The Recycling Programs Assistant will perform various public service and administrative tasks related to I Love A Clean San Diego’s zero waste database, Additionally, the Recycling Programs Assistant will assist ILACSD with outreach events, cleanups, and various tasks as needed.

REPORTS TO: Recycling Programs Manager

PAY RATE: $13.25/hour; mileage reimbursement ($0.535 or current CA reimbursement rate)

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Part-time, hourly, 20-25 hours per week


  • Operate a multi-line phone system and respond to inbound recycling, household hazardous waste, and stormwater calls and requests from the public
  • Operate and update ILACSD’s proprietary online zero waste database,
  • Assist with the marketing and promotion of zero waste database,
  • Conduct call center administrative duties including appointment scheduling, call logs, mailings, publication inventory, and correspondence
  • Attend community cleanups, outreach, recycling and other events throughout San Diego County
  • Assist the Community Program Department including gathering supplies, checking in/out of volunteer kits and supplies including interacting with volunteers, clients, walk-ins
  • Assist other departments as needed including general office tasks as needed
  • Foster positive relationships with residents and businesses who can assist ILACSD in fulfilling its mission
  • Other ILACSD supporting activities as necessary


  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) preferred
  • Must possess good phone and customer service skills
  • Availability on the weekends for cleanup and outreach events
  • Willingness to commit to increased hours depending on work availability
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • High level of organization and attention to detail, savvy with technology
  • Multi-tasker and quick learner
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team
  • Knowledge of San Diego region (preferred)
  • Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County, including emerging issues like zero waste

How to Apply

To apply, applicants must submit their résumé and cover letter in PDF format to Anais Rodriguez at No calls, please!