Employment Opportunities

GIPL has a new part-time staff position: Green Muslim Fellow. Learn more here!  Posted May 20, 2019

GREEN MUSLIM FELLOW

Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Green Muslim Fellow will grow GIPL’s mission across religious traditions. Primarily, this position will expand GIPL’s partnership and maintain relationships within the Islamic community in Metro Atlanta. Specifically, the Green Muslim Fellow will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead grassroots organizing efforts through coordinated outreach to the Islamic community including mosques and other Muslim community groups
  • Establish relationships with Islamic leaders and other organizations serving Muslims in Metro Atlanta and other regions in the state
  • Attend community events and serve as a spokesperson for GIPL
  • Represent GIPL to the public in ways that will encourage all people of faith to engage in environmental stewardship and sustainability initiatives within the community
  • Offer public presentations at regional faith community events, clergy gatherings, and interfaith groups about creation care, climate change, conservation and the need to utilize renewable energy sources and sustainable practices
  • Network with national Islamic groups engaged in environmental and other justice issues
  • Manage a database of mosques and other relevant contacts utilizing Every Action data management system
  • Assist with the promoting of GIPL programs, specifically GIPL’s Power Wise and Solar Wise programs, working closely with GIPL’s Program Director.

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree required; some Islamic education strongly encouraged
    • Proven self-starter with an outgoing personality willing to work in a team-oriented environment
    • Some experience working in religious communities preferred; experience as an organizational leader preferred or in the least, some experience in the non-profit sector
    • Knowledge of and passion for environmental issues, particularly climate change, air and water quality, energy issues,  conservation and efficiency, as well as a willingness to explore the intersections of religion and ecology
    • Proven communication abilities with good public speaking and writing skills or a willingness to develop such skills
    • Firm grasp of basic computer skills – word processing, spreadsheets, email, social media and database management

      Job Structure and Salary:
      This is currently a part-time job, with some weekend work; travel will be expected.  20-25 hours/week. Salary based on experience and scope of hours per month. (Approximate range = $18K-$25K annually). Mileage and mobile phone expenses reimbursed at a pre-determined rate. At the conclusion of the fellowship, permanent employment may be offered.Inquiries and resumes should be submitted electronically to:
      Rev. Kate McGregor Mosley, Executive Director,  info@gipl.org