Are you interested in working with communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis?


The Youth Climate Justice Fund (YCJF) is seeking a talented and passionate Community Manager to join our team. As the Community Manager, you will play a crucial role in designing ways to best support our grantee partners with youth-to-youth capacity development and resources, to build beautiful new futures. 


This is a great opportunity for someone willing to lead and learn, with a keen interest in building a career in community-building and capacity development in the civil society sector, and who is committed to advocate for climate justice globally.



The Youth Climate Justice Fund (YCJF) supports youth climate justice movements with trust-based funding, resources and youth-to-youth capacity development. The YCJF was publicly launched during New York Climate Week 2023. In September 2023, we also launched our first grantmaking call, receiving more than 1,800 applications from all over the world. In 2023, we supported 40 groups working on climate justice with an initial $500.000. 



Remote, preferably in the Global South. 



$230 per day - full time (35hrs/week) + benefits. 



Renewable consultancy contract. The contract will be made by our Fiscal Sponsor based in the United-States, on behalf of the Youth Climate Justice Fund. We offer vacation time and benefits. 



Youth-to-youth capacity development offer

  • Develop a strategy to support YCJF’s grantee partners to achieve their goals with capacity development.
  • Coordinate the development of YCJF’s online training offer (i.e. communication, organisational development, fundraising, volunteer management…).
  • Build a framework to connect YCJF’s grantee with partners and other capacity development providers.
  • Build a framework to match-make YCJF’s grantee partners with members of the staff, collective and the ecosystem to tailor the capacity development support; 
  • Identify what tools are missing and lead their development (i.e. toolkit, research, online subscriptions etc…).
  • Develop strategies and tools for integrating compassion, well-being, and healing into YCJF's work with grantee partners.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning 

  • Support the Development Director and Strategy Director in reinventing a monitoring and evaluation framework that is robust, flexible and cutting edge.
  • Meet each grantee partner to support them in creating their own indicator towards which they will measure their progress.
  • Support the work of the YCJF in developing learnings about our work in general and how we are trying to reinvent the way philanthropy operates. 


  • Work with the Strategy Director and the grantmaking team to identify which groups need the most support; 
  • Build systems to be able to support grantee partners with security and safety support.




  • Over 5 years of experience dedicated to serving social justice movements (experience supporting movements at multiple scales is a plus).
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing social justice movements, particularly within historically marginalised groups such as Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), women, queer individuals, and local communities.
  • Passionate about climate justice, committed to addressing the climate crisis by confronting systemic marginalisation, exploitation, and oppression while promoting equity and justice.
  • Proven track record in communication and experienced in facilitating both virtual and in-person meetings/events. 
  • Possesses agility, quick thinking, and a profound sense of care and compassion when working with communities facing extraordinary organising conditions.
  • Deeply invested in supporting youth movement leaders and organisations traditionally underserved by mainstream philanthropy.
  • Prior experience successfully managing staff and consultants
  • Experience in working with and in support of youth climate justice movements is a plus. 


  • Kindness and caring for others are core values of team working spirit.
  • Comfort with technology and learning new technologies
  • Passion, motivation and dedication to climate justice principles.
  • Ability to work with different cultures; 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Sound organisational skills and initiative to proactively manage work - especially around time management.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team, and with strong coordination skills; 
  • Superb attention to detail and deadline-driven
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively via phone (i.e. Whatsapp…) and email with a range of stakeholders.  

Additional valued skills

  • Strong interpersonal and group facilitation skills 
  • Experience in speaking in one or more of the YCJF working languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Swahili, Arabic, Hindi, French) or any additional local or indigenous languages. 


As a Community Manager at the YCJF, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the fight for climate justice and the redistribution of international funding. If you are a strategic thinker, creative problem-solver, and passionate communicator who is committed to advancing equity and justice, we encourage you to apply.


We are committed to build a workplace and team where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritised. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented communities to apply.


If interested, please upload your CV and a cover letter ➡️ in this form ⬅️. We will be receiving applications up to the 27th of March of 2024. 🌸🌼