Posting: Equitable Mobility Coordinator - Eastside Community Network, Detroit MI

January 25, 2023

Position Posting: Equitable Mobility Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Climate Equity

Positions Terms: Full Time salaried with some evening and weekend hours; $40,000- $45,000

Position Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life coverage

Position Scope: Coordinate projects for the Climate Equity department with a focus on equitable transportation. Duties will primarily be focused around organizing and coordinating a transportation task force, leading the implementation of transportation-related projects, and building ECN’s network in the transportation space.

Eastside Community Network is seeking a person for a coordinator position in its Climate Equity Department. Experience with environmental issues is not required, though openness to learning about new topics is. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the eastside of Detroit and willingness to learn about climate resiliency.

Resumes should be submitted to and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Baseline Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of community needs, priorities, and leadership
  • Passion for Detroit and advocating for positive change in the city
  • Experience working in Detroit communities, especially the eastside
  • Strong organization and logistical management skills
  • Comfort with using technology (email, video conferencing, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.)
  • Open to building knowledge around climate resiliency, environmental justice, and other related topics
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Proven ability to engage and interact with diverse populations
  • Proven ability to both take initiative and work independently as well as collaborate with team members
  • Willingness to develop new skills and knowledge as needed

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Resident of Detroit's Eastside
  • Experience in climate, environmental justice, sustainability, or other environmental work, especially transportation and mobility
  • Familiarity with Detroit city government officials and programs

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Supporting ECN’s Climate Equity work with specific focus on transportation and mobility issues
  • Coordinating project work, payments, schedules, budgets, and meetings with partner organizations
  • Outreach and education efforts with residents across the eastside, including supporting residents directly on implementing projects
  • Expanding knowledge of sustainability and climate change issues
  • Organizing, attending, and participating in community meetings hosted by ECN and other groups
  • Preparing materials, taking notes, and creating next steps for meetings
  • Connecting residents to available resources
  • Broadening and strengthening ECN’s network around transportation issues
  • Undertaking other project tasks and providing administrative support as required


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