Community Organizers - Field- multiple states

  • Clean Water Action
  • United States
  • Apr 11, 2017
Flexible - Several Options Advocacy Business Development Communication/Public Outreach Environmental Protection Water Quality

Job Description

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.

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Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

All staff receive competitive pay and paid training.