CareerEco Begins Summer Breakfast Series in Atlanta on June 16 (Discount Available)

On June 16, CareerEco will present the first program in its new summer breakfast series  This event will feature Laura Turner Seydel (Turner Foundation) and Ira Blumenthal (Captain Planet Foundation).

This event will take place from 7:00 am – 9:00 am at the Centergy Building – 75 Fifth Street, NW – 3rd Floor Wayne Hodges Room, Atlanta, GA 30308.  Additional program information and online registration is available here. Ticket sales will be donated to the Captain Planet Foundation.

Members of Green Jobs Network's group on LinkedIn can receive a 25% discount on tickets to this event.  This post provides instructions on how to obtain the discount.

Green Job of the Day: Executive Director, USGBC Georgia Chapter

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Executive Director 
Organization: U.S. Green Building Council, Georgia Chapter

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. The complete job announcement and application information is available here.

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The USGBC Georgia Chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to integrating sound business practices and environmentally responsible design, development and construction throughout the State of Georgia.  USGBC-Georgia members also work to influence public policy and educate business leaders on the economics of green buildings. We sponsor special projects and provide resources to members including monthly educational meetings, a monthly newsletter, a robust network of green building professionals, training and education.  The Georgia Chapter governs two active Branches in Atlanta and Savannah and is actively working with other Georgia Communities to grow the Branch network.

1. POSITION SUMMARY:

The Executive Director will work with an engaged and active Board of Directors to implement the mission, vision and strategic plan of the organization. The Executive Director has the unique opportunity of implementing the strategic plan to position the Georgia Chapter as leading partner in the field of "green" buildings, statewide.

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CareerEco Presents “The Future of Energy & Green Jobs” in Atlanta on April 23

On April 23rd, CareerEco will present its third EcoJob panel.  This event will feature Dr. Jay Hakes, who will highlight information from his book, A Declaration of Energy Independence: How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment. This event will take place from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Centergy Building – 75 Fifth Street, NW – 3rd Floor Wayne Hodges Room, Atlanta, GA 30308. In addition, at 7:30pm there will be a brief resume presentation (optional)

Registration information, including pricing, is available here.

CareerEco Presents EcoJob Panel in Atlanta on March 26

On March 26th, CareerEco will present its second EcoJob panel.  This event will feature the following panelists, who will share their career advice and outlook on job opportunities in the environmental and sustainability sectors:

  • Joyce LaValle - Senior Vice President of Associate and Customer Engagement, Interface Americas
  • Madeline Reamy - Executive Director, Earth Share of Georgia
  • Liz Wattenberg - General Manager, Zipcar, Atlanta

This event will take place from 5pm – 7pm at the Centergy Building – 75 Fifth Street, NW – 3rd Floor Wayne Hodges Room, Atlanta, GA  30308.  Registration information, including pricing, is available here.