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


Environmental Justice Policy Manager for Beyond Toxics

Position Title: Environmental Justice Policy Manager

Contract Status and Hours Distribution: Full-time: Exempt, salaried

Workstation at the Beyond Toxics Office, Eugene, Oregon

Reports to: Executive Director

Annual Salary: Starting salary $65,000, or commensurate with experience and attributes. Merit raise opportunity within the first 6 months and annual COLA. Longevity pay raises offered.

Benefits: Health Insurance, vision and dental, simple IRA contributions from employer following 3 months of employment, paid time off, monthly technology stipend, 10 paid Fridays off during the summer.

Location: The position is based at the Eugene offices and requires a minimum of three days in office combined with remote work.

Start Date: Open until filled. Start date is flexible. Onboarding opportunities prior to hire date.


Position Overview:

The Environmental Justice Policy Manager (EJ Policy Manager) plays a key role in furthering Beyond Toxics’ mission of promoting environmental and climate justice through a wide range of activities including research, advocacy, leadership, policy advancement, and coalition-building. This position primarily involves the development, organization, and management of Beyond Toxics’ environmental justice projects. Responsibilities include leading policy initiatives and representing Beyond Toxics on various coalitions, alliances, state committees, rules advisory groups, and commissions.

Download the full job description (PDF)

To apply:
Please send a one-page cover letter, your CV or resume, and three professional references via email to with the header EJ Policy Manager Application — [your name].

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interviews will be scheduled for late May and early June, or until filled. You will only be contacted if we invite you to be interviewed for this position. No phone calls, please.


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 (especially our annual fundraiser, Bee Jazzy; see the from below)

  • Office Organizing

  • Research for Website Updates

  • Community Projects

  • Air and Water Testing

  • Policy Advocacy

  • ... and much more!

If you have questions please contact us.

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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.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.