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350.org United States
Mar 17, 2017
Full time
This position can be performed from our DC, Brooklyn, or Oakland office, or remotely in the following states: CA, GA, MD, MA, MT, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA, WA, or Washington, DC. 350.org is looking for a training coordinator to identify training and movement building opportunities in US campaigns and organizing, and to oversee their implementation. About 350.org 350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. About the US Training Coordinator The training coordinator will support campaign and strategy development through training and facilitation. This includes building curriculum, finding appropriate trainers and facilitators, supporting strategic planning retreats to create alignment with political goals, building bridges to other movements and training institutes in the U.S, and occasionally representing 350 in movement-building and political power-building spaces. The US Training Coordinator will coach and support organizers in the movement (including 350 staff) to lead trainings and facilitate strategy or campaign planning processes. The US Training Coordinator will offer feedback and ideas for content design, and provide occasional support on relational and interpersonal work. Full Job Description Here Required Qualifications Strong understanding of intersection between racial justice and climate justice Experience facilitating meetings and trainings and developing strategy with a variety of different populations in the US. Strong understanding of curriculum development, strategic planning, and movement dynamics.   Coaching and management of other trainers and facilitators. Ability to identify emerging movement development and training opportunities, and coordinate our response in a movement-building context. Ability to work independently as well as in teams. Ability to oversee a budget and track expenses. Position Type: Fulltime Application Deadline:  This job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. Start Date: (flexible) Compensation: competitive compensation based on experience, including benefits. Location: This position can be performed from our DC, Brooklyn, or Oakland office, or remotely in the following states: CA, GA, MD, MA, MT, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA, WA, or Washington, DC. -- 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out its work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity.  We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice. If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at jobs@350.org with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.
350.org Washington, DC, United States
Mar 14, 2017
Full time
350.org is looking for a politically savvy analyst who will use climate science and policy research to help 350.org’s grassroots campaigns resist the fossil fuel industry’s political agenda, and expand the climate policy imagination of the American Left. This full time position can only be performed by a candidate based in Washington DC, from home and/or the 350.org office in Dupont Circle. About 350.org Over the last 5 years, 350.org has grown to be one of the highest profile climate change organizations in the United States. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze political transformation around the world. 350.org campaign teams are some of the most exciting places to work in the progressive movement. We operate at the cutting edge of climate politics, from Democratic primaries to the Dakota Access Pipeline fight. We play a unique and evolving role connecting grassroots activists directly to the levers of power in Washington DC, using events ranging from civil disobedience at the White House to 400,000 person climate marches. About the US Policy Analyst The US Policy Analyst will help develop and lead 350.org’s political strategy in the United States. They will play a leadership role on campaign teams, identifying opportunities to block Trump-supported fossil fuel projects like Keystone XL, 80 new fracked gas pipelines, and 400 proposed fracked gas power plants. Day-to-day work may include: meeting with our allies on Capitol Hill to discuss Indigenous-led fossil fuel infrastructure fights, writing talking points about Trump’s latest executive orders for our media team and spokespeople, or collaborating with a progressive labor union on a white paper about phasing out fossil fuels in their sector. This role will work with 350.org and our political arm, 350 Action, to strengthen the Democratic Party’s climate positions to be in line with the latest science. Potential projects could include working with academics and thought leaders to craft bold new clean energy proposals, or arming progressive primary challengers with the policy talking points needed to oust corporate Democrats in primary elections. Success in this role will require close day-to-day collaboration with our media team, our digital team, 350.org local group leaders, frontline community organizers, congressional staff, policy researchers, and partner organizations. The US Policy Analyst will report to 350.org’s US Policy Director. If you have a passion for persuasion, revel in research, and believe in the power of social movements to change the world, you might just be the perfect fit. Required Qualifications: Persuasive analytical writing Ability to synthesize and demystify complex information for public consumption in memos, reports, email blasts, press materials, and social media. A nuanced understanding of the U.S. political landscape with an inclination to shake things up. Ability to artfully build relationships with decision makers, partners, fellow 350.org staff, and our volunteer network. Ability to become an expert on new issues quickly, from fracking to immigration reform. A familiarity with climate change and environmental issues. Experience managing projects, teams, and volunteers. Ability to write and implement plans. A deep-rooted desire to fight climate change Experience with intersectional advocacy work on issues of race, class, and gender. Creative problem solving skills, including the ability to generate fresh campaign ideas. Comfort working remotely with colleagues in multiple time-zones via skype, conference calls, and other online tools. Desired (but not required) Skills and Experiences: 2-8 years of professional advocacy, research, or political experience Connections to the climate movement and other progressive political spaces including volunteer and professional networks. Experience working in government or on political campaigns Familiarity with large-scale events or protests Experience working with the press or digital mass media. Experience leading social media efforts, and other digital campaigns. Grassroots organizing experience Fluency in Spanish Position Type: Full-time Application Deadline: This job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. Start Date: (flexible) Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
350.org DC, Brooklyn, or Oakland office, or remotely in: CA, GA, MD, MA, MT, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA, WA, or DC
Feb 17, 2017
Full time
350.org is looking for an Organizing manager to develop and manage a long-term vision and strategy for leveraging US organizing toward US organizational goals. [This position was previously called the US External Engagment Manager] The US Organizing Manager will oversee all aspects of US organizing, including mobilization and mass actions, campaign organizing support, community and climate justice organizing, training and special projects. The Organizing Manager will work with the US Campaigns Team to develop and manage a long-term vision and strategy for leveraging US organizing programs toward US organizational goals. They will also line-manage a team of talented specialists to expand the 350.org field network, leverage rapid-response opportunities, and build new partnerships. Required Qualifications Strong understanding of intersection between racial justice and climate justice Proven track record of supportive and effective team and line management Experience base building & expanding networks Ability and experience overseeing budgets A deep understanding of movement organizing strategy, including planning, development, and implementation Project Management experience Experience in annual planning   Application Deadline:  This job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. To Apply : Go to 350.org's job listings at 350.org/jobs/?gh_jid=515858 Start Date: (flexible) Location: This position can be performed from our DC, Brooklyn, or Oakland office, or remotely in the following states: CA, GA, MD, MA, MT, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA, WA, or Washington, DC. 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out its work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity.  We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice. If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at jobs@350.org with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.   View all 350.org jobs Remember to say you found these opportunities at EnvironmentalCareer.com
350.org Location can be flexible for the right candidate.
Feb 17, 2017
Part time
350.org is looking for a talented campaign trainer excited to facilitate skill-building workshops to support our growing capacity globally! About 350.org 350.org is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. The number 350 means climate safety: to preserve a livable planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 400 parts per million to below 350 ppm. We believe that a global grassroots movement can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. That movement is rising from the bottom up all over the world, and is uniting to create the solutions that will ensure a better future for all. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyse transformation around the world. About the Global Organising & Campaigning Trainer The Global Organising & Campaigning Trainer will be responsible for leading and co-facilitating organising and campaign trainings in key countries and regions across the globe to further 350’s mission. Other key responsibilities include developing and implementing simple, flexible systems to institutionalise 350’s trainings; providing facilitation and training coaching & support to staff; and coordinating & supporting 350’s global training network. As we’re expanding our work into global south / developing regions, this role will significantly benefit from someone with strong experience working in such contexts. The ideal candidate will be an experienced campaigner, with a strong commitment to nonviolence and healthy group dynamics. They will bring experience working with or supporting people in repressive countries. And they will have excellent facilitation skills in participatory/experiential methodology across a variety of cultures. Essential skills and attributes include Skilled at group facilitation, including understanding of participatory training principles, approach, and pedagogy Training experience in at least half of the following: Organising, Campaign Strategy, Action Planning, Digital Organising, Direct Action, Team Building, Diversity/Anti-Oppression, Training for Trainers, Media and Communications Experience and competency working with multicultural groups, including interested in learning about different regions and their contexts Campaign and action experience in social or environmental justice Strong email communication skills, and comfort working remotely & independently with colleagues in multiple time-zones via skype, conference calls, spreadsheets, google docs and other online tools Clear, constructive communication Fluent in spoken and written English Willingness to travel internationally Demonstrated ability to flexibly adjust roles as needed in service of mission Desired (but not required) skills and experiences Expertise in the climate change arena Experience working with a training organisation Experience training in multiple countries, and with international groups Experience planning and executing successful grassroots pressure campaigns from start to finish Knowledge and passion about the global climate crisis and the politics of Climate Justice. Experience working with both NGOs and grassroots groups. Connection to existing networks of trainers. Multilingual Experience with the following: international, diverse, enthusiastic teams digital campaigning and offline organising non-violent direct action and civil disobedience There is a strong preference for those with experience in global south/developing countries. Application Deadline: This position is open until filled Application Information Please apply for this job by submitting a resume, and answering the questions on 350 Org's web site at https://350.org/jobs/?gh_jid=492483 .  A cover letter is not required for this position. We hope to begin the interview process by as soon as possible, but this position is open until filled. 350.org wants to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a workplace where everyone’s treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out its work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to women, people of of any ethnic background, people of any age, Indigenous people, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer people, disabled people, and other under-represented communities in our kind of organisations – including communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice. If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at jobs@350.org with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’. 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