**This is a volunteer position.**
City of Avondale Liaison
ObjectivesPartner with city officials to further AZSA projects and priorities.Enable AZSA to move forward with projects more smoothly and efficiently, bettering the community in the process.
Role PurposeAct as the liaison between your city and AZSAPartner with priority leads for our 7 topic areas to connect their work to the city’s interestsCreate new relationships or maintain existing relationships for AZSA with city council and city staff in your city. Attend pertinent city meetings (council, committees, etc.)Identify strategic opportunities for AZSA to collaborate with the city on our existing or possible new projectsPartner with the AZSA Executive Director to create clear plans and priorities for city relationships and projects
Support existing city sustainability initiatives. Work with city sustainability managers and sustainability commissions to push the envelope on what they are doing in sustainability.. Assess what cities are and aren't doing. Liaise with city officials, city council, and city staff to see where sustainability can be integrated at a city level.
Ideal Skill SetPoised and polished professional who will be comfortable representing AZSA at a high level and in meetings with city officialsAdvanced presentation skillsKnowledge of sustainability topics or ability to learnResearch skills - ability to read and understand government documents at the city, county, and state level
Time CommitmentApproximately 5-10 hours a weekMust have some availability during the work week for meetings with city officials
To apply for this volunteer opportunity email your cover letter and resume/cv to firstname.lastname@example.org
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