Jobs & Internships


Candidates interested in working with Beyond Toxics should have:

  • A passion for environmental justice.

  • A commitment to building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment in the office and in the larger community.

  • An ability to form meaningful working relationships with diverse and sometimes disparate constituencies.

  • A positive, open, solutions-oriented approach to work and a sense of humor.

Career Opportunities

NEW! Environmental Justice Statewide Projects Manager (PDF)

Position Title: Environmental Justice Statewide Projects Manager for Beyond Toxics
Contract Status and Hours Distribution: Full-time: Exempt, salaried
Workstation at the Beyond Toxics Office, Eugene, Oregon
Reports to: Executive Director at Beyond Toxics
Location: The position is based at the Eugene office and requires a minimum of three days per week in office combined with remote work.
Start Date: We will be reviewing applications this summer until the position is filled.

Position Description
The Environmental Justice Statewide Projects Manager meaningfully contributes to Beyond Toxics’ work for environmental and climate justice through research, advocacy, leadership development, advancing policy and coalition-building. The EJ Manager develops, organizes and manages Beyond Toxics’ extensive environmental justice project portfolio. The EJ Manager is responsible for leading policy initiatives and projects initiated by our organization, as well as serve as our EJ representative on coalitions, alliances, state committees, rules advisory groups and commissions. This staff member takes advantage of ample opportunities to participate in policy development, give public presentations, provide testimony and share expertise on environmental justice and racial justice topics.

Types of assignments and duties:
• Liaison to the Oregon Just Transition Alliance
• Liaison to the Environmental Equity Committee of the Governor’s Racial Justice Council
• Staff member of the Beyond Toxics Environmental Justice Team, Rise as Leaders Cohort and Air Quality Team
• Manage Beyond Toxics’ Environmental Justice Legislative Campaigns
• Provide leadership in various coalitions such as the Oregon Clean Energy Opportunity Campaign
• Liaison to state agencies as appropriate
• Write blogs, reports and articles as needed on environmental and climate justice and related topics

Annual Salary: Starting salary $44,000, commensurate with experience and attributes. Merit raise opportunity in September.
Benefits: Health insurance, 2-weeks paid vacation, monthly technology stipend and retirement plan following 3 months of employment

To Apply:
Extended deadline: Please send your application materials by 8/12/2023. Please send a cover letter, 3 professional references and resume via email to with the subject line: "Environmental Justice Statewide Manager — [your name]." Please add your name to the file name of all documents submitted.


This policy states Beyond Toxics’ position on discrimination.

Beyond Toxics values and supports diversity in principle and practice. There shall be no barriers to full and equal participation and/or employment in this organization on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, national origin or source of legal income.

This policy will be followed by Beyond Toxics’ governing board, staff, volunteers, outside vendors, consultants, and contractors and will be applied to members and those served by the organization.


Sophia Larabee, former Environmental Justice Intern


We generally work with interns on a case by case basis. These internships are a collaborative process where we connect with students to learn more about their strengths, skills and interests. During this process, we share our current project needs and together develop a meaningful internship.

Previous internships include:

  • GIS and Mapping Fellow
  • Development and Events Assistant
  • Photography Intern
  • Spanish Translator

If you are interested in connecting with us to develop an internship, please fill out the form for internships below.

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Kali Lamont (L), Summer 2017 Bee Jazzy organizing intern and Ana Molina (R) are ready to greet guests as they arrive.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Beyond Toxics! Volunteers are welcome to help us at events and around the office with general operations and event management, or casually volunteer when the need arises.

Some examples of areas where we can use volunteer help:

  • Staffing Events
  • Office Organizing
  • Research for Website Updates
  • Community Projects
  • Air and Water Testing
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Gardening/Landscaping around the Office (Phoenix office location only)
  • ...and much more!

If you have questions please contact us.

If you are interested in volunteering with Beyond Toxics, please start the process by filling out the form below. Thanks! We look forward to being in touch!


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Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.

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