US Divestment Training Associate is looking for a skilled trainer and curriculum designer to help plan and implement our national divestment training program for student leaders.

About’s Divestment Campaign has worked with and supported the global fossil fuel divestment movement since 2012 through organizing, materials development, coaching, and network coordination. In 2014, we seek to build on that support by creating an innovative training program to identify and develop student leaders into highly skilled trainers and coaches.

About the US Divestment Training Associate

This job is based in Oakland, CA, but working remotely is possible for the ideal candidate.

The Training Associate will support the design and implementation of an advanced trainers program for campus leaders. They will coach and coordinate a youth training corps program that develops strong student trainers, provides political education, and propagates strategic tools to support the Fossil Fuel Divestment movement’s student leaders.

Required Qualifications

Desired (but not required) skills and experiences

We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others.

Position Type: full time

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled.

Start Date: September 1st (flexible)

Compensation: competitive compensation based on experience

Location: Oakland, CA  (Though this can be flexible if you are the person this position was destined for)

Application Information

To apply for this position, please send your CV and letter of interest to, with ‘US Divestment Training Associate’ in the subject line. We hope to begin the interview process by August 18, but this position is open until filled.


Our team strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group that engages a broad range of strategies for social change. We value new perspectives, innovative ideas and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way selects and approaches its areas of work, as well as the creativity and effectiveness of our campaigns. prioritizes making leadership positions available to women, people of color, indigenous people and communities most impacted by climate change and environmental prejudices.

If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.