The North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN) is seeking an Organizational Consultant for 6 months who is passionate about grassroots community non-profits, and has significant experience with organizational restructuring, employee policy development, and hiring staff.   

The Organizational Consultant would work in direct partnership with current NCEJN staff and the Board of Directors to facilitate organizational restructuring in preparation for staffing increases, and to coordinate the hiring process for two new staff members—Executive Director and Administrative Manager.  

The NCEJN Organizational Consultant is a limited contract position for 6 months. Consultant fee will be commensurate with experience.

If you live in North Carolina, have substantial experience with non-profit resource development, and are enthusiastic about working on behalf of environmentally-burdened communities across the state, we encourage you to apply. 

Please submit a cover letter describing your interests and qualifications for the consultancy, along with your resume and a list of three references to NCEJN Board Chair Danielle Purifoy at Applications will be received until 5pm ET on Monday, May 8, 2020



Founded in 1998, the North Carolina Environmental Justice Network is a member-based organization of grassroots community organizations advocating for greater environmental equity and justice across the state. Our staff organizers work directly with local communities impacted by toxic burdens of various industries to mobilize to protect their collective health, well-being, and longevity.  

Our mission is to promote health and environmental equality for all people of North Carolina through community action for clean industry, safe workplaces, and fair access to all human and natural resources. We seek to accomplish these goals through organizing, advocacy, research, and education based on principles of economic equity and democracy for all people.  



The NCEJN Organizational Consultant will be responsible for working with the board to facilitate organizational structure redevelopment and the hiring of two new staff members—Executive Director and Administrative Manager.  Other duties include:  

  • Development of employee handbook   
  • Development of employee expense protocols 
  • Revising job descriptions for all staff  
  • Facilitating revision of staff structure 



While there is no absolute set of criteria for an eligible Organizational Consultant, here are some qualifications of our ideal candidate:   

  • Substantial experience in non-profit resource development (5+ years); 
  • Self-directed leadership on developing protocols, policies, and structures to facilitate greater organizational cohesion  
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;  
  • Enthusiastic collaborator; works well in a team setting; 
  • Committed to supporting grassroots movement for environmental justice  
  • North Carolina resident