Clean Water Action

3 job(s) at Clean Water Action

Clean Water Action United States
Apr 11, 2017
Flexible - Several Options
Region/State:  California , Colorado , District of Columbia , Maryland , Massachusetts , Michigan , Minnesota , New Jersey , Pennsylvania , Rhode Island , Texas , Virginia Clean Water Action is currently hiring field community organizers to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities. We are looking to add to our current staff of committed, professional, and highly skilled activists to act as front line ambassadors in the communities that we serve. All new employees receive extensive training and continuing support on sustainability initiatives, communication, and campaign organizing. We have a strong focus on career development that involves travel and management opportunities. Responsibilities : Promote action on progressive issues to influence national, state, and local decision makers. Provide communication with people that is independent of the mass media Recruit members by collecting signatures and contact info. Raise funds to support our research, lobbying and educational campaigns Identify and activate individuals who wish to participate in other activities, including letter writing, attending meetings, volunteer time, turning out the vote, etc. Qualifications :  Ideal candidates possess strong communication skills and a genuine commitment to the environment, progressive politics and the empowerment of our fellow Americans.  * Benefits package available including paid sick and vacation leave, health and dental benefits, matching 401K. Pay rates and schedules vary slightly between offices. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Clean Water Action Michigan, United States
Apr 11, 2017
Full time
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are seeking a full-time State Director to oversee our programs in Michigan.  Clean Water Action (CWA) is a national citizens’ organization working for clean, safe, affordable water, prevention of health threatening pollution, creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work.  Clean Water Action has almost one million members in 15 states and the District of Columbia, and 200,000 members in Michigan.  Clean Water Fund (CWF) is a national research and education organization which promotes the public interest on issues relating to water, waste and toxics. Responsibilities Overall responsibility for leading and developing Clean Water’s work in Michigan, including the following responsibilities:      Develop and oversee campaigns, including legislative and electoral efforts, community organizing and coalition building, policy development, research and public education. Provide direction to local and state campaigns. Work with national staff to implement local and state elements of national campaigns.  Lead planning and implementation of strategies to build Clean Water Action in MI. Hire, train, supervise and develop program staff. Develop and implement fundraising plans in coordination with national staff, raising funds from foundations, individual donors and other sources. Provide program direction and support for field and phone canvass programs. Work in partnership with canvass leadership to build strong canvass programs. Oversee administrative and financial management systems and strategies, including budgets and other financial management tools. Represent Clean Water in work with other organizations, public officials, funders and the media. Qualifications :  Ability to provide strategic leadership to build and direct the organization. Experience as a manager or organizer with an environmental or other non-profit organization.      Successful fundraising experience with foundations, major donors, and events. Proven ability to supervise, support and develop staff and volunteers, including people located in different cities. Ability to recruit and manage a diverse staff. At least four years experience organizing issue or electoral campaigns.  Environmental experience is preferred though not required.  Experience with grassroots and coalition organizing is highly desirable. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Proven strategic planning and operational management skills, including the ability to manage diverse projects and personnel, budgets and multiple priorities.  Experience with professional canvass programs is highly desirable.  Regular travel throughout Michigan and to occasional national gatherings, required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Clean Water Action 88 Broad Street, Downtown, Boston, MA, United States
Mar 20, 2017
Internship- Paid
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund have 2 internship positions open. Both the Development Internship position and the Environmental Health and Justice Internship position are available for the Summer of 2017 in the Boston office of Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund. Clean Water Action is a national, grassroots environmental organization that works to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, and help communities address local environmental problems affecting them.  Clean Water Fund is a national research and education organization which promotes the public interest on issues related to water, waste, and toxics.  Top issue priorities include: preventing harm to our health from toxic chemicals, reducing water pollution from Massachusetts industries, promoting responsible growth of the energy efficiency and clean energy industries, advocating for Zero Waste policies in the City of Boston, and electing pro-environment candidates to public office.  Ensuring that those most affected by environmental degradation have a voice at the table, and that solutions to environmental problems contribute to broader goals of justice for all, are central principles of all our campaigns. Familiarity with campaign organizing in a variety of racial and socio-economic communities, and/or communications is highly desired. Interns must be able to travel to Clean Water Action’s Boston office located at 88 Broad Street, Downtown Boston.    Responsibilities will be assigned based on experience, skills, and interest as well as campaign needs. Tasks may include: (Development intern only) Assisting in organizing fall benefit in October  Writing and/or posting content for website articles, blog posts, email communications, etc. Helping to manage social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Conducting outreach to individuals or organizations to build power Assisting in organizing events or meetings Researching campaign issues Administrative tasks as needed. Qualifications :  Passion for protecting human health and the environment Passion for expansion of clean energy  Good communication skills Solid computer skills (competent in working with Word, Excel, Internet, etc.); Well organized Able to work independently and in a team environment Good writing skills a plus Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com