Hybrid or Remote: Hybrid*
Supervisor: CEO and Co-Founder
Upsolve is hiring a full-time Justice Fellow to support our new American Justice Movement project. You will be responsible for serving low-income New York residents who need help with debt collection lawsuits. You will be responsible for providing feedback to our product & engineering team on how to improve the technology that we’re building to support the training, matching, and advice-giving process. You will interact with our litigation counsel handling the appeal of our case and strategizing for future impact litigation lawsuits in other jurisdictions.
You will also perform extensive legal research on different areas of debt law where Upsolve can create new products to help low-income Americans beat debt collectors.
This role offers a unique opportunity to combine work in direct legal services with work in technology and regulatory reform to make a meaningful impact at scale for low-income Americans.
- Strong research skills
- Ability to write clearly and concisely
- Strong attention to detail
- Technologically proficient
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Empathetic and passionate about serving low-income individuals and contributing to access to justice
*REMOTE WORK DETAILS
We prefer candidates in the Boston area who are able to come into our Cambridge office at least Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with a remote option for Monday and Friday.
Supervisor: Program Manager and Sustainability Specialist
Job Theme: Environmental Justice, Program Development
The Innovator, serving as Impact Manager, will help align Earthwatch’s Sustainable Cities programs to several goals from an array of priorities including internal Risk Management, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Indicators, and Targets and principals of Environmental Justice.
- The Innovator will help to design and document the impact of these programs on low-income and underrepresented populations in specific communities with particular focus on flooding, air quality, and heat.
- In an assessment of Earthwatch’s current programs against the SDGs and environmental justice impacts, the Innovator will help create a road map that identifies areas for growth to lead to positive impacts in these communities.
The role requires creativity and flexibility in an often fast paced environment. The Innovator will work closely with a team of Earthwatch staff and programmatic partners including corporate funders, vulnerable community members, teachers and students and research scientists to:
- Develop a detailed understanding of the SDGs and local and global environmental justice principles.
- Support community-based citizen science project implementation (for example: risk management documentation, curriculum and remote learning tools recommendations).
- Coordinate their work by setting realistic deadlines and managing a timeline.
- Assist in editing and creating risk management frameworks and tools for new programs.
- Conduct a review of programs under Earthwatch’s Sustainable Cities work and provide support and recommendations on next steps and best practices.
- Interview/survey staff, partners, and participants of these programs.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational and project management skills.
- Excellent research skills and ability to analyze complex concepts.
- Excellent problem-solving skills; comfortable tackling problems head-on with flexibility and efficiency.
- Excellent social and interpersonal skills with ability to interact with diverse internal and external individuals.
- Spanish, coding (R, Python or other) and/or GIS skills are a plus.
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