Clean Water Action

3 job(s) at Clean Water Action

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
Clean Water Action Kern County, CA, United States
Mar 08, 2017
Part time
Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fund seek a half-time organizer (with possibility to increase hours) to work on protecting community health and the environment from the impacts of environmental pollution, with a focus on oil and gas development in the CA Central Valley. Clean Water Action is a national citizens’ organization working for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation of environmentally-safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Fund organizes strong grassroots groups, coalitions and campaigns to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life.  Primary duties include: Work with Kern County residents and Clean Water staff to develop strategies for reducing environmental and health impacts associated with oil development in Kern County and statewide. Organize in local communities impacted by oil and gas waste and air emissions to build community engagement and community voices. Help build community engagement in Kern County to influence state and local policies, through legislative and regulatory campaigns. Advocate for policies with local and regional regulatory agencies and elected officials to protect community health. Primary issue focus will be working to limit pollution from oil and gas production activities. May work on additional issues, such as access to clean drinking water and addressing toxic waste and air pollution as needed. Work with allies in the environmental justice, social justice, labor and broader progressive community to build strong coalitions. Conduct research on the oil and gas industry, including environmental and health impacts and regulatory oversight. Develop written materials in English and Spanish, including content for the Clean Water website, fact sheets, blogs and reports. Provide input on fundraising and strategic planning efforts of the program. Perform other duties as directed by Supervisor. Qualifications:  Several years experience organizing in communities of color. Several years experience in campaign implementation and policy advocacy. Dedication to environmental and social justice issues affecting communities in the Central Valley a must. Familiarity with oil and gas or environmental issues a plus. Exceptional bi-lingual (English and Spanish) public speaking and writing skills. Strong cross-cultural communication skills. Ability to communicate with diverse audiences in order to enlist broad-based support. Physically able. Good judgment, excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task. Must have reliable transportation and auto insurance. Available for evening meetings, some weekend travel, projects and/or training. Ability to meet deadlines and complete assignments in timely fashion; productive, hardworking, and reliable work style. Good people-skills, energetic, and motivated. Working knowledge of online communications techniques, including social media platforms. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Clean Water Action Oakland, CA 94612
Mar 08, 2017
Full time
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are seeking a State Director to oversee our programs in California.  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 over one million members nationally and almost 50,000 members in California.  Clean Water Fund (CWF) is a national research and education organization which promotes the public interest on issues relating to water, waste and toxics.  Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund campaigns in California focus on preventing and remediating pollution by protecting water resources from contamination and degradation; reducing damage to the environment and public health from oil and gas production; limiting litter and marine waste by promoting use of reusable products instead of single-use disposable items; and safeguarding public health by promoting the use of less toxic ingredients in consumer products and packaging.  RESPONSIBILITIES Overall responsibility for leading and developing Clean Water’s work in California, including the following specific responsibilities:      Develop and implement fundraising plans with state and national staff, coordinating efforts to raise funds from foundations, individual donors and other sources. Develop and oversee California campaigns, including legislative and electoral campaigns, coalition building, research/policy development and public education. Provide direction to local and state campaigns, help implement national campaigns.  Oversee administrative and financial management systems and strategies, including budgets and other financial management tools. Hire, train, supervise and develop program staff. Provide program direction and support for field and phone canvass programs. Work in partnership with canvass leadership to build strong canvass programs. Help support efforts to diversify Clean Water’s workforce and expand its work in support of communities of color. Represent Clean Water in work with other organizations, public officials, funders and the media. Qualifications :  Successful fundraising experience with foundations, major donors, corporations and events. Ability to provide strategic leadership to build the organization and its programs. Extensive experience as a manager in a non-profit organization.  Administrative and operational management experience, including the ability to manage diverse projects and personnel, budgets and multiple priorities.  Ability to supervise, support and develop staff and volunteers, including people located in different cities. Experience developing and working with leadership bodies such as boards of directors, campaign or coalition steering committees. Extensive experience with issue and campaign organizing.  Environmental experience is preferred though not required. Experience with grassroots and coalition organizing and campaigns is highly desirable, as is experience with electoral campaigns. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy. Experience with professional canvass programs is highly desirable.   OTHER INFORMATION Regular travel throughout California and to occasional national gatherings required. Compensation depending on qualifications.  Attractive benefits package. Start Date:  As soon as possible.  Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund value a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com