Work at NCEL

Working at NCEL

NCEL is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from groups that have been historically underrepresented, including but not limited to women and people of color. NCEL makes hiring decisions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NCEL does not lobby for or against any state or federal legislation. NCEL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. Medical and religious exemptions can be considered with documentation.

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Grants and Office Administrator

The Grants and Office Administrator will provide critical support to NCEL’s growing fundraising efforts and executive leadership. The Grants and Office Administrator will work under the supervision of NCEL’s Development Officer to ensure timely tracking and coordination of grant reports, budget reports, grant applications, and gift acknowledgment letters. The position will also provide critical administrative support to NCEL’s Executive Director and execute office-wide logistics involving printing, directing mail and calls, and database management (Google Drive, Quorum, Bloomerang CRM). This position will require up to 10% travel for meetings and events. It is necessary that the candidate reside in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area and is able to work in the DC office at least 2-3 times a week. 

Please send a single PDF document with your resume and a brief cover letter to salvatore@ncelenviro.orgwith the subject line “Grants and Office Administrator” and if you are able, please label any attachments with “LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.” All submissions will be treated confidentially. The deadline to apply is April 3, 2023.

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Summer Communications Intern

The National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) seeks a highly motivated intern who is passionate about the environment to support our communications work and preparations for our annual National Forum. This includes assisting with email outreach, material design, and coordinating logistics. This year’s National Forum will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 10-12. The intern will be expected to travel for the Forum with all travel costs covered by NCEL. The intern will also help with drafting blog posts, social content, email updates, and website maintenance for our program work on topics including oceans, conservation, environmental health, and climate and energy. 

Submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF detailing your qualifications to Taylor Anderson at  by April 10 at 5:00 PM ET.

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