Research Volunteer – Climate, Agriculture and Policy
Remote position; option for Washington, D.C., office
Rural Investment to Protect our Environment (RIPE) is seeking a Research Volunteer for Summer 2022 to support mission-critical work on agriculture and environmental policy, farmer and rancher engagement, and other organizational projects. Volunteers will gain experience with environmental policy design, economic and ecological analysis, stakeholder engagement, and/or political projections in a variety of fields including: climate, water, sustainable agriculture, ecosystem services, and agricultural economics. If you are excited to be part of a rapidly growing, small but mighty team working to achieve ambitious, national bipartisan climate policy that supports agricultural producers’ economic and environmental sustainability, this is the opportunity for you. This position will work across departments to support RIPE’s successes in policy development, agricultural outreach, government affairs, and communications.
Please apply by submitting a cover email and resume to careers@RIPEroadmap.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We expect to begin interviews in late June. In your cover email, please briefly describe your experience and your interest in RIPE’s mission, and include information about your availability, including start date, available days of the week and available work hours. Please include “Volunteer Application” in the subject line. We respectfully request no follow-up calls or emails.