Green Tech Instructor

Organization Summary

The Green Tech Instructor is responsible for planning and developing afterschool and summer programming to develop youth in personal and professional skills as well as training in a variety of green technologies, including but not limited to energy efficiency, environmental stewards, renewable energy and energy auditing. 

The program promotes healthy development of American Indian youth to ensure the accomplishment of goals, objectives, and outcomes as required. This position reports to the Deputy Director.

Join the Circle

When you come to work at MIGIZI you join a legacy that spans back to 1977. MIGIZI’s mission is to provide a strong circle of support that nurtures the educational, social, economic, and cultural development of American Indian youth. We are passionate about the success of our young leaders and make sure resources are available while using our voice to advocate for equitable education for our community. Our vision is for American Indian youth to be acknowledged and honored for their sacred gifts and boundless potential – which they share – as leaders – with their communities and nations. When you join the Circle, you join a tradition in investing in our future leaders for generations to come. 

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Salary Range: $55,000 - $60,000

Generous PTO and Holidays

Excellent benefits including; health and dental, LTD, STD and Life insurance, 401 k contribution

Primary Duties
  • Develop work plans for four to five cohorts per year that meet program goals and objectives

  • Collaborate with local career and technical education professionals to develop curriculum and job pathways opportunities for students in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy auditing 

  • Collaborate with education professionals to assess alignment of curriculum with current STEM educational standards

  • Maintain tools and workshop machinery

  • Facilitate and collaborate with industry professionals to present to interns on renewable energy topics and career opportunities

  • Participate in the collection of data, story collection and assessing outcomes through outcome tracker, project reports and regular meetings to learn, celebrate and/or redefine strategies

  • Maintain timely and accurate program records in the organizational database

  • Recruit, assist and advise interns 14 to 24 years old

  • Manage and coordinate project activities and collaborate with project/program teams on a daily basis

  • Design and implement afterschool and summer programming, coordinated with all MIGIZI staff

  • Engage interns as full partners in activities

  • Communicate with families of interns served as required

  • Additional duties as assigned by the Deputy Director


Skill/Knowledge Required ​

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field required

  • Capability in collaboratively developing training/educational curriculum

  • Background in sustainability, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and green career opportunities

  • Understanding of social and economic issues pertaining to sustainability

  • Experience in operation of tools and workshop machinery, with high degree of attention towards safety

  • Minimum of five years experience planning, coordination and successful implementation of educational and internship support activities

  • Knowledge of and ability to continue learning American Indian values and cultural practices

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Minneapolis/St. Paul American Indian communities

  • Good driving record and ability to transport interns with an organizational vehicle.

  • Excellent writing skills for curriculum development and reporting of program outcomes


  • This is a full-time, 40 hour/week in-person position

  • Some weekends and evenings 

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance 

  • Background check 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. 

How to Apply


  1. Email [email protected] with the subject line: Green Tech Instructor *Your Name*

  2. Include in the email your cover letter on why you would be a good fit at MIGIZI and your resume.

  3. Include two professional references.



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