Jill Kubit, Co-Founder & Director

Jill is the director and co-founder of DearTomorrow. Her work has been recognized by the MIT Climate Co-Lab, the Grist 50, TED, Vox, Public Radio International, Yale, and BECC. Jill is also a founding member of the Our Kids’ Climate global climate-parent collaboration. She is focused on building three main areas on climate: creativity and culture, the parents movement, and integrating social science and practice. She advises dozens of start-up founders and leaders on social entrepreneurship and climate communications. Prior to DearTomorrow, Jill worked for 10 years to help establish the labor-climate field. She has a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. from Northwestern. Watch Jill’s TED talk about the founding of the DearTomorrow project. jill@deartomorrow.org

Trisha Shrum, Ph.D., Co-Founder

Trisha is co-founder of DearTomorrow and a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Colorado Earth Lab. She earned her Ph.D. in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School specializing in behavioral science and environmental economics. In her work on how moral frames and time preference affect support for climate change policy, she developed the fundamental concept that underlies DearTomorrow. She credits her own daughter, Eleanor, and Christiana Figueres for the critical inspiration. She holds a B.A. in Environmental Science and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Kansas and a Masters in Environmental Science at the Yale School of Forestry. Trisha has been studying and analyzing climate change policy for nearly a decade. trisha@deartomorrow.org

Website development
: E. James Ford
Legal: Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Social media: Artisan Council
Logo design: Nancy Mendoza
Photography: Mustafa Önder

A special thank you to key advisors and volunteers:

DearTomorrow would not be possible with the generosity of time given by dozens of experts and volunteers. A special thank you to everyone who has helped us build DearTomorrow, especially Michelle Altman, Yoca Arditi-Rocha, David Biello, Molly Blank, Ben Block, Tristan Brown, Diana Centeno, Linda Cheung, Bill Clark, Ph.D., Gretchen Dahlkemper, Michael Davies, Tara DePorte, Laird Gallagher, Lemon Guo, Ilan Gutherz, Kirsi Jansa, Eric Jensen, Korinna Knapp, Caroline Liu, Ezra Markowitz, Ph.D., Elle Pak, Joylette Portlock, Jason Sandman, Sebastian Serra, Harriet Shugarman, Brooke Suter, Gus Speth, Nathaniel Stinnett, Bina Venkataraman, Geof Victory, Jessica Vogt and Suzi Ward.

Join our team, volunteer with us:

We are committed to offering meaningful volunteer opportunities, in which individuals can utilize their professional skills and passion to help mitigate climate change. We are currently looking for talented people to join our team in the following roles:

Digital Marketing Intern/Volunteer

Help grow DearTomorrow’s digital presence and engagement through Instagram. This role will be responsible for coordinating and execute DearTomorrow’s social media strategy. The volunteer will have the opportunity to develop skills and experience in social media, digital communications, and brand marketing. Responsibilities include:

  • Strategize on content ideas and content calendar
  • Execute campaigns and post on channels regularly
  • Monitor analytics to inform recommendations on how to increase engagement
  • Flexible weekly commitment of 8-10 hours

Partnership and Community Campaigns Intern/Volunteer

DearTomorrow works with a diverse group of individuals, organizations and networks, including artists, community organizers, NGOs, frontline and faith-based communities. This volunteer will work directly with community organizers and organizations to help them carry out DearTomorrow within their own communities. Responsibilities include:

  • Help community organizers plan and execute their DearTomorrow events
  • Design customized materials and resources based on community needs
  • Collect data on events and surface feedback on strategic improvements
  • Follow up with community partner and curate material for social media
  • Weekly commitment 8-10 hours

Development Intern/Volunteer

Raising funds is vital for all organizations. Join our team and help develop, implement and iterate fundraising strategy for DearTomorrow as well as the Our Kids’ Climate global network (co-led by DearTomorrow’s co-founder Jill Kubit). Responsibilities include:

  • Researching foundations and fellowships that align with DearTomorrow’s programs and mission.
  • Updating foundation main target list.
  • Assisting in writing and/or editing of grant proposals and letters of intent (LOIs).
  • Writing and/or editing fundraising copy for website, social media, newsletter, and donor emails.
  • Weekly commitment 8-10 hours

If you are interested in helping with DearTomorrow in a different way, please email Jill, pitching your idea. We are interested in working with you to develop a role that allows you to use your strengths and skills in support of DearTomorrow’s mission.

To apply for these positions, fill out the form below.