Georgia Interfaith Power & Light

Job Description
 
www.gipl.org

Position: Green Muslim Fellow (12 month contract position)

Organization: Georgia Interfaith Power & Light a religious organization engaged in environmental issues. Our mission is to engage communities of faith in stewardship of Creation as a direct expression of our faithfulness and as a religious response to global climate change, resource depletion, environmental injustice, pollution, and other disruptions in Creation. We help houses of worship and religious schools in reducing their carbon footprint and increasing their environmental and climate action as a religious practice.

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:

Qualifications:

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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.

Organizational Background:

Since 2003, GIPL has provided energy, water & waste audits to Georgia houses of worship and worked to mobilize people of faith to respond to the environmental challenges of our time. Religious educational programming has been at the core of GIPL’s work in bringing diverse faith communities together to address environmental issues together. Currently, GIPL employs three staff in the office headquarters located on the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur (east Metro-Atlanta).  As a nonprofit organization, GIPL is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors and led by an 8-member Advisory Council. Funding for GIPL’s mission comes from private foundations, congregations and individuals. A small portion of the budget is covered by events and program fees.

Inquiries and resumes should be submitted electronically to:
Rev. Kate McGregor Mosley, Executive Director,  
info@gipl.org

Georgia Interfaith Power & Light, Inc (GIPL)

701 S. Columbia Drive, Campus Box 326

Decatur, Georgia 30030

404.377.5552