To help San Luis Obispo mitigate, adapt to and build resilience to climate change, the SLO Climate Task Force is looking for a dynamic Carbon Sequestration leader to build volunteer support for the expansion, conservation, restoration, and improved management of SLO’s urban canopy, greenspaces, woodlands, agricultural lands, grasslands and wetlands.
The Carbon Sequestration task force member would be responsible for the following tasks:
- Build Carbon Sequestration team including finding a deputy.
- Define Carbon Sequestration team strategy and action items.
- Prioritize the climate-relevant cost/benefits of potential natural solutions.
- Obtain funding to support implementation of natural solutions.
- Plan, execute, and measure success of projects.
- Expand the capabilities of the Carbon Sequestration team by supporting the growth of and partnering with like-minded community groups, and by leveraging professional, governmental and academic expertise.
The ideal candidate would have basic knowledge of climate change and climate action practices, be a dynamic communicator, have a flexible schedule, be a self-started and self-manager.
Task Force membership is a volunteer 2-year term with mandatory meetings twice monthly.
Carbon Sequestration is one action group within the SLO Climate Coalition, a group of dedicated, talented local residents who created the mission of leveraging community expertise, creativity and resources in order to multiply SLO’s efforts to become carbon free by 2035.
Other action groups focus on decarbonizing buildings, decarbonizing transportation, waste reduction, outreach and
community choice energy. Please join us in supporting these efforts by visiting carbonfreeslo.org or attending an upcoming SLO
Climate Coalition meets at Ludwick Center in downtown SLO
The public is always welcome.