Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Position Description:

Green Built Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more sustainable community. We offer internships to people from all walks of life interested in green building, nonprofit management, marketing and outreach. Internships with the Green Built Alliance are a great way to gain experience, as well make connections and gain valuable insight into nonprofit work and the green building community. Our internships typically last for three months (spring, summer, fall, or winter term). We offer flexible scheduling to work with your class load or other work schedule.

Depending on interest, experience and time of year, interns may work on the following:

  • Fundraising event planning, promotion and execution
  • Website management and social media development
  • Promotion and outreach for our various programs, such as Green Gauge, a green assessment tool for existing homes
  • Development of resources and references for participants in the Green Built Homes residential building certification program
  • Grant writing and research

Please note:

  • Our internships are unpaid, educational training opportunities and are typically administration-based in the office and are not hands-on or in-the-field building homes. However, interns are encouraged to participate in any and all training and educational opportunities offered by the Green Built Alliance free of charge.
  • While some of our interns have gone on to employment with our company, an internship is not an automatic pathway to paid work due to our small staff size.
  • We do not provide any assistance with housing. There are two hostels in Asheville and many sublets available via Craigslist, dorms, and online searches.

Those interested in an internship can email with a resume and at least two references, and someone from our staff will respond shortly.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Green Built Alliance does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. We actively solicit participation from all ethnic and racial backgrounds. All job descriptions are simply a description of the position and its normal duties. It is in no way intended to serve as any form of contract.

Green Built Alliance is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees and applicants. Hiring and promotional decisions are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or marital status. 

Green Built Alliance is actively committed to fighting for a world where sustainability is accessible to everyone. We are passionate about working to end systemic oppression in all forms, including, but not limited to, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and classism. We strive to create more equitable spaces within our organization and the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, or a member of another marginalized community.