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The Bridge Project
Ref No.: 21-00048
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 05/12/2021
Position Description

The Bridge Project is a public-private partnership to create an inclusive and innovative hiring pathway for future leadership of the natural resource management, environmental, conservation, outdoor recreation and retail industries. The Bridge Project’s inaugural event will be held on May 11 and 12, 2021 and includes the opportunity to apply for exclusive open positions in the conservation and recreation sector, along with targeted training and networking opportunities. Bridge candidates will also have access to a second round of job openings offered in September 2021. Candidates who are seeking full-time positions in the conservations field are invited to apply to be a part of The Bridge Project’s candidate pool. Positions being offered through The Bridge Project on May 12 and in the September round of hiring are expected to include jobs with environmental and conservation non-profits, jobs in the outdoor industry, and jobs with federal land management agencies.

Work Schedule
  • Positions offered through The Bridge Project will be Full-Time
How to Apply

STEP 1: Candidates can apply to participate in The Bridge Project by submitting a resume or CV at serve.gyfoundation.org by April 19, 2021. To ensure consideration, candidates should apply for the program as early as possible.

STEP 2: Candidates should complete the short questionnaire here. Candidates will have the opportunity to select up to 3 positions of interest for the hiring event. The questionnaire will be used to determine alignment with positions for the May 12th hiring event.

STEP 3: Candidates will be prescreened by The Bridge team who will assess candidate skillsets, eligibility for The Bridge Project, and alignment with position(s) of interest.

STEP 4: All candidates who are selected to move forward with The Bridge Project will be eligible to participate in the May 11th peer-learning and networking and pre-event training, coaching, and a 90-minute workshop with Carolyn Finney. May 12th will be an exclusive event for participants being considered for the open positions hosted during the curated hiring event. All candidates who are selected to participate and are not matched with a position during the inaugural event will have access to participate in a second hiring event in the Fall. Candidates will be required to submit an updated resume.

How You Will Be Evaluated

Candidates will be prescreened by The Bridge team who will assess candidate skillsets and alignment with position(s) of interest.  Candidates will be evaluated based on qualifications for positions as evidenced by the experience, education, and training described in the application package, as well as the responses to the Assessment Questionnaire to determine the degree to which the candidate is a good fit.
 
Candidates who are selected to participate and are not matched with a job position during the inaugural event will have exclusive access to participate in a second hiring event in the Fall. Candidates will be required to submit an updated resume and will have access to focused training and networking activities leading up to the Fall event.

Your application, including the online Assessment Questionnaire, will be reviewed to determine if you meet (a) minimum qualification requirements and (b) the resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions.

Feel free to reach out to Hannah Malvin at hmalvin@gyfoundation.org with any questions.