Jobs + Internships

Jobs + Internships

If you are ready to work for an organization with an expansive vision and the power to improve people’s lives in Charlotte, then Sustain Charlotte invites you to join our team. At Sustain Charlotte, we believe in the power of storytelling, advocacy, and people to create needed and lasting change.


Operations Manager

We seek an operations manager who is crucial in overseeing the organization's daily operations. They are
responsible for ensuring that processes run smoothly, resources are utilized efficiently, and objectives are met effectively. This position requires strong leadership skills, strategic thinking, and the ability to manage diverse teams and projects. Candidates with demonstrated operations expertise combined with a passion for our community’s equity, environment, and economy are encouraged to apply.

Learn more: Operations Manager Job Description 2024.

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to; indicate “Operations Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


For students, the benefits of an internship with Sustain Charlotte include gaining job experience, finding a mentor, preparing for future employment, and building transferable skills. Internships also allow students to apply theoretical knowledge in the real world, explore their career interests, and build confidence.

At Sustain Charlotte, interns are invited to engage in many tasks and projects under the supervision and guidance of an experienced team member. Here are some of the responsibilities our interns have, depending on the role:

  • Research: Conducting research for new projects or to learn more about what similar organizations are doing
  • Data-related tasks: Compiling statistics, benchmarks, and data hygiene projects
  • Administrative duties: Performing clerical tasks, creating presentations, and managing social media and emails
  • Event management: Assisting in the scheduling and preparation of events
  • Assisting and contributing to the team: Supporting various team activities and taking on increasing responsibilities
  • Job shadowing: Observing and learning from experienced employees

*Applications for the summer internship program have now closed. Please check back in the summer for fall internship opportunities.*

Interns and Staff 2023