Jobs, Internships, & Volunteering

Here is a listing of opportunities available at the Ecology Center. This includes positions for volunteers and interns! You can also find a listing of openings on our idealist profile.

 

Staff Positions

E-Waste Warehouse Logistics Coordinator

The Lower East Side Ecology Center offers an electronic waste recycling program, and operates the Gowanus E-waste warehouse, located at 469 President Street, Brooklyn NY. We currently collect over 1 million pounds of electronics a year, by offering city wide e-waste recycling events and a permanent drop off at the warehouse. The Gowanus E-waste warehouse also offers a ReUse store and a prop library to facilitate reuse over recycling of obsolete machines and provides volunteer opportunities, an Artist-In-Residence Program and educational workshops.

We are looking for a Logistics Co-ordinator to handle the movement of incoming materials from both drop off at the warehouse as well as materials collected at city wide e-waste collection events. The candidate needs to be able to work in a fast pace environment, and comfortable working in warehouse environment. This is a full-time position and requires weekend availability; the warehouse is open Tuesdays – Saturdays and closed Sunday and Monday.

For job responsibilities, qualifications, look here.

Please email resume and cover letter to info@lesecologycenter.org with the subject line “E-waste Warehouse Logistics Co-ordinator”. No phone calls please. The Lower East Side Ecology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

E-Waste Warehouse Program Coordinator

The Lower East Side Ecology Center offers an electronic waste recycling program, and operates the Gowanus E-waste warehouse, located at 469 President Street, Brooklyn NY. We currently collect over 1 million pounds of electronics a year, by offering city wide e-waste recycling events and a permanent drop off at the warehouse. The Gowanus E-waste warehouse also offers a ReUse store and a prop library to facilitate reuse over recycling of obsolete machines and provides volunteer opportunities, an Artist-In- Residence Program and educational workshops.

We are looking for a Program Co-ordinator to engage in all program areas, with a focus on our rental program and prop library. The candidate needs to be able to work in a fast paced environment, and be comfortable working in a warehouse. This is a full time positiona and requires weekend availability; the warehouse is open Tuesdays – Saturdays and closed Sunday/Monday.

For job responsibilities, qualifications, look here.

Please email resume and cover letter to info@lesecologycenter.org with the subject line “Program Coordinator” Please include you current address. No phone calls please. The Lower East Side Ecology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Volunteers

We welcome volunteers to our various programs.

East River Park Volunteers

Volunteer and do green stewardship with us at East River Park! Fill out this form for dates and times.

Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse

Host an E-Waste Workshop

Share a skill, concept, or practice with the Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse community and public at large! Perpetuate consumer empowerment, creative reuse, and environmental consciousness. Utilize and alter our understanding of electronic waste. If you are interested, please email yazmine@lesecologycenter.org to learn more.

Please also take a look at our post about volunteering at the warehouse.

 

Internships

We host interns in several terms throughout the year. We currently are not accepting applications at this time. Please check back in a few months!