2. California Student Sustainability Coalition – Solidarity Organizing Program Director
CSSC is hiring a Program Director to help coordinate and propel its Solidarity Organizing Program to transform the environmental organizing model in California to focus on providing students with a foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to be effective social justice organizers. The Program Director will be hired at 30 hours per week as a temporary employee and will work with students across California on both statewide program strategy and local program implementation and development.
2. PaintCare Inc. – CA Southeast Regional Coordinator
PaintCare Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to represent paint manufacturers (paint producers) to plan and operate paint stewardship programs in the United States in those states that pass paint stewardship laws.
PaintCare was created by the American Coatings Association, a membership-based trade association of the paint manufacturing industry. Working with state and local government stakeholders, ACA passed the first paint stewardship law in the United States in Oregon in 2009. This legislation resulted in a pilot program for an industry-led program to manage postconsumer (leftover) paint.
In parts of the United States where PaintCare has programs and where people were previously instructed to dry out old latex paint and put it in the trash, we now encourage people to take it to a PaintCare drop-off site so we can sort it and recycle it. Postconsumer paint can be collected for reuse, recycling, energy recovery, or safe disposal, but doing so requires public awareness and a convenient and effective infrastructure that exceeds local government budgets and capacity in many parts of the country.
The paint manufacturing industry supported the laws passed in these eight states and will support additional legislation because these laws enable the paint industry to implement a collection program by providing a level playing field among manufacturers and retailers. These laws also provide a sustainable financing system and an anti-trust exemption for activities required to run a successful program.