Co-op Spring 2023: Food and Forests

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11 days ago

Co-op Spring 2023: Food and Forests
About Ceres
Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
For more information about Ceres, please visit:
About the Co-op Program
The 6-month educational career experience allows undergraduate and graduate students to work in the nonprofit sector focusing on sustainability issues. It will provide students with meaningful and challenging work, a designated supervisor and mentor, and further their education through professional work experience. The Co-op Program gives students the opportunity to have an impact in Ceres’ environmental mission that tackles the world’s largest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
This role is a temporary full-time position that is remote or may be based in Boston, MA or San Francisco, CA. Candidates must be flexible to work with employees in all US time zones.
About the Food and Forests Program
Ceres is driving company and investor action to reshape food industries with a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and commodity-driven deforestation, and to protect and restore forests and natural ecosystems. For more information about the Food and Forest work at Ceres, visit
Job Duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Research
  • Project management
  • Data management
  • Support department with their needs
  • Event support
  • Prepare reports
  • Prepare presentations
  • Data tracking and analytics
  • Update and maintain CRM Database with external stakeholder details
  • Self-starters
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Take initiative
    • Prioritize responsibilities and multitask
    • Work independently and collaboratively as a part of a team
    • Problem solve
  • Strong research and organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Interest in being part of a diverse workforce and willingness to support Ceres’ Commitment to Inclusion and Equity
  • Desire to work in a not-for-profit, advocacy-focused organization
Compensation: The salary for all Co-op positions is $17/hr.
How to apply
Join our team by applying to Careers at Ceres. We encourage all applicants to review our website to learn more about Ceres’ goals, mission, and values. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three references.
Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.