Baltimore Climate Action Coordinator

Adamah, Inc | Reisterstown, MD, United States

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Posted Date 8/16/2023

Baltimore Climate Action Coordinator  

Department: Climate Action,  Reports to: Deputy Climate Action Director  

Status: Full time, Exempt with benefits, Salary: $55,000-$60,000 annually 

Application deadline: September 1, 2023 (for priority consideration)  

Anticipated start date: October 1, 2023  

About Adamah  

At Adamah, we believe in the deep connection between people and planet, adam and adamah. Our mission is to create vibrant Jewish life in deep connection with the earth, catalyzing culture change and systemic change through Immersive Retreats, Jewish Environmental Education, and Climate Action. Every day, we inspire and empower youth, teens, families, and leaders through programs that deeply interweave Jewish tradition and the natural world, creating diverse and inclusive communities, and building a more sustainable future.  

About the Jewish Climate Leadership Coalition  

Adamah’s Jewish Climate Leadership Coalition is a network of Jewish community organizations who recognize the existential threat and moral urgency of climate change and commit to take action. Coalition members develop Climate Action Plans, which outline the strategic priorities of their organization’s climate work.  

Through a variety of program supports (including learning sessions, resources guides, and climate action loans and grants), the Coalition supports its members to develop, implement, evaluate, and share their Climate Action Plans annually. For more information about the Coalition, visit  

Job Summary  

Roles and Responsibilities 

The Baltimore Climate Action Coordinator will coordinate the Jewish Climate Leadership Coalition’s activities in Baltimore, MD. They will build strategic partnerships with the Associated: Baltimore Jewish Federation and its network agencies to support Baltimore-based Jewish community institutions in identifying, evaluating, and implementing climate solutions to lower/eliminate their greenhouse gas emissions.  This includes: 

  • Baltimore Climate Action (50%) 
  • Recruit Baltimore Jewish community organizations to join Jewish Climate Leadership Coalition 
  • Support Baltimore Coalition members in developing organizational Climate Action Plans 
  • Support Baltimore Coalition members in implementing organizational Climate Action Plans by providing expertise in climate solutions (including installing/accessing clean electricity, energy efficiencies, facility electrification, and/or nature-based climate solutions) 
  • Support Baltimore Coalition members in implementing organizational Climate Action Plans by connecting Coalition members with local partners who can support their climate solutions through expertise and resources 
  • Connect Baltimore Coalition members with local, state, and federal funding sources to support their climate action initiatives 
  • Manage regional community of practice for Baltimore Coalition members 
  • Promote Coalition at Pearlstone programs, tours, and events and share about Pearlstone activities/opportunities with Baltimore Coalition members 
  • Generate interest in and consult on allocations of Baltimore Green Loan Fund 
  • Collaborate with Baltimore Jewish Council on annual climate advocacy event 
  • National Climate Action (45%) 
  • Provide climate expertise in energy-specific solutions and/or nature-based solutions 
  • Coordinate a national Coalition community of practice (meets quarterly) 
  • Support national Coalition programming by helping develop resources guides, presenting at workshops and seminar , and holding staff office hours 
  • Administration (5%) 
  • Attend weekly department meetings, monthly all-staff meetings, and other meetings as required (virtual) 
  • Tracking work progress in a shared data management system  
  • Other duties/tasks as assigned 


The ideal candidate for the Baltimore Climate Action Coordinator position will possess the following skills and experiences: 

  • Strong background in climate/sustainability solutions, notably energy-specific solutions and/or nature-based solutions, as defined by 3+ years of active work experience  
  • Strong background (lay or professional) in Jewish communal engagement 
  • Familiarity with regional climate legislation, incentives, and partners  
  • Strong organizational and time management skills  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Able to adapt to changing situations  
  • Comfortable working virtually 

Working Conditions:  

This is a full-time, exempt position with work hours set to Monday-Friday, with some evening/weekend work a possibility. This is a Baltimore-based position. Employee will work remotely, with occasional access to office space at Adamah’s headquarters at Pearlstone Retreat Center. Regional travel to local Jewish community institutions will be expected.  

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.  

Ninety days from the date of employment date, there will be a check-in between you and your supervisor. Annually thereafter.  

Please submit a resume and cover letter in order to be considered for this role.

Salary55,000.00 - 60,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Administrative Support | Community Organizing | Community Outreach | Community Planning | Eco / Environmental | Education - Other | Engagement | Events Management | Other | Programming | Social Media
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Environmental | Food & Kosher Services | Other
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